‘Unacceptable’: Parent frustrated with how Hersheypark handled report of attempted child abduction  WPMT FOX 43

DERRY TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. -- Sherry Webb and her family are season pass holders at Hersheypark. Now, they're saying their most recent trip ...


Residents protest against DPHHS for alleged corruption, child kidnapping  ABC FOX Montana

GREAT FALLS - A group of protesters claim the Department of Public Health and Human Services is illegally kidnapping their children, and using them as cash ...


NPR Review: 'The Chain,' By Adrian McKinty  NPR

In Adrian McKinty's propulsive new thriller, an organization called The Chain kidnaps children, and forces the parents to kidnap another child in turn in order to ...


Video shows woman allegedly trying to run off with couple's children at airport  ABC News

A woman who was traveling with her kids to Florida from their home in Atlanta told police that a stranger she encountered at the airport repeatedly tried to walk ...


Port Wentworth PD arrests man for stealing car, kidnapping baby  WSAV-TV

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man wanted for kidnapping, carjacking and other charges out of Port Wentworth.


Lemonte Jackson lands on Detroit's Most Wanted again – this time for kidnapping a baby  WXYZ Detroit

Authorities reached out to 7 Action News reporter Ann Marie LaFlamme, asking for your help to feature Lemonte Jackson – yet again – as Detroit's Most Wanted.


PBSO: Greenacres-area man kidnaps teen after promising cash for work  Palm Beach Post

At a stop light miles from home, the child escaped the man's vehicle and ran to a gas station for help.


Pat Pizzella's school days  Politico

In college, the acting Labor secretary was a conservative bomb-thrower.


Boy saves stabbing victim's life, detective rescues kidnapped baby: Harrisburg police ceremony  PennLive

The Police Awards and New Police Officer Swearing-In Ceremony was held in Harrisburg.


Experts share tips for child safety online after sting operation  Big Country Homepage

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) – Following the arrest of 13 men after a sting by Abilene Police and the Department of Public Safety, local experts are sharing ways for ...


Two women arrested in Clinton County after child reported missing  Lansing State Journal

Ilah Mankel's 12-day-old child was not in the vehicle but was later found safe at a relative's home near Mount Pleasant, Michigan State Police said.


Waynesboro man pleads not guilty to kidnapping of 4-year-old Gemma Moats  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Thomas Dewald entered a plea of not-guilty Wednesday to the charges against him in the alleged kidnapping of 4-year-old Gemma Moats in April.


Saanich child found safe, mother arrested in alleged parental abduction  Times Colonist

Tasha Brown expects to soon be reunited with her daughter, more than three years after the child was taken out of the country by Brown's former partner, ...


Police: Man charged with kidnapping, sexual abuse  Oil City News

Police have released details on a kidnapping case that took place on Wednesday. According to a police report, the suspect was arrested and has been.


Law enforcement forum answers important questions about school safety in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

In the event of a school emergency, do you know where to pick up your child?


The Border Patrol Hits a Breaking Point  POLITICO

Vice President Mike Pence's Friday visit to a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas didn't go according to plan. Meant to pressure Democrats to address the ...


Kmart kidnapping: Sterling Free guilty of luring young child  NEWS.com.au

A young girl lured from within metres of her mother by a stranger. That's exactly what happened at a Brisbane Kmart store on December 10 last year when ...


Mother, daughter charged in death of baby forcibly cut from young woman's womb  FOX 11 Los Angeles

The family of a Chicago infant who died last month after being cut from his mother's womb was billed over $300000 for his - and his suspected killer's - care in ...


Kidnapping Stella parents guide: Is it okay for kids to watch?  Monsters and Critics

Netflix dropped a new thriller this week titled Kidnapping Stella which involves a young woman trying to escape a ransom by using clues to solve who her ...


Questions about Amber Alert linger amid joy of finding kidnapped child safe  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

More than 950 children owe their rescue to the Amber Alert system and 56 of those recoveries are because of wireless emergency alerts sent to cellphones.


How Will June Get Children Out Of Gilead? 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is Switching Direction  Elite Daily

The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 has jumped about throughout the first two-thirds of the season. The first three episodes set up the story of "June Osborn: Gilead's ...


2 kids safe after kidnapping during home invasion in Greenville Co., 2 arrested  WSPA.com

Deputies have charged two people and are still looking for the people responsible for kidnapping two children early Saturday morning in Greenville County.


'Stranger Danger' Is Dead: How To Talk To Your Children About Kidnapping  Oxygen

Kidnapping is a rare occurence, but it still happens to families all over the country. Here's what you need to be teaching your children. By Jill Sederstrom ...


Timmothy Pitzen Disappearance: Missing Children Found Safe: What Are The Odds?  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Tens of thousands of kids go missing every year in the U.S., and while many return home safe, statistics show the chances a child is found ...


8-Year-Old Kidnapped Saturday in Fort Worth Found Safe  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

An 8-year-old girl is safe after she was kidnapped while on a walk with her mother Saturday evening in Fort Worth, police say. Fort Worth police tweeted at about ...


'I've been a mess': Mother of abducted 4-year-old on kidnapping, missing her kids, harassment  PennLive

Stephanie Moats still has not been reunited with her daughter, who was abducted from her home April 25, she said.


Fort Worth Neighborhood Where Girl Was Kidnapped Meets to Talk Safety, Ask Questions  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Just two weeks after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped right in front of her mother's eyes, residents of a Fort Worth neighborhood want to know what they can do ...


Prevent your Child from Being Kidnapped, Abducted, or Sexually Exploited  Parsippany Focus

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany is hosting a free seminar on “Prevent your child from being kidnapped, Abducted or Sexually Exploited on ...


Police find 8-year-old girl safe after being kidnapped; suspect in custody  ABC News

Authorities have found an 8-year-old girl following a desperate overnight search after she was ripped away from her mother and pulled into a stranger's car on ...


How to Prevent Child Abductions and Kidnappings  Fatherly

Child abduction statistics suggest kids are significantly more likely to run away with someone they met online than be abducted off the street by a stranger.


Suspect arrested, children safe in Cottage Grove abduction case  Star Tribune

A man allegedly abducted two toddlers from a home in Cottage Grove and assaulted their mother before setting off an intense search Friday morning. He also ...


D.C. police say ‘person of interest’ in custody in attempted kidnapping of child  Washington Post

It was a routine drop-off for the neighborhood after-school carpool. The neighbor's nanny let the 6-year-old girl out of a car on Dumbarton Street NW in ...


Elizabeth Smart: Jayme Closs's kidnap ordeal doesn't have to "define her future"  CBS News

The child safety activist, who was herself abducted in 2002, talks about steps to recovery for Wisconsin teen who was held captive for three months.


4-year-old bound with tape, hidden in chest after man lurked in home for an hour, police say  USA TODAY

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her bedroom last week told police he refrained from abducting ...


Fort Worth Neighborhood Relieved Kidnapped Child Found Safe  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

People in the Ryan Place neighborhood are eager for police to share what they can about what happened and why. 2 months ago ...


Keeping your child safe from abduction  Pocono Record

Editor's Note: This is the first column in a new child protection series. We are working with non-profit organization Community Partners 4 Kids to share important ...


Arizona’s Department Of Child Safety Has A Pattern Of Sending SWAT Teams For ‘Medical Kidnapping’  The Daily Caller

An Arizona judge's order was all it took for a SWAT team to enter a private Chandler home in March, take a child and deliver that child into the custody of the ...


CHILD ABDUCTIONS: 8 ways to protect your child from predators  KTRK-TV

After a child was abducted from her mother's arms in North Texas, local authorities are offering advice about what to do if it ever happens to you.


Man kidnapped 4-year-old, hid her in chest - and considered abducting others, police say  Chambersburg Public Opinion

A Waynesboro, Pa., man accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her bedroom April 25 told police he considered abducting other children.


Relief follows panic after kidnapped girl, 8, found. ‘It’s shaken our neighborhood’  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth, Texas neighborhood of Ryan Place gathered to celebrate Sunday evening, May 19, after an 8-year-old Fort Worth girl was found safely. She was ...


Woman attempts to kidnap a child in Los Angeles for second time in as many days  LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — A woman attempted to kidnap a 4-year-old boy in South Los Angeles on Wednesday, the second such attempt by the suspect in as many ...


Two-year-old child safe after attempted abduction in Lake Delton  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

A 2-year-old child was found outside a home at the base of a window Saturday around 3 a.m. after the occupants of the home woke up to a disturbance in the ...


Here’s why residents didn’t receive a cellphone Amber Alert on a kidnapped Texas girl  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

For Amber Alerts in Texas, mobile phone users receive a text-like message if unique vehicle info like a license plate is available. Fort Worth police didn't have ...


Terrified for your kids after Jayme Closs kidnapping? Here's how to react  Star Tribune

Parents' natural response to abductions is to rein kids in. Experts say that's the wrong thing to do.


Kidnapping of Fort Worth girl may lead to local changes to Amber Alert process  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

After the abduction of an 8-year-old girl in Fort Worth, TX, local law enforcement agencies are considering changing the Amber Alert process. Radio station ...


How kidnapping survivor Midsi Sanchez uses her trauma to help missing and exploited children  CNN

Midsi Sanchez, 27, has spent the last decade advocating for missing and exploited children.


‘Drop the Baby’: Family Describes Attempted Kidnapping in Vista  NBC 7 San Diego

A father confronted a man who was carrying his two-year-old child out of their Vista home late Monday, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.


'Stop! Leave! Help!' Teaching kids how to stop a potential abduction  KGO-TV

Kidpower International teaches children how to stay safe during a potential abduction by showing them how to set boundaries from unwanted attention and how ...


Perspective | Most kidnapped children are taken by a parent. That doesn't mean they're safe.  The Washington Post

When my client told me her abusive ex-boyfriend had shown up after a long absence, beaten her and kidnapped their children, I assumed the police would ...


What the Jayme Closs Kidnapping Means to School Bus Stop Safety - STN Media  School Transportation News

A child abduction case in Wisconsin that recently made international headlines has refocused attention on school bus stop safety. The role that bus drivers may ...


UPDATE: 2 children found safe after they were abducted in Phoenix  AZFamily

Two children have been found safe after an Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon.


Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart to speak at OU - 2019 - Campus and Community - News - OU Magazine  News at OU

Elizabeth Smart, who captured the nation's attention when she was abducted from her home in 2002, will speak at Oakland University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, ...


A Boy Found In Kentucky Says He Escaped From Kidnappers After Disappearing Eight Years Ago  BuzzFeed News

Authorities say a teen boy in Kentucky on Wednesday claimed to have just escaped from two kidnappers and identified himself as a child who went missing ...


Any Deaths of the Children I’ve Kidnapped Are Strictly the Fault of Parents Who Didn’t Pay the Ransom  Slate

We have your children. Right now, they are safe and well—most of them, anyway—and you can refer to our previous correspondence for details about what to ...


Boy saves sister from kidnapping: 8-year-old "hero" saves sister from moving car as man attempted to kidnap them, police say  CBS News

Ohio police are hailing an 8-year-old boy as a "hero" for saving his 10-year-old sister from an alleged attempted kidnapping. Police say the boy pulled his sister ...


Jayme Closs, Elizabeth Smart and other kidnapping survivors found safe  Fox News

Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin teenager missing since October, was found alive Thursday.


Kidnapping survivor fights for change to protect children online  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) -- In this digital age, danger lurks everywhere and children are most at risk. 27 News is digging deeper into what's being done in.


Jennifer Dulos: Inside the Turbulent Marriage of the Missing Connecticut Mother of 5  The New York Times

Threats of kidnapping and violence. Concerns about the safety of children. The bitter divorce involving Jennifer Dulos, missing for nearly two weeks, is detailed ...


South Carolina man charged with kidnapping, murder of college student activated child locks in car, police say  Fox News

The man accused of kidnapping and murdering a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had activated the child locks in his backseat so the ...


After girl’s kidnapping, residents question officials, police at neighborhood meeting  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

About 200 people gathered Monday evening at Saint John's Church to ask questions about the kidnapping of an 8-year-old girl in Ryan Place neighborhood on ...


Former SCS worker accused of two kidnapping attempts indicted on new charge  WREG NewsChannel 3

She said it's been a grueling decade in and out of police stations dealing with the same man: Tavius Woods.


Parents prepare their kids on how to avoid a potential kidnapping  wpde.com

Many parents have been on edge since 13-year-old Hania Aguilar disappeared in Lumberton, NC. Experts say communication with your kids is critical when ...


ECSO alerts public on child abduction in Escambia County  WEAR

UPDATE: [12/4/2018 11:00 p. m. ] Imagine your child coming home from school telling you a stranger tried to lure them in their car, offering to give them a ride ...


Deputies: Woman, 2-year-old child found safe after they were kidnapped by 35-year-old man  WRDW-TV

A 32-year-old woman and her 2-year-old child were found safe after investigators say they were kidnapped by a 35-year-old.


Cameroon kidnap: Joy as freed students returned to parents  BBC News

Students kidnapped from a boarding school in Cameroon's restive North-West region have been reunited with their parents amid joyful scenes. The 78 boys and ...


Child grabbed in Georgetown in what police call a “kidnapping offense”  Washington Post

A woman grabbed a child in Georgetown on Tuesday during an alleged kidnaping offense, the D.C. police said. In a statement issued late Tuesday night, the ...


A mom refused to take her unvaccinated toddler to the hospital for a fever. Armed police officers tore down the door.  The Washington Post

Authorities contend that the 2-year-old boy needed immediate medical attention for a high fever. His parents insist that he had been feeling better before he was ...


“No More Silence”: Her Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Murder Stunned a Town, and Started a Movement  ProPublica

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica will hold an event in Kotzebue, site of 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr's killing, to explore sexual violence in Alaska ...


In moving speech, kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart comforts Jayme Closs' community  ABC News

Elizabeth Smart is speaking to Jayme Closs' neighbors in the wake of her kidnapping.


Jewish sect members accused of kidnapping children in New York  BBC News

Four members of a Jewish sect have been charged with kidnapping a young brother and sister in New York state. Prosecutors say the men belong to the ...


Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deaths  The Associated Press

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 21-year-old man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three ...


A 4-year-old is missing. Her stepfather says kidnappers knocked him out and abducted her.  Washington Post

Authorities in Houston are searching for a 4-year-old girl who was reported missing Saturday night by her stepfather. Police say Maleah Davis may have been ...


The Dangers of the Mall and How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Holiday Season  Inside Edition

Are your children really safe at the mall? Inside Edition found stories of a series of men who were busted for exposing themselves at shopping centers across the ...


7-week-old baby, mother safe after Asheville kidnapping  WSPA.com

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Asheville police said a kidnapped 7-week-old baby and her mother were found safe in Henderson County, but the search continues ...


Sex offender tries to kidnap 2 kids at IE park, held down by family, bystanders  KABC-TV

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (KABC) -- A registered sex offender was taken into police custody after allegedly trying to kidnap two small children from a park in Lake ...


Kidnapped and held captive at 12: KC-area woman recounts journey to freedom  KSHB

Rosalynn McGinnis was just 10 years old when the abuse began. Only two years later, she was kidnapped and held captive for nearly 20 years before good ...


Witness pulls out gun, stops suspect from kidnapping 11-year-old girl, police say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Police need your help finding a man who they say tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl while she was walking to school near 19th Avenue and Bell Road on April ...


A couple decided not to take their feverish child to the hospital. Hours later police kicked down their door  AZCentral

Their toddler had a fever. A doctor told them to go to the ER. The parents said their child was feeling better. Soon, DCS and cops were at their door.


Fort Jackson police searching for would-be kidnappers after abduction attempt on base  The State

Fort Jackson police are searching for suspects in an attempted child abduction on the military base.


Dallas Police: Missing 4-Year-Old Safe, Was Never in Stolen Car  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas police say a 4-year-old boy reported missing Sunday evening was "never in any danger" -- and was never actually in his father's car when it was reported ...


'I have a knife at your neck.' Elizabeth Smart recounts her kidnapping in Hattiesburg  Hattiesburg American

Child abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart delivers a message of hope and healing to Pine Grove audience.


Man charged with kidnapping in attempted child abduction at Pontiac party store  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Police have charged Stevie Hutchins in connection with a case of attempted child abduction.


New details released, timeline created in kidnapping, homicide of USC student  WYFF4 Greenville

More details have been released in the kidnapping and homicide of University of South Carolina student who was reported missing Friday.


The Unsettling Parallels Between Leaving Neverland and Abducted in Plain Sight  Vulture

What the Michael Jackson sex abuse documentary Leaving Neverland shares in common with Abducted in Plain Sight, the documentary about Jan Broberg, and ...


Mother of two shot once and killed, Pascagoula police say. Abducted child is ‘in safe hands.’  Biloxi Sun Herald

An Amber Alert for Pascagoula MS toddler Genesis McCord ended after her murder suspect father, Joe Quincy McCord, turned himself in to Mobile AL police.


Stranger danger in Norton Commons: Tips to keep your children safe  Courier Journal

Louisville police has received calls about attempted child abductions in Norton Commons. What else can parents do to protect their kids?


I Kidnapped My Son To Escape My Abuser  HuffPost

In the eyes of Brazil's law, I stole you from your father but I did it to save us from domestic violence.


Forest Hill Officer On Administrative Leave For Failing To Find Kidnapped Child Salem Sabatka In Hotel Room  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FOREST HILL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The CBS 11 I-Team has learned a Forest Hill police officer who failed to find a kidnapped girl is now on administrative ...


Minnesota Father Who Lost Children Seeks Change in Laws Governing Child Protective Services Custody Seizures  Alpha News MN

My children were legally kidnapped for a bottom spanking that was done out of love, because I want my children to grow up to be hardworking members of ...


PD: Amber Alert victim found safe in Surprise; suspect taken into custody  AZFamily

Authorities in Surprise, Arizona found an Amber Alert victim Tuesday morning, who went missing in Idaho, and was believed to be in danger.


Storm in China over child abduction bid  South China Morning Post

Internet users in China have criticised Beijing police for being too lenient to a group of women who tried to snatch an 11-month-old boy from his stroller in a ...


Family’s code word system thwarts attempted abduction of 10 year old  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 10-year-old escaped what appears to have been an attempted abduction all thanks to a secret code word.


Intense search underway after woman abducted at gunpoint from college campus  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MANSFIELD, Ohio -- An intense search is underway after a woman was abducted at gunpoint from a college campus. Police say she knows her kidnapper and ...


Pinal County YouTube mom, accused of beating and starving adopted kids, indicted  AZCentral

YouTube mom Machelle Hobson has been indicted on felony child abuse and kidnapping charges relating to the treatment of several children she adopted.


Elizabeth Smart: I didn't want my Jayme Closs Lifetime special to be 'exploitative'  New York Post

Elizabeth Smart, America's most famous kidnapping survivor, is now an advocate for child safety. Even so, she was reluctant to host her new Lifetime special...


Abducted Fort Worth 8-year-old found safe; Suspect in custody  FOX 4 News

Fort Worth police say a girl who was snatched from her mother while walking along a street Saturday evening has been found safe.


Child abduction alert issued for three children last seen in Sealy, Texas  WOAI

Law enforcement has issued a child abduction alert Saturday for three children. The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert Saturday for three ...


They Thought It Was Their Uber. But the Driver Was a Predator.  The New York Times

A South Carolina college student was killed last weekend by a man posing as a ride-share driver, the police said. Across the country, women have reported ...


Chandler police remove kids from home after sick child not taken to hospital  AZFamily

Chandler police had to force entry into a home to check on a toddler who was suffering from a potentially life-threatening fever.


Elizabeth Smart announces the birth of her third child  TODAY

Elizabeth Smart has given birth to a baby girl! The child safety activist and kidnapping survivor announced the birth of her third child with husband Matthew ...