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 ...


She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped.  KVOA Tucson News

_____. An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence ...


Her ‘predator’ stepfather held her captive for 19 years. A grocery store conversation changed everything.  The Washington Post

Rosalynn McGinnis was 12 years old when she left her middle school in Poteau, Okla., for the last time. Ever since she was 10, McGinnis's stepfather, Henri ...


Police thank community for helping to find kidnapped girl, question Amber Alert network  KTVU San Francisco

Fort Worth police believe volunteers who were determined to find a kidnapped girl are the reason she is safe. She is back home with her family after a terrifying ...


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 ...


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 ...


San Jose: Reno kidnap, domestic violence suspect arrested after police chase  The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — A Reno man wanted on suspicion of domestic violence and kidnapping his girlfriend's daughters eluded police there and fled to San Jose, where ...


“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 ...


Suspect in kidnapping of 5-year-old boy arrested  WXYZ Detroit

Detroit police say a 5-year-old boy who went missing on Thursday night and was found safe on Friday afternoon was kidnapped.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Bronx man convicted of sex trafficking minors, kidnapping and use of a firearm  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Newsroom

Claudius English, 45, was convicted June 10 in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) for multiple counts of sex trafficking minors, attempted sex trafficking of ...


Woman Whose Children Were Forcibly Removed By Arizona CPS Charged With Eight Felonies, Extradited From Florida  The Daily Caller

Melissa Diegel, recently featured in The Daily Caller, is currently in an Arizona jail, and she and her supporters are crying foul. Diegel had her kids taken by ...


Emma Grace Kennedy reunites with Randolph County deputies who found her after kidnapping  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — It's been just over a year since a Emma Grace Kennedy was kidnapped as a baby, but today she seems like your average toddler ...


WATCH: Body cam video from assault, kidnapping at Lakeside Park released  KOLD

Luis and Andrea Ramirez are wanted on multiple charges including sex crimes, assault and kidnapping.


Police: Jerome AMBER Alert teen found safe in Arizona  KTVB.com

JEROME, Idaho — A teenage girl has been found in Arizona after police say she was kidnapped from the parking lot of a Jerome restaurant Monday evening.


Search continues for 8-year-old girl kidnapped while walking with mom in Fort Worth  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

8-year-old Salem Sabatka was kidnapped by a man in a car while walking with her mother in Fort Worth, Texas. Police and a major case unit are searching for ...


News of the Day From Across the Nation  SFGate

1 Boeing admission: The chief executive of Boeing said Sunday the company made a mistake in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max ...


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.


EXCLUSIVE: Family of father named as suspect in Wednesday Amber Alert speaks out  CBS19.tv KYTX

Two-year-old, Ariel Smith, was brought to the Henderson Police station by her father and his family Wednesday morning after being reported missing 12 hours ...


Alarm at spate of child abduction cases countrywide | Sunday Independent  IOL

Cases of child kidnapping around the country are seemingly on the rise, keeping the police and courts busy.


Man found guilty of sexual assault, kidnapping of woman on lunch break will likely spend life in prison  The Coloradoan

Jesse Frias was sentenced to 172 years to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually assaulting a female employee on her lunch break in 2016.


2000 Nigerian Children Petition State Governors To Pay Attention To Safety, Quality Education  SaharaReporters.com

In Nigeria today, over 10.5 million children are unable to access safe and quality education, including due to the ongoing crisis in the north-east, which has left ...


Woman acts to prevent luring of 9-year-old boy  KIRO Seattle

A South Seattle woman sprang into action when she heard a man trying to drag a young boy into his apartment.


Round Rock Man Sentenced To Life In Kidnapping Case  Round Rock, TX Patch

Round Rock Man Sentenced In Kidnapping Case - Round Rock, TX - Terry Allen Miles, 45, kidnapped two girls after their mother was found dead, and was ...


Mebane home invasion suspect flees hospital, search underway  Burlington Times News

Jataveon Dashawn Hall left UNC Hospitals on Friday night. He is accused of a Mebane break-in in which an 11-year-old boy fought off an intruder with a ...


Child abuse on the rise, punishment no deterrent  The Tribune

TheTribune: A Pathankot court's verdict holding three men guilty of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir 18 months ...


Update: After hearing, case of Hixson Amber Alert suspect bound over to grand jury  WTVC

The man accused of kidnapping a 23-month-old in Hixson last monthwas in Hamilton County Criminal Court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday. The hearing ...


Jayme Closs: Hometown Hero  CBS News

CBS News journalists explore the courage of Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs, held captive for 88 days before escaping, and how she and her community have ...


The 29 riskiest countries for Americans to travel to  Business Insider

The US State Department's public travel advisories mark some countries as dangerous and off-limits travel destinations for Americans.


Mozambique: Education Barriers for Children with Albinism  Human Rights Watch

Children with albinism face insecurity and significant obstacles to accessing quality education in the Tete province of Mozambique.


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 ...


NC Sheriff Says Arrangement Failed; Man Hit With Machete During House Break-In Leaves Hospital, Still on the Run  WLTX.com

Jataveon Hall escaped from UNC hospital Friday evening while still in a hospital gown, deputies say. Officers say do not approach him if you see him, just call ...


Letters to the Editor for June 12, 2019  Baker City Herald

The Baker City Council and budget committee should keep their word to the citizens of Baker. The following are excerpts from the City Council meeting on June ...


Her predator stepfather held her captive for 19 years. She gave birth to nine of his children  National Post

Rosalynn McGinnis was 12 years old when she left her middle school in Poteau, Oklahoma, for the last time. Ever since she was 10, McGinnis's stepfather, Henri ...


Her 'predator' stepfather held her captive for 19 years  Oklahoman.com

Rosalynn McGinnis was 12 years old when she left her middle school in Poteau, Oklahoma, for the last time. Ever since she was 10, McGinnis's stepfather, Henri ...


Piecing together the real woman behind Reagan's 'welfare queen'  Virginian-Pilot

First as governor of California, then as president, Ronald Reagan set out to tear down supports for poor people through a propaganda campaign to discredit ...


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 ...


Pakistan, protect your children  The News International

There is good news for Pakistan Hiba Jannat the child who was kidnapped from a road in Lahore has been reunited with her family. She was left at a ...


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.


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 ...


'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 ...


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 ...


'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.


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.


Child found safe after north Austin abduction in stolen car  KXAN.com

Austin police said a child was found safe after a suspect stole a car with the child inside the vehicle Sunday night.


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.


A “Stand Your Ground” Bill, Campus “Free Speech,” NECEC, Another Vaccine Bill  Freepress Online

Legislature Moves Bills to Halt CMP Corridor The Legislature could soon be headed for a showdown with Gov. Mills over Central Maine Power's proposed New.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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, ...


Child abduction thwarted when parents woke up, Lake Delton police say  Madison.com

An attempted child abduction in Lake Delton was thwarted when the two-year-old's parents woke up after hearing a noise in the child's bedroom.


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.


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 ...


'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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


'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.


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.


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 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 ...


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 ...


Attempted child abduction in Harrisburg prompts police investigation  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- An attempted child abduction in Dauphin County is sparking a police investigation. Police say a 12-year-old boy was walking to a bus stop ...


Witness pulls out gun, stops suspect from kidnapping 11-year-old girl, police say  FOX 10 News Phoenix

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 ...


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 ...


Attempted abduction of Tuttle child, according to Tuttle PD  KOKH FOX25

On April, 17, 2019 at about 8:15 a. m. , Tuttle Police Department received a report of an attempted abduction of a girl walking to the middle school. The student ...


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 ...


Oklahoma family pleads for boy’s safe return after biological mother reportedly kidnaps him  WGNO New Orleans

STROUD, Okla. - “Anger… like ah here we go,” said concerned uncle Adam Tuttle. He's pleading for his nephew's safe return. Stroud Police said 7-year-old ...


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 ...


Limpopo police arrest man for allegedly kidnapping, raping two children  Citizen

The suspect lured the two victims to an RDP house in the area, locked them inside, fed them and raped them. Police in Dennilton near Groblersdal have arrested ...


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?


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 ...


Headshots, digital fingerprinting now available at new mobile child safety center on Kuykendahl Road  Community Impact Newspaper

Parents can now take an extra step to protect their children from kidnapping and other threats. Operation Kidsafe, a child safety center, opened April 26 at 18478 ...


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

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


Court Docs: Kidnapping Suspect Raped Woman in Front of 5-Year-Old Son  NECN

A man who allegedly kidnapped a woman and her child in New Hampshire, drove them to Vermont and sexually assaulted the woman in a hotel room in front of ...


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 ...


KlaasKids hosts 10th annual child safety Print-A-Thon  WEAR

The Klaas Kids Foundation and Hill-Kelly Dodge Chrysler Jeep are hosting their 10th anniversary Klaas Kids Print-A-Thon to educate families about child safety.


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 ...


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 ...


Tucson couple accused of kidnapping own children, convicted of sex crime charges  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson couple accused of attacking a DCS worker, kidnapping their own kids and taking off to Mexico in 2018 have been ...


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...


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.


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.


Elizabeth Smart, kidnapping survivor and child abduction advocate, to speak at OU  The Oakland Press

Elizabeth Smart will make a visit to Oakland University next month for a talk and a book signing.


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 ...


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.


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.


Details emerge about kidnapping, fatal shooting of Ohio State-Mansfield student  The Columbus Dispatch

Skylar Williams, 20, was abducted Monday morning at gunpoint from the Mansfield campus by the father of her child, Ty'rell Pounds, 24. Pounds was killed by ...


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.


Kidnap Claim Unravels: Baby Thrown Down Hill, NC Mom Charged  Spectrum News

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A mother's claim that her 7-week-old baby was kidnapped quickly unraveled after her infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ...