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Michaela Garecht Remembered 25 Years After Abduction Michaela Garecht Remembered 25 Years After Abduction
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On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, a ceremony was held for Michaela Garecht. Family, friends, police officers, and supporters gathered in the parking lot of a grocery store in Hayward, California to remember a young child who was kidnapped twenty-five years …

Virtual Kidnapping Scam Targets U.S. Immigrants Virtual Kidnapping Scam Targets U.S. Immigrants

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, four individuals were arrested in connection with a virtual kidnapping scam. The scam targeted immigrants in the United States, specifically in areas surrounding Washington, D.C., due to the significant number of immigrants located there, who …

Michelle Knight Speaks Out About Castro’s Abuses Michelle Knight Speaks Out About Castro’s Abuses
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For those who may have forgotten or who need a quick refresher on the terrible things that have happened this year, despicable, disgusting human being Ariel Castro held three women captive in his house, where he did unspeakable, horrible things …

Madeleine McCann Case Reopened with New Suspect Madeleine McCann Case Reopened with New Suspect

Portuguese prosecutors have officially reopened the 2007 missing persons case involving British toddler, Madeleine McCann. Madeleine disappeared from her parent’s hotel room at Ocean Club resort in Praia da Luz, Portugal, while her parents were dining at a nearby restaurant …

Madeleine McCann: Image Released Of Suspect Madeleine McCann: Image Released Of Suspect

Madeleine McCann’s family is hopeful that new images released by Scotland Yard over the weekend will lead to some new information regarding her whereabouts. The images are computer-generated sketches of a man who was seen by witnesses on the night …

Hannah Anderson Discusses Kidnapping on “Today Show” Hannah Anderson Discusses Kidnapping on “Today Show”
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In an interview this morning on “The Today Show”, Hannah Anderson went into detail concerning her relationship with her abductor, James DiMaggio. DiMaggio, a family friend of Anderson’s parents, kidnapped Hannah on August 3rd and then led authorities on a …

Libyan Prime Minister Zeidan Kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Zeidan Kidnapped

Earlier this morning Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped. Though the story is still developing, it has been confirmed by an aide to Prime Minister Zeidan that the story is indeed true. It is being reported that Zeidan was …

Elizabeth Smart Opens up During Interview Elizabeth Smart Opens up During Interview

Elizabeth Smart went to sleep in the comfort of her home on June 5, 2002. She never dreamed that when she woke up, she would be in a living hell. Smart was abducted from her bedroom, that night, by Brian …

Ariel Castro FBI Tapes Reveal Close Calls Ariel Castro FBI Tapes Reveal Close Calls

The FBI has released some interrogation tapes taken of Ariel Castro, the Ohio man who was found guilty of holding three women captive in his home for nearly a decade. In the tapes Castro describes instances of a few close …

Ariel Castro Commits Suicide in Cell Ariel Castro Commits Suicide in Cell
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According to spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Corrections, JoEllen Smith, 53-year-old, Ariel Castro, was found hanging in his cell at the Correctional Reception Centre in Orient Ohio, at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday. Castro had been sentenced to life …

Ripken Abduction: Cal Ripken Jr. Increase Award Ripken Abduction: Cal Ripken Jr. Increase Award
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Cal Ripken Jr. made an announcement Thursday at the Sports Legends Museum next to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, that his family has raised the reward from $2,000 to $100,000 for any information leading to the man that kidnapped his …

Allen Iverson Confronted Over Kidnapping Accusations [VIDEO] Allen Iverson Confronted Over Kidnapping Accusations [VIDEO]
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Earlier this week, former NBA all-star Allen Iverson was accused of kidnapping his own children. Iverson’s ex-wife, Tawanna Iverson filed court documents stating that Allen took the couple’s five children on a vacation on May 22, but has not returned …

Madeleine McCann Case Is Being Reopened Madeleine McCann Case Is Being Reopened

Madeleine McCann wasn’t quite four years old when she vanished from her family’s rented vacation home in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in 2007. Her parents said they were out at dinner while Madeleine slept with her siblings; when they returned, …

Allen Iverson Accused of Kidnapping Children Allen Iverson Accused of Kidnapping Children
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Former NBA all-star Allen Iverson has been accused of kidnapping his own children. According to TMZ, Allen’s ex-wife has filed courtroom documents claiming that Iverson has not returned his five children after taking them on vacation. Tawanna Iverson states that …

165 Rescued: Kidnapper Caught Near U.S. Border 165 Rescued: Kidnapper Caught Near U.S. Border

Mexican authorities this week rescued 165 kidnapped people near the U.S.-Mexican border. According to a Reuters report, the kidnapped people were mostly Central American migrants, and included women and children. Groups of them were reportedly attempting to cross the border …

Alabama: Kidnapping Involves Crimson Tide Forward Devonta Pollard Alabama: Kidnapping Involves Crimson Tide Forward Devonta Pollard
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Devonta Pollard, an 18-year-old sophmore forward for the University of Alabama’s basketball team, is one of seven people charged in connection with the kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl back in April. Pollard has been charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping. …

Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD

Earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney announced that three men have been charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment in connection with the bold kidnapping of an Ecuadorian businessman. The men are alleged to have kidnapped Pedro Portugal from …

3 Arrests Made For $3 Million Ransom Plot 3 Arrests Made For $3 Million Ransom Plot

Three men on Wednesday were charged in a New York kidnapping and ransom plot. According to a statement from Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown, the three men, Christian Acuna, Dennis Alves, and Eduardo Moncayo, have all been charged with …

Cleveland: Suicide Note Found in Castro’s House Cleveland: Suicide Note Found in Castro’s House
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Earlier this week, three women held against their will for years were rescued when a local man heard one of them screaming and came to the rescue. The women were later revealed to be Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus, and Amanda …

Ariel Castro Arraigned, Charged With 4 Counts Of Kidnapping, 3 Counts Of Rape Ariel Castro Arraigned, Charged With 4 Counts Of Kidnapping, 3 Counts Of Rape

Ariel Castro was arraigned on Thursday, appearing in court for the first time since he and his two brothers were arrested in the case of the three kidnapped women in Cleveland. The brothers were not charged, but Ariel was arraigned …

Amanda Berry Has Arrived At Her Home, May Address Media Amanda Berry Has Arrived At Her Home, May Address Media

Amanda Berry has arrived home, according to reports. ABC has video of the homecoming, showing the front of her house covered in balloons, with a big “Welcome Home, Amanda” sign. Berry was expected to address the media at 12PM, but …