Kidnappings

A recent viral Instagram post saying that 14 teens went missing within a 24-hour period in Washington, D.C. is false, police said Friday.

A Willowbrook man wanted to get money from his family, so he staged his own kidnapping and demanded a $1,000 ransom, NBC 5 Chicago reports. SEE ALSO: Gay Marriages Next Big Hurdle L.A.’s School Sex Abuse Scandal Dorian Ford, 19, is now charged with a Class 4 felony of filing a false crime report. DuPage […]

Police rescued eight children from a Philadelphia home where four mentally handicapped adults were found chained in a cellar, according to Newser.com.

BALTIMORE — The mother of a 7-month-old boy pleaded for the safe return of her son during a support rally held Sunday in Baltimore. “Put my baby somewhere safe and call somebody. He’s probably hungry,” the baby’s mother, Whitney McGee said. Ki’Yauhn Birch has been missing since Friday evening when he was left at his […]

TUCSON, Ariz. — A former beauty queen and University of Arizona law school student accused of orchestrating the kidnapping and torturing of her ex-boyfriend is going to prison. Pima County prosecutors say 28-year-old Kumari Fulbright was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison and six years’ probation. She pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to […]