BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday urged its citizens to leave three provinces in eastern Congo as violence intensifies in the mineral-rich region.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean court on Tuesday increased the prison sentence for six former soldiers convicted in one of the most notorious killings by the former military dictatorship — the kidnapping, torture and murder of folk singer Víctor Jara— as well as that of a government official.
BEIJING (AP) — China says five of its citizens have been kidnapped from a mining operation in eastern Congo.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — A missing 3-year-old boy from Tennessee and a 16-year-old girl from Kentucky were found safe in Southern California and the younger child’s father was arrested, authorities said.
LYON, France (AP) — In China, she enjoyed the privileges that flowed from being married to a senior member of the governing elite. Her husband was a top police official in the security apparatus that keeps the Communist Party in power, so trusted that China sent him to France to take up a prestigious role at Interpol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of an American humanitarian worker who was kidnapped in Niger five years ago said Wednesday that her husband's captors have made a multimillion-dollar ransom demand but U.S. government “restrictions” have hindered her ability to raise the sum.
BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) — Two men were charged with first-degree murder Wednesday after human remains found at a southwest Missouri home were identified as a missing woman who was photographed partially nude inside a cage, authorities said.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Two leaders of an extremist Jewish sect were convicted Wednesday of kidnapping and child sexual exploitation crimes, prosecutors said.
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — The charge against a 61-year-old man accused of holding a 16-year-old girl captive until a driver on a Kentucky interstate noticed her using a distress signal made popular on TikTok has been increased to kidnapping.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who died in prison more than two decades ago is now being investigated as a person of interest in the disappearance of a girl who went missing in 1995, the FBI said Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of raping women near Sacramento freeway interchanges several years ago has been arrested after investigators used DNA technology and genealogy websites to zero in on him.
A Montreal man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday in Vermont to being part of an effort to smuggle 1,500 kilos (3,300 pounds) of cocaine from Peru to Vermont and then to Canada in a plot that prosecutors say was connected to the kidnapping of an older New York couple last year.
Law officers say a Hickory couple was kidnapped and assaulted in Hudson on Tuesday. Eight people have been charged in the attack.
U.S. officials are working to secure the release of missionaries kidnapped in Haiti.
Lola Montemaggi had lost custody of her eight-year-old daughter, Mia, to her own mother months earlier because French government child protect…
Three people face robbery and kidnapping charges after a Marion man said they entered his home, roughed him up and left with money and persona…
The plan, which a prosecutor likened to "the script of a bad horror movie," was thwarted when a woman managed to escape to a cornfield and tell police that her husband was being held at gunpoint.
*Note: This story has been updated to reflect that John Wallace Vestall II was not convicted in the shooting incident.
The threats came from 369 Instagram accounts and 18 different email addresses. But they were all controlled by one woman.