Kidnapping

Charges dropped against Oregon woman in California rampage

SALEM, Oregon — All charges have been dropped against a young Oregon…

 

This May 2014 file image taken from video posted by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network purports to show the missing girls abducted from a boarding school in the northeastern town of Chibok. (Militant Video via AP, File)

Nigerian girl kidnapped 2 years ago is found alive

LAGOS, Nigeria — One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists…

 

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr speaks during a news conference at SFPD Headquarters in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 regarding new details in the missing persons case of 2-year-old Arianna Fitts and the murder of her mother, Nicole Fitts. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD renews pleas for help in finding missing toddler

In the weeks leading up to her killing, Nicole Fitts could not…

 

UPDATE: Misunderstanding leads to deaf ridesharing driver suspected of kidnapping

UPDATE 3:34 P.M.: A woman who jumped out of her Lyft ride and…

Girl, 9, almost kidnapped while walking to school in Bayview

A 9-year-old girl was walking to school in Bayview one morning last…

Boys escape kidnapping from McDonald’s in western Bayview

Two 14-year-old boys were kidnapped at gunpoint from a McDonald’s in the…

Dramatic kidnapping in copy shop turns out to be a hoax

An employee at a copy shop reported a terrifying incident to police…

Man kidnapped in San Jose, robbed of wallet, driven to San Francisco

This was a long way to go to rob someone of their…

Woman kidnapped, beaten, robbed in South of Market area

A woman was kidnapped, beaten and robbed before being dropped off in…

Woman kidnapped in SoMa, dropped off in Western Addition in stolen vehicle

A woman was briefly kidnapped in a stolen vehicle in South of…

Man abducted at gunpoint in downtown S.F., forced to open bank account

View Larger Map San Francisco police are investigating a strange case of…

Woman abducted from downtown San Francisco

A woman was abducted from downtown San Francisco on Saturday and possibly…

AP Photo/ask.fmThis screen shot taken from the ask.fm website shows a social media page of Hannah Anderson. Anderson

16-year-old uses Internet to describe captivity

Hannah Anderson says a longtime family friend "tricked" her into visiting his…

AP Photo/ask.fmThis screen shot taken from the ask.fm website shows a social media page of Hannah Anderson. Anderson
AP Photo/UT San Diego

Teen, abductor stood out in Idaho wilderness

BOISE, Idaho — Almost from the moment he laid eyes on 16-year-old…

AP Photo/UT San Diego

Police: Ohio captive suffered 5 miscarriages

Prosecutors said Thursday they may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro,…

Associated PressThis undated photo released by the Cleveland Police Department shows Ariel Castro

Cleveland man charged with 3 women's kidnap, rape

A man suspected of keeping three women captive inside his decrepit house…

Associated PressThis undated photo released by the Cleveland Police Department shows Ariel Castro
Associated PressAmanda Berry

Police facing questions in 3 women's Ohio rescue

One neighbor says a naked woman was seen crawling on her hands…

Associated PressAmanda Berry
Associated PressMembers of the FBI evidence team remove items from a house on in Cleveland Monday

3 missing women found in Ohio, 3 brothers arrested

Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago were found…

Associated PressMembers of the FBI evidence team remove items from a house on in Cleveland Monday
Associated PressIn a Sunday

Police check possible link to Calif. girl's death

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police were trying to determine if there's a…

Associated PressIn a Sunday

Woman abducted near SoMa intersection

A 20-year-old woman was walking with another person near Mission and 10th…