In a terrifying wakeup call for parents, a new viral video shot on New York City playgrounds shows just how easily children can be lured.
The teen, who is considered a juvenile offender, was arraigned Wednesday on charges of rape, kidnapping, sexual abuse and child endangerment.
Police on Long Island say witness claims that a woman was stopped while jogging by one or more people and then forced into a van, were the result of a prank between friends.
Police late Thursday were asking the public to help them find a non-custodial mother who allegedly took her three children from their Bronx school.
Their father was taken into custody near a relative’s home in South Carolina, and the two children were recovered safely following an AMBER alert in five states, New Jersey State Police told CBS 2 early Saturday morning.
An AMBER Alert has been issued, after a police said a man assaulted his child’s mother and kidnapped his son at a bus stop in Passaic, N.J.
Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said several suspects burst into a home on Lake Avenue as three people, a husband, his wife and their adult son, were inside.
John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.
Three babies were abducted from three different families back in 1989 – all about the same time and in nearly the same way.
According to police, businessman Pedro Portugal was bound and burned with acid as captors demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Quito, Ecuador.
A 35-year-old man driving a Mercedes was stopped at a traffic light when five armed men, four with handguns and one with a shotgun, pulled him out of the car, police said.
Police spent the weekend looking for a man and a woman who witnesses said were kidnapped by two men in a dark-colored minivan just before 7 p.m. Friday near 173rd Street and Haven Avenue.
Police on Sunday were asking the public to help identify two possible kidnapping victims who may have been kidnapped in Washington Heights.
Police on Saturday were asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects who are believed to have abducted an unidentified man and woman in Washington Heights.
Around 8 a.m. Thursday, a man attempted to lure an 8-year-old girl into following him as she was walking up to the steps of P.S. 33 on Jerome Avenue near Fordham Road, police said.