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Queens housekeeper Daisy Machuea, suspected by her employers of stealing cash and jewelry, was allegedly burned and beaten while they questioned her, sources say. (Credit: CBS2)

Housekeeper Claims She Was Tortured By Queens Couple Over Alleged Theft

The 54-year-old victim was treated at a hospital for burns to her face and legs, as well as bruising to her body after she was let go, police said.

02/26/2015

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Con Artists Prey On Unsuspecting Victims With Kidnapping Phone Scam

It has been a popular scam in the past several years. Con artists have called unsuspecting people claiming a relative is in trouble and needs money wired immediately.

02/13/2015

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police: Traffic Stop Leads To Kidnapping Charge For New Jersey Man

According to investigators, the 26-year-old told officers he had two passengers with him, but one of the passengers began yelling for help as he pulled away.

01/24/2015

Sharondalis Morgan, 18, is wanted in the kidnapping of a 3-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Kidnapped Friend’s 3-Year-Old Son From Jamaica, Queens Apartment

Police were searching Tuesday night for a woman accused of kidnapping a 3-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens.

01/06/2015

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Man Sentenced 25 Years To Life In 1999 Washington Heights Torture Slaying

Miguel de los Santos was convicted of murder and kidnapping in the cold-case death of Manuel Gonzalez, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

12/10/2014

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Newark Man Admits To Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting 3 Women

A Newark man admitted Thursday to kidnapping and sexually assaulting three different women, in exchange for what is expected to be a sentence of 25 years behind bars.

11/06/2014

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was abducted in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Kidnapped In Philadelphia Found Alive In Maryland

A woman who was kidnapped on the streets of Philadelphia has been found alive in Maryland, and a man with her has been taken into custody, police and the FBI said Wednesday night.

11/05/2014

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was abducted in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Pleads For Safe Return Of Woman Kidnapped In Philadelphia

A woman’s brutal kidnapping on the streets of Philadelphia was caught on video this past weekend, and on Tuesday, there was a new clue having to do with her credit card.

11/04/2014

39-year-old Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, were each charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping.

Trial Date Set For Couple Accused Of Kidnapping Amish Girls

A December trial date has been set for the northern New York couple charged in the kidnapping two Amish girl’s from their family’s roadside stand last summer.

10/22/2014

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Brooklyn High School Teacher Accused Of Sending Explicit Photo To Teen Student Faces More Charges

A New York City high school teacher accused last month of sending an explicit photograph to a 16-year-old student is facing additional charges, including kidnapping.

09/30/2014

39-year-old Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, were each charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping.

Sheriff: Couple Accused In Amish Kidnapping Sexually Assaulted Victims

Stephen Howells Jr. and Nicole Vaisey, both of Hermon, were arrested on Friday.

08/16/2014

39-year-old Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, were each charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping.

Upstate Couple Arrested In Amish Girls’ Kidnapping

St. Lawrence County’s District Attorney Mary Rain said 39-year-old Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, were each charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping.

08/15/2014

Carlos Ocon, 61, is charged with the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl in a park in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Credit: NYPD)

Man, 61, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl In New Brunswick, N.J.

A 61-year-old New Brunswick, New Jersey man stood charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a park.

07/28/2014

Brooklyn Mideast Vigil

Officials, Leaders Hold Vigil In Brooklyn For 3 Boys Kidnapped In West Bank

A candlelight vigil was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night, in prayer for the safe the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.

06/18/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

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