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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

An AMBER Alert has been issued for Anthony Jordan, 7 (left) and Nicholas Jordan, 8, after they were allegedly abducted by their father and their mother was found stabbed to death in Lodi, N.J. (Credit: New Jersey State Police)

No Custody Decision Yet On Lodi, N.J. Boys Whose Mother Was Slain

Authorities Monday had yet to determine who will get custody of two Lodi, New Jersey boys whose father allegedly killed their mother and kidnapped them.

05/12/2014

New Yorkers rally in support of hundreds of girls who were captured in Nigeria. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers March From Harlem To Midtown, Rally In Support Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Dozens of people are marching from a Harlem church to the Nigerian consulate in New York in support of captured Nigerian girls.

05/10/2014

New Jersey Woman Gets 12 Years In Carjacking, Kidnapping Case

Floribert Nava, of Wildwood, pleaded guilty in February, admitting that she used a fake gun on March 22, 2013, to carjack the then-17-year-old victim.

03/27/2014

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Librarian, N.J. Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection got under way Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian who are charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/24/2014

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