kidnapping

Rabbi Mendel Epstein (Image via CBS 2)

3 Rabbis Convicted Of Kidnapping, Torturing Orthodox Jewish Men Into Granting Divorces

Three rabbis were convicted in federal court Tuesday of conspiring to kidnap Jewish men in order to force them to grant their wives divorces.

04/21/2015

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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