Three rabbis were convicted in federal court Tuesday of conspiring to kidnap Jewish men in order to force them to grant their wives divorces.
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.
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.
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.
Police were searching Tuesday night for a woman accused of kidnapping a 3-year-old boy in Jamaica, Queens.
Miguel de los Santos was convicted of murder and kidnapping in the cold-case death of Manuel Gonzalez, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stephen Howells Jr. and Nicole Vaisey, both of Hermon, were arrested on Friday.
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.
A 61-year-old New Brunswick, New Jersey man stood charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a park.
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.