kidnapping

A police sketch of a suspect sought in connection with a kidnapping in Brick, NJ. (credit: Brick Township Police Department)

Police: Suspect Sought In Brick Kidnapping

A woman was walking through the Lake Riviera section of Brick when two men pulled up in a white van with tinted windows and one of the men forced her inside, police said.

01/14/2014

New Video Shows Suspect In Slain Real Estate Developer’s Kidnapping

Police on Wednesday issued a surveillance video showing a suspect in the kidnapping of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem “Max” Stark, whose burned body was found last week in a Long Island dumpster.

01/08/2014

Kidnapped Brooklyn Real Estate Developer’s Body Found Burned In Dumpster

The partially-burned body of a Brooklyn real estate developer was discovered in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island this week, a day after police said he was kidnapped in Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

A Nissan Altima seen on surveillance video police say is wanted in connection with a possible kidnapping in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Investigating Possible Kidnapping In Brooklyn

Police said a 10 to 15-year-old Hispanic boy could be seen on surveillance video getting out of the driver’s side rear door of a dark-colored Nissan Altima and then into the trunk of the car.

12/24/2013

Nijaey Hilton, 5, was found safe after allegedly being abducted by her uncle. (credit: NYPD)

Queens Man Accused Of Abducting Niece Held Without Bail After ‘Out Of Control’ Court Appearance

Two lawyers refused to represent Ramel Robinson after he threatened to spit in their faces. Robinson also threatened to spit on the judge.

12/06/2013

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Convicted In Katie Beers Abduction Found Dead In Cell At Sing Sing

John Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.

09/05/2013

Ariel Castro in court for sentencing on Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Ariel Castro Gets Life In Prison Without Parole, Tells Judge ‘I’m Not A Monster’

The Ohio man convicted of holding three women captive in his Cleveland house over a decade and raping them repeatedly has been sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years.

08/01/2013

Giovanna Beck, Michael Beck

Girl Taken From Queens Found, Father Arrested In Memphis

A 4-year-old girl was found safe Sunday in Memphis, after being taken by her biological father two days earlier in Queens.

06/23/2013

A childhood picture of Paul Fronczak. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigation: DNA Test Reveals Nevada Man Is Not Who He Thought He Was

The mystery began in a Chicago hospital in 1964. Chester and Dora Fronczak had given birth to a baby boy named Paul Joseph Fronczack.

05/31/2013

Shane Walker

Mother Holds Out Hope For Baby Kidnapped 24 Years Ago

Three babies were abducted from three different families back in 1989 – all about the same time and in nearly the same way.

05/29/2013

The warehouse on 43rd Avenue in Long Island City where prosecutors said a businessman was held and tortured for a month by a group of men looking for $3 million in ransom. (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Charged In Queens Kidnapping, Ransom Plot Claims He’s ‘Not A Criminal’

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.

05/26/2013

The warehouse on 43rd Avenue in Long Island City where prosecutors said a businessman was held and tortured for a month by a group of men looking for $3 million in ransom. (Photo: CBS 2)

Suspects Charged With Kidnapping Queens Man, Holding Him Captive For 32 Days

Three men were charged Wednesday with kidnapping an Ecuadorean national in Queens, and holding him in a warehouse for a month as they demanded $3 million ransom.

05/22/2013

(l-r) Amanda Berry , Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were kidnapped and held captive for 10 years in Cleveland. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cleveland Kidnapping Suspect’s Brothers Break Their Silence

The brothers of Ariel Castro –- the man charged with kidnapping three women in Cleveland and holding them captive for a decade – broke their silence Sunday.

05/12/2013

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus

2 Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Return Home; Lead Suspect Charged

Sources tell CBS News that Berry, 27, Michelle Knight, 32, and Gina DeJesus, 24, were all restrained for at least part of their decade-long captivity.

05/08/2013

Katie Beers

Katie Beers On Cleveland Kidnapping Victims: ‘I Cannot Even Fathom’

When three women were found alive in Cleveland a decade after disappearing, Long Island kidnapping victim Katie Beers was flooded with a rush of buried memories.

05/07/2013

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