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Members of civil society groups shout slogans  to protest the abduction of Chibok school girls during a rally pressing for the girls' release in Abuja on May 6, 2014.    (Photo credit PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Nigeria Kidnappings Of Girls ‘Act Of Terrorism’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism.”

05/08/2014

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

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Good Citizen Or Nosy Neighbor: Would You Report Misgivings On Your Block?

The case of the women held in captivity for 10 years in Cleveland makes people wonder what they would do if such a thing happened in their neighborhood.

05/08/2013

Nassau County Police Department composite sketch in Bellmore child lurings (via Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police Step Up Patrols In Merrick, Bellmore After Reports Of Attempted Child Lurings

There have been at least four incidents in which middle school students were followed or approached by strangers in Merrick and Bellmore, officials said.

04/29/2013

Nassau County Kids Fest

Tightened Patrols In Nassau County After Would-Be Child Abductions

Police in Nassau County have increased patrols and heightened security in Merrick, after an alarming number of stranger danger incidents.

04/27/2013