'One Of The Strangest Cases I've Ever Been A Part Of': Kidnap, Ransom Attempt Ends In Chase, Arrest On Fire EscapeA dramatic and unusual crime played out across New York City Monday that involved a gunpoint abduction, a ransom attempt, a chase and an arrest on a fire escape, the NYPD said.
Man Who Claimed He Was Accomplice In Natalee Holloway Case KilledJohn Christopher Ludwick made headlines when he claimed he helped Joran van der Sloot dispose of the missing teen's body.
'Knock It Off': 99-Year-Old Gets 18-Year-Old Hostage Taker To Release HerDoris Wasden of Utah not only stood up to the criminal but was reportedly able to secure her own release during a tense standoff with police.
Man Accused Of Grabbing Girl, 2, From Aunt In Washington HeightsA woman said she was holding her niece in Washington Heights this week when out of nowhere, a man grabbed the child.
Sex Offender Released Without Charges After Boy Claims He Was KidnappedPolice said Saturday that they have released a known sex offender accused of kidnapping a boy in the Bronx.
'Total Horror And Panic': Mother Of Missing Boy Etan Patz Testifies In Retrial Of 1979 CaseJulie Patz said she reluctantly let her son, Etan, walk alone to his school bus stop in Soho for the first time on May 25, 1979.
Stamford Police: Woman Kidnapped, Forced To Withdraw Money From BankThe victim, 39, was kidnapped Tuesday at around 2:30 p.m. by four suspects who allegedly forced her to withdraw money from her bank and get cash from her home, police said.
Police: Man Arrested In N.J. After Stabbing Woman, Taking 3-Year-Old DaughterAn AMBER Alert was issued late Tuesday afternoon, after police alleged a man stabbed a woman and fled with their 3-year-old child in the Bronx.
Brooklyn Man Gets 4 Years For Involvement In Religious Divorce PlotA Brooklyn man was sentenced to four years in prison after using violence to coerce a Jewish man to give his wife a religious divorce.
Brooklyn Man Convicted Of Raping, Torturing Former GirlfriendAlex Anselmo faces up to 50 years to life in prison when he's sentenced Oct. 1.
Clifton, NJ Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Robbery After 'Red Bull' MuggingsA Clifton, N.J. man is accused of a series of robberies in which he allegedly forced people to try to buy Red Bull, Paramus Police said.
Man Held With Self-Inflicted Stab Wound After Allegedly Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend In QueensA man was under police guard Sunday morning, after police alleged he kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint in Queens.