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Florida man kidnapped girlfriend's 1-year-old at gunpoint and used the child as a human shield at McDonald's, police say
A Florida man was arrested after kidnapping his girlfriend's 1-year-old boy and leading police on a chase before using the child as a human shield outside of a McDonald's last week, according to police. The Flagler County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on Bunker Lane in Palm Coast, about...
The attempted arrest of a 17-year-old boy was captured in widely shared video, officials said Tuesday, appearing to show him being punched in the head by an Oklahoma sheriff’s deputy. The incident unfolded Saturday night at the Tulsa State Fair as the teenager was being detained by Tulsa County...
Human remains found in Pennsylvania almost a decade ago have been identified as those of a 14-year-old girl who disappeared in 1969, state police said Tuesday. The remains of Joan Marie Dymond, who disappeared from a park in Wilkes-Barre on June 25, 1969, were found in 2012 but were only recently identified, police said.
A Texas woman is accused of offering a migrant a ride and then holding her baby for ransom for months
A Honduran national who crossed the border into the U.S. told police that her baby was stolen and held for ransom after an El Paso, Texas, woman offered her a ride this year, according to a federal criminal complaint. The suspect, Jenna Leigh Roark, was arrested last month on charges...
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Police in Merced County in central California are searching for four family members, including an 8-month-old baby, whom they say were kidnapped from a local business by a suspect authorities consider armed and dangerous. The Merced County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Oct. 3 that authorities are...
Person of interest is in custody in the kidnapping of a California family whose truck was found in flames
A person of interest in the alleged kidnapping of an infant and three relatives in central California was taken into custody Tuesday, authorities said. However, the four relatives remain missing. Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, was apprehended after officials said the missing family’s ATM card was used at a bank in...
Four members of a central California family, including an 8-month-old, who were kidnapped two days ago have been found dead, the Merced County sheriff said Wednesday night. “Tonight, our worst fears have been confirmed,” Sheriff Vernon Warnke said at a news conference. “We found the four people from the kidnapping, and they are in fact deceased.”
Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke says investigators are still working to determine exactly what happened after a gunman kidnapped four family members.Oct. 6, 2022.
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A Florida amusement park ride will be permanently shut down following a 14-year-old boy's fatal fall from the ride in March, the operator announced Thursday. Ritchie Armstrong of Orlando Slingshot, the entity that operates the 400-feet-tall FreeFall ride at ICON Park in Orlando, said the ride will close following the March 24 death of Tyre Sampson, who was visiting Florida from Missouri with football teammates.
A rural Wyoming ranch accused of subjecting troubled girls to forced labor and humiliating punishments has notified state regulators it halted operations. The closure of Trinity Teen Solutions comes amid an ongoing criminal investigation and a lawsuit against the ranch, and follows an NBC News investigation last month that revealed a long history of allegations of hard labor and abusive treatment at the for-profit facility offering Christian-based therapy in northwest Wyoming. The facility has denied many of the former residents’ allegations in court filings, and no charges have been filed.
The 17-year-old accused of killing two North Carolina high school students has been arrested, weeks after their bodies were found off a road in Orange County. The sheriff's office announced the arrest Wednesday but said it could not release any details because of juvenile protection laws. The teen was wanted...
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Dad who lost son in Uvalde shooting has been protesting at school district building for 10 days straight
A father whose son was shot and killed inside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas is camping outside the town's school district administrative building, demanding action. Brett Cross's crusade is one symptom of the deep anger among Uvalde victims' relatives, as information continues to drip out about law enforcement failures the day of the shooting.
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