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Suspect in Elizabeth Smart Case Deemed Competent

The Associated Press March 3, 2010

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal judge on Monday ruled that the man charged in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart is competent to stand trial, paving the way for him to face charges nearly eight years after...

Police: Man Kidnaps Girlfriend, 2 Kids

The Charger Bulletin January 28, 2010

Hartford police say they arrested a 24-year-old city man after he kidnapped his girlfriend and her two young children. Angel Martinez was charged Sunday with first-degree kidnapping, third-degree...

Suspect identified in kidnapping of Phoenix girl

Liz De La Torre December 26, 2009

From The Associated Press PHOENIX – Phoenix police have identified a suspect accused of kidnapping and molesting a 5-year-old girl before a patrol officer spotted his car and helped rescue the child. Forty-five-year-old...

Smart kidnapper’s apology could reap forgiveness

Liz De La Torre November 18, 2009

From The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY – An apology and a guilty plea to federal charges will likely bring the woman who kidnapped Elizabeth Smart the very thing she says she wants — forgiveness...

Police: Kidnapped newborn found safe in Alabama

Liz De La Torre October 3, 2009

From The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A newborn boy kidnapped by a knife-wielding woman posing as an immigration agent was safe in the care of a foster family Saturday and awaiting a family...

Cops believe 1991 kidnap victim found alive

Liz De La Torre August 27, 2009

From The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sheriff's officials said Thursday they believe a woman who walked into a police station had been kidnapped as an 11-year-old in 1991 outside her South...

Kidnap suspect calls days with daughter ‘glorious’

The Associated Press August 27, 2008

BOSTON--The man who calls himself Clark Rockefeller and is accused of kidnapping his young daughter says he spent "six glorious and wonderful days" with the girl while evading authorities, but he still...

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