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Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

Thus image, taken from a Boko Haram video, shows some of the girls abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok.

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Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

ABUJA, Nigeria — There’s no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are cautiously optimistic about news of a cease-fire with the Islamic extremists who abducted their daughters six months ago.

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Nigeria reports that Boko Haram agree to a cease-fire

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria’s government said Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, but many people expressed doubts Friday about a development that could end an insurgency that has killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless in Africa’s most po…

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Mexican activists under fire after blogger kidnap

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican peace activists and bloggers who try to warn fellow citizens about drug violence say they feel under attack following the kidnapping and possible killing of one of their colleagues.

October 17, 2014 1:17 pmLoading…
5 arrested in kidnapping case; victim treated at hospital

5 arrested in kidnapping case; victim treated at hospital

Weapons and narcotics were in a house where teen was held captive. 

September 04, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Carjacking gets teen seven years probation

Carjacking gets teen seven years probation

Teen was accused of carjacking and kidnapping. 

August 18, 2014 5:30 pm
Tucson couple pleads not guilty to confining girls

Tucson couple pleads not guilty to confining girls

The married couple accused of keeping three children locked in their bedrooms for nearly two years were arraigned in Pima County Superior Court on Friday, entering pleas of not guilty.

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3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

Three malnourished sisters told Tucson police they were held in captivity and filth for up to two years until two of them escaped early Tuesday to a neighbor’s house, after their stepfather allegedly threatened them with a knife.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Alleged Tucson impostor awaits jury decision

Three women have accused Norman Adrian Alvarez of impersonating a police officer or bounty hunter as part of a ruse to sexually molest them or extort money and/or sex.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

Ozziel Ramirez

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Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

Lawmen from at least three agencies helped detain the suspect in a kidnapping and stop his vehicle near Ryan Airfield.

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Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

Man held in kidnap after cross-Tucson chase

A Tucson man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend was arrested Friday after a high-speed, cross-town police chase.

May 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kidnapping suspect arrested after high-speed chase across Tucson

Kidnapping suspect arrested after high-speed chase across Tucson

A Tucson man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend has been arrested after a high-speed, cross-town police chase.

May 24, 2013 8:30 pm

Cleveland man charged with rape, kidnapping in case of 3 missing women

CLEVELAND — A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his run-down home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime.

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3 Douglas men accused in alleged kidnapping plot

Three Douglas men were arrested in connection with an alleged kidnapping plot.

March 09, 2013 3:58 pm
No sign of Isabel, but family is hopeful

No sign of Isabel, but family is hopeful

Isabel Celis

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No sign of Isabel, but family is hopeful

No sign of Isabel, but family is hopeful

Nearly eight months have passed since Isabel Celis was last seen in her midtown home, and though police still aren't any closer to finding the 7-year-old, her parents remain hopeful that she is alive and will come home soon.

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Woman and dad arrested in Phoenix kidnapping case

Woman and dad arrested in Phoenix kidnapping case

PHOENIX — A woman has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a young boy from a Phoenix motel room and the child’s father is being accused of abuse and neglect.

November 23, 2012 1:37 pm

City man gets life, no parole for killing girlfriend's ex-beau

A Tucson man was sentenced Monday to a no-parole life term in the November 2010 death of his girlfriend's former boyfriend.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
US judge to decide on Atwood request

US judge to decide on Atwood request

A federal judge is considering whether convicted child killer Frank Jarvis Atwood's attorneys should be allowed to present evidence they believe will prove detectives planted evidence.

June 12, 2012 12:00 am Related

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