Kidnapping

Woman Rescued a Kidnapped Child While on Her Smoke Break

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Courtney Best is by all means a hero, and interestingly enough it all has to do with her cigarette smoking habit. Best, who works at a pizza shop in Corpus Christi, Texas, decided to take a cigarette break in the front of the store, instead...

Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife of Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister

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The wife of Cameroon’s vice prime minister was kidnapped during an attack that left three people killed led by Boko Haram in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said.  Boko Haram has been attacking Cameroon for the past several weeks. “I can...

New Video Shows Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

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A new video released by Islamist militants Boko Haram claims to show around 100 girls kidnapped from a school in Nigeria last month. The group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said they would be held until all imprisoned militants had been freed. “These girls have become Muslims,”...

Good Samaritan Helped Save Kidnapped Girl

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LaShay Burks went above and beyond recently and it may have saved a little girl’s life.  Burks is being credited with helping Antioch, Ill police capture an alleged kidnapper. Last Friday evening, a mother and daughter went to Walmart to do some shopping. David Douglas, a 43-year-old...

Louisiana Abduction: Charges For Victim’s Family May Not Get Filed

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Last Wednesday, Bethany Arceneaux, 29, of Duson, La., was abducted by her ex-boyfriend as she was picking up their 2-year-old from daycare. Witnesses saw  Scott Thomas, force Arceneaux into his car before driving off. The child was left in Arceneaux’s car unharmed, but authorities were not...

White Father Accused of Kidnapping his Biracial Children

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A Virginia family arrived home from Walmart and a police officer was waiting for them. The police officer was dispatched to the home by Walmart’s security to question Joseph – a white man choosing not to reveal his surname – about kidnapping three biracial girls....