Jaycee Dugard, 31, and her two girls, ages 14 and 17, have been living at an undisclosed California location since being found by authorities in 2009 — 18 years after Dugard was abducted from a South Lake Tahoe bus stop. She was held by Phillip and Nancy Garrido in their Antioch backyard, where she gave birth to the two children conceived by rape.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article His eyes tearing up with emotion, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos embraced his rescuers and said he had wondered whether he would survive a two-day kidnapping ordeal that ended when commandos swept into his captors' mountain hideout.
The Venezuelan government sent top investigators Thursday to hunt for Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, whose abduction has shaken Venezuela's elite athletes and focused attention on the nation's sharp rise in kidnappings for ransom. Washington acquired Ramos from the Minnesota Twins in a trade for All-Star relief pitcher Matt Capps in July 2010.
Wilson Ramos, 24, who was traded by the Minnesota Twins in 2010, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men in Santa Ines in central Carabobo state, Kathe Vilera, spokeswoman for the catcher’s Venezuelan League team, said through her official Twitter account.
UPDATED 4:18 P.M. Relative: Pregnant mother didn't know suspect in attack Prosecutors have filed two homicide counts against a Milwaukee woman they accuse of abducting another woman and cutting a full-term fetus out of her womb, killing both of them.
The boys, aged between 10 and 15, went to Afghanistan's Kunar province on Thursday after a man invited them to play in a river there, said Zeb and Abdul Haseeb Khan, another official. They were from villages very close to the border.
More than a dozen armed men abducted a naturalized American, her teenage son and Filipino nephew before dawn Tuesday from a southern Philippine island near a stronghold of al-Qaida-linked militants, officials said.
Japan and India are among America's most prized allies. Yet to scores of embittered parents across the U.S., they are outlaw states when it comes to the wrenching phenomenon of international child abduction.
Each day for nearly a week, volunteers have trudged through muddy fields and climbed through ditches around this small southern Michigan town, searching for three young brothers last seen at their father's home on Thanksgiving Day.
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