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District Attorney Larry Krasner is shown with special victims detectives and assistant district attorneys.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
August 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement officials hope the recent human trafficking and kidnapping conviction of a Philadelphia man will help encourage other victims to call them. A woman's harrowing escape from a home in Kensington has put one predator behind bars, and four other women on...
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Camden County police say this man helped Brandon Beverly in a robbery on the day Curtis Jenkins III went missing.
Camden County Police Department
Justin Udo
July 04, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in New Jersey are asking for the public's help as they search for a second person they say may be involved in the kidnapping and murder of the grandson of Camden's City Council president. Brandon Beverly, 32, of Westville is charged with the kidnapping and...
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Curtis Jenkins III
Camden County Police Department
Tim Jimenez
July 03, 2019 - 6:59 am
Read the latest on this story: " Police seek person of interest in kidnap, murder of Camden Council president grandson " UPDATED: 3:33 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Camden man, the grandson of the City’s Council president, was found dead overnight. Curtis Jenkins III was first reported...
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In this March 27, 2019, file photo, Jake Patterson appears for a hearing at the Barron County Justice Center, in Barron, Wis.
T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP, Pool
May 24, 2019 - 9:42 am
By Amy Forlitti and Todd Richmond Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him "locked up forever" for trying to steal her. Jake Patterson...
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his photo made available by the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, N.C., shows Krista Noelle Madden who was arrested on Friday, May 10, 2019.
Henderson County Sheriff's Office via AP
May 10, 2019 - 7:03 pm
By Ben Finley A mother's claim that her 7-week-old baby was kidnapped quickly unraveled after her infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine in the North Carolina mountains, law enforcement officials said Friday. Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin announced that the child's mother,...
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Philadelphia police say a man smashed the front window of this house, took his ex’s 2-year-old girl and drove off in her car.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 17, 2019 - 7:14 am
UPDATED: 12:24 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say a man took his ex-girlfriend's 2-year-old girl away after a fight overnight. After nearly 10 hours, the girl was located and is safe and sound. Around 11:30 a.m., detectives carried the young girl into the Mount Airy rowhome...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Michael Scott Moore, author of "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast," poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years, according to federal charging documents unsealed Thursday in New York. According to a criminal...
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This aerial photo shows the cabin where 13-year-old Jayme Closs was held by Jake Thomas Patterson, is surrounded by law enforcement vehicles, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 in the town Gordon, Wis.
Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding her captive for three months decided to abduct the girl after spotting her getting on a school bus, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, told...
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Jake Thomas Patterson
Barron County Sherrif's Department
January 14, 2019 - 9:19 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A young man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding the girl against her will for three months is expected to make his first court appearance Monday, and charging documents could shed light on why he targeted the girl. Prosecutors...
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Wanda Barzee
Utah Department of Corrections via AP, File
December 31, 2018 - 5:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks away from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an...
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