Missouri Executes Man for 15-Year-Old Girl's 1989 KillingA man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.
Mo. Woman Escapes Kidnapper in Ill., Police Search for SuspectThe FBI and Cape Girardeau police say a woman told them she was sitting in her car when the suspect physically forced her into his pickup truck.
Mother, Aunt in Staged Kidnapping Set for Thursday Court HearingAuthorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.
2 Plead Not Guilty in Staged Kidnapping of Missouri BoyPolice say the boy's mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.
Family Members Arrested for Kidnapping Son to Teach Him a LessonThey told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about "stranger danger."
UPDATED: Teen Says She Escaped From Kidnapper in JenningsA teenaged girl says she escaped from a kidnapper in Jennings yesterday. Police are now trying to track down the suspect.
Cleveland Man Arraigned on Rape, Kidnap ChargesAriel Castro looked down at the ground for almost the entire proceeding, biting his collar and signing documents with his handcuffed hands.