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Samantha Fleming. (Source:Police)

Body Of Missing Mother Found In Gary Home

Police in two Indiana towns are sorting out the details of an alleged kidnapping and murder after a young mother’s body was found in a home in Gary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

Veronica Fuentes (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Lying About Attack, Abduction

A 39-year-old woman has been charged with filing a false police report, after allegedly lying about being attacked and kidnapped outside a CTA train station on the West Side.

04/17/2015

A woman tells police she was grabbed outside this CTA station over the weekend and held against her will for three days. (CBS)

Police: Story Of Kidnapping Outside CTA Station Is A Hoax

The purported victim told police she was hit in the head by a man around 8:45 a.m. Saturday outside the Pink Line Pulaski station. She said she had been dragged into an abandoned building and kept there for three days.

04/16/2015

A woman was kidnapped as she left the Pulaski Pink Line station on April 11, 2015, and held captive in a nearby abandoned building for three days. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Kidnapped, Held Captive For 3 Days In Abandoned Building

Police were warning residents in the North Lawndale neighborhood, after a woman was kidnapped near a CTA station in broad daylight, and held captive for three days.

04/15/2015

Faiz Ikramulla (Courtesy: Cook County Sheriff)

Father Accused Of Abandoning Daughter In Forest Preserve Charged With Kidnapping

A Round Lake man is being held in the Cook County Jail on $300,000 bond for allegedly abandoning his three-year-old daughter in a forest preserve trash bin, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

04/15/2015

Latayuss Curry (Credit: Chicago Police)

Forest Park Man Charged With Chinatown Rape

Latayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.

03/25/2015

Byron Edwards (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Sentenced To 85 Years For 2008 Sexual Assault

Twenty-five-year-old Byron Edwards was sentenced on Thursday. He’d been convicted by a jury on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault for the November 2008 attack.

02/20/2015

Maria Rosaline Malagon-Castillo and Victor Manuel Ruiz-Garcia (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Parents Wanted For Las Vegas Kidnapping Arrested In Lake County

A man and a woman wanted for kidnapping two children from Las Vegas in 2006 were arrested Tuesday night in north suburban Russell, near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.

01/28/2015

Joseph Spitalli (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney)

Darien Man Gets 65 Years For Kidnapping Ex, Killing Her Boyfriend

A former west suburban man will spend 65 years in prison for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend after fatally stabbing her new boyfriend as the couple went for a walk near her Darien home.

01/27/2015

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Infant Returned Unharmed After Hobart Kidnapping

An infant who had been reported kidnapped Sunday night in northwest Indiana was returned unharmed about four hours later, with the aid of a regional SWAT team, police said.

12/29/2014

Steve Manning, now known as Steve Mandell, in 2005. (CBS File Photo)

Ex-Cop Gets Life, Plus Five Years, In Gruesome Kidnap-Torture-Murder Plot

A twisted murder plot by a former Chicago police officer ended Thursday with Steve Mandell sentenced to life in prison, plus five years.

12/11/2014

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Person In Custody After Shooting, Kidnapping In Riverdale

A domestic incident Tuesday evening in south suburban Riverdale led to the shooting death of one man, the kidnapping of two children, and a high-speed chase that ended in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.

12/03/2014

Parris Tillotson (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Police: Man Stole Vehicle, Kidnapped Occupants

Parris D. Tillotson, 23, displayed a weapon and wore a mask when he stole a vehicle carrying three people about 3:50 a.m. near the 300 block of Beacon, Munster police said.

12/01/2014

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Suburban Woman’s Murder In Wisconsin Resembles 2004 Kidnapping Case

An Arlington Heights man was being held on $1 million bail in Wisconsin, charged with killing his estranged wife with a hatchet, after she had fled to Mount Pleasant to stay with friends who offered her shelter from her husband. The murder brings to mind the story of another woman who was kidnapped in Racine County in 2004.

11/21/2014

Steve Manning, now known as Steve Mandell, in 2005. (CBS File Photo)

Lawyer Seeks Less Than 12 Years For Ex-Cop In Kidnap-Torture-Murder Plot

Steve Mandell might have been convicted in one of the grisliest and most lurid federal trials in Chicago’s recent history, but he deserves a “glimmer of hope that he will one day be free at an old age,” his attorney Francis Lipuma argues in a court filing ahead of Mandell’s sentencing next month.

11/14/2014

Daniel Garcia (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Raping, Robbing Woman

A Humboldt Park man was being held without bail for allegedly kidnapping and brutally raping a woman after she left a party at the Godfrey Hotel.

10/06/2014

Charles Esw. (Credit: Bedford Park Police)

Chicago Man Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff On Cicero Avenue

A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping two kids and engaging in a standoff with police on Cicero Avenue Monday afternoon.

09/23/2014

Olachi Etoh (Credit; Chicago Police

Woman Charged With Kidnapping After Grabbing Boy At O’Hare

A woman has been charged with kidnapping after she grabbed a two-year-old boy at O’Hare International Airport and tried to run away with him Tuesday afternoon.

09/03/2014

Antoinette Knox (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

$250K Bond For Woman Charged With Kidnapping Kids From Foster Parent

Antoinette Knox, 26, took her two biological children–a 9-month-old boy and a 4-year-old girl–from their foster parent about 4:45 p.m. on July 17 in the 900 block of East 80th Street.

07/23/2014

Nancy Rish (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Nancy Rish To Make New Bid For Clemency In 1987 Murder Case

A woman who has long maintained she took no part in an infamous 1987 kidnapping and murder in Kankakee was set to make another bid to get out of prison on Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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