kidnapping

Jose E. Reyes (Mundelein Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Girl

Charges of sexual assault and child pornography have been filed against a Chicago man who allegedly abducted a 3-year-old north suburban girl in September, then returned her a short time later.

11/08/2013

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Merrillville Man Gets 5 Years For Helping Woman Kidnap ‘Date’

A Merrillville, Ind., man will serve five years in prison, two years less than the mandatory minimum, for his role in kidnapping an Illinois man who thought he was going on a date, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

10/19/2013

Charged in an alleged kidnapping plot are, from left, Lucus Prentiss; Jerry L. McCullum and Billy Nelson; and a fourth suspect not pictured. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Four Charged With Kidnapping Businessman For Ransom

The 31-year-old man was leaving his home in the 2800 block of North Austin Avenue about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday when four masked men forced him into a rental truck at gunpoint then bound him with duct tape, police said.

08/23/2013

Paul Fronczak, 49, grew up believing he had been kidnapped from a Chicago hospital in 1964 when he was a newborn, and reunited with his parents in 1965, but DNA testing earlier this year revealed he wasn't that baby. The FBI has reopened the case, hoping to find the real Paul Fronczak.

FBI Reopens 1964 Kidnapping Case

The FBI has re-opened a 1964 kidnapping case in Chicago, after DNA evidence revealed the man believed to have been the victim was not the infant who was taken from Michael Reese Hospital nearly 50 years ago.

08/08/2013

Sketch from Police News Affairs.

Police: Man Tried To Kidnap Woman Walking On NW Side

Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a woman walking in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood last week on the Northwest Side.

07/01/2013

Myrelle Lockett (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Sex Trafficking For Second Time In Cook County

A man previously convicted of sex trafficking in Cook County has been charged again, this time for allegedly kidnapping a Minnesota woman and bringing her to Chicago to work in the sex trade.

06/19/2013

A news clipped from the 1960s reports on the kidnapping of infant Paul Fronczak. (CBS)

‘Rescued’ Baby, Now Grown, Learns He Wasn’t Couple’s Kidnapped Infant

A nearly 50-year-old man has learned he’s not the son of an Oak Lawn couple who raised him after a kidnapping everyone thought had been solved. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/03/2013

The owner of a shop in Pilsen was kidnapped and forced into his own SUV as he was closing the store early Friday. The suspects stole his SUV after dropping him off in nearby Stickney. (Credit: CBS)

Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV Stolen

Police said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.

05/24/2013

Diamond Bradley (left) and Tionda Bradley (right). (Credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

Cleveland Kidnapping Case Inspires Hope For Families Of Missing Chicagoans

The Cleveland kidnapping case is giving renewed hope to the family of Tionda and Diamond Bradley – the sisters missing from their South Side home since 2001.

05/07/2013

Roberto Guzman has pleaded guilty in the murder of David Campbell, whose body was found July 6, 2011 in Penny Road Pond in Barrington. (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Waukegan Man Pleads Guilty In Blowtorch Murder

Jury selection was under way when a north suburban man changed his mind about going to trial and took a plea deal in a blowtorch murder case, the Lake County News-Sun is reporting.

05/07/2013

Mary Austgen. (Credit: Griffith Police Department)

Subject In Custody In Kidnapping, Murder Of Woman Found At Gary Casino

A person has been taken into custody for questioning in the kidnapping and murder of an elderly woman who was found shot to death in the parking garage of the Majestic Star Casino in Gary last month.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2013

Police sketches of two men suspected of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on March 21, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Searching For 2 Men Who Abducted Teen In Chicago Lawn

Police are looking for two men who kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, and investigators have released sketches of the suspects.

03/28/2013

Charles Oliver (Credit: McHenry County Sheriff's Office)

$3M Bond For Man Accused Of Raping Women He Met On Craigslist

A McHenry County judge set bail at $3 million Tuesday for a man accused of raping at least five women he met online, after prosecutors revealed evidence of possibly 20 more victims.

03/26/2013

Surveillance video of one of the suspects.

Police: Woman Kidnapped After Leaving Restaurant In SW Suburbs

Three suspects are wanted for abducting a 69 year-old and terrorizing her. Police say the men grabbed the woman shortly after she left a fast food restaurant in the southwest suburbs.

03/06/2013

Brettt Emery (Credit: Kendall County Sheriff's Office)

West Suburban Man Charged With Kidnapping, Beating Ex-Girlfriend

A west suburban Montgomery man was charged Friday with assaulting and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, according to a release from the Kendall County Sheriff’s office.

03/02/2013

(Credit: CBS)

3 Nigerian Men Charged With Kidnapping, Sex Assault Of 15-Year-Old

Three Nigerian brothers have been arrested for the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl in December.

02/03/2013

Matthew Barker of St. Charles was charged after allegedly texting a friend Friday as a joke, to say that he was kidnapped and to contact police.

West Suburban Man’s Joking Texts About Kidnapping Land Him In Jail

A west suburban man was charged after allegedly texting a friend Friday as a joke, to say that he was kidnapped and to contact police.

12/16/2012

Derrick Chaney (Credit: Aurora Police)

Aurora Man Charged With Raping Woman He Met Online; Cops Seek Other Victims

A case of online dating has turned into a massive sex assault investigation.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Keewon Taylor (Credit: Streamwood Police)

Man Charged In Streamwood Home Invasion, Kidnapping

A man who turned himself into police has been charged in connection with an armed home invasion Friday afternoon in Streamwood that put two schools and a library on lockdown.

09/30/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Young Victim’s Brother Testifies In Trial For 1957 Murder

Charles Ridulph thought his 7-year-old sister, Maria, was outside playing with a friend near their Sycamore home on Dec. 3, 1957.

09/10/2012

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