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Martin Jonassen, 55, allegedly kidnapped his daughter from her Missouri home then kept her tied up in a northwest Indiana motel room. (Credit: Portage Police)

Police: Father Kidnapped Woman Who Escaped, Ran Off Naked

Prosecutors in Northwest Indiana say it will be some time before they get to the bottom of a bizarre crime yesterday involving a father and daughter.

WBBM Newsradio–09/13/2011

Michael Sanchez and Emily Machado (Family Photo)

Dad Wants ‘No-Fly List’ For Kids In Midst Of Custody Disputes

A Chicago area father is pushing for a no-fly list for kids, because he says it could help parents whose children have been kidnapped. Michael Sanchez’s own daughter was taken away, all the way to Brazil, when she was kidnapped by her biological mother.

CBS 2–08/30/2011

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)

1957 Sycamore Murder Suspect Arraigned

The man charged with kidnapping and killing 7-year-old Maria Ridulph more than 50 years ago made his first appearance in an Illinois courtroom on Thursday, a day after he was extradited from Seattle.

07/28/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cop Catches Baby Thrown At Him By Kidnapping Suspect

A kidnapping suspect used an unconventional and dangerous method of trying to avoid arrest early Monday – police said he tossed the newborn baby he was holding at two police officers responding to a domestic disturbance.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

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Downstate Mom ‘Overjoyed’ That Kidnapped Daughter Is Safe

The mother of a kidnapped 4-year-old downstate girl says she is “very much overjoyed” that her daughter was found in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Taytum Lewis

UPDATED: Missing 4-Year-Old Girl From Mt. Carmel Found In Chicago

A 48-year-old man was in custody on Monday, charged with kidnapping after he allegedly took his 4-year-old niece without her parents’ permission in downstate Mount Carmel over the weekend and was then found in downtown Chicago Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Prosecutor: Suspect In 1957 Murder To Return To Illinois Soon

The DeKalb County prosecutor said Tuesday that the man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl could be sent back to Illinois within weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Shaquille O'Neal

LA Man Testifies Kidnappers Beat Him Over O’Neal

A Los Angeles music producer testified that gang members kidnapped him in 2008 and told him the reason was an “issue” with Shaquille O’Neal and his business partner.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011

Shaquille O'Neal

Alleged Shaq Sex Tape Linked To Gang Kidnapping And Beating

Members of a Los Angeles street gang are facing charges in the 2008 beating of a man who claimed he had a sex tape of Shaquille O’Neal and that the former NBA star was behind the attack.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

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Parents In Lake Villa Warned Of Suspicious White Van

North suburban police are keeping an eye out for a white van that has triggered warnings to parents of school-age children.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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North Burb Woman Charged In Fatal Hijacking, Kidnapping

Police say an 18-year-old north suburban woman was criminally involved in a March 30 hijacking that ended in the death of a man when the vehicle he took at knifepoint from an acquaintance crashed into a restaurant wall.

04/13/2011

Jamaal Charles, 24

Man Held For Sex Assault, Kidnapping

Sexual assault and kidnapping charges have been brought against a man accused of forcing a woman into his vehicle at gunpoint and attacking her.

03/20/2011

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Man Loses $200,000 In Online Relationship Scam

A Naperville man lost $200,000 recently, after falling for a scam involving the fictitious kidnapping of a woman.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

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Police: Man Tried To Kidnap Girl On Lake Shore Drive

Police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl near Lake Shore Drive and Irving Park Road during the weekday morning rush earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2011

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Man Tries To Kidnap Girl In Wheaton

A motorist tried to abduct a little girl near a school bus stop this morning in west suburban Wheaton.

01/14/2011

(L-R) Jeremy Borders, Darnell Stokes, Keith Watts. (Chicago Police Photos)

3rd Man Charged In Kidnap-Murder Of Real Estate Owner

Three men are now are charged after the weekend kidnapping of a real estate owner who was found bludgeoned and stabbed to death earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2010

Francisco Favela

Family Wants Answers In Kidnapping, Death

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a man kidnapped by several people, whose body was found Monday night in a West Side garage.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2010

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Man Says He Kidnapped Baby By Accident

Police say a man told them he kidnapped his girlfriend’s 2-month old son by accident at an East Garfield Park neighborhood gas station this week.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

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