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.
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.
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.
The mother of a kidnapped 4-year-old downstate girl says she is “very much overjoyed” that her daughter was 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.
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.
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.
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.
North suburban police are keeping an eye out for a white van that has triggered warnings to parents of school-age children.
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.
Sexual assault and kidnapping charges have been brought against a man accused of forcing a woman into his vehicle at gunpoint and attacking her.
A Naperville man lost $200,000 recently, after falling for a scam involving the fictitious kidnapping of a woman.
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.
A motorist tried to abduct a little girl near a school bus stop this morning in west suburban Wheaton.
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.
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.
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.