The kind of kidnapping that captivates the country — and the media — is thankfully very rare. On average 115 children under the age of 18 are abducted by strangers each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Charles Ramsey is a hero in Cleveland and now a YouTube sensation.
A 45-year-old man has been sentenced for conspiring to commit kidnapping in an incident where he unknowingly made a deal with a police officer to kidnap and kill his ex-girlfriend.
The woman accused of kidnapping a baby boy last week from a south Minneapolis apartment made her first court appearance Monday.
A Minneapolis woman has been charged with kidnapping after police said she befriended another woman and then made off with her 8-month-old son.
A kidnapped baby boy is safe Thursday morning and back with his mother after a frightening series of events Wednesday afternoon.
A 26-year-old Bovey, Minn., man is facing at least 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in Itasca County Court Thursday to charges in connection with the murder of one person and attempted murder of another in Grand Rapids last December.
It was supposed to be a mission trip to minister to women and children in Guatemala. But just a few hours into the trip, church members from Minnesota and western Wisconsin were begging for their lives.
A 25-year-old St. Paul man was found guilty Friday on four separate counts related to his role in the gang rape of a teenage girl in November of 2011.
A 27-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping, terroristic threats and false imprisonment after police say he trapped his girlfriend in his car and threatened to kill her.
Authorities are searching for a woman who they believe has kidnapped two children from a foster home in southern Minnesota.
A Minnesota man convicted of assaulting a South Dakota woman and locking her in a bedroom has been sentenced to three years in prison.
A sentencing date has been set for a man who pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to have his ex-girlfriend kidnapped and killed.
A Worthington woman accused of making a bomb threat, taking a Wal-Mart cashier hostage and forcing her into the parking lot has been sentenced to about six months in jail.
A 28-year-old Cass Lake man now faces charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a girl while on Red Lake Indian Reservation in June of 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.