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Person of interest in girl's abduction freed on bond

Oct. 17, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A person of interest in the abduction of a 3-year-old Alabama girl has been released from jail after being arrested on unrelated charges. Al.com reports 39-year-old Patrick Devone Stallworth bonded out of the Jefferson County Jail early Thursday. His bond was set at $500,000 on...

Libya official: Gunmen kill 2 women, 3 kids near capital

Oct. 17, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen killed two women and three children of the same family while they were driving on a highway near the capital, Tripoli, less than a week after an airstrike slammed into a house killing at least three civilians, a health official said Thursday. The city has been the scene of fighting...

NC woman charged in kidnapping now accused in another case

Oct. 17, 2019 4:35 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman charged with kidnapping a 3-year-old girl is now accused of kidnapping another toddler. News outlets report 22-year-old N'denezsia Lancaster, of Greensboro, is now charged with second-degree kidnapping in addition to first-degree kidnapping. She's accused of...

Police search of apartments fails to locate missing girl

Oct. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An intense search of an apartment complex didn't turn up signs of a missing 3-year-old Alabama girl who was abducted from a birthday party days ago, police in Birmingham said Wednesday. Live video from news outlets showed police blocking off a street and the sound of a law...

The Latest: Reward increases for missing Alabama girl

Oct. 16, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A reward has been increased for information leading to a missing 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a birthday party. WHNT-TV reports Crime Stoppers is offering a $20,000 reward for information that...

Body of missing woman found in concrete in Nevada desert

Oct. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the body of a woman missing for five months has been found encased in concrete in the desert and that a suspect has been arrested. Authorities say the unidentified woman's remains were found in a "homemade concrete and wooden structure." Investigators believe the...

2 questioned in Ala. girl's abduction charged in other cases

Oct. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One minute, police said, 3-year-old Kamille McKinney was playing outside at a birthday party on a cool fall night. The next moment she was gone, abducted by someone in a dark SUV. Investigators say they've since located the vehicle and arrested two people on unrelated charges to the...

Man who kidnapped Portland homeless couple gets 10 years

Oct. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A homeless man who bound and duct-taped a homeless woman and man inside his tent in Southeast Portland was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports both victims told police that Matthew Fennern raped the woman while in the tent Jan. 25, but Deputy District...

Correction: Alabama Kidnapping story

Oct. 15, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — In a story Oct. 14 about a 3-year-old girl's abduction in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was taken from her birthday party. A police spokesman has confirmed that it was not the girl's birthday party. A corrected version of the story is below: Alabama...

Sheriff: Man sought in Florida crimes arrested in Atlanta

Oct. 14, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

FROSTPROOF, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing one woman and sexually battering and abducting another in Florida earlier this month has been arrested in Atlanta. News outlets quote authorities as saying 30-year-old Taiwan Blandin of Frostproof, Florida, was captured Saturday after fleeing from Atlanta...