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'Dead' Man Arrested In Arizona Kidnapping

November 14, 2010
The 53-year-old drifter became a suspect after hunters in central Louisiana found Lexis Roberts' skeletal remains on Oct. 8, a month and three days after she was last seen with her mother, Suellen Roberts, and Thomas Sanders in Arizona.

Home Invasions: Side Effects of the Drug War

November 3, 2010

Drug-related home invasions are especially prevalent in the Sunbelt. Southern Arizona, Texas, and Atlanta serve as distribution points for traffickers delivering narcotic loads from Mexican drug trafficking organizations to distribution points where dealers and street gangs wait for their arrival.

Kidnap Victim's Family Receives $20 Million Payout from California

July 2, 2010
The family of Jaycee Lee Dugard, who was kidnapped by a paroled rapist and subsequently gave birth to his two daughters, will receive a $20-million settlement from California under an agreement approved by lawmakers Thursday.

Phoenix K-9 Officer Honored For Rescuing Abducted Girl on Christmas

December 29, 2009
The decisive action of Phoenix K-9 officer Mike Burns resulted in the return of a 5-year-old girl, who was abducted by a parolee on Christmas Day, AZCentral.com reports.

Garrido Search Turns Up Human Bone Fragment

September 1, 2009
Searchers picking through a pair of properties outside Antioch connected to alleged kidnapper and rapist Phillip Craig Garrido reported Monday that they had found a bone fragment, but it is not clear whether it is human, authorities said.

UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.

L.A. Police Rescue Hostage in Riverside County

August 4, 2009
Los Angeles police on Monday rescued a hostage who had been shot in the stomach and held in a Riverside County home in a suspected kidnapping-for-ransom, authorities said.

Immigration Authorities Sorting Out Houston Freeway Kidnap Drama

April 16, 2009
An alleged abduction in southwest Houston earlier this week appears to be part of human smuggling operation that was thwarted when the victim jumped from his kidnappers' car on a freeway near downtown.

The Murder of Sara Tokars

April 1, 2007

The homeowner and a friend went to where the boys pointed to a van across the field and made a horrifying discovery. When they opened the door, the body of a young woman, her head almost completely blown apart, fell out.

Enforcing Visitation Rights

March 1, 1996

The law may support the non-custodial parent's right to visitation, but it is usually very time consuming, expensive and difficult to enforce. Often the father's problems start with the wording of the custody order, which is greatly compounded by the mother's lack of cooperation. Unless there's been child abuse accusations, the mother's actions are usually aimed at hurting the father. But in the long run, it's the children who suffer.

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