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South Jamaica »

Mother of Three Dies After Being Kidnapped and Beaten in Jamaica: Sources

A 38-year-old woman, who was brought to Jamaica Hospital in a livery cab, died after being beaten.

Carroll Gardens »

Cellphone 'Selfies' Help Cops Nab Carroll Gardens Wannabe Kidnapper: Cops

A 27-year-old woman got away from an attacker, who tried to drag her into his car, cops say.

East Elmhurst »

Businesswoman Kidnapped, Beaten in Queens Had Been Robbed Before, Cops Say

The woman who was thrown into a minivan and beaten in a robbery attempt had been a victim before.  

East Elmhurst »

Kidnappers Drag Business Woman into Minivan in Queens, Cops Say

A group of men blindfolded the woman and asked, "Where is the money?" police said.

Central Harlem »

Mom Arrested After Kidnapping Infant Son from Harlem ACS Facility, Cops Say

Marina Lopez and her seven-month-old son, Mario Danner Jr., were found in good health, cops said.

Long Island City »

Kidnap Victim Rescued After Being Held for a Month in Queens, DA Says

Pedro Portugal, 52, was rescued from a Long Island City warehouse on May 20, prosecutors said.

West Village »

Ex-Stuyvesant Librarian Wanted to Kidnap and Kill Women and Kids, FBI Says

The FBI says Greenwich Avenue resident Robert Asch, 61, plotted to torture and kill his victims.

Washington Heights »

'Kidnapping' That Scared Washington Heights Was Birthday Prank, Cops Say

The brazen kidnapping turned out to be a birthday prank, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

New York City »

'Cannibal Cop' Conspirator Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Kidnap Woman

Authorities say Michael Vanhise, 22, offered an NYPD officer $5,000 to kidnap a New York woman.

Olinville »

Police Hunt for Man in Alleged Shooting, Arson, Carjacking, and Abduction

Police say Fitz Edwards shot at his partner, then took off with the couple's children.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Levi Aron Sentenced to 40 Years to Life in Slaying of Leiby Kletzky

Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life on Wednesday in the kidnapping and murder of Leiby Kletzky.

Upper West Side »

Cops Seek Man Who Tried to Kidnap Girl on Upper West Side

Police are searching for a man they accuse of attempted kidnapping at the end of July.

East Harlem »

Carlina White's Kidnapper Sentenced to 12 Years

Ann Pettway, who pleaded guilty of kidnapping 19-day-old Carlina White, was sentenced Monday.

New York City »

Alleged Kidnappers Who Stashed Victim in Detective's House Are Arraigned

Two men who allegedly kidnapped a man and stashed him in a house owned by an detective were arraigned.

SoHo »

Alleged Etan Patz Killer Moved to Jail from Psych Ward

Pedro Hernandez, 51, was moved to the Manhattan Detention Complex after weeks in Bellevue.