Kidnapping

Murtaza Ahmadi, a Lionel Messi fan, poses with Lionel Messi's shirt, at his relative's home in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
December 07, 2018 - 11:51 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday. Since...
Read More
July 12, 2018 - 7:55 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. Authorities say the 17-year-old girl was assaulted in 2003 in San Diego County. Other details haven't been released. Winslow hasn't entered a plea yet. The charge was added...
Read More
FILE - In this file photo from June 26, 2018, Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel controls the ball during the Group D match between Argentina and Nigeria, at the World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
July 03, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel played in a crucial World Cup match against Argentina four hours after being told his father had been kidnapped for ransom back home and would be shot if anyone talked to the police. "I had to shut it out of my head and go and represent...
Read More
Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. leaves his arraignment Friday, June 15, 2018, in Vista, Calif. The former tight end was arrested Thursday on charges of rape and other sex crimes, the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. (Hayne Palmour/San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 15, 2018 - 8:08 pm
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old Winslow was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2013, file photo, New York Jets tight end Kellen Winslow runs during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in East Rutherford, N.J. Winslow, who is no longer in the NFL, has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday, June 14, 208, at his home in the San Diego suburb of Encinitas. He was charged with two counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping with intent to commit rape and single counts of forcible sodomy, oral copulation and indecent exposure. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:16 pm
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been arrested on charges of rape and other sex crimes on the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports sheriff's deputies arrested Winslow on Thursday at his home in the San...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles. Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star. Dykstra said Friday, June 8, 2018 in New York that the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip’s destination. Linden Police charged Dykstra with making terroristic threats and drug offenses. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
June 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lenny Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star. At a news conference Friday in New York, Dykstra told reporters the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip's...
Read More
CORRECTS TO REMOVE LANGUAGE THAT THE SUSPECT FIRED A WEAPON AND ADDS OTHER DETAILS FROM AUTHORITIES - People walk under police tape after a San Diego police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while pursuing a hit-and-run suspect who pointed a weapon at police and was eventually arrested on the roof of a parking structure near the finish line of an annual marathon, authorities said, Sunday, June 3, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
June 03, 2018 - 11:14 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday while pursuing a hit-and-run suspect who pointed a weapon at officers and was eventually arrested on the roof of a parking structure near the finish line of an annual marathon, authorities said. Officers fired...
Read More
June 03, 2018 - 11:08 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in downtown San Diego (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A San Diego police spokesman says a woman arrested while police were pursuing her in a suspected hit-and-run accident will be booked on resisting arrest. Any additional charges will be filed by the district...
Read More
May 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Four men are charged with murder and kidnapping in a slaying that police in Alabama say is linked to the killing of a former Green Bay Packers player. Former Packers defensive lineman Carlos Gray was shot to death Monday in a killing sheriff's officials believe was linked to...
Read More
April 25, 2018 - 6:47 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The head of Iraq's National Olympic Committee says unknown gunmen have kidnapped a senior sport official near Baghdad. Raad Hamoudi tells The Associated Press on Wednesday that his deputy, Bashar Mustafa, was taken away by gunmen in civilian cars while traveling from the city of...
Read More

Pages