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  1. true crime
    Man Sentenced to 16 Years for Drugging and Kidnapping British ModelSo ends the bizarre case of Chloe Ayling.
  2. crime
    Lana Del Rey Speaks Out After Kidnapping AttemptThe singer said she’s “doing fine,” after a man was arrested before one of her concerts for allegedly planning to kidnap her.
  3. true crime
    An Ohio Woman Was Found Captive in a Pit in Her Neighbor’s ShedPolice say she was being held in neighbor Dennis Dunn’s shed.
  4. true crime
    Woman Falsely Accused of Faking Her Own Kidnapping Describes Harrowing OrdealPolice thought Denise Huskins’s Gone Girl–like kidnapping was a hoax because she ‘didn’t act like a victim.’ Her kidnapper was sentenced to 40 years.
  5. true crime
    Teen Who Was Abducted the Day She Was Born Found 18 Years LaterKamiyah Mobley was stolen from the hospital in 1998.
  6. horrible things
    Nigeria Says Negotiations With Boko Haram to Release Girls Have Failed 3 TimesThe information was apparently released after criticism from advocacy groups over the government’s failure to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls.
  7. crimes of motherhood
    How a Teen Girl Learned She Was Abducted As a BabyZephany Nurse realized she’d been kidnapped after she unknowingly befriended her actual sister.
  8. mysteries
    Shania Twain Fan Accused of Faking Her Own KidnappingHer mom thinks the kidnapper is still at large.
  9. horrible things
    14 Teen Girls Missing in Possible Bronx Sex RingBut the NYPD says most of the missing girls have been returned to their homes.
  10. crime
    A Mom Heroically Saved Her Daughter From a Creepy Store KidnapperAnd it was all caught on video.
  11. Boko Haram Victims Face Hardship After RescueEven after being rescued, the victims of Boko Haram are struggling.
  12. war stories
    I Was an ISIS Hostage for 5 Months“They would come into our rooms and do things you can’t even imagine.”
  13. happy things
    Young Woman Kidnapped in Philadelphia Miraculously Found AliveA happy ending to a horrifying story. 
  14. crimes and misdemeanors
    Couple Arrested for Kidnapping Amish Sisters The cops say that Nicole Vaisey and Stephen Howells II intended to “victimize” the girls. 
  15. international affairs
    Boko Haram Kidnaps the Vice–Prime Minister of Cameroon’s Wife The Nigeria-based militant group recently carried out several attacks across the border.
  16. bring back our girls
    Reminder: Those Girls Boko Haram Kidnapped in April Are Still MissingDespite promised rescue efforts.
  17. very sad things
    Six Suspects Arrested for Burning Death of Palestinian Teen16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir was abducted and killed on Wednesday.
  18. very sad things
    Boko Haram Suspected of Another Mass Kidnapping in Nigeria 60 women and girls, and 31 boys were abducted from a village over the weekend.
  19. conversations
    How Do I Explain the Stolen Nigerian Girls to My 3rd Grade Daughter?Trying to explain the Boko Haram kidnappings to my third-grade daughter.
  20. very sad and scary things
    Obama, Kerry: U.S. Will Help Find Nigerian GirlsBetter late than never.
  21. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Suspects Questioned in the Murder of Brooklyn LandlordWilliamsburg’s Menachem Stark was kidnapped and killed almost four months ago.
  22. ink-stained wretches
    Post Called Out for Stark Cover Or, as the paper put it, “Who didn’t want him dead?”
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Missing San Diego Teenager Rescued in Idaho [Updated]After her kidnapper was shot and killed by the FBI.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Queens Kidnappers Bought Victim a Birthday CakeThey also burned him with acid.
  25. oops
    Manhattan Kidnapping Was Just a Very Elaborate Surprise Party Oops.
  26. crimes and misdemeanors
    Why You Don’t Leave a Baby in Your Running CarThey both get stolen.
  27. international relations
    Photos of Kidnapped Former FBI Agent Were Probably Sent by IranThough U.S. officials initially said he was taken by terrorists.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bronx Kids Found Safe After Dad’s Alleged Kidnapping, CarjackingA hell of an alleged crime wave to bring the kids on.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    Kidnapped Man Found Tied Up in NYPD Detective’s HomeHe was being held for $75,000 in ransom.
  30. scary things
    Former FBI Agent, Kidnapped in 2007, Shows Up in Hostage VideoRobert Levinson’s family is pleading for help.
  31. crimes and misdemeanors
    Eight Missing Foster Children Found SafeThey were with their parents in Pennsylvania.
  32. crimes
    Eight Siblings Kidnapped From Queens Foster Care FacilityThe kids are believed to be traveling in a very crowded Chevy Suburban.