kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Abduction

A police sketch of a kidnapping attempt suspect in Pacifica. (Pacifica Police)

Attempted Abduction Of Girl In Pacifica Was False Report

The reported attempted abduction of a 10-year-old girl in Pacifica on Sunday was a false report by the girl and a friend, Pacifica police said Wednesday.

06/19/2013

A police sketch of a kidnapping attempt suspect in Pacifica. (Pacifica Police)

10-Year Old Girl Escapes Kidnapping Attempt In Pacifica

Police said a 10-year-old girl escaped from a kidnapping attempt in Pacifica Sunday evening.

06/17/2013

Google Earth images running on a Nexus 7 phone. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Chinese Man Claims Google Maps Helped Him Find Home 20 Years After Abduction

According to The Next Web, Luo Gang claims he was abducted on his way to kindergarten at age 5 and taken to a new home hundreds of miles away. There he grew up in a fairly normal family and went on to graduate school, always remembering his original home.

05/28/2013

Jaycee Lee Dugard speaks onstage at the 3rd annual Diane Von Furstenberg awards at the United Nations on March 9, 2012 in New York City. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Jaycee Dugard Says Missing Cleveland Women Found Alive Reaffirms Keeping Hope

Bay Area kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard says the women who went missing about a decade ago and were found at a Cleveland home need a chance to heal and reconnect with the world.

05/07/2013

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

South SF Dad Pleads No Contest In Stolen Yacht Abduction Case

A South San Francisco man is facing up to four years and four months in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he kidnapped his two children and took them away on a stolen yacht.

04/22/2013

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Dad Faces Trial For Kidnapping Kids, Stealing Boat

A 43-year-old father is set to stand trial on charges that he kidnapped his two young children and took them away on a stolen yacht.

02/22/2013

Oakland Police were searching for Kim Tolefree. (CBS)

Amber Alert For Oakland Girl Canceled After Police Determine Call A Hoax

An Amber Alert issued early Friday morning has been canceled after investigators determined that a child abduction reported in East Oakland did not happen, police said.

02/01/2013

Kevin Collins vanished from a street in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury on February 10, 1984. (CBS)

Ex-Owner Of SF Home Surprised About Search In Kevin Collins Case

The former owner of the home searched by police on Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of 10-year-old Kevin Collins nearly three decades ago said he was shocked to hear the house could be tied to the famous case.

01/30/2013

Police say these two suspect sketches are likely of the same man (Richmond Police)

Suspect Hunted In Richmond Sex Crimes

Police in Richmond issued an alert Friday warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect linked to the abductions and rapes of two young women and an attempted abduction during the past six months.

12/07/2012

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Dad Delays Plea In Stolen Yacht Abduction Case

A Bay Area man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days has postponed entering a plea for the second time.

09/18/2012

more

previous