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Hijacking

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Parole Denied To 1 Of 3 Chowchilla Bus Kidnappers

One of three men convicted in the infamous kidnapping of a school bus full of California Central Valley school students has been denied parole.

11/28/2012

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Wins Release From Prison

One of three men who kidnapped and hid a busload of California schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt has gained his freedom from prison after 34 years.

06/15/2012

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Court Orders Release Of Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper

An appeals court has ordered that an infamous Chowchilla bus kidnapper be immediately released from prison, unless state officials appeal the decision.

03/02/2012

In 1971, D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane bound for Seattle and received $200,000 in ransom money before jumping out. The case has not been solved. (CBS)

Bay Area Man On D.B. Cooper Flight Recalls Hijacking

Nearly four decades after D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane and jumped out with $200,000 in ransom money, a Bay Area man on that flight recalls what happened.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

A courtroom sketch of SFO flight cockpit storming suspect Rageh al-Murisi (Joan Lynch/CBS)

Cockpit Break-In Suspect On SFO Flight Deemed ‘Significant Threat’

A Yemeni man accused of trying to storm the cockpit of a San Francisco-bound American Airlines flight on Sunday was called a “significant threat” by federal prosecutors Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Release Date Set For Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper

California’s parole board has granted parole for one of three people convicted of holding 26 children and their driver captive underground in 1976.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011