Antolin Garcia-Torres has been formally charged with kidnap and murder in connection with the disappearance of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar.
A man accused of sexually assaulting three women in separate incidents along San Francisco’s 24th Street corridor in 2011 was ordered by a judge Monday to stand trial on two dozen felony charges.
Police describe the victims as courageous and helpful in the investigation.
A 5-year-old girl who authorities said had been abducted by her mother in South San Francisco on Sunday was found safe in Southern California Wednesday night, South San Francisco police said.
A man walked into a child care center in Livermore Saturday and attempted to take a 4-year-old boy by claiming he was his son.
A woman was kidnapped in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
A Redwood City high school student accused of trying to rape a teacher in a school parking lot last month has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and kidnapping charges in San Mateo County Superior Court.
Their kidnappers gave them tea and dried fruit, and talked about religion and tribal rights. The Bay Area women were allowed to bring their Egyptian tour guide with them. One even put out his cigarette in the car when a hostage said the smoke was bothering her. The women abducted for several hours Friday by armed Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hesitated to call the men “captors,” saying that the kidnappers were kind, polite and hospitable.
An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a home in San Jose was found safe Friday afternoon and police shot and killed the man who kidnapped her early Friday morning.
A Richmond mother and father were thanking their lucky stars Wednesday morning after their 5-year-old daughter was briefly kidnapped—likely accidentally—during a car theft on Tuesday evening.