Suspect Arrested In Seaside Child Kidnapping AttemptA 35-year-old man was arrested for his alleged attempt at taking one of two children he approached at a fast food restaurant Friday afternoon in Seaside, police said.
Contra Costa Sheriff's Deputies Arrest 3 For Alleged KidnappingSheriff's deputies arrested 3 people Saturday near Martinez in connection with an alleged kidnapping.
Last Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper Denied Parole AgainA state Board of Parole Hearings panel denied parole today to the last of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom.
Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Seeking Release From PrisonThe last of three men convicted of hijacking a school bus full of California schoolchildren is seeking release Thursday after nearly four decades in prison.
Last Of 3 Chowchilla Kidnapper Seeks ParoleThe last of three men who kidnapped a school bus full of children 39 years ago in California is asking this week to be released from prison.
Berkeley Police Investigate String Of Attempted KidnappingsBerkeley police say they are investigating a new report of an attempted kidnapping that occurred earlier this week, shortly before an incident on Sunday in which a man of the same description tried to lure three girls into a van.
Man Attempts To Kidnap 3 Girls In BerkeleyPolice in Berkeley are looking for a man who tried to kidnap three girls Sunday.
Oakland Man Gets 36 Years To Life For Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting WomenA 22-year-old man was sentenced Friday to 36 years to life in state prison for kidnapping, robbing and sexually assaulting several women in three separate incidents in Oakland two years ago.
Man Accused In High-Profile Vallejo Kidnapping Makes 1st Court AppearanceAn ex-Marine and Harvard Law School graduate accused of abducting a Vallejo woman in March made an initial appearance in federal court in Sacramento Monday on a kidnapping charge.
Damages Claim Filed Against Vallejo After Police Alleged Kidnapping Was HoaxA Vallejo couple filed a claim for damages Thursday against the city of Vallejo, alleging its Police Department treated a home invasion and kidnapping involving them on Mare Island earlier this year as a “wild goose chase” and a “hoax.”
Vallejo Kidnapping Victims Dismissed By Police Plan Legal Action Against CityAttorneys for a Vallejo woman plan to file a claim against the city whose police initially called her kidnapping a hoax.
13-Year-Old's Near-Kidnapping Experience Is A Hoax, Police SayA 13-year-old who said she was nearly kidnapped apparently made up the story, San Ramon Police said Wednesday.