kidnapping

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Jayme Closs Is Getting Reward Money After Escaping Kidnapper Herself

Her parents' former employer, which originally offered the $25,000 reward, wants to put the money in a trust fund for her.
River Donaghey
1.24.19
true crime

Accused Jayme Closs Kidnapper Jake Patterson Threw Party in Cabin Where He Held Her, Report Says

The story of the 13-year-old's violent abduction keeps getting weirder.
Allie Conti
1.22.19
true crime

What We Know About Jake Thomas Patterson, the Man Accused of Kidnapping Jayme Closs

The 21-year-old, who's also charged with killing the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl's parents, was practically a living ghost until now.
Allie Conti
1.14.19
true crime

Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is Alive, and a 21-Year-Old Suspect Is in Jail

She vanished after her parents were murdered. Over 80 days later, she emerged from the woods.
Matt Taylor
1.11.19
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Alleged Kidnapper Chases Woman into Karate Dojo, Gets Ass Royally Whooped

"Once outside he attempted to attack again and was dealt with accordingly."
River Donaghey
1.4.19
crime

Naked Jehovah’s Witnesses Thought the World Was Ending and Kidnapped People

The naked kidnappers sped their SUV through a Canadian town while chanting “Jehovah” and some had to be tasered several times before they could be arrested.
Mack Lamoureux
9.26.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Suspected bomber in Texas left behind 25-minute recording, Trump going after China on trade, spending bill includes some gun-control half-measures, and more.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
true crime

How an Escaped Convict Terrorized the Coors Beer Dynasty

In one of the most sensational celebrity kidnapping sagas after the Lindbergh baby's, Adolph Coors III vanished—and the feds came down hard.
Seth Ferranti
9.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

OJ Simpson Is Getting Out of Prison Early

After winning parole, the disgraced football star could be released from prison as early as October 1.
Drew Schwartz
7.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Arrested a Bunch of People for Allegedly Trying to Rob Enzo Ferrari's Grave

Italian police say they thwarted a crime syndicate's plan to jack the auto legend's casket in an attempt to hold his remains for ransom.
Drew Schwartz
3.29.17
Motherboard Homepage

Brazil’s Love Affair With Uber Has Been Ruined by Kidnapping, Robbery, and Murder

Uber, cash, and crime is a bad mix.
Guilherme Tagiaroli
2.25.17
Stuff

The Legal Industry for Kidnapping Teens

Youth transportation services are essentially for-hire kidnappers who take "at-risk" youth from their homes to behavioral programs, per the instructions of their parents.
Serena Solomon
11.30.16
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