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Affidavit reveals details of Navajo girl’s kidnapping death

SHIPROCK, N.M. — A stranger who lured 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into his van with promises of watching a movie instead walked her into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation, a place known for its breathtaking views and a monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Nation & World

Teen girl sentenced in abduction of elderly Kennewick woman

TRI-CITIES — A teen girl who helped her boyfriend and his friend kidnap an 86-year-old woman who was stuffed into the trunk of her car has been ordered to serve up to 2?1/2 years in juvenile rehabilitation.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Northwest

Woman thought kidnapped in Lynnwood wasn’t; gets arrested

LYNNWOOD — A woman who was thought to have been kidnapped near Lynnwood on March 14 has been arrested on unrelated matters.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News

Renton family of U.S. citizen released from Syria thankful

SEATTLE — The Renton family of a U.S. citizen released from captivity by the Syrian government since he entered the country about four years ago has confirmed his release.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Northwest

Detectives identify possible victim of March 14 abduction

LYNNWOOD — A woman who was thought to have been kidnapped along Larch Way on March 14 has been in touch with her family.

Date: 04/05/2016 | Local News

Still no sign of woman possibly abducted in Lynnwood area

LYNNWOOD — It is a perplexing case.Two witnesses in separate cars reported the possible abduction of a woman Monday evening after watching a man shove her into a blue Ford Explorer near Lynnwood.

Date: 03/15/2016 | Local News

Possible kidnapping of woman reported near Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Police were investigating the possible abduction of a woman reported Monday night near Lynnwood.Witnesses reported seeing a woman, in her teens or early 20s, walking along Larch Way at 5:49 p.m. A blue Ford Explorer reportedly stopped, crossed all lanes of...

Date: 03/14/2016 | Local News

4 arrested in Walla Walla kidnapping

WALLA WALLA — Police in Walla Walla have arrested four men in connection with a kidnapping reported early Tuesday.

Date: 02/17/2016 | Northwest

Man called to say he wouldn’t free teen girl, mom testifies

FULLERTON, Calif. — A woman testified Tuesday that a former boyfriend who is accused of raping and kidnapping her teenage daughter more than a decade ago called and told her he would not bring back the girl after a fight at the family’s apartment.

Date: 02/16/2016 | Nation & World

Man convicted in murder of Marysville teen to be retried in June

EVERETT — A June trial is scheduled for the only defendant to successfully appeal his conviction and life sentence in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Rachel Burkheimer.John Alan...

Date: 01/15/2016 | Local News

Censor or die: The death of Mexican news in the age of drug cartels

REYNOSA, Mexico - As deadline descended on El Mańana’s newsroom and reporters rushed to file their stories, someone in the employ of a local drug cartel called with a demand from his crime boss.

Date: 12/12/2015 | Nation & World

3 arrested in Spokane supermarket abduction and assault

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho — Three people have been arrested in Idaho in connection with the abduction and assault of a woman found walking along a highway bound in duct tape.

Date: 11/30/2015 | Northwest

Teens charged in great-grandmother kidnapping in Kennewick

KENNEWICK — Prosecutors have charged three Washington teens in connection with the kidnapping of an elderly woman who was stuffed in the trunk of her car and driven more than 200 miles to a Walmart near Portland.

Date: 11/11/2015 | Northwest

Port Orchard man who kidnapped girlfriend gets 60 years

PORT ORCHARD — A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for kidnapping his girlfriend and shooting at responding deputies.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Woman, 86, escapes car trunk after reported abduction

KENNEWICK — Officials say an 86-year-old Washington woman escaped from a car trunk in Oregon after she was reportedly abducted by teenagers.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Man arrested at newspaper in Idaho for attempted kidnapping, rape

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Coeur d’Alene police have arrested a man at the office of the Coeur d’Alene Press for investigation of kidnapping and attempted rape charges.

Date: 11/01/2015 | Northwest

Woman relieved by arrest of fugitive in Mexico

SPOKANE — An Idaho woman expressed relief Wednesday that a fugitive wanted in the kidnapping and torture of two women in suburban Portland, Oregon, nearly a quarter century ago has been arrested at a hotel in Mexico.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Northwest

Driver arrested after woman calls 911 to report kidnapping in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — A woman kidnapped and raped by a man who broke into her car in eastern Oregon was able to call 911 after the vehicle got a flat tire, the authorities said Monday.

Date: 06/29/2015 | Northwest

Boy sentenced to more than 1 year for Sprague kidnap try

SPOKANE — A 15-year-old boy accused of grabbing a toddler from a park in a small eastern Washington town pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree kidnapping and was sentenced to more than a year in juvenile detention.

Date: 06/24/2015 | Northwest

Kitsap County: 2 men held captive, 2 others arrested

EAST BREMERTON — Two men have been arrested after Kitsap County sheriff’s officers learned that two other men had been held captive, severely beaten and robbed.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Northwest

Missing California girl found in Oregon; reports abduction by Everett man

ASTORIA, Ore. — Police say a missing California teenager who met an Everett man online has turned up at a McDonald’s on the Oregon coast and reported she’d been abducted.

Date: 05/12/2015 | Local News

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