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Elizabeth Smart

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  • Elizabeth Smart, Jaycee Dugard react to Cleveland kidnapping

    The news that three female kidnapping victims had been held against their will for roughly a decade each has shocked Cleveland and the nation. But such cases are not without precedent. Elizabeth Smart, of Utah, was kidnapped at knife point at age 14...
  • Three women, missing for years, rescued from Cleveland home

    Three women, missing for years, rescued from Cleveland home
    Three women who had been missing as long as 11 years were rescued from a Cleveland home on Monday, police said, an announcement that rocked the city and prompted celebrations in the street. Cleveland police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle...
  • Victim of human trafficking speaks in Wichita

    Victim of human trafficking speaks in Wichita
    Human trafficking is the second leading crime in the world, and numbers show it's becoming more common in Kansas. "We think this happens on the East Coast, the West Coast, Las Vegas, we don't think it happens here," said ICT SOS head Jennifer White....
  • Elizabeth Smart speaks in Wichita

    Elizabeth Smart speaks in Wichita
    Elizabeth Smart was in Wichita Friday. She spoke to law enforcement officers and victims advocates at a human trafficking conference.  Smart was kidnapped as a teenager and held prisoner for nine months until someone recognized her.  Now a 24-year-old,...
  • Elizabeth Smart will speak at Bridgewater College

    Elizabeth Smart will speak at Bridgewater College
    BRIDGEWATER, Va. (AP) -- The woman whose kidnapping as a 14-year-old caused a national sensation will speak at Virginia's Bridgewater College this month. Elizabeth Smart is scheduled to tell her story on Feb. 25 at the college's Cole Hall. She was...
  • Daum: Jaycee Dugard and the feel-good imperative

    Daum: Jaycee Dugard and the feel-good imperative
    To watch Diane Sawyer's interview Sunday night with Jaycee Dugard was to wonder at times if that was Dugard herself on screen or an actress hired to play the role of the quintessential survivor. Dugard was so serene and lacking in rancor that it was...
  • Protecting children from attempted child abduction by a stranger

    In panel vans and rusted sports sedans, the men trolled Chicago alleys and placid suburban cul-de-sacs, offering children rides and tempting them with candy bars, juice boxes, even cash. Some made plaintive appeals about finding a lost puppy. Others...
  • “America’s Most Wanted” finds a new home on Lifetime

     
    And you thought Lifetime was just a girly-girl movie network. Giving A&E, TLC, Discovery I.D. and other networks featuring true-crime series a run for their money — and their diverse viewership — the network has announced that it is the new...
  • Baby Lisa turns 1 today; parents done with 'interrogation'

     
    Baby Lisa turns 1: Missing baby Lisa Irwin turns 1 today and a lawyer for her parents asks that they be left alone on this difficult day. He also says he will not allow 'interrogation techniques' on Baby Lisa's parents....
  • Elizabeth Smart -- kidnapping survivor -- getting married

     
    Elizabeth Smart earned the nation's admiration with the way she survived her kidnapping and sexual assult as a teenager. Now, she's getting married....
  • 22 show horses killed in New Jersey barn fire

     
    Twenty-two show horses were killed in a fierce New Jersey barn blaze early Saturday morning, state police said....
  • Bruins goalie Tim Thomas snubs Stanley Cup party at White House

     
    Tim Thomas: Tim Thomas declined to join his Boston Bruin teammates at a White House ceremony today to honor their 2011 Stanley Cup victory. Why? His conservative viewpoints are too at odds with President Obama's....