Good vs. Evil

Young hero to get national award

March 17, 2005 Matt Dixon was honored Friday morning at the Linn county Sheriff’s Office and will be recognized nationally in April when he and his family fly to Washington, D.C. Matthew Dixon’s key eye for detail and commitment to…

Persistence pays off in abductor’s arrest

By John J. Hopkins Times A police dispatcher’s determination to decipher the reported license plate of a suspect’s vehicle led Cheektowaga and Buffalo police to a man who allegedly attempted to abduct an 11-year-old girl last week along Cleveland Drive.…

Fake DCFS worker tries to abduct baby

By MARY KAYE DAVIS MT. VERNON – A woman posing as an employee of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services attempted to kidnap a baby, according to Mt. Vernon City Police. According to the police report a resident…

Mounties get some help in getting their man

By GREG WELTER – Staff Writer MAXWELL – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police didn’t catch up with alleged child abductor William Tyrone Henderson before he left Surrey, British Columbia with his two daughters on Sunday. But on Monday the California…

Prosecutors: Girl kidnapped for demonic ritual

CHICAGO (AP) ‹ An 18-year-old Chicago man was arrested after allegedly kidnapping two young children to perform a demonic ritual intended to get back his former girlfriend, authorities said. David Rodriguez was being held on $500,000 bond. Prosecutors said he…

Mom accused of prostituting daughter, 4

Police say woman didn’t refuse $500 solicitation for sex with child Simon Read, STAFF WRITER MARTINEZ – Police arrested a Martinez woman this week after she reportedly offered her 4-year-old daughter up for sex on a widely used Internet message…