Mother of suspected kidnapper arrested

March 28, 2017 in News, The Buzz

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) – The mother of a suspected kidnapper has been arrested after police said she aided his crimes. WLBT-TV ( ) reports Phyllis Boyd was arrested Monday, hours […]

Ridgeland police: Woman kidnapped, forced to drive to banks

July 8, 2016 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Police are looking for two men they say kidnapped a woman, sexually assaulted her and made her drive to several banks for cash. Media outlets report […]

Girl abducted, raped by N.H. man thanks him at sentencing for ‘giving me my freedom back

May 27, 2016 in News

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl when she accepted his offer of a ride home from school because her feet were sore, held her captive […]

Mississippi man serving life sentence for 1983 rape denied parole

December 2, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who was convicted of raping and kidnapping a woman in 1983 has been denied parole. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a […]

Mississippi social worker charged with kidnapping juveniles

October 19, 2015 in News, The Buzz

TUPELO, Miss. — A Tupelo woman is facing multiple felony charges after police say she kidnapped two children from the Gulf Coast. Multiple media outlets report that 29-year-old Georgia Sasso, […]

6 with gang ties held on $75K bond in St. Martin kidnapping

July 29, 2015 in News, Obituaries

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) – Six people with gang ties have had bond set at $75,000 each after being accused of kidnapping a 30-year-old St. Martin woman and beating her […]

Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for kidnapping, assault in Hancock County

February 12, 2015 in News, The Buzz

BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi man will spend the next 25 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Hancock County woman. Mark Andrew Rice, 53, […]

Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds, tells stories of Chibok girls

February 11, 2015 in News

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — When Islamic extremists snatched more than 270 girls from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria in the dead of night, protests broke out worldwide. The U.S. […]