Opinion: Carlee Russell Was Wrong, But Sending Her To Jail Isn’t Right

A judge recommended incarceration for the Alabama woman who admitted to faking her kidnapping.
Carlee Russell

Carlee Russell Found Guilty Of Kidnapping Hoax

The judge recommends jail time and a hefty fine.

Alabama Lawmaker Files Bill To Make Faking A Kidnapping A Felony In Wake Of Carlee Russell Fiasco

Senator April Weaver wants “strong prison sentences and mandatory restitution requirements” for false abduction claims.
Carlee Russell

Carlee Russell Charged with Making False Statements to Police

Russell turned herself in to the Hoover City Jail and was released soon after on bond.

BREAKING NEWS: Carlee Russell Admits She Was Never Kidnapped

Hoover, Ala., police read a statement on Monday in which Russell said she made up the whole story around her abduction.

Michigan Grieving After Body Of 2-Year-Old Girl Found Slain

Wynter Cole Smith was found dead after a three-day search by authorities.

Survivors of Kidnapping In Mexico: Victims’ Killed ‘Didn't Deserve That’

LaTavia Washington McGee and Eric Williams share details of their nightmarish abduction and the murder of their two friends in Mexico.

White Supremacist Accused of Kidnap, Rape and Assault of a Black Woman He Held Captive in His Basement

Despite rumors, police say there’s no proof Timothy Haslett, Jr. had more than one victim in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


The 400 Mawozo Gang is said to be behind the kidnappings and much more crime in the Haitian capital.

Woman Writes Letter In Support Of Reducing Sentence Of Kidnapper Who Raised Her

‘She is my mother,’ Kamiyah Mobley says in defense of Gloria Williams, who was imprisoned for abducting her in 1998.

Remaining 12 Kidnapped Missionaries In Haiti Released

The kidnappers, part of a notorious gang, had demanded $1 million each for the 17 missionaries.