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New York City Uber Driver Gets Three Years for Kidnapping Sleeping Passenger

A man who drove for Uber in New York City has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for abducting a woman who fell asleep inside his vehicle. A judge Monday also ordered Harbir Parmar to pay more than …

Louisiana Insurance Man Rescues Elderly Woman from Kidnapping, Robbery

He wouldn’t call himself a hero, but the 83-year-old woman Dennis P. Neyland rescued from a carjack/kidnapping and robbery on the streets of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, probably would. Neyland, an insurance professional and reserve officer for the Slidell, Louisiana, …

Somali Pirates Secrets Revealed in New Book

The pirates were nervous. A rookie author – a white man from Canada – had unexpectedly arrived in their cliff-top Somali village to ask about the captured ship anchored offshore. Locals fearing a showdown quietly melted away into a small …