A MARYBOROUGH dad has survived a terrifying ordeal in Mexico, after he was kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected drug...

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18th Aug. 2011 2:08 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast church which is based just metres from where Daniel Morcombe disappeared has confirmed the man accused of...

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18th Aug. 2011 2:08 AM

A 28-YEAR-OLD Mackay man has been charged following the alleged kidnapping of a baby in Gladstone on Sunday.

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26th Sept. 2011 8:09 AM

THE federal government has ruled out paying a ransom to have Australian adventurer Warren Rodwell released from his...

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05th Jan. 2012 3:01 PM

THE video of a kidnapped Australian man pleading for his life has brought back chilling memories for former NewsMail...

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06th Jan. 2012 12:01 PM

THE Sunshine Coast mother of the so-called ''Italian sisters'' has raised nearly $10,000 through online donations to hire...

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11th Nov. 2012 11:11 AM

THE mother of four Sunshine Coast sisters forced to return to Italy fears they have been double-crossed by the producers of...

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25th Nov. 2012 8:11 AM

WITHIN 24 hours of buying her new car, Ana Eriepa was being dragged from the back of it at high speed as she tried to...

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27th May 2013 7:05 AM

A MAN spotted carrying a young girl in his arms has emerged as the key suspect for the abduction of Madeleine McCann.

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15th Oct. 2013 9:10 AM

TV talk show host Dr Phil McGraw says he was left shaken after hearing the shocking details of how three women were held...

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05th Nov. 2013 6:11 AM

NIGEL Brennan seems more angry at the federal government that treated his family poorly than the militiamen who captured...

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01st Dec. 2013 10:12 AM

A WOMAN who was held hostage by a trio of armed thieves said she thought her life was over in the moments before she broke...

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14th Feb. 2014 4:02 AM

NIGERIA’S President Goodluck Jonathan has told Sky News Australia he was totally committed to finding the 223 kidnapped...

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18th May 2014 5:05 PM

NIGERIA'S highest ranking military officer gave a glimmer of hope to the families of more than 200 schoolgirls held by Boko...

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27th May 2014 8:05 AM

TWO men who kidnapped and tortured another man over an alleged drug debt will be sentenced on Monday.

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11th Aug. 2014 5:08 AM

TWO men who kidnapped and tortured another man over an alleged drug debt have been sentenced to eight years behind bars.

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12th Aug. 2014 6:08 AM

THE Australian government has condemned the kidnapping of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights.

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31st Aug. 2014 5:08 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast mum accused of abducting her daughter from her father 20 years ago is set to be extradited to the United...

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04th Sept. 2014 11:09 AM

SAMANTHA Geldenhuys watched a judge in the US sentence her mother to jail yesterday after she pleaded guilty to her...

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12th Feb. 2015 7:02 AM

A CLOSE family friend of convicted kidnapper Dorothy Lee Barnett has explained why he sparked the international manhunt...

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13th Feb. 2015 8:02 AM

PARENTS are urged to be vigilant after an attempted abduction of three young boys in East Bundaberg was foiled by a...

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19th March 2015 3:03 PM

A MAN has been charged for the alleged abduction of an 18-year-old woman in Caboolture on Tuesday.

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03rd April 2015 9:04 AM

DOROTHY Lee Barnett, the Sunshine Coast mum convicted by an American court of kidnapping her daughter in February, is due...

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08th May 2015 6:05 AM

DOROTHY Lee Barnett’s former neighbour has found her heartfelt letter she wrote the day before fleeing America with her...

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17th May 2015 6:05 AM

A CAFE owner in the town where 5-year-old April Jones was abducted and murdered has defended putting up a sign featuring a...

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19th Aug. 2015 7:08 AM

A TEENAGE girl has been charged with deprivation of liberty after allegedly stealing and crashing a car full of young...

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28th Sept. 2015 5:09 AM

A MAN who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a great-grandmother during a 2008 robbery in Byron Bay will stay behind bars.

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05th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

A MAN who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a great-grandmother during a 2008 robbery in Byron Bay will stay behind bars.

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06th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

A TEENAGE girl has escaped uninjured after fighting off a man who attempted to drag her into a white van in Ballina on New...

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04th Jan. 2016 6:01 AM

THE employer of three Australians and a New Zealander kidnapped in Nigeria will not disclose whether it paid a ransom for...

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28th June 2016 5:06 AM

THE Kiwi sportsman in Brazil who says he was kidnapped by men in police uniform is holed up in Rio, after the same men...

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26th July 2016 6:07 AM

POLICE have foiled a £1 million plot to kidnap Katie Price and her family, the presenter revealed on TV.

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29th July 2016 4:07 PM

A HITCHHIKER who used drugs and a steak knife to scare a teenager into driving him and another man from Kyogle to Nimbin...

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17th Aug. 2016 5:08 AM

Speaking to ABC's Australian Story, Sally Faulkner talks about trying to get her two children back.

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17th Oct. 2016 9:10 AM

PARENTS are being urged to remain vigilant after someone attempted to abduct a school student by placing a hood over their...

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04th May 2017 2:05 PM

Kept hostage and starved to keep her "gaunt".

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06th July 2017 8:07 AM

A BRITISH model was put up for auction on the internet after being kidnapped and drugged when she showed up to a sham...

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06th Aug. 2017 6:08 AM

‘Good Samaritans’ crash-tackle sex offender who pulled four-year-old from his bicycle

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13th Aug. 2017 11:08 AM

IT SOUNDS like a movie script. In the 1800s, a young girl is kidnapped and brought to Australia as a servant.

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09th Oct. 2017 12:10 PM

A WOMAN has been arrested for allegedly holding a teenage girl against her will for three days in an assault that put her...

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26th Oct. 2017 5:10 PM

POLICE have charged two more people after a teenage girl allegedly suffered broken bones, cuts and burns and was held...

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30th Oct. 2017 8:10 AM

The list of violent allegations was so long, it took a prosecutor about 30 minutes to detail them to a Brisbane District...

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16th Nov. 2017 5:11 AM

TWO teenagers have been arrested by police trying to solve the abduction and robbery of a Gold Coast nurse.

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02nd Dec. 2017 5:12 PM

HE WAS the world’s richest man, but when one of his grandchildren was kidnapped he refused to pay the ransom. This is the...

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03rd Jan. 2018 1:01 PM

AMERICAN journalist Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates, who then imprisoned and tortured him for two...

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23rd July 2018 6:07 AM

THIS is the chilling moment a man suddenly lunges at a little girl as she walks with her mum in an attempted abduction.

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15th Aug. 2018 5:08 AM

When a pair of teenage girls decided to hitchhike home in a small regional city in NSW, one of them made it out. The other...

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02nd Dec. 2018 7:12 PM

A 13-year old US girl has been found alive, three months after her parents were brutally murdered and she was abducted by a...

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12th Jan. 2019 8:01 AM

A woman’s decapitated body has been found with a note saying she was killed because her husband “didn’t want to pay” a...

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20th Feb. 2019 7:02 AM