Crime and Incidents

Police: Woman Kidnapped by Husband Found Dead

(Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP)
(Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP)

PITTSBURGH—A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months...




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