Brett Anderson

This combination of undated file photos provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows James Lee DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department)

Suspect’s family wants DNA test on Hannah Anderson

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The family of a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and younger brother has asked for paternity tests to determine if the suspect fathered the children […]

08/21/2013

Hannah Anderson arrives at the Boll Weevil restaurant for a fundraiser in her honor to raise money for her family, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Lakeside, Calif. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Howard Lipin)

California teen welcomed home after kidnapping

LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl got a warm welcome home reception five days after FBI agents killed a longtime family friend suspected of torturing and killing her mother and brother and escaping with […]

08/16/2013

This screen shot taken from the ask.fm website shows a social media page of Hanna Anderson. Anderson, the 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of killing her mother and 8-year-old brother, went online barely 48 hours after her rescue Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, and started fielding hundreds of questions through the social media site. During the lengthy series of posts, a questioner asked Anderson to post a photo and she complied. The image shows her with a wide smile. (AP Photo/ask.fm)

Kidnapped Calif. teen says captor deserved to die

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of killing her mother and 8-year-old brother says he threatened to kill her if she tried to escape and got […]

08/14/2013

Brett Anderson, wearing a shirt featuring a photo of his daughter, Hannah, makes a statement regarding her kidnapping and rescue at a news conference Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Diego. Anderson is flanked by San Diego County Sheriff William Gore. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

San Diego teen faces long recovery after rescue

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 16-year-old girl who was rescued during an FBI shootout with her captor in the Idaho wilderness faces a long recovery, but support from family and friends can help her lead […]

08/13/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Rescued teen returns to California with father

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 16-year-old southern California girl who was abducted last week and rescued Saturday by FBI agents in a remote corner of the Idaho wilderness has returned home with her father, federal […]

08/12/2013

Standing out in front of the Ada County Sheriff's Office in Boise, witnesses, from left to right, Mary Young, Mike Young, Mark John and Christa John speak with news reporters Sunday Aug. 11, 2013 about their sighting of Hannah Anderson and James DiMaggio out Morehead Lake. (AP Photo/UT San Diego, Nelvin C. Cepeda)

Chance encounter in Idaho wilderness led to rescue

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The highly publicized multistate search for a Southern California teenage girl probably would have taken longer if she and her abductor hadn’t encountered a sharp-eyed retired sheriff and three others riding […]

08/12/2013

This composite photo released by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows James Lee Dimaggio, 40, left, Ethan Anderson, 8, and Hannah Anderson, 16, whose mother, Christina Anderson, 44, was one of two people found dead in a house fire Sunday night. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department )

Car in Calif. missing teen case found in Idaho

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A car belonging to the suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl in California has been found in Idaho, authorities said on Friday. San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore also […]

08/09/2013

Athena Stewart lights a candle during a vigil for Hannah, 16, and Ethan, 8, Anderson Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2013,  at El Capitan High School in Lakeside, Calif. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Sean M. Haffey)

Friend: Suspected Calif. abductor had crush on girl

LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) — A friend of a missing Southern California girl says the suspected abductor told the girl he had a crush on her. Marissa Chavez said Wednesday that she witnessed 40-year-old James Lee […]

08/07/2013

Brett Anderson, the father of missing 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and 8-year-old Ethan Anderson, arrives to a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dad of missing kids asks suspect to turn self in

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The husband of a woman whose body was found in a burned house near the U.S.-Mexico border pleaded Tuesday with his friend who is suspected of killing his wife and abducting […]

08/06/2013

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