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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)

Calif. service for Hannah Anderson’s mom, brother

SANTEE, Calif. (AP) – Calling their deaths “an abomination,” a priest memorialized a California mother and young son killed by a family friend who also abducted the woman’s 16-year-old daughter. Saturday’s service for Christina Anderson […]

08/24/2013

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

FILE - In this June 2011 file photo provided by Andrea Saincome, Hannah Anderson, center, reclining across the laps of others, and James Lee DiMaggio, right, pose for a picture with other members of the extended Anderson and Saincome families. Via a social media site, Hannah Anderson says longtime family friend DiMaggio “tricked” her into visiting his house, tying up her mother and younger brother in his garage before escaping with her to the Idaho wilderness. Anderson says she cried all night after being rescued and learning that her family members were found dead at DiMaggio's burning house. Seated from left are: Christina Anderson; Christopher Saincome; Christina's sisters Samantha Saincome and Andrea Saincome; their niece Hannah Anderson, reclining; Alexi (last name unavailable, friend of Hannah's), and DiMaggio. On the floor are Ethan Anderson, left, and Andrea's infant child, whose name was not provided. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Andrea Saincome, File)

Warrants reveal mother and son tortured before friend fled

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family friend tortured and killed a mother and 8-year old son before setting his home on fire and escaping with the mother’s 16-year-old daughter, according to search warrants unsealed Wednesday. […]

08/14/2013

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

ADA County paramedics and other authorities offload at the Cascade Emergency Operations Center in Cascade, Idaho, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.   (AP Photo/Robby Milo)

Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — A harrowing weeklong search for a missing California teenager ended Saturday when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho […]

08/10/2013

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)

FBI fans through wilderness in search for teen

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agents say they’re focused on getting feet on the ground in the search for 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her suspected abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio in […]

08/10/2013

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

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 )

Police warn of booby-trap car in search for teen

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police are warning that a California man suspected of abducting a 16-year-old family friend may have abandoned his car while on the run and rigged it with explosives. The search for […]

08/09/2013

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