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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)

Kidnapped teen Hannah Anderson to speak on ‘Today’ show

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kidnapping survivor Hannah Anderson will describe her ordeal on NBC’s “Today” show, including how her family’s friend-turned-captor handcuffed her and made her play a game of Russian roulette. In an interview […]

10/09/2013

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Hannah Anderson says she texted DiMaggio before abduction

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego teen whose mother and brother were killed by a family friend said on national television Thursday that she once confided with the man about troubles with her mother […]

08/22/2013

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)

Kidnap suspect leaves money to victim’s family

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims’ family as his life […]

08/19/2013

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

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)

Man killed in Idaho mirrored father’s actions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family spokesman says the man who was killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness after allegedly abducting a 16-year-old California girl followed his father’s footsteps. Andrew Spanswick said Monday […]

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

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Hundreds search Idaho wilderness for missing teen

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) – The search for 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her suspected abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio, has spanned three states and thousands of miles. But now that law enforcement officers are at their […]

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

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