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Teen Kidnap Victim Elizabeth Smart Details Kidnapping In New Book

AP | MICHELLE L. PRICE and PAUL FOY | Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Minutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruis...

Elizabeth Smart Speaks About Being Kidnapped And Raped

Posted 12.16.2011 | Crime

Elizabeth Smart, who was raped repeatedly while held captive for nine months when she was 14, made a rare public appearance to tell her story of survi...

No Appeal For Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 09.10.2011 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- A former street preacher sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 kidnapping and rape of Elizabeth Smart will not appeal his convict...

On A Mission: Elizabeth Smart Spreads The Gospel

Posted 07.26.2011 | Religion

By Jeremiah Stettler Salt Lake Tribune (RNS) For 18 months, she wasn't a famous kidnapping survivor, nor the star witness in a headline-grabbing tria...

Street Preacher Sentenced To Life In Prison In Elizabeth Smart Case

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 12.15.2011 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Elizabeth Smart finally got her chance Wednesday to confront the street preacher convicted of holding her captive and raping he...

Elizabeth Smart Defendant Suffers Seizure In Court

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

SALT LAKE CITY — A former street preacher on trial for kidnapping and assaulting Elizabeth Smart suffered an apparent seizure in the courtroom T...

Drawing The Line Between Religious Inspiration And Insanity

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Peggy Fletcher Stack Salt Lake Tribune (RNS) A teenager says God and Jesus appeared to him in a grove and told him to start a new Christian church...

GUILTY: Verdict Reached In Elizabeth Smart Kidnapping Case

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

SALT LAKE CITY — Elizabeth Smart waited more than eight years for the word she heard Friday. "Guilty," the court clerk said, after a federal jur...

The Insanity of the Insanity Defense

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

Most violent criminals are not mentally ill or psychotic at all. They are evil and should be held responsible for their actions.

"The People" Have the Right to a Speedy Trial, Too!

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robin Sax

A psychiatrist concluded that Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper's disorders include psychopathy, pedophilia, narcissism, and "malingering" -- faking psychological symptoms to avoid criminal prosecution.

Elizabeth Smart Testimony: Says She Was Raped Daily (VIDEO)

Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

(AP) SALT LAKE CITY - Elizabeth Smart testified Thursday she was raped repeatedly each day after she was abducted from her bedroom seven years ago and...

Elizabeth Smart To Testify In Court Against Alleged Kidnapper

People Magazine | Cathy Free | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Seven years since she was abducted from her Salt Lake City bedroom by knifepoint, Elizabeth Smart will be in the same room on Thursday as her alleged ...