Woman Sentenced To 40 Years To Life In Prison For School Abduction, Sexual AssaultChristina Regusters was scheduled for sentencing Monday.
Kidnap Victim's Family Presses Lawsuit Against Philadelphia School DistrictThe family of the little girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class continues to pursue legal action against the Philadelphia school district.
Jury Deliberates West Philadelphia Kindergarten Kidnap-Rape CaseThe five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her kindergarten class by a woman impersonating her mother, then taken to a house and abused in unspeakable ways, causing horrific physical injuries.
Defense Presents Closing Argument in West Phila. Kidnap-Rape CaseThe five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her West Philadelphia school by a woman posing as her mother, then sexually assaulted.
Aunt Says She Realized Her Niece Was Probably West Philadelphia KidnapperThe defendant lived with her aunt in West Philadelphia, near the school, at the time of the kidnapping. Christina Regusters is also charged with molesting the abducted kindergartener.
Prosecution in Philadelphia Trial Paints Picture of Deceptive KidnapperThe five-year-old victim, blindfolded during most of her kidnap ordeal, has testified that she was aware of three people: the disguised woman who kidnapped her, a man, and another woman who identified herself as "China."
Phila. Kidnap-Rape Suspect Disrupts Her Trial With OutburstsProsecutors presented testimony by an 11-year-old cousin of the defendant who testified Regusters touched her inappropriately years ago, on a couple of occasions.
Philadelphia School District Sued Over Girl's Asthma DeathThe family of a girl who died of an asthma attack after attending a public school without a nurse has sued the Philadelphia School District.
Judge Tosses Suspect's Statement Because Phila. Police Failed to 'Mirandize' SuspectProsecution argued unsuccessfully that the statement should be allowed because Regusters had been given Miranda warnings twice previously.
Videotaped Interview Shows Courage Of Upper Darby Girl Kidnapped, Sexually AssaultedRecounting the horror, the prosecution played a long, videotaped recording of a 5-year-old victim describing her abduction from Bryant Elementary School in Upper Darby, a sexual assault and being found abandoned in a playground.
At Trial, Police Describe Search That Led to Kidnap-Rape Defendant Christina RegustersTestimony in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a Philadelphia child from her elementary school and then sexually assualting her focused today on the police investigation that led to the defendant.
Samaritan Who Located Young Phila. Crime Victim in Playground TestifiesImagine this: you’re walking to work early one winter morning when it's still dark, and you hear a little voice crying out, "Help! Help! Help!"
Mother Of Daughter Kidnapped From School Testifies, Jurors Brought To TearsThe mother of a girl kidnapped from her West Philadelphia elementary school and then sexually abused has taken the stand at the trial of the woman accused in the case.
Family of Five-Year-Old Phila. Kidnap-Rape Victim Testifies at TrialA nine-year-old brother was cleared to testify after the judge determined he understood right from wrong.
Opening Statements To Begin In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing School Girl In Upper DarbyOpening statements were scheduled for Monday morning in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a kindergartener from her West Philadelphia school and then sexually abusing her.