Somehow, I never fail to be astonished by man's brutality to man. It's a brutal world.
Police: San Juan teen randomly kidnapped, found in Reynosa An 18-year-old woman was kidnapped off the streets of San Juan, Texas, and taken to Mexico to be held for ransom. San Juan police and the FBI dared not contact Mexican officials because they couldn't determine if they were in on it. Eventually the kidnappers dumped her in a field, whereupon she was rescued by an unnamed person who crossed the border to retrieve her.
Mexico Under Siege The drug war violence is spreading in Mexico, as once peaceful Monterrey now finds itself in the grips of gang terror. In one of many incidents, a gang hit-man strangles a four-year old boy.
ALBINO MURDERS National Geographic has a special on the ritual killing of albino's in Tanzania. Apparently their body parts are sought by witch doctors. Sometimes the victims are dismembered while still alive, and the attacks have been known to take place even on young children.