Jaycee Dugard Sues Government For "Gross Neglect" In Monitoring Garrido

In the '70s, Phillip Garrido was sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a woman and keeping her in a storage shed, where he repeatedly raped her. He was let out after only 11 years. From 1988 to 1999 he was on federally-supervised probation, yet he managed to kidnap Jaycee Dugard and keep her in his backyard… » 9/22/11 10:13pm 9/22/11 10:13pm

Prosecutors Release Video Of Nancy Garrido Luring Girls Into Van

Watch at your own risk: The prosecutor in the Jaycee Dugard case has released disturbing snippets of video that show Nancy Garrido luring a young girl into their van and urging her to do splits on camera. While in jail Garrido said she made 10 to 20 of these videos for her husband Phillip Garrido, who's been… » 8/03/11 12:14pm 8/03/11 12:14pm

Jaycee Dugard Tells Her Story To Diane Sawyer

Here's a preview of Jaycee Dugard's emotional and lengthy interview with Diane Sawyer that will air this Sunday night. In it, she talks about giving birth in a backyard at the age of 14, saying that when the baby came, she "felt like I wasn't alone anymore, I had somebody that was mine." Jaycee's mother will also… » 7/08/11 10:50am 7/08/11 10:50am

Jaycee Dugard Will Publish Memoir This Summer

Last fall we heard that Jaycee Dugard was working on a memoir, and now it has a release date: July 12. The book, titled A Stolen Life, will cover Dugard's abduction and her life with Phillip and Nancy Garrido during the 18 years they held her captive. The Garridos recently pleaded guilty and are scheduled to be… » 5/09/11 9:06pm 5/09/11 9:06pm

Garridos Confessed To Kidnapping & Assaulting Jaycee Dugard

Today in court an attorney for Nancy Garrido, wife of Phillip Garrido, said the two recently confessed to police that they kidnapped Jaycee Dugard in 1991 and held her captive for 18 years, during which time Phillip repeatedly raped her and she gave birth to two children. » 3/01/11 12:36am 3/01/11 12:36am

Jaycee Dugard's Kidnapper Found Mentally Competent For Trial

Phillip Garrido, who held Jaycee Dugard captive at his home for 18 years, has been found mentally competent to stand trial. However, he could avoid a trial — and a life sentence — if his plea bargain is successful. » 2/04/11 9:21am 2/04/11 9:21am

Jaycee Dugard's Memoir: Who Benefits?

Word is, kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard is writing a memoir. If that's cathartic and she wants to, we hope she will. But even if it's not too soon for her...is it a bit soon for us? » 9/27/10 5:37pm 9/27/10 5:37pm

Jaycee Dugard Gets $20 Million From California

The state of California has agreed to pay Jaycee Dugard $20 million to compensate for its massive negligence. The system failed to intervene in her 18-year captivity at the hands of convicted sex offender Philip Garrido. [NYT] » 7/02/10 10:40am 7/02/10 10:40am

"New Jersey Fritzl" Had Six Children With Daughters

In a horrific case sure to be compared to that of Josef Fritzl, a New Jersey man is accused of raping his five daughters and fathering six children, while evading detection by a child welfare agency. » 3/11/10 9:30am 3/11/10 9:30am

Jaycee Dugard Asks For Privacy In New Video — But Will She Get It?

Jaycee Dugard and her family have released recent home movies to 20/20, saying they hope showing Jaycee is doing well will make the media back off. Considering how GMA covered the story, this seems highly unlikely. » 3/05/10 11:30am 3/05/10 11:30am

Sarah Palin Keynote Speaker For NRA • Jaycee Dugard Sues For Damages

• Hunting enthusiast Sarah Palin continues to play to her Real American base: she will be giving the keynote speech at the upcoming annual NRA meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. » 2/26/10 5:30pm 2/26/10 5:30pm

Sluts Save Their Species • Dubai Hosts Beauty Pageant For Camels

Sleeping with lots of dudes could ensure the survival of your species — if you're a female fruit fly. Scientists found that lusty lady-flies who had multiple mates decreased the chances of having all-female offspring, thus staving off extinction. » 2/25/10 5:40pm 2/25/10 5:40pm

Abductor Still Trying To Manipulate Jaycee Dugard From Jail

Heartbreaking excerpts from kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard's diary were quoted in court papers filed recently in response to what prosecutors say is an attempt by her kidnapper Phillip Garrido to continue controlling her from jail. » 2/12/10 9:30am 2/12/10 9:30am

December Allure: For The Martian On Your Holiday Shopping List

If you've got a green-skinned friend with limited understanding of earthling manners, a copy of December's Allure may be just the gift for her. » 11/30/09 1:00pm 11/30/09 1:00pm

Dugard, Prejean, Suleman: The Pornification Of Inadvertently Famous…

With an adult filmmaker planning a film about Jaycee Dugard, and Donald Trump suggesting that Carrie Prejean make some money off her sex tape skills, we're starting to wonder if there's any prominent woman who hasn't been approached for porn. » 11/19/09 6:00pm 11/19/09 6:00pm

Dugard Family Responds To Film Proposal • Runners World Didn't OK Use…

• A spokeswoman says Jaycee Dugard and her family will decide when and if a film will be made about her story. She calls Shane Ryan's proposed film Abducted Girl, An American Sex Slave, "exploitative, hurtful, and breathtakingly unkind." • » 11/18/09 5:40pm 11/18/09 5:40pm

Pornographer Plans Movie Based On Dugard • Woman Marries Dead Fiancé

• An adult filmmaker has announced plans to release a movie based on Jacyee Dugard's life, called Abducted Girl: An American Sex Slave. • » 11/17/09 5:20pm 11/17/09 5:20pm

Garrido Apologizes For Kidnapping Jaycee Dugard

In a letter sent to CNN affiliate KCRA yesterday Phillip Garrido wrote, "I want to apologize to every human being for what has taken place," adding that "through the spirit of Christ" he's been cured of his sexual deviancy. [CNN] » 11/13/09 9:20am 11/13/09 9:20am

Counterfeit Condom Factory Found In China • Jaycee Dugard's Family…

• Chinese officials are cracking down on an illegal condom factory in the Hunan province, which produces "counterfeit" condoms that offer little to no protection. To make matters worse, the condoms were packaged by shirtless men without any sterilization. • » 11/11/09 5:20pm 11/11/09 5:20pm

How Parole Officers Failed Jaycee Dugard

A report released Wednesday shows the many lapses by California parole authorities that allowed Phillip Garrido to hold Jaycee Dugard in his yard for 18 years — and the changes that need to be made so others avoid her fate. » 11/05/09 3:00pm 11/05/09 3:00pm