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4 months ago

Sherri Papini's husband files for divorce after mom admits to faking kidnapping

Keith Papini filed for divorce from his wife of more than 12 years and requested sole custody of the couple’s two children just days after Sherri confessed to faking her own 2016 abduction.
4 months ago
Sherri Papini's husband files for divorce after mom admits to faking kidnapping
4 months ago

Woman pleads guilty to 2016 kidnapping hoax

Sherri Papini offered no explanation for her elaborate hoax.
4 months ago
California woman pleads guilty to 2016 kidnapping hoax
4 months ago

Possible prison time, sentencing for Sherri Papini

The California mother who faked her own kidnapping is set to plead guilty to the 2016 hoax.
4 months ago
Possible prison time, sentencing for Sherri Papini
4 months ago

Sherri Papini back in court after admitting kidnapping hoax

The California mother who now admits her story was a lie, made a brief court appearance before her planned guilty plea next week.
4 months ago
Sherri Papini back in court after admitting kidnapping hoax
4 months ago

California woman admits she faked 2016 kidnapping

A Northern California woman is admitting that she faked her own kidnapping more than five years ago
4 months ago
4 months ago

Mom accused of kidnapping hoax pleads guilty

Sherri Papini, a California woman who claimed she was kidnapped in 2016, admitted it was all a hoax and said she would plead guilty to lying to federal agents about the case.
4 months ago
Mom accused of kidnapping hoax pleads guilty
5 months ago

Sherri Papini released from jail

The sheriff and coroner of Shasta County, California shares whether he was surprised that Papini was granted bail and what additional charges she could face.
5 months ago
Sherri Papini released from jail
5 months ago

Sherri Papini granted bail in alleged fake kidnapping case

The California mom, who was arrested last week on suspicion of allegedly faking her own 2016 disappearance, was released on a $120,000 bond.
5 months ago
Sherri Papini granted bail in alleged fake kidnapping case
5 months ago

California mom accused of faking kidnapping set to face judge

Sherri Papini, 39, who is facing charges for lying to federal agents and defrauding the state’s victim compensation board, is set to appear before a judge to determine if she will be released on bail.
5 months ago
California mom accused of faking kidnapping set to face judge
5 months ago

Sheriff in charge of Sherri Papini case on how mother's alleged plot unraveled

Shasta County Sheriff Michael Johnson discusses the investigation that led to last week’s arrest of the California mom who they say faked her own disappearance in November 2016.
5 months ago
Sheriff in charge of Sherri Papini case on how mother's alleged plot unraveled
5 months ago

Prosecutors: Woman faked kidnapping, defrauded California

A Northern California woman whose disappearance and mysterious reappearance set off a frantic three-week search more than five years ago has been arrested
5 months ago
5 years ago

911 call released in California mom disappearance

Sherri Papini's husband Keith Papini told ABC News he hopes the release of more information will "expedite the capture of Sherri's abductors."
5 years ago
911 call released in California mom disappearance
5 years ago

911 call logs shed light on 'Super Mom' Sherri Papini's past

Papini's mother called 911 in 2003 alleging her daughter was harming herself.
5 years ago
911 call logs shed light on kidnapped woman's past
5 years ago

'GMA' Exclusive: Husband of Sherri Papini Speaks Out About His Family's Ordeal

The husband of a Sherri Papini, a California mom who went missing for three weeks after allegedly being kidnapped while out for a jog, is speaking out.
5 years ago
Husband of Missing Mom Speaks Out About Family's Ordeal
6 years ago

Sherri Papini: Inside the California Mom's Mysterious Disappearance and the Search for Her Alleged Abductors

Keith Papini details what happened before his wife was found alive.
6 years ago
Inside the Alleged Abduction of California Mom Sherri Papini
6 years ago

Case of Missing California Mom Brings Back Memories of Teenage Jogger Who Disappeared in 1998

Investigators recall the 1998 disappearance of a 16-year-old jogger.
6 years ago
Case of Missing Mom Brings Back Memories of Teenage Jogger Who Disappeared
6 years ago

Husband of Missing California Mom Sherri Papini Says He Thinks She Was Abducted

The search has intensified for 34-year-old Sherri Papini.
6 years ago
Husband of Missing Mom Believes She Was Abducted
6 years ago

Husband of Missing California Woman Not Person of Interest, Authorities Say

Authorities in Shasta County, California, say Keith Papini, the husband of a a mom of two who went missing while jogging, has passed a lie-detector test.
6 years ago
Husband of Missing California Woman Not Person of Interest, Authorities Say
6 years ago

Missing California Mom Found Alive After Captor Abandons Her in Restraints, Sheriff Says

The mother of two had been missing since early November.
6 years ago
Missing California Mom Found Alive After Captor Abandons Her in Restraints, Sheriff Says
6 years ago

Missing California Mom 'Very Emotional' to Be Found, Hear Husband's Voice, Sheriff Says

Sherri Papini, the missing California mom who went missing in early November, has been found safe.
6 years ago
Missing California Mom 'Very Emotional' After Being Found, Sheriff Says
6 years ago

What We Know About the Investigation Into Sherri Papini's Disappearance

The woman was found safe on Thanksgiving, but questions remain unanswered.
6 years ago
What We Know About Sherri Papini's Disappearance
6 years ago

Police: 'No Reason to Disbelieve' Sherri Papini's Story, Investigating Past Activities

Police put out 20 warrants including surveillance cameras and cell phone data.
6 years ago
Police: 'No Reason to Disbelieve' Sherri Papini's Story, Investigating Past Activities
6 years ago

Sister of Missing California Mom Found Alive Says Papini Family Is 'Overwhelmed With Joy'

Sheila Koester read a statement on behalf of Sherri Papini's family on Friday.
6 years ago
Sister of Missing California Mom Found Alive Says Family Is 'Overwhelmed With Joy'
6 years ago

Mysteries Still Surround the Alleged Abduction of California Mom

The 34-year-old mother claimed she was abducted by Hispanic women.
6 years ago
Mysteries Still Surround Alleged Abduction of California Mom
6 years ago

Missing California Mom Risked Being Hit by Car to Get Help: 911 Caller

The woman who called 911 after finding missing California mom Sherri Papini said the 34-year-old looked terrified when she flagged down the passing driver.
6 years ago
Missing Mom Risked Being Hit by Car to Get Help: 911 Caller
6 years ago

California Mom Sherri Papini Had 'Message' Burned Onto Skin by a 'Very Sick Person,' Sheriff Says

Frightening details are being revealed about the trauma and apparent abduction of California mom Sherri Papini.
6 years ago
'Message' Burned on Calif. Mom by 'Very Sick Person'
6 years ago

Sheriff Confirms Husband's Chilling Details of Sherri Papini's Condition After Alleged Abduction

The Shasta County Sheriff has confirmed details provided by Sherri Papini's husband about her startling condition after her alleged kidnapping.
6 years ago
Sheriff Confirms Husband's Chilling Details of Sherri Papini's Condition
6 years ago

Husband of 'Super Mom' Describes Moment When Alleged Kidnappers Released Her

Sherri Papini was found alive on Thanksgiving after missing for three weeks.
6 years ago
Husband of 'Super Mom' Describes Her Harrowing Release
6 years ago

Husband of 'Super Mom' on Getting the Call Missing Wife Was Alive: She Was 'Screaming'

"It was my wife screaming in the background," Keith Papini told "20/20."
6 years ago
Husband of 'Super Mom' on Getting Call Missing Wife Was Alive
6 years ago

Sherri Papini Will 'Have to Find a New Normal' After Abduction, Elizabeth Smart Says

“I would suggest to Sherri to focus on herself, focus on her family," she said.
6 years ago
Sherri Papini Will 'Have to Find a New Normal,' Elizabeth Smart Says
6 years ago

Community Celebrates Missing Mom's Return With Welcome Home Party

Hundreds of residents gathered to take a Christmas card photo for Serri Papini.
6 years ago
California Community Celebrates Missing Mom's Return