Ann Pettway

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'Kidnap Mom' Dressed as Nurse, Stole Baby

Details emerge in hearing of Ann Pettway over kidnapping of Carlina White

(Newser) - The "how" and "why" behind the 1987 kidnapping of Carlina White have begun to take shape, as a Manhattan federal court hears the case of Ann Pettway. Pettway admitted to abducting White from the hospital while dressed as a nurse because, after suffering multiple miscarriages, "she did... More »

'Kidnap Mom' Surrenders

Ann Pettway turns self in on parole violation charge

(Newser) - Ann Pettway, the woman who raised kidnapped child Carlina White as her own for 23 years, surrendered to authorities today, the AP reports. Police, who are considering whether to prosecute the kidnapping, had a warrant for Pettway on a parole violation charge, since the terms of her probation did not... More »

Cops Seek Missing 'Kidnap Mom'

Arrest warrant issued for parolee Ann Pettway

(Newser) - North Carolina cops are looking for Ann Pettway, the woman who raised a girl stolen from a Harlem hospital at 19 days of age, and now they're armed with an arrest warrant, reports the New York Post. Pettway, a convicted embezzler on parole, has been missing ever since 23-year-old Carlina... More »

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