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Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman abducted as a teenager and held captive for months, tied the knot at a private ceremony in Hawaii over the weekend.

Latest Stories Elizabeth Smart Joins ABC News to Cover Missing Person Casesupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 16:54:00

She'll be "looking ahead, not looking back at her own story," an ABC spokesperson says Elizabeth Smart Confronts Kidnapper: 'What You Did Was Wrong'updated: Thu May 26 2011 10:14:00

Brian David Mitchell just sings during the rebuke; he's sentenced to life

Elizabeth Smart's reaction to sentenceupdated: Wed May 25 2011 20:57:00

Elizabeth Smart meets with reporters after her kidnapper, Brian Mitchell, was sentenced to life in prison.

Elizabeth Smart abductor sentenced to life in prisonupdated: Wed May 25 2011 20:57:00

Brian David Mitchell, the homeless street preacher who abducted, raped and kept a 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart captive for nine months, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.

Judge sentences Smart kidnapper to life in prisonupdated: Wed May 25 2011 19:00:00

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced the man who kidnapped Elizabeth Smart to life in prison, prosecutors said. Elizabeth Smart Is 'Thrilled' with Guilty Verdictupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 17:49:00

"It's a wonderful day," she says after Brian David Mitchell is convicted of her kidnapping

Smart says justice served after federal jury finds kidnapper guiltyupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 00:46:00

More than eight years after a homeless street preacher abducted and sexually assaulted her, a beaming Elizabeth Smart said that a federal jury's guilty verdicts Friday sent a message that victims can find justice.

Elizabeth Smart thrilled over verdictupdated: Sat Dec 11 2010 00:46:00

Elizabeth Smart and her parents speak about the guilty verdict returned against her kidnapper, Brian Mitchell. Elizabeth Smart's Kidnapper Found Guiltyupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 18:08:00

Brian David Mitchell is convicted of kidnapping and transporting a child across state lines for sexual purposes

Jury reaches verdict in Elizabeth Smart caseupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 13:16:00

Jurors on Friday reached a verdict in the trial of Brian David Mitchell, accused of kidnapping 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart in 2002, a court spokesman said.

Jury deliberating in Elizabeth Smart caseupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 00:26:00

The jury began deliberations Thursday in the trial of Brian David Mitchell, accused of kidnapping 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart in 2002.

Alleged Smart kidnapper's medical scareupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 18:48:00

During testimony in the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case, defendant Brian David Mitchell suffered a possible seizure.

Defense rests case in Elizabeth Smart kidnappingupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 18:48:00

Lawyers for a man accused of kidnapping Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart rested their case Thursday afternoon, a day after the young woman stormed out of court during testimony.

Elizabeth Smart storms out of courtroom during trialupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 21:00:00

Elizabeth Smart stormed out of the courtroom Wednesday during the trial of Brian Mitchell, charged with kidnapping the Utah teenager in 2002, CNN affiliate KSTU reported. Elizabeth Smart Storms Out of Courtroomupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 17:54:00

Testimony about her from a forensic psychiatrist makes her get up and leave Elizabeth Smart's Accused Kidnapper Appears to Suffer Seizure in Courtupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 17:28:00

Brian David Mitchell is taken away in an ambulance after collapsing on Tuesday morning in federal court Elizabeth Smart Kidnapping Accomplice Tearfully Testifiesupdated: Sun Nov 21 2010 18:09:00

Wanda Barzee tells how she stood by as Brian David Mitchell committed rape

Smart trial defendant described as manipulativeupdated: Sat Nov 20 2010 07:01:00

The estranged wife of the man accused of kidnapping then-14-year-old Elizabeth Smart from her family's Salt Lake City home in 2002 testified Friday that the defendant manipulated her into doing things by saying his orders were divine law.

Elizabeth Smart's 'nine months in hell'updated: Fri Nov 19 2010 06:12:00

Elizabeth Smart testifies about her kidnapping. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

Tales of alienation arise as suspect's kin testify in Smart trialupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 21:57:00

The elderly parents of Elizabeth Smart's accused kidnapper testified Wednesday that he was a troubled boy who grew increasingly self-absorbed as a man.

Elizabeth Smart's story: Nine months of what ifs and near missesupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 11:01:00

Maybe Elizabeth Smart wouldn't have spent "nine months in hell" if her mother hadn't burned the potatoes.

Defense case begins in Elizabeth Smart trialupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 19:14:00

Witnesses recalled Brian David Mitchell as a clean-cut member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the defense case began for the self-described prophet accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart.

Mitchell to police: God 'delivered' Smart to meupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 08:38:00

Brian David Mitchell told police Elizabeth Smart was "converted by the priority of God" and willingly stayed with him after she vanished from her bedroom in June 2002.

Accused captor is an unholy hypocrite, Smart saysupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 09:08:00

They were the words Elizabeth Smart waited eight years to say, and when she spoke them from the witness stand Wednesday, they poured out with an intensity that brought jurors to the edge of their seats. Elizabeth Smart Faces Gentle Cross-Examinationupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 16:49:00

As she completes her testimony, the defense suggests her alleged kidnapper suffers mental illness Elizabeth Smart: 'I Was Mad at Myself' During Abductionupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 20:09:00

On her second day of testimony, Smart lamented not alerting a detective who wanted to lift her veil Elizabeth Smart Recounts 'Indescribable Fear' of a Knife to Her Neckupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 07:27:00

"I thought I was having a nightmare," she testified at the trial of her alleged abductor

Elizabeth Smart says captor treated her 'like an animal'updated: Mon Nov 08 2010 21:55:00

Brian David Mitchell told Elizabeth Smart he wanted her from the moment he first saw her, Smart told a rapt jury Monday at Mitchell's federal kidnapping trial. Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper's Defense: God Told Him to Do Itupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 21:10:00

Attorney Brian David Mitchell argues that his client has a deep history of mental illness

Documents trace strange odyssey of suspect in Smart kidnappingupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 16:11:00

Shortly after he was arrested in March 2003 and charged with kidnapping Elizabeth Smart in the dark of night, self-styled prophet Brian David Mitchell wrote that God intended for her to be at his side as he battled the Antichrist and restored the true Mormon faith to its rightful place.

2007: Elizabeth Smart: A look backupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 12:47:00

Brian David Mitchell will stand trial for allegedly kidnapping Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002.

Prosecutor: What Elizabeth Smart would sayupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 12:47:00

Elizabeth Smart has long been silent about the details of an ordeal that began in June 2002 when a stranger crept into her bedroom, held a knife to her throat, marched her up a hillside trail and made her his sex slave. Elizabeth Smart Kidnapping Trial Is Back Onupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 21:08:00

Brian David Mitchell is being tried on charges of kidnapping and sexual assault

Path cleared for re-start of Elizabeth Smart kidnapping trialupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 21:06:00

A federal appeals court cleared the way Friday for the resumption of the trial of Brian David Mitchell, the man charged in the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart. Elizabeth Smart Kidnapping Trial Comes to a Haltupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 07:08:00

An appeal to switch the venue out of Utah puts the trial of Brian David Mitchell on hold

Appeals court halts trial of Elizabeth Smart kidnapping suspectupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 14:26:00

A federal appeals court halted the trial of a man accused in the 2002 kidnapping of Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart just as it got under way Thursday in order to review the defense's request to move the trial outside the state.

Alleged mastermind behind Elizabeth Smart kidnapping to stand trialupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 13:03:00

More than eight years after a Utah teenager disappeared from her bedroom on a summer night, the trial of the man authorities believe masterminded her kidnapping is expected to get underway Thursday. Elizabeth Smart Defendant Kicked out of Court for Singingupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 06:56:00

Brian David Mitchell sang hymns for half an hour before a judge removed him

Alleged mastermind behind Elizabeth Smart kidnapping to stand trialupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 16:47:00

More than eight years after a Utah teenager disappeared from her bedroom on a summer night, the man authorities believe masterminded her kidnapping is set to stand trial in federal court. Trial to Begin for Elizabeth Smart's Accused Kidnapperupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 10:50:00

After waiting seven years, "Elizabeth will be glad to see it all coming to an end," her father tells PEOPLE

Judge denies, for now, plea to move trial of Smart kidnapping suspectupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 09:15:00

A federal judge has denied a request to move the trial of Brian David Mitchell, who is accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart in 2002, but may revisit the issue depending on the results of potential juror questionnaires. Elizabeth Smart's Mother Confronts Kidnapperupdated: Sat May 22 2010 21:07:00

"You hurt our family in ways you’ll never know," Lois Smart says at Wanda Barzee's sentencing

Sentencing in Elizabeth Smart kidnapping set for Fridayupdated: Wed May 19 2010 20:33:00

A woman who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart in 2002 -- and attempting to kidnap Smart's cousin a month later -- will be sentenced for both offenses in state and federal court Friday.

Elizabeth Smart kidnap suspect to stand trial in Novemberupdated: Sun Mar 14 2010 10:58:00

A November 1 trial date has been set for Brian David Mitchell, who is suspected in the 2002 kidnapping of Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart, said a spokeswoman for federal prosecutors.

Federal judge rules Elizabeth Smart suspect competent to stand trialupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 17:25:00

Brian David Mitchell, accused of kidnapping Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart in 2002, is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper pleads guilty to trying to abduct cousinupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 16:44:00

A woman convicted in the 2002 kidnapping of Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart pleaded guilty in the attempted kidnapping of Smart's cousin a month later, court officials said Monday.

Kidnapper apologizes to Elizabeth Smart, will cooperateupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 09:38:00

A woman accused of helping kidnap Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart from her bed in 2002 apologized to the young woman Tuesday as she pleaded guilty to federal charges.

Guilty plea in Smart abductionupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 09:38:00

Wanda Barzee pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from the 2002 abduction of Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart. Woman Who Helped Kidnap Elizabeth Smart Pleads Guiltyupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 18:12:00

Wanda Barzee agrees to testify against her husband, who allegedly masterminded Smart's imprisonment Elizabeth Smart Says Her Ordeal Never Held Her Backupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 13:06:00

"We all have our trials," she says, but we also "have angels on the other side" Elizabeth Smart Testifies About Her Abduction Ordeal in Horrifying Detailupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 14:47:00

The kidnapped Utah woman says she was drugged, bound, starved and repeatedly sexually assaulted Elizabeth Smart's Advice to Jaycee Dugard: Move Forward in Lifeupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 17:26:00

Dugard shouldn't let "this horrible event take over and consume the rest of your life," says Smart Elizabeth Smart Says 'Miracles Do Happen'updated: Fri Jun 13 2008 12:40:00

Six years after her kidnapping, the now 20-year-old tells PEOPLE she "hasn't wasted time looking back"

Elizabeth Smart: Ready for college and moving on after kidnappingupdated: Fri May 05 2006 09:25:00

Three years ago Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her suburban Salt Lake City bedroom and held captive for nine months. Brian Mitchell, a self-described "minister of the Lord," and his wife, Wanda Ilene Barzee, were charged in the girl's disappearance.

Then & Now: Elizabeth Smartupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 11:19:00

In March 2003, missing Salt Lake City, Utah, teenager Elizabeth Smart was found alive after being kidnapped and held captive for nearly nine months. Almost three years after her ordeal, the 17-year-old high school senior's life is getting back to normal, and she works as a quiet activist for missing children.

Smart's accused kidnapper ruled incompetent updated: Tue Jul 26 2005 16:20:00

The man accused of kidnapping Salt Lake City, Utah, teenager Elizabeth Smart three years ago was found mentally incompetent to stand trial Tuesday.

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