8 jailed American missionaries leave Haiti for US

Corinna Lankford, left, and her daughter Nicole Lankford, 18, both of Meridian, Idaho, sit in a police truck before being taking back to jail in Port-au-Prince, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010.

February 17, 2010 6:59:24 PM PST
Eight American missionaries were freed from a Haitian jail and left for Miami Wednesday, nearly three weeks after being charged with kidnapping for trying to take 33 children out of the earthquake-stricken country.