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Cops Drew Their Guns. They
Didn't Expect What Came Next
Sep 23, 2023 10:45 AM CDT
Cops Drew Their Guns. They Didn't Expect What Came Next
Runaway 10-year-old boy, 11-year-old sister drove 200 miles in mom's car before they were busted
- Cops say two Florida tweens said to be upset about a punishment handed down by their mom decided to run away—by taking their mom's car and trying to drive to California. Per the AP , the Alachua County Sheriff's Office became involved when deputies pulled over a sedan...
Found in Woods
With 2 Furry Protectors
Sep 22, 2023 10:33 AM CDT
Missing Toddler Found in Woods With 2 Furry Protectors
Michigan police say one dog guarded 2-year-old, while another served as her pillow
- The case of a missing toddler in Michigan had a happy ending earlier this week, but it was how she was found that bolstered, once again, dogs' status as man's best friend. Michigan State Police showed up at the home of a 2-year-old girl in Menominee County's Faithorn...
'Material' Collected in
Madeleine McCann Search
May 26, 2023 8:52 AM CDT
'Material' Collected in Madeleine McCann Search
Unknown material will be examined by experts in Germany, but the search has ended
- The search for Madeleine McCann at Portugal's Arade Dam reservoir has ended with no answer to the mystery of the British girl's 2007 disappearance—at least not yet. It did result "in the collection of some material," authorities said Thursday, per the
New York Times
Cops Have 'Good Reason'
for New McCann Search
May 23, 2023 11:05 AM CDT
Cops Have 'Good Reason' for New McCann Search
Search begins at Portugal's Arade Dam, frequented by suspect
- Another search is underway for Madeleine McCann. Police officers were seen digging Tuesday near Portugal's Arade Dam, some 30 miles from where the British toddler vanished in Praia da Luz in 2007. "About 20 officers with rakes and hoelike tools spread out in a line and began poking...
2nd Missing NYC Boy
Found in Hudson River
May 21, 2023 5:30 AM CDT
2nd Missing NYC Boy Found in Hudson River
Both boys, ages 11 and 13, were found in the waters off Manhattan
- Two young friends went missing in New York City earlier this month, and the bodies of both have now been recovered from rivers off Manhattan. Police found the body of 11-year-old Alfa Barrie of the Bronx Saturday in the Hudson, reports FOX 5 . On Thursday morning, they found the body...
She Was Abducted 6 Years Ago.
A Netflix Watcher Found Her
in case you missed it
May 20, 2023 4:30 PM CDT
She Was Abducted 6 Years Ago. A Netflix Watcher Found Her
Illinois' Kayla Unbehaun, 15, turns up in North Carolina; mom is arrested
- In November, the Netflix series
featured an episode on family abductions, including the case of Kayla Unbehaun, who vanished from South Elgin, Illinois, at the age of 9 after a visit with her mom, who didn't have custody of her. Nearly six years later, Kayla, now 15,...
Boy Who Went Missing at
State Park Sheltered Under Log
May 9, 2023 12:10 PM CDT
Boy Who Went Missing at State Park Sheltered Under Log
Nante Niemi spent 2 nights in the Michigan wilderness but is fine
- If you had a less-than-stellar weekend, 8-year-old Nante Niemi has got one up on you. The second-grader was camping with his family in Michigan's Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park when he went missing Saturday afternoon while collecting firewood, reports the
. More than 150 rescuers combed roughly 40...
In Case of Missing Texas Boy,
an 'Unimaginable' Conclusion
Apr 8, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
In Case of Missing Texas Boy, an 'Unimaginable' Conclusion
Everman police say 6-year-old Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez is 'likely' dead; arrest warrant out for mom
- A sad update to a missing child case out of North Texas, after police announced this week that they no longer think 6-year-old Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez, whose family boarded a flight to Turkey without him , is alive. Interviews and other investigative work "has led to a very unfortunate, unimaginable, devastating...
Took Off to Turkey
Mar 29, 2023 8:17 AM CDT
Cops: Missing Boy's Family Took Off to Turkey Without Him
Texas authorities are now looking for 6-year-old Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez, not seen since November
- Family members say they haven't seen Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez since November, but an Amber Alert wasn't issued in Texas until last weekend—and now, authorities say the 6-year-old boy's family traveled overseas two days before that red flag was sent up. Cops from the town of Everman on...
Girl, 8, Found Alive
4 Years After Vanishing
Mar 10, 2023 2:00 AM CST
Girl, 8, Found Alive 4 Years After Vanishing
Aranza Maria Ochoa Lopez had last been seen with her biological mother in 2018
- Aranza Maria Ochoa Lopez vanished during a supervised visit with her mother, who did not have custody of her, at a Washington state shopping mall in 2018, when she was 4. A year later, her mother was arrested in Mexico, but the little girl was not found—until now. The...
Washington Boy, 8, Missing
Since June Found Safe
Feb 23, 2023 1:30 AM CST
Washington Boy, 8, Missing Since June Found Safe
Breadson John was with an aunt in another state
- Authorities have been searching for Breadson John, an 8-year-old boy from Washington state, ever since conducting a welfare check at his home in June after neighbors expressed concerns. Last week, he was found safe multiple states away. The FBI says it learned that the boy's grandfather flew with the...
Missing Missouri Children
Found in Florida Supermarket
Feb 5, 2023 10:33 AM CST
Missing Missouri Children Found in Florida Supermarket
Their non-custodial mother, Kristi Gilley, is arrested
- Police in Florida have located two children who were abducted from Missouri almost a year ago, reports WFLA . The children were discovered in a supermarket in High Springs with their mother, 36-year-old Kristi Gilley, who does not have custody of them. All three were using different identities, say police. Gilley...
Caretaker of Missing
4-Year-Old Is Arrested
Jan 13, 2023 6:17 AM CST
Caretaker of Missing 4-Year-Old Is Arrested
Search continues for Athena Brownfield around Cyril, Oklahoma
- Oklahoma police are searching for a 4-year-old girl who was reported missing Tuesday after her 5-year-old sister was found wandering alone in Cyril. A postal worker spotted the 5-year-old and called police, who charged 31-year-old Alysia Adams with two counts of neglect on Thursday. Police say the two girls were...
NC Parents Waited Weeks
to Report Girl's Disappearance
Dec 21, 2022 11:31 AM CST
NC Parents Waited Weeks to Report Girl's Disappearance
They failed to notify law enforcement that Madalina Cojocari was missing, cops say
- An 11-year-old girl from North Carolina has been missing for a month—though authorities say they only learned that a week ago. Police have charged the girl's mother and stepfather with failure to report the disappearance of a child to law enforcement. They say the couple only notified Madalina...
From Her Home.
A FedEx Driver Has
Dec 3, 2022 7:00 AM CST
She Vanished From Her Home. A FedEx Driver Has Been Arrested
Tanner Lynn Horner is accused of abducting Athena Strand, 7, from her Texas home, killing her
- After an intense search for a missing girl involving the FBI, the US Marshals Service, the Texas Rangers Division, and the state's Department of Family and Protective Services, grim news out of North Texas. At a Friday night press conference , Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin announced that the body...
FBI Says Missing Toddler's
Remains Found in Landfill
Nov 28, 2022 2:58 PM CST
FBI Says Missing Toddler's Remains Found in Landfill
Quinton Simon's mother was arrested last week
- The FBI on Monday confirmed that the bones found in a Georgia landfill are those of a toddler who had been reported missing last month and whose mother was arrested last week on charges including murder. The FBI used DNA analysis to confirm that the bones belonged to 20-month-old Quinton...
One of US' Oldest Kidnapping
Cases Has a Surprise Ending
Nov 28, 2022 9:10 AM CST
One of US' Oldest Kidnapping Cases Has a Surprise Ending
Melissa Highsmith, abducted as a baby in 1971, meets parents, siblings for first time
- Last month, Jeff Highsmith vowed to not give up looking for his sister, Melissa Highsmith, who was kidnapped as a baby in Fort Worth, Texas, more than 50 years ago. "I have to try," he said of his recently ramped-up efforts to find his older sibling, spurred by...
Looking for Friends.
Now, a Neighbor Arrested
Nov 16, 2022 3:05 AM CST
He Vanished Looking for Friends. Now, a Neighbor Arrested
Michael Vaughan disappeared in July 2021
- On July 27, 2021, Michael Vaughan, who had recently turned 5, slipped out of his house in Fruitland, Idaho, and started knocking on neighbors' doors, looking for older neighborhood kids to play with, his mom says. Now, a neighbor the family does not know has been arrested in his disappearance....
5 Missing Texas Boys
Found, in Another State
Oct 19, 2022 9:20 AM CDT
5 Missing Texas Boys Found, in Another State
Mom, boyfriend arrested in Baton Rouge, La.
- Five siblings who went missing from the Cypress, Texas, area early Tuesday have been found, albeit in another state. Harris County Constable Ted Heap says that the boys, ranging in age from 7 to 14, were located safe in Baton Rouge, La., and their mother and her boyfriend have been...
Cops Offer Grim Update
on Missing Ga. Toddler
Oct 13, 2022 9:25 AM CDT
Cops Offer Grim Update on Missing Ga. Toddler
Police say toddler Quinton Simon is likely dead, and his mother is 'prime suspect'
- A Georgia toddler reported missing more than a week ago is likely not alive, police said this week in a grim update, adding that all eyes are now on his mom. "We are saddened to report that CCPD and the FBI have notified Quinton Simon's family that we...
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