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Missing Persons

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  • Facebook Launches Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

    Facebook Launches Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Children
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. Facebook Inc. is working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send the alerts to users'...
  • Missing child alert: Teen girl may be with 20-year-old

    Missing child alert: Teen girl may be with 20-year-old
    A statewide missing-child alert was issued today for a 16-year-old girl who vanished and may be with a 20-year-old man with a criminal record from South Florida. Samantha Delgado last seen in the 1000 block of NW 45th Avenue in Miami, the Florida...
  • 1 dead, 1 missing in Lake Jesup airboat accident

    1 dead, 1 missing in Lake Jesup airboat accident
    (An earlier version of this story had the incorrect year for a previous accident that killed two boaters.) A Lake Jesup boating accident resulted in one fatality, one missing person, and two others injured, according to Seminole County Fire Rescue Chief...
  • Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers

    Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers
    In residential treatment centers across Illinois, children are assaulted, sexually abused and running away by the thousands — yet state officials fail to act on reports of harm and continue sending waves of youths to the most troubled and violent...
  • Missing boy Etan Patz murder trial jury selection

    Missing boy Etan Patz murder trial jury selection
    NEW YORK — His 6-year-old face became a symbol of parents' darkest fear, animating a national push to find lost children and a cultural shift toward hypervigilant child rearing. As a suspect in Etan Patz's disappearance heads to trial 35 years...
  • Illinois pulls wards from Sadie Waterford Manor residential center

     Illinois pulls wards from Sadie Waterford Manor residential center
    State child welfare officials have removed all juvenile state wards from a troubled south suburban residential treatment center after Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart angrily complained that girls were frequently running away, then being sexually assaulted or...
  • Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75

    Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley had been periodically posting...
  • Good Samaritan finds runaway 10-year-old who spent chilly night under trees

    Good Samaritan finds runaway 10-year-old who spent chilly night under trees
    After a night away from home sleeping under trees, a Hunter's Creek-area runaway was found by a good Samaritan early Monday morning and reunited with his family. Michael "Mickey" DelVecchio, 10, was spotted by a passerby near a Publix at Orange...
  • Good Samaritan finds runaway 10-year-old boy who spent chilly night under trees

    Good Samaritan finds runaway 10-year-old boy who spent chilly night under trees
    After a night away from home sleeping under trees, a runaway was found by a good Samaritan early Monday morning and reunited with his family. Michael "Mickey" DelVecchio, 10, was spotted by a passerby near a Publix at Orange Blossom Trial and...
  • Kim Fowley rocked industry as a salesman of sounds

    Kim Fowley rocked industry as a salesman of sounds
    Those looking to understand Kim Fowley's philosophy of rock 'n' roll salesmanship can get a sense by how he described hawking songs here in the early 1960s, when he was racing through the city as a twentysomething hipster/huckster looking to make a mark....
  • Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

    Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. Facebook Inc. is working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send the alerts to users'...