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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'...
  • Facebook introduces Amber Alerts

    Facebook introduces Amber Alerts
    Facebook is introducing Amber Alerts to its mobile and desktop platform, the social network announced on Tuesday. Amber Alerts, a broadcast emergency response sent out by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, are traditionally...
  • 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...
  • Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

    Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children
    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' mobile phones if they...
  • Etan Patz's mother describes that 1979 day when her son vanished

    Etan Patz's mother describes that 1979 day when her son vanished
    It is a slaying without a body, a crime without physical evidence, and an abduction without eyewitnesses, even though it occurred in broad daylight in Manhattan. But it was a different city and a different world in 1979, when 6-year-old Etan Patz...
  • Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in NY

    Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in NY
    Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping. Etan Patz (AY'-tahn...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California loses nearly $2 billion in 'runaway projects,' report says

    California loses nearly $2 billion in 'runaway projects,' report says
    California lost nearly $2 billion in production spending over the last four years, as film and TV projects took their business out of state, according to a new report. In a study released Wednesday, the California Film Commission found that from 2010 to...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Addicted to Upscale, 8 p.m. to midnight at 2828 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $10. Call 305-474-9438. Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8; $5 after 3 p.m. plus $1.50 park...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday ArtStart, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at ArtHall, 50 NE First St., Pompano Beach. Free. Call 954-586-1111. Back to School Cooking with Chef Brandon, 7 p.m. at Whole Foods Market, 810 University Drive, Coral Springs. Free. Call 954-753-8000. Crossroads...