Child abduction

Juana Corrigan, left, and her son Joshua Corrigan. (Photo credit: Pomona Police Dept.)

Mother accused of kidnapping young son

POMONA (CNS) – A boy has been snatched from his foster home in Pomona by his biological mother, police said today. Joshua Saul Corrigan, who turned 4 on Monday, was taken from the home in […]

06/25/2014

Police and FBI agents investigate the scene where Craig Michael Wood was arrested in Springfield, Mo., on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Springfield News-Leader, Valerie Mosley)

Horrified neighbors unable to stop girl’s abduction

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Neighbors watched in horror as a 10-year-old southwest Missouri girl was snatched off the street just blocks from her home. Some had spotted a man in a gold Ford Ranger pickup […]

02/20/2014

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‘Mother’s instincts’ kicked in for woman who chased abductor

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mother who chased down an abductor and ran into his car after he grabbed her 4-year-old said Friday her “mother’s instincts” kicked in when she launched her pursuit. Melissa Torrez […]

05/17/2013

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Dozens of detectives investigate LA girl abduction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 50 detectives hunted Friday for clues to kidnappers who snatched a 10-year-old girl from her bedroom and dumped her, scratched and barefoot, miles from her home.

03/29/2013

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LA girl, 10, found hours after vanishing from bed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-year-old girl reported missing from bed just before 4 a.m. Wednesday was found nearly 12 hours later when someone dropped her off outside businesses six miles from her Los Angeles home, police said.

03/27/2013

Sheriff: Calif. child reported missing was home

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Sacramento-area woman who reported her autistic son missing only to have deputies discover he was inside her messy apartment the whole time has been arrested on suspicion of child endangerment.

01/04/2013

Google adds Amber Alerts to search and maps

Google has launched AMBER Alerts to it’s Google Public Alerts platform, which is designed to provide relevant-to-the-user emergency alerts. The AMBER Alerts are coordinated by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The AMBER […]

11/01/2012

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