Facebook to Post Amber Alerts

(CNN) — Facebook will begin sending Amber Alerts to users to help find missing children. The program, which begins Jan. 13, delivers Amber Alerts to people’s news feeds in targeted search areas. Alerts include photos and other details about missing children. Facebook has joined forces with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. More … Continue reading »

UPDATE: AMBER Alert Cancelled

UPDATE (12:13 p.m.): The AMBER Alert has been canceled. The non-custodial mother and the 6-year-old boy are in custody. AUBURN, Wash. — A 6-year-old boy was taken by his non-custodial mother in Auburn, Wash. Monday. The mother forced entry into her mother’s home at knife point, tied her up and took autistic son after ransacking … Continue reading »

Victims of AMBER Alert Found in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The two children and their mother who were part of an AMBER Alert out of Washington state were found safe in Eugene. Mill Creek, Washington investigators say 25-year-old Sajza Henry is diagnosed with several untreated mental health conditions. She’s not allowed to be the sole caretaker of her kids. Police say she … Continue reading »

Amber Alert Awareness Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Monday is Amber Alert Awareness Day. The system is the most significant child recovery network in the history of our country, rescuing more than 672 children. The anniversary of the Amber Alert program sadly remembers the abduction and death of a girl in Texas 18 years ago. The system has since been … Continue reading »

Amber Alert Canceled; Toddler Found Safe

GRESHAM, Ore. — Gresham Police canceled and deactivated a state-wide Amber Alert Saturday evening after a shooting suspect was taken into custody and his 2-year-old daughter was found safe. Police say 36-year-old Joshua Cavett was a suspect in a  shooting incident at a Gresham-area apartment. Just after 11:30 a.m., Police were called to Holly Ridge … Continue reading »

Kidnapping Victim Alive, Abductor Dead

VALLEY COUNTY, Idaho — The massive manhunt for a murder and kidnapping suspect has ended; the 16-year-old San Diego victim is safe, the abductor killed. A small army of heavily-armed federal agents and police spent Saturday scouring 300 square miles of rugged, steep terrain in rural Idaho for 40-year-old James Dimaggio and Hannah Anderson. Police … Continue reading »

AMBER Alert: Two Children Missing

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office issued an AMBER Alert in Oregon for two children last seen August 3. Hannah Anderson, 16, and Ethan Anderson, 8, may be traveling with a 40-year-old James Lee Dimaggio from southern California who’s a suspect in a homicide investigation. Dimaggio is believed to be driving … Continue reading »

Amber Alert: Boy Found Safe

THE DALLES, Ore. — After an Amber Alert was issued early this morning in The Dalles, the child in question was found safe and the suspect is now in police custody. Police had reported that Skylar Meldin Coulcer-Jarding, age 5, was taken from his home around 5:40 AM. The suspect was last seen driving a … Continue reading »