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AMBER Alert

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  • Amber Alert: Californians confused, angry and startled

    Amber Alert: Californians confused, angry and startled
    Residents across California were startled overnight by cellphones that came to life in screeches and buzzes, awaking some and unsettling others with the state's first Amber Alert via text message. Californians are no strangers to Amber Alerts, which are...
  • California issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out available

    California issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out available
    Monday marked the first time in California that officials notified the public of a statewide Amber Alert through their cellphones, a California Highway Patrol official said. It differed from phone to phone, but sometime between late Monday and early...
  • Amber Alert for missing girl widened after 2 car sightings

    Amber Alert for missing girl widened after 2 car sightings
    BOULEVARD -- The car driven by a man who allegedly kidnapped a San Diego County girl after killing her mother and brother may have been spotted Wednesday both in Northern California and southern Oregon, officials said. An Amber Alert for James Lee...
  • Amber Alert: Relationship between missing girl, suspect unclear

    Amber Alert: Relationship between missing girl, suspect unclear
    BOULEVARD, Calif. -- San Diego County sheriff's officials said they're still trying to sort out the relationship between a missing 16-year-old girl and the man who is suspected of abducting her and killing her mother and brother. San Diego County...
  • Amber Alert: Kidnapped girl, alleged abductor deep in wilderness

    After generating Amber Alerts across the West, the frantic search for a kidnapped teenager and her alleged captor shifted Friday to a remote part of Idaho where the two were believed to be trekking through the wilderness. The break came after suspect...
  • Hannah Anderson's father was not kidnapper DiMaggio, family says

    The family of Hannah Anderson responded Wednesday to suggestions that the man who kidnapped the Lakeside teenager may have been her biological father, saying her parents met James DiMaggio when her mother was pregnant. Stacy Hess, a spokeswoman for...
  • First Hannah Anderson interview to air on 'Today' show Thursday

    In her first interview since she was rescued from a 6-day kidnapping ordeal, San Diego County 16-year-old Hannah Anderson told NBC News that she is a survivor. The full interview is scheduled to air Thursday morning on the "Today" show. "In the...
  • AMBER Alert Suspect in Custody, Kids are OK

    Two kids never made it to school in Stanislaus County, prompting an AMBER Alert and four-hour manhunt. The 9-year-old boy, named Phillip Tumilty, Jr., and his 6-year-old sister, Tiffany, were last seen around 8 a.m. Friday. Officials say the man who...
  • Facebook to broadcast AMBER Alerts for abducted children

     
    The AMBER Alert program, which broadcasts emergency bulletins about child abductions, got a big new friend Wednesday when Facebook announced that its more than 500 million users would be able to sign up to receive the messages. Facebook has created 53 new...
  • Through Facebook, AMBER Alerts Reach Millions More

    Through Facebook, AMBER Alerts Reach Millions More
    The AMBER missing child alert system has introduced 53 state and area specific Facebook pages. Washingtonians can now 'Like' the Washington Amber Alert Page and receive updates and alerts about missing children in the state. The announcement was made...
  • AMBER Alert Issued, Canceled After Children Found Safe

    AMBER Alert Issued, Canceled After Children Found Safe
    A statewide AMBER alert was issued Monday for three children that were forcibly taken Saturday from their mother’s home in West Sacramento. The alert was canceled later in the evening after all three kids were found safe in El Dorado County.
  • AMBER Alert Canceled for Salida Teen

    An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a teen abducted out of Salida. Deputies say Christina Anderson, 16, was taken by her supposed boyfriend, 38-year-old Calvin Paul Rodrigues. Rodrigues was arrested by police overnight after getting a tip that...