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  • 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...
  • Statewide Amber Alert: Super annoying, but a potential lifesaver

    I was sitting in bed reading Monday night when a hideous and unfamiliar noise jolted me upright. It seemed to be emanating from inside my room. It was a loud, insistent and intermittent, like a test of the emergency broadcast system, but my radio wasn&...
  • Californians climb the learning curve for AMBER text alerts

    Southern California residents got their first exposure to the new America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response system Monday night, when their mobile phones suddenly displayed an alert telling them to be on the lookout for two children believed to have...
  • 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...
  • Girl at Center of AMBER Alert Found; Father still Missing

    The 1-year-old San Joaquin County girl at the center of an AMBER Alert was found Monday evening at a relative's home in San Lorenzo, according to the San Joaquin Sheriff's Department. The girl's father, the man suspected of taking her, is still missing....
  • AMBER Alert Victims Found Safe

    An AMBER Alert is now over after a 17-year-old woman and her two-month-old daughter were found safe. Angelica Lopez and her daughter Enalina were kidnapped Wednesday night by a 19-year-old named Marcos Hernandez in Oakland. Oakland Police say...
  • Amber Alert Update: Police find child and mother together in Maryland, other suspect arrested in Virginia

    Amber Alert Update: Police find child and mother together in Maryland, other suspect arrested in Virginia
    The Halifax County Sheriff says Thursday night's Amber Alert was the result of a custody case in Campbell County.  Sheriff Fred Clark says the parents of Alexis Carwile lost custody of the child in a court ruling Thursday.  Police say Jennifer Carwile...
  • AMBER Alert Issued For Girl Abducted Outside Newburgh School

    AMBER Alert Issued For Girl Abducted Outside Newburgh School
    Police in Newburgh have activated an AMBER Alert after a child was abducted outside of South Jr. High School Wednesday afternoon. The victim is described as a black female, approximately 5 years old, 3 feet tall and was last seen wearing a short sleeve...
  • AMBER Alert Issued for Two Monterey Children

    An AMBER alert has been issued for two children abducted out of the Monterey area. The first child is 6-month-old Onika Edwards, a black female at 2-feet-tall, 25 pounds and with brown hair and eyes. The second child is 6-year-old Enrique Joseph....
  • 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...