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Waze Adds Amber Alerts To Popular Traffic App

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.04.2015 | Technology

Waze helps drivers get cheap gas, avoid traffic jams and spot highway patrols -- and now, it wants to find abducted children.

Facebook to Issue Amber Alerts: An Interview With John Walsh

Larry Magid | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) are teaming up to put Amber Alerts about missing children on Facebook News Feeds, but only for Facebook members in the targeted search area for an abducted child.

Facebook Will Now Share Amber Alerts On Your News Feed

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology

Amber alerts are getting a new platform for the social media era: Facebook. As of Tuesday morning The National Center for Missing and Exploited Chi...

Police Hunt For Man, Son After Mom Found Dead In Fridge

AP | Posted 12.09.2014 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man and his 11-month-old son after the child's mother was found dead in a refrigerator in a Houston a...

Amber Alert: 6-Week-Old Baby Kidnapped At Gunpoint

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

The mother of Delano Wilson, a 6-week-old baby boy who was kidnapped at gunpoint in Indianapolis Wednesday, has made an impassioned plea for his safe ...

COPS: Father Of Abducted Child Is 'Homicidal'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

An Amber Alert has been issued in Virginia for 3-year-old Tommy Lee Able Engle. Authorities say the boy was abducted by his father, who's described as...

Amber Alert Issued For Missing 8-Month-Old Girl (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Texas have issued an Amber Alert for an 8-month-old girl who was in a car stolen outside of a Texas gas station, authorities said. U...

Estranged Husband Faces Murder In Wife's Fatal Stabbing

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

(Recasts with arrest, details from prosecutor's office) By David Jones NEWARK, N.J., May 10 (Reuters) - A New Jersey man...

How to keep your Kids safe Online

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

Every parent should know all the ways they can keep their kids safe in the online world. In McAfee’s 2013 study, Digital Deception: Ex...

Alleged Kidnapper Dares Parents To 'Come Get Me' Before Being Caught

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.18.2014 | Crime

A kidnapped 14-year-old Texas girl with Down syndrome was found safe Wednesday after her alleged abductor taunted her parents to "come get me." Eli...

Kidnapping's 3 Stages: Lure, Induction, Captivity

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

As a security and safety expert, I often lecture about all the facets of a kidnapping. There are three basic stages or phases of the kidnapping experi...

Amazing Rescue Of Abducted Tike

Posted 03.08.2014 | Crime

A 3-year-old allegedly abducted by his father was rescued after an eagle-eyed utility worker in Missouri spotted the dad's car, station KY3 reports. ...

5 Tips to Keep Children Safe From Predators

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Not every child abduction can be prevented. There are, however, ways to help keep your child safer. Here are five tips to ensure safer practices with your children.

Search On For 'Heavy Meth User', Endangered Infant: Cops

David Lohr | Posted 02.14.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Washington state say they have issued an Amber Alert for an endangered newborn who is believed to be with his drug addicted mother. ...

Amber Alert GPS: Say Hello to Smart Affordable Child Locators

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The AmberAlert GPS, is "The Intelligent Way to Keep Families Connected and Safe", today unveiled an infographic that explains how Smart Locators mak...

My Son Was Six Years Old When I Introduced Him to Liberace, Elvis and Hendrix

Julie Tarney | Posted 04.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie Tarney

I wanted him to know that the fashion door would open for him; that as boys got older they gained the freedom to wear whatever they wanted. I needed him to know there were men who had defied the notion of sameness and boredom with what they wore. Harry hung on every word.

2 Toddlers Abducted At Gunpoint Now Safe: Cops

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.07.2014 | Crime

Two small children who were allegedly abducted from their Pennsylvania home at gunpoint are now safe. New Jersey News 12 reports that Erielys Ahorr...

The List

Kim Lute | Posted 02.08.2014 | Black Voices
Kim Lute

Kael Johnson. Marquise Williams. Diamond Eley. LaToya Figueroa. I'll assume that the mention of these names draws blank stares. You likely don't know ...

JamesMichael Nichols

Amber Alert, Drag Artist And Performer | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

This is the fourth installment in an ongoing series that explores drag culture and the nightlife scene in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over the past several years, ...

Amber Alert Canceled For Boys At New Mexico Youth Camp

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | Crime

HILLSBORO, N.M. -- HILLSBORO, N.M. (AP) — An Amber Alert was canceled Sunday for five teenage boys who authorities reported missing from a rural New...

David Lohr

Amber Alert: 2-Year-Old Michigan Girl Missing (UPDATED) | David Lohr | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

Authorities in rural western Michigan have issued an Amber Alert for Amber Rose Smith, a 2-year-old girl who disappeared from her home Tuesday. UPD...

Wanted Mich. Father, 3 Famished Children Found Safe At National Park

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 10.27.2013 | Crime

GLEN HAVEN, Mich. — A man who was the target of a 12-hour manhunt at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in northern Michigan remains in cust...

It's 'Fitting' Kidnapper Was Killed: Teen's Grandmother

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Crime

Hannah Anderson's grandmother said she was relieved the teen's kidnapper was killed, as "years of jury trials" wouldn't be necessary. James Lee DiM...

Missing Teen, Alleged Captor Spotted By Horseback Riders: Sheriff

AP | REBECCA BOONE and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

CASCADE, Idaho — A car belonging to a man suspected of killing a California woman and her young son and then fleeing with the 16-year-old daught...

About Those Startling Government Phone Alerts That You Never Signed Up for

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

There are many people who would be thrilled to assist the police and keep an eye out for dangerous, criminal activities. But by taking an opt-out only approach, this program might end up driving away the very people that could help stop the next tragedy from occurring.