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Child Abduction

David Lohr

Search For Santa Clara Teen Sierra LaMar Leads To Condoms, Handcuff Box | David Lohr | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

Volunteers searching for clues in the disappearance of California teenager Sierra LaMar discovered a handcuff box and used condoms about a mile from w...

David Lohr

Authorities Say Missing California Teen Most Likely Abducted | David Lohr | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

Authorities in California are now saying missing teenager Sierra LaMar may have been abducted. "The investigation process is leading more towards a...

A Boy Named Dirty: A Kidnap Survivor Speaks Out

George Molho | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
George Molho

What has changed in the 34 years since I was kidnapped in 1978, and held for a year? What has changed are the numbers. Approximately 800,000 children go missing or are kidnapped each in the United States.

UPDATE: Kids Reported Kidnapped By Roadside Helper Found Safe

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 04.23.2012 | Crime

DECATUR, Ga. — Two young children who police say were kidnapped from the side of an Atlanta-area interstate early Wednesday are safe but authori...

Russian Democracy Has a Pulse, Now It Needs a Heart

Harris Silver | Posted 03.31.2012 | World
Harris Silver

I think this case redefines how we can think about the bigger ideas of citizenship and sovereignty and is a window into the state of democracy in Russia. Let's talk about citizenship first.

A Year Later, Michigan Town Mourns 3 Missing Boys

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.24.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Morenci Police Chief Larry Weeks recently served as a guest spelling-test presenter for a fifth-grade class, and afterward invited the stud...

8 NYC Kids Taken From Foster Care Found In Pa.

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Eight siblings allegedly taken from a New York child welfare agency by their mother last week ...

Naperville Man Charged With Abducting, Licking Children

Naperville, IL Patch | Naperville, IL Patch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

A Naperville man was arrested and charged with child abduction and battery after police said he lured two children into his apartment on Sunday. Jo...

Police: Man Tried To Lure Teen Into Porn Truck

Flossmoor, IL Patch | Leslie Fuller Knox | Email the Author | June 15, 2011 | Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

A 48-year-old Homewood man was charged with disorderly conduct after police said he attempted to lure a teenage girl into his pickup truck, which was ...

I.R.S. Sits On Data That Could Lead To Missing Children

The New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For parents of missing children, any scrap of information that could lead to an abductor is precious. Three years into an excruciating search for her...

Connelly's The Reversal: Expect the Unexpected

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

In Michael Connelly's world, life is never predictable. His novels follow the same premise.

Welcome to Bubble Boy Nation

Brock Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brock Cohen

Welcome to Bubble Boy Nation, a place inhabited by overprotective parents, delicate, overindulged children, and two major political parties that routinely capitulate to legions of lobbyists.

Grandmother Dies Protecting Her Granddaughter From Kidnapping

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Twelve-year-old Cassidy stopped at an Amarillo, Texas, gas station with her grandmother, Sharrel Blankenbaker, when 58-year-old Gary Carner tried to a...

Minors in Migration: Child Trafficking in the Caribbean

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

One aspect of the human trafficking equation that does not get the attention it deserves is child trafficking - particularly in the Caribbean.

Jaycee Dugard's Family: Left Behind

Lisa Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Cohen

Jaycee Dugard's face is everywhere this week. I've been thinking a lot about her story, because of the similarities to the Etan Patz case, which I've spent the last five years living and breathing for the first-ever book written on it.

What We Can Learn From the Tragic Murder of Lily Burk

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Sax

Some parents have an easier time telling their kids to be politically correct than they do discussing their safety, but life isn't always pretty, so sit down and talk to your kids today.