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Alleged Madeleine McCann Troll Found Dead

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

LONDON (AP) — A woman who was accused of sending Internet abuse to the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel room....

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After Nearly 40 Years, Second Person Of Interest Named In Missing Sisters Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.03.2014 | Crime

Authorities have named a second person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washington shopping mall...

Reporter Spots Missing Boy While Covering Child's Disappearance, Reunites Him With Family

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.30.2014 | Good News

For this reporter, being at the right place at the right time meant relieving a worried family of their worst fears. Paul Ezekial Fagan, of Tampa,...

Mississippi Authorities Searching For 4 Missing Girls

Associated Press | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities are searching for four girls last seen with their mother and stepfather who are charged with mistreati...

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New Developments In Search For Sisters Missing Since 1975

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Maryland are searching a rural Virginia area for clues in the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two young sisters who vanishe...

Police Say Body Found Near Home Of Missing Girl

AP | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Police say they have found a body near the home of an Arizona girl who has been missing for nearly two days. Authoritie...

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 ...

Authorities: Body Appears To Be Missing Washington Girl

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed a body found in the woods near a mobile home park where a Washington girl went missing was that of 6-year-ol...

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...

Missing Girl's Parents Agree To Polygraph Tests

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.05.2014 | Crime

The parents of Jenise Paulette Wright, a 6-year-old Washington state girl who was gone for a day before she was reported missing, agreed to take lie d...

Body Of Girl, 3, Found Buried In Arizona Backyard

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Crime

THATCHER, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a 3-year-old girl was found buried in the backyard of a southeastern Arizona home, authorities said Friday. An i...

Mother Of Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Released From Prison

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

Elizabeth Johnson, an Arizona woman convicted in the Christmastime 2009 disappearance of her son, Gabriel Johnson, has been freed from prison. John...

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Missing Ohio Teen Found Safe Near Erie, Pennsylvania

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.07.2014 | Crime

ANDOVER, Ohio -- Authorities in Ashtabula County, Ohio say a 15-year-old boy who went missing over the weekend while camping with his family has been ...

The Boys Need Us

Chana Frid | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Chana Frid

I go to bed at night and, as I stretch out in the familiar softness, I think of them: How are they sleeping? Are they allowed beds? I cannot bear to think of their parents' despair: Is there any way their parents are sleeping at night?

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...

Alaska Family Missing Since Memorial Day Weekend

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

A family of four has vanished without a trace from Alaska, prompting an investigation by police who say there is no indication as to where they have g...

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. ...

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Another Sex Offender Eyed In Decades-Old Disappearance Of Lyon Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A convicted child sex offender has emerged as a person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washingt...

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Help Find James Brown, Jophrey Cord And Other Missing People

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.27.2013 | Crime

More than 600,000 men, women and children are reported missing in the United States each year. Please take a few moments to read about this week's ...

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Confessed Killer Refuses To Lead Cops To Bodies Of Wife, Children

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

Police in central Florida say Luis Toledo, a man who has confessed to killing his wife in a jealous rage, is refusing to direct investigators to her b...

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Amber Alert: 2-Year-Old Michigan Girl Missing (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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New Search For Teen Missing 18 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Hopes of closing an 18-year-old Ohio cold case have been temporarily dashed after authorities in Cleveland failed to find new clues while searching a ...

Stories About Child Abductions

Tony Loftis | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Tony Loftis

The stories that make the news -- that is to say, the ones that create news and the media covers -- are not the stories of ordinary people faced with all-too-common family abductions. But they should be.

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'We Love Her Very Much And We Just Want Her To Come Home Safe' (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime

MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Authorities in Pennsylvania need your help locating a missing endangered runaway. UPDATE: Hope Furry has been located safe. No fu...

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Family Fears Teen's Disappearance Linked To Online Predator (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.26.2013 | Crime

A Utah family is mobilizing to find a missing teen whose disappearance may be linked to someone she met online. The family of 16-year-old Indica Hu...