Abductions/Missing Children

12-year-old Illinois girl in hospital after fighting off attempted abdutors

Posted October 30th, 2013 by

A middle school student in suburban Chicago Tinley Park is recovering on Wednesday after she was allegedly attacked by two men who attempted to abduct her on Tuesday. According to CBS Chicago, the 12-year-old girl was walking home shortly after her school bus dropped her off on Tuesday afternoon, when two men, who she described […]

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Cops: Mom gets in car chase with child predator

Posted May 16th, 2013 by

An Albuquerque, New Mexico, mom, took matters into her own hands when her 5-year-old daughter was snatched by an alleged pedophile Wednesday evening. The abduction happened as the little girl was playing outside her family’s apartment complex on Wednesday night. Witnesses say they saw a man force the little girl into his car. Police believe he may have […]

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Report: Kidnap victim Michelle Knight needs reconstructive surgery

Posted May 10th, 2013 by

Michelle Knight, one of the three women who have been held captive in Ariel Castro’s basement for the last ten years, is reportedly still recovering in a Cleveland hospital after allegedly sustaining some serious injuries while in captivity reported her grandmother on Thursday. Michelle Knight, who has been a prisoner in Castro’s home longer than the other […]

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Charles Ramsey creative account of Amanda Berry rescue goes viral

Posted May 7th, 2013 by

After a Cleveland, Ohio, man responded to the cries of a woman, who was screaming from inside his neighbors house, his description and retelling of how he eventually rescued the woman has captured the hearts of people worldwide as Charles Ramsey, now being hailed a hero, has become an Internet sensation. Ramsey, who graciously offered […]

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St. Louis youngster and dog walk into grocery story, ‘We’re hungry’

Posted May 3rd, 2013 by

Police say they have successfully located the mother of a 5-year-old boy, who walked into a Schnucks grocery store in St. Louis, Missouri, around 11:15 pm on Thursday night. On Friday, the boy was reunited with his mother. Schnucks employees called the police after the youngster showed up, along with his dog, at the grocery […]

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Unclaimed wandering toddler’s family comes forward

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by

A Houston, Texas, toddler boy who was found by a Good Samaritan on Sunday, wandering by himself at a flea market, has finally been claimed by his parents. The boy, who authorities have now learned is 17-months-old, was taken into Child Protective Services custody after loud speaker announcements aimed at locating the boy’s caretakers went answered at […]

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Mystery: Nobody has come forward to claim wandering Houston toddler

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by

A toddler boy, who police believe to be around 18-months-0ld, was found wandering alone in a Houston, Texas, area shopping center on Sunday. Although the youngster was handed over to Children’s Protective Services, the agency told ABC News on Monday that nobody has come forward to claim the child or reported a child missing since […]

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Strange tweet goes viral: ‘Found a baby on my lawn, that’s new’

Posted March 7th, 2013 by

A woman residing outside Portland, Ore. tweeted an unusual message on Tuesday after she something highly unusual lying on her front lawn. The woman, whose twitter handle is “kristen g ™” called police on Tuesday morning, around 7 am, after she walked outside and discovered a 4-month-old baby boy lying on a blanket, underneath a […]

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Ethan: Bunker hostage photos released

Posted February 5th, 2013 by

Ethan, the 5-year-old boy who was taken hostage by Vietnam Veteran Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65, nearly a week ago, is currently recovering in a local Midland City, Ala. hospital. He has been reunited with his mother and said to be doing just fine. ABC News has exclusively obtained several pictures of young Ethan who will […]

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Breaking: Bunker boy saved, abductor dead

Posted February 4th, 2013 by

Ethan, the 5-year-old Alabama Kindergartener who was abducted by Jimmy Lee Dykes, 65-years-old, last Tuesday has been safely rescued on Monday afternoon. The kidnapper is dead. According to Fox News, a witness said he heard a loud boom before the boy was taken out of the bunker. It is not yet clear if authorities shot […]

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Alabama child hostage may spend birthday in bunker

Posted February 4th, 2013 by

Five-year-old Ethan, the Alabama Kindergartener who was abducted and is currently being held captive in a tiny, underground bunker for nearly a week, may wind up spending his 6th birthday there. The youngster was forced in to an underground cell by gunpoint by a 65-year-old man named Jimmy Lee Dykes. Dykes entered the boy’s bus […]

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Young boy held captive in bunker heard crying

Posted February 1st, 2013 by

The young Alabama hostage whom State Rep. Steve Clouse identified on Thursday by first name Ethan, has been said to be crying and calling out for his parents and grandparents. The boy has been confined to a small bunker for the past four days. Ethan, 5-years-old, was taken by force by a man he didn’t […]

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Wife of man abducted as boy defends abductors

Posted January 14th, 2013 by

Bobbie Landers, the wife of a man missing since early childhood, 24-year-old Michael Landers, says the grandparents who ran off with  him made him “the man he is today”. Michael Landers, born Richard Wayne Landers Jr., made headlines last week after he was found to be living in Long Prairie  Minnesota, after being reported missing almost […]

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Bodies found believed to be Lyric Cook Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8

Posted December 6th, 2012 by

Two bodies were found on Wednesday in Iowa by hunters and police believe the bodies are that of missing Lyric Cook Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8. The girls, who are cousins, went on a bike ride in early July in a small rural town in northeast Iowa when they vanished into thin air. The girls […]

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Teen runs away from foster home with newborn baby

Posted December 3rd, 2012 by

Ohio Police are search for a teenage girl, Donnielle Owens, from Newark, Ohio, who was last seen early Sunday morning. Donnielle has reportedly run away with her 10-day-old daughter, Raydreonna A. Moorfield, and is currently being sought by authorities. Police believe Donnielle Owens took a taxi to Columbus around 3 am on Sunday morning, with […]

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