| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:25 AM
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&...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Like most everyone with a late-model cellphone in the state of California, I was startled Monday night to hear my phone suddenly blaring like a fire alarm shortly after 11. What the…? Scrambling to calm it down, I saw AMBER Alert Boulevard, CA...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, Anchorage police arrested the parents of a 3-day-old boy after they fled from the Alaska Native Medical Center with their child when social workers tried to check on the baby.
Monica Vasquez, 30, and Taimato Galo Jr., 32, will be...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:16 AM
On Friday, the father of a three-day baby taken from the Alaska Native Medical Center appeared in court.
Taimato Galo Jr. was arrested and charged with criminal non-support earlier last week.
According to the charges, 32-year-old Galo and the mother,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:02 PM
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....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:10 AM
An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a teen abducted out of Salida.
Deputies say Christina Anderson, 16, was taken by her supposed boyfriend, 38-year-old Calvin Paul Rodrigues.
Rodrigues was arrested by police overnight after getting a tip that...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Illinois State Police found an 8-year-old Palatine boy who had been missing since Thursday night and was the subject of an AMBER Alert.
Eriberto Perez was in a car with 30-year-old William Cruz, who police were also looking for, that was pulled over near...