Amber Alert

AMBER Alert Canceled For Missing 9-Year-Old Girl Near Cold Spring, NY

Sophia Salazar is 4’4″ and weighs about 70 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing what authorities describe as “sleepwear.”

09/23/2014

Police and members of an upstate Amish community search for two girls who went missing on Thursday, Aug. 14. The girls were later found safe. (Credit: CBS 2)

Missing Amish Girls Found Alive, AMBER Alert Canceled

The sisters, 7-year-old Delila Miller and 12-year-old Fannie Miller, vanished around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after a white car pulled up to the farm stand near Oswegatchie.

08/14/2014

Keith Belajonas (credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Abducting Kids, Found Dead On Staten Island

It was a jealous rage that may have motivated Keith Belajonas. Police said he posted a chilling message on Facebook Thursday morning.

08/07/2014

John Jordan faces murder and weapons charges in connection with his wife's death. (Credit: Greenville County Detention Center)

NJ Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Estranged Wife Pleads Not Guilty

Police said 47-year-old John Jordan killed his estranged wife, 39-year-old Tracey Jordan, in her Lodi apartment earlier this month and then fled to South Carolina with their children.

05/29/2014

Ryan, Dylan. Brandan Lewis (credit: Vernon Police)

Police: 3 Missing Connecticut Boys, Mother Found In Maine

Police in Connecticut have canceled a multistate Amber Alert after three missing boys were found safe in Maine with their mother, who was taken into custody.

05/13/2014

Lodi Crime Scene

CBS 2: 2 Children Abducted In Lodi, N.J. Recovered Safely In S.C.; Mother Found Stabbed To Death

Their father was taken into custody near a relative’s home in South Carolina, and the two children were recovered safely following an AMBER alert in five states, New Jersey State Police told CBS 2 early Saturday morning.

05/09/2014

Generic AMBER Alert (file/credit: Screenshot)

Some Call For Reforms To Blaring Smartphone AMBER Alerts

A blaring AMBER Alert alarm on smartphones woke up people early Friday morning in New Jersey. The alert was issued around 6:45 a.m. after two children were abducted Thursday night more than 100 miles away in Lancaster, Penn.

02/07/2014

Tomas A. Quiles (credit: New Jersey State Police)

AMBER Alert Canceled After Man Is Found With Son In Passaic, N.J.

An AMBER Alert has been issued, after a police said a man assaulted his child’s mother and kidnapped his son at a bus stop in Passaic, N.J.

12/16/2013

Glen Cove Police monitoring video surveillance cameras. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Glen Cove Installing Additional License Plate Readers

The technology is used to look for stolen vehicles, for Amber Alerts, for criminal suspects and even for those who are driving without insurance.

10/09/2013

AMBER Alert (File)

AMBER Alert Canceled For 5-Year-Old Boy In Connecticut

An AMBER Alert was issued in Connecticut Sunday night for a 5-year-old boy, who was taken by his father from Ridgefield, Conn.

09/22/2013

NJ man charged with abducting RI teen. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Charged With Abducting Girl, 13, From Rhode Island

Spokesman Greg Comcowich said the man is scheduled to appear in federal court in Newark at 2 p.m.

07/25/2013

Apple iPhone

Early Morning AMBER Alert Surprised Many Sleeping New Yorkers

AMBER Alerts are issued on most cellphones that were bought after 2011, but the notifications can be turned off in the phone’s settings feature.

07/17/2013

Mario Danner Jr. and  Marina Lopez (credit: NYPD)

Official Defends Early Morning AMBER Alert, Notes Cell Phone Alarms Are ‘Rarity’

The blaring alarm, sent at 3:51 a.m., left many wondering if the message was accidentally sent out too early, or whether it was needed at all.

07/17/2013

Mario Danner Jr. and  Marina Lopez (credit: NYPD)

AMBER Alert Canceled For Missing Harlem Infant

An AMBER Alert was issued for 7-month-old Mario Danner Jr. on Tuesday after police said he was abducted by his mother.

07/17/2013

Police say Marina Lopez kidnapped her son Mario Danner Jr from a supervised visit. (Credit CBS 2)

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Harlem Boy

Marina Lopez, 25, is wanted for abducting Mario Danner Jr. during a supervised visit with the Administration for Children Services, police said.

07/16/2013

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