Amber Alert

William Merino (left) and 9-month-old William Merino Jr. (credit: NJSP)

Father Charged After 9-Month-Old Boy Is Taken At Knifepoint

A man was charged with multiple counts Monday after for a 9-month-old boy was allegedly taken by the man at knifepoint.


Authorities issued an Amber Alert for Nina Giblin on June 30, 2015. (credit: Handout)

AMBER Alert Canceled For 3-Year-Old Girl Abducted In East Harlem

The child — a female who is approximately 3 years old, was taken around noon Tuesday on 345 East 102nd St., police said.


4-Year-Old Mia Olarte (right) with her mother, Dora Olarte. (credit: NYPD)

AMBER Alert Canceled After 5-Year-Old Bronx Girl Found Safe

Police canceled an AMBER Alert that had been issued for Mia Olarte. The little girl was found in Queens Tuesday morning and has been taken to the hospital for an evaluation.


Tina Esquilin and Alfred Franklin Jr. (credit: Sullivan County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Upstate New York AMBER Alert Canceled; Children Found Safe

An AMBER Alert that was issued for four young children after police said they were abducted in upstate New York by a couple who had lost custody of the kids has been canceled.


Elinor Trotta and Michael Trotta (credit: New Castle County Police Department)

3-Year-Old Delaware Girl Found Safe After Allegedly Being Taken By Father

A Delaware girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her father was found safe Tuesday afternoon, while her father was taken into police custody.


An AMBER Alert was issued for 5-year-old Kenneth White on Dec. 18, 2014. (credit:

Cops: Upstate Boy Wasn’t Abducted; Teen Cousin Charged With Murder

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said Tiffany Van Alstyne is being arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Kenneth White.


An AMBER Alert was issued for 5-year-old Kenneth White on Dec. 18, 2014. (credit:

AMBER Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Boy Abducted From Home In Albany County

The child is identified as Kenneth White. He is described as a white male with short, brown hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 3 feet 5 inches and weighs about 45 pounds.


Jonathan Lawrence (credit: NY State Police)

Police: Father Arrested In NJ After Infant Son Abducted From NY

Police in New York have charged a New Jersey man with burglary after they said he broke into a relative’s home near Albany and abducted one of his infant sons.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.