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Thousands Of New Yorkers To Get AMBER Alerts On Cell Phones

If you live in New York, you may soon start getting AMBER alerts on your cell phone.

04/25/2013

Fitz Edwards (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Who Prompted AMBER Alert In The Bronx Arrested

Fitz Edwards, 29, has been charged with robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, assault, arson, reckless endangerment and other charges.

11/19/2012

AMBER Alert; suspect Fitz Edwards, missing boy Nahzir Edwards, missing girl Mlyliah Edwards (credit: handout)

2 Bronx Children Found Safe After AMBER Alert; Police Search For Suspect

A man fired a shot at the mother of his two children, carjacked a driver in the Bronx and fled with the youngsters — prompting an AMBER Alert Sunday.

11/18/2012

Frederick McCluskey and Father (credit: Marlboro Police)

Report: Father In Custody, Child Safe After AMBER Alert In NY

Frederick McCluskey, 4, had been reported taken by his father, also named Frederick McCluskey, 27, at around 9:20 a.m. Friday, police said.

11/16/2012

Scene of investigation at 1 Hallock Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Authorities Find Remains Of 17-Month-Old Boy In Backyard Of Farmingdale Home

17-month-old Justin Kowalczik is believed to have been buried in the backyard for more than two years, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported, while all along Police Major Patrick Regan said the family pretended he was still alive — and the youngest of three.

10/06/2012

Missing child investigation

NYS Police Dig Up Long Island Yard In Search Of Clues In Missing Child Case

Police spent Friday night digging in the backyard of a Nassau County home, searching for the body of a 3-year-old who went missing about a year ago. The search could be connected to a man mentioned in an AMBER Alert earlier in the day.

10/05/2012

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Newburgh Police Say Disappearance Prompting AMBER Alert ‘Did Not Occur’

An AMBER Alert was issued based on reports from several witnesses — children ages 5 to 11 — who said they saw the 5-year-old girl being abducted near South Junior High School around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

09/06/2012

AMBER Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Girl Abducted In Newburgh

Authorities said the incident happened at South Jr. High School, located at 33 Monument St., at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.

09/05/2012

Ranaldo Brown and Thomas Whaley. (credit: ncmec.org)

Officials Say Details Of 5-Year-Old Mount Vernon Boy’s Disappearance ‘Shaky’

Ranaldo Brown is back home after being missing for more than 24 hours. The 5-year-old’s mother told police her son had been taken by her ex-boyfriend, 49-year-old Thomas Whaley, early Sunday morning.

07/02/2012

David Lundy (Credit: CBS 2)

Amber Alert Issued For West Windsor Boy Who Police Suspect Was Kidnapped By Grandfather

A frantic search is underway on Saturday for a missing five-year-old New Jersey boy who police said was kidnapped by his own grandfather. Police issued an Amber Alert for David Lundy of West Windsor in Mercer County.

06/16/2012

Etan Patz disappeared on May 25, 1979. (credit: missingkids.com)

FBI, NYPD Search Building In Cold Case Disappearance Of Etan Patz

Patz’s 1979 disappearance caused a frenzy in New York City. It also prompted huge changes in the way missing child cases were handled. Patz was the first missing child to appear on the back of a milk carton.

04/19/2012

Leila Rajnarie (L), Nevita Jagdeo (R) (credit: Handout)

Queens Mother Arrested After Allegedly Snatching Her Baby From Foster Care

Police say Leila Rajnarie was arrested and charged with kidnapping, custodial interference and endangering the welfare of a child.

03/15/2012

Brett Tonge (credit: Handout)

AMBER ALERT Canceled For 2-Year-Old Adrian Tonge; Father Still Sought

The child was dropped at a Brooklyn home where the Tonge sometimes stays. Authorities, however, said the boy’s father is still at large and may be traveling on foot.

01/27/2012

Cassidy Michaela Purdy, Mason Ross (credit: NJ State Police)

AMBER Alert Cancelled For 2-Year-Old In Hamilton, New Jersey

New Jersey State Police said that 2-year-old Mason Ross may have been taken by Cassidy Michaela Purdy, who was last seen wearing a gray and white-zippered sweater, tank top and black Converse sneakers.

12/22/2011

Anthony Trapp and Heather Trapp (credit: CBS 2)

Neighbors Devastated By Deaths Of Old Bridge Couple In What Cops Call Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police still haven’t released how 39-year-old Anthony Trapp died, but said he killed himself inside the Bear Mountain Bridge Motel after murdering his estranged wife and taking off with their two little girls.

12/17/2011

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