Avonte Oquendo, 14, slipped out of his Queens school in October 2013 and was later found dead.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced a push Monday for a National “Avonte’s Law” to create a program where parents can always know where their children are.
Vincent Erazo was last seen in a wooded area not far from 1022 Field Avenue.
A suspect has been arrested and charged with tricking a 27-year-old autistic man out of his birthday money at a park in Stamford, Connecticut.
Jonathan Bryant, 15, has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a bill calling for the evaluation of the need for audible alarms on public school building doors, in commemoration of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy.
The mother of an autistic teenager who disappeared from his school and was later found dead has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
According to authorities, 14-year-old Eliceo Cortez was last seen in front of 105 Oriental Blvd. at around 2 p.m. Friday.
A nonverbal autistic teen was missing from his home in Brooklyn Friday night.
An attorney for the family of Avonte Oquendo said Tuesday that the autistic teen had tried to run out of school the very day before he disappeared.
The brother of Avonte Oquendo thanked the people of New York City Friday for their tireless efforts to find the autistic teen, whose body was found in the water in Queens in January.
Brandon Betancourt was last seen leaving his home on 66th Road around 7 a.m., police said.
New video has been released showing Avonte Oquendo, right before he disappeared from his school in Long Island City, Queens in October.
While the family of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo was still awaiting DNA results from human remains discovered last week, a family attorney confirmed Monday that new remains have been found.