CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Avonte Oquendo

David Perecman speaks at a news conference on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Avonte Oquendo’s Family Waiting To Learn Identity Of Remains Found In Queens

The attorney for the family of a missing autistic boy says clothing that was found with human remains in Queens are similar to those the teen was wearing when he disappeared.

01/17/2014

Avonte Oquendo (credit: Handout)

Missing Autistic Teenager’s Family Holding Out For A Christmas Miracle

He’s been missing 77 days, or 1,800 hours, or more than 100,000 minutes. But no matter how it’s counted, to Avonte Oquendo’s mother the countless moments seem like eternity since she last saw her son.

12/20/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC DOE To Announce New School Safety Measures

Six weeks after a 14-year-old autistic boy walked out of his school in Queens and disappeared, the city’s Department of Education is set to announce new school security measures.

11/15/2013

A missing person flyer for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (credit: CBS)

A-Rod Visits Family Of Missing Autistic Teen Avonte Oquendo

The New York Yankees third baseman met with Oquendo’s family at an Upper Manhattan restaurant Sunday, vowing to use his star power to help regain momentum in the case.

11/11/2013

A missing person flyer for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (credit: CBS)

Search For Missing Autistic Teen From Queens Enters Fifth Week

Avonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last seen on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

11/08/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer Proposes Voluntary Tracking Devices For Autistic Children

The proposal comes as the search continues for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who walked away from his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. Schumer believes the devices could prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.

11/04/2013

Missing person flyer for Avonte Oquendo is seen at the Times Square subway station on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 (credit: CBSNewYork)

Kelly: NYPD Still Devoting Resources In Search For Missing Autistic Boy From Queens

The teen, who cannot communicate verbally, was last seen on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

11/01/2013

Avonte Side-By-Side

Police: Boy In Subway Pic Is Not Missing Autistic Teen From Queens

The picture shows a young man on a subway train who bears a striking resemblance to 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. Police confirmed it was not the missing teen.

10/31/2013

Boy Resembling Avonte Oquendo

New Photo Shows Boy Resembling Avonte Oquendo On Subway Train

The NYPD has sent out officers to investigate, after a teenager snapped a photo of someone resembling the missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.

10/30/2013

Robert Richard

Police Search For Autistic Teen Who Vanished In Yonkers

As the mystery continued in the search for Avonte Oquendo Wednesday night, police in Yonkers reported that another autistic teen was also missing.

10/30/2013

Avonte Oquendo Flier

Prayer Vigil Held In Hopes That Avonte Oquendo Will Be Found

A prayer vigil was held Sunday asking for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, the 14-year-old autistic boy who has been missing for more than three weeks.

10/27/2013

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Avonte Oquendo’s Mother: ‘He’s Still Alive; He’s Out There’

The family of Avonte Oquendo have issued a desperate plea to the public to keep looking for the autistic teen, more than three weeks after he vanished.

10/26/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD Vows To Continue Search For Autistic Boy Missing 3 Weeks

Avonte Oquendo, who cannot communicate verbally, was last spotted on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4.

10/25/2013

A shirt (left) police say Avonte Oquendo was wearing the day he went missing/Avonte Oquendo (credit: NYPD)

Nearly Three Weeks Later Search For Missing Teen Avonte Oquendo Continues

It has been nearly three weeks since anybody has seen missing Queens teenager Avonte Oquendo.

10/25/2013

10.21 Avonte Family

Avonte Oquendo’s Mother: If You Have My Son, Let Him Go

The search for the autistic 14-year-old boy intensified even more on Monday, as his mother and brother appeared on “The Couch.”

10/21/2013

more

previous