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Etan Patz

A makeshift memorial for Etan Patz sits on the sidewalk at the corner of West Broadway and Prince Street in New York City on Friday, May 25, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New Yorkers Express Relief, Sadness Over Apparent Break In 1979 Etan Patz Cold Case

At the corner of West Broadway and Prince Street sits a makeshift memorial with flowers and a teddy bear.Once a Bodega, it was there, police said, that 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez killed the 6-year-old 33 years ago.

05/25/2012

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N.J. Man Arrested In Cold Case Murder Of 6-Year-Old Etan Patz

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said after Pedro Hernandez was questioned in New Jersey Wednesday night, he voluntarily returned to New York City and took police to the scene of the crime.

05/24/2012

Etan Patz (credit: Personal Photo)

For Years, NYC Officials Have Struggled To Deal With Emotional Toll Of Etan Patz Case

There have been nine police commissioners since Etan Patz disappeared 33 years ago Friday, but the man in charge of the NYPD back then says the case frustrated him, haunted him and left a deep emotional tie.

05/24/2012

A photo of Madeleine McCann released in 2007 (credit: Handout/Getty Images)/An age-progressed image of Madeleine McCann shows what she might look like today at age 9. (credit: Teri Blythe)

New Image Of Missing UK Girl Madeleine McCann Released

British authorities announced new efforts Wednesday to solve the case Madeleine McCann, a little girl who disappeared in 2007 while her family was on vacation in Portugal.

04/25/2012

New York City police and F.B.I. investigators remove debris from a crime scene in Soho where investigators searched for evidence of a six year-old boy who has been missing for 33 years on April 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: No Obvious Human Remains Found In Etan Patz Search

The excavation of a Manhattan basement yielded no obvious human remains and little forensic evidence that would help solve the decades-long mystery of what happened to Etan Patz, a 6-year-old who vanished while walking to a bus stop 33 years ago.

04/23/2012

Etan Patz (credit: Personal Photo)

No Remains Found In SoHo Basement, Search For Etan Patz Will Continue

As rain poured on SoHo FBI Agents and the NYPD packed up their equipment and concluded Sunday’s search for the remains of Etan Patz. Patz disappeared on his way to catch a school bus thirty-three years ago.

04/22/2012

Investigators continue searching on Sunday, April 22nd. (Credit: CBS 2)

FBI Won’t Confirm Reports About Suspicious Stain In Etan Patz Case

On Saturday, sources reported that investigators discovered what they described as a suspicious stain on a concrete wall while tearing apart the basement. However, the FBI won’t conform those reports, and said that Sunday will be a painstaking process.

04/22/2012

Etan Patz (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Agents, NYPD Continue Renewed Search For Etan Patz

The renewed search for Etan Patz is continuing this weekend, and so far investigators haven’t found new evidence inside a SoHo building. FBI agents and the NYPD resumed their efforts this morning, looking for any sign of the boy who went missing three decades ago.

04/21/2012

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Search For Clues Continues In Etan Patz Cold Case

Work crews hauled in a dumpster as investigators began breaking up the concrete floor and busting through brick walls in the basement of 127 Prince Street looking for clues in the decades-old disappearance.

04/20/2012

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

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