Thursday marks five years since the disappearance of Patrick Alford.
Prosecutors’ recently revealed informant in the infamous missing-child case of Etan Patz is a Rikers Island inmate.
A convicted child molester who was long suspected in the 1979 missing child case of Etan Patz plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if called to testify in the murder trial of a man now charged with the crime.
A 3-year-old boy was found safe in Newark Friday evening, hours after vanishing when his grandfather got on a subway train in Brooklyn with him and fell asleep, police said.
Police found a missing 9-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon, more than 24 hours after he vanished in East Harlem.
According to police, Nijaey Hilton was last seen leaving her apartment on East 112th Street with her uncle around 10:30 Tuesday night.
Shawn Martinez was last seen near Wortman Avenue in the East New York section of Brooklyn last Thursday, according to authorities.
According to police, 3-year-old Ladavion Brooks’ aunt Geraldine took him from his stroller without permission on Saturday around 5 p.m. outside his home in the Highbridge section of the Bronx.
Two other children were also reported missing in the Bronx on Saturday but have since been found safe.
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.
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.
The NYPD said Marlo Young disappeared after leaving his home on Crooke Avenue near Prospect Park shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday.
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.
The child’s 20-year-old mother is currently at Bellevue Hospital, where she has been admitted as an emotionally disturbed person.