Justin Tapia, 9, and Andy Cruz, 10, disappeared together from their home on West 183rd Street at around 9:45 a.m., sources told CBS2.
Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.
Police in Connecticut have canceled a multistate Amber Alert after three missing boys were found safe in Maine with their mother, who was taken into custody.
On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.
The search was on Tuesday night for two teens visiting from India, who disappeared while on a school trip to New Jersey.
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.
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.
Police are asking for help in finding 28-year-old Shanel Nadal, who is accused of “custodial interference” with regard to her her eight children.