missing children

Missing Washington Heights children Justin Tapia, Andy Cruz. (credit: NYPD)

2 Missing Washington Heights Children Found Safe

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, County Executive Ed Mangano and police brass during presser about missing children files at Nassau County Police Headquarters in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Wants To Close Federal Loophole In Missing Child Cases

Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.


Ryan, Dylan. Brandan Lewis (credit: Vernon Police)

Police: 3 Missing Connecticut Boys, Mother Found In Maine

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.


Yonkers is distributing free kits for parents to collect DNA from their children in the event they go missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In Yonkers

On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.


Gupreet Singh, Robin Singh

Teen Boys From India Go Missing Monday At Westfield, N.J. Mall

The search was on Tuesday night for two teens visiting from India, who disappeared while on a school trip to New Jersey.


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.


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.


Suspect Shanel Nadal (credit: DCPI)

NYPD: Queens Mom Being Sought After Taking Her 8 Kids From Child Agency

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.