Police officers in North Carolina arrested a six-year-old boy for plucking a tulip. He is accused of taking the flower from a yard while waiting at a bus stop.
On March 12, 2021, police recovered the body of a 6-year-old Indiana girl who was reported missing only two hours before. A 14-year-old boy, whose name will not be released as he is progressing through the juvenile system, was arrested in connection with the case.
Luke Dufrene saved an abandoned infant that had been left on the highway and reunited them with their mother last Thursday evening.
The 23-year-old Good Samaritan had been driving to work in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana when he saw the driver of a vehicle “dropping a baby off” in a carrier on the media of a highway. Dufrene was shocked by what he saw but acted quickly.
Brittany Gosney, 29, and her boyfriend, James Hamilton, 42, told investigators that the boy was killed a few days before he was reported missing and that they dumped his body in the Ohio River. Police are working with trained searchers to find the boy’s remains. Gosney is charged with murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Hamilton, is charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
Most people know Amber Alerts as the child abduction emergency alert that has led to the safe return of over a thousand children across almost 35 countries. But this life-saving system has a dark history, stemming from the tragic abduction and murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, whose case remains unsolved.
Rosa Jimenez was released on bond on January 27 after spending seventeen years behind bars for a crime she most likely did not commit.
65-year-old Russell Ross was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly stabbing his son during an argument.
Police in Oregon are searching for a man who stole a car and then returned to lecture the car’s owner about leaving her child in the back seat, before dropping off the child and speeding off in the car again.
Edgar Latulip, Jerry Barnett, and Orey Steinmann spent decades without knowing they were missing people. They may have never learned of their true identities and their families may still be longing for answers if it wasn’t for a flashback, an ancestry DNA test, and a google search.
Luis Rodriguez-Mena was extradited from Mexico and arrested by Des Plaines, Illinois police on Thursday for the 1999 murder of flight attendant Young Kavila. Kavila, 30, was killed on November 30, 1999 after arriving in Chicago on a flight. She headed to her apartment in Des Plaines around 10 p.m., where Rodriguez-Mena had allegedly been waiting for her, and was attacked in her kitchen.
A Kansas mother faces child endangerment charges after her missing 3-year-old daughter is found safe. Noriyah King, 3, was last seen in 38th Street and Highland Avenue around 7 pm. on Thursday, December 10.