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Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old Wapato girl

An Amber Alert was issued Monday evening for a 3-year-old Wapato girl who police believe is with her father, who is reportedly suicidal. Melody Lopez was last seen wearing a …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Father named in statewide Amber Alert arrested Wednesday morning

After Washington State Patrol interviewed and released two parents in Spokane County Tuesday evening in relation to an Amber Alert issued from Seattle, troopers arrested the father, Nicholas Antonie, around …

UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019

Spokane woman who survived stabbing by husband thanks emergency personnel, ADT security workers who responded to attack

One month to the day after Melissa Robertson’s husband, Justin Robertson, stabbed her multiple times before abducting their 5-year-old son, and later killed himself by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, she …

Medical Examiner confirms Amber Alert suspect died from self-inflicted gunshot wound during SWAT standoff

The Whitman County Medical Examiner on Friday confirmed that Justin P. Robertson,

UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019

Amber alert suspect found dead inside Whitman County home; son safely in custody

A man accused of stabbing his wife and abducting their 5-year-old child – generating an Amber Alert in Washington and Idaho – was located Tuesday in the small town of …

UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

Mother who prompted Amber Alert planned to inject bleach into daughter, police say

A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning on injecting bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites, according to court …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018

Amber Alert issued for boys, father after Phoenix killings

An Amber Alert was issued Saturday for two young brothers and their biological father missing since the boys’ mother and a male housemate were found fatally shot in the Phoenix …

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017

Two missing Idaho girls found safe; father in custody

Law enforcement officials have issued a statewide Amber alert for two Idaho girls who went missing over the weekend.

Infant boy kidnapped in Yakima, found safe several hours later

An infant boy was kidnapped late Monday night in Yakima, prompting an Amber Alert and a police manhunt ending with the uncle in custody and the boy safely located with …

Divers looking for Colorado boy find body in frozen pond

Divers looking for a 6-year-old boy who apparently wandered away from his suburban Denver home on New Year’s Eve found the body of a child in a frozen pond Tuesday.

Indiana woman accused in deaths of kids believed to be hers

A mother has been arrested on two preliminary counts of murder after two children believed to be her son and daughter were found dead in a vehicle in northern Indiana, …

Missing teen, subject of Amber Alert, found safe in Casper

Authorities have found a Montana teenager who had been missing since early Wednesday and the man suspected of abducting her has been taken into custody.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 4, 2016

Amber alert cancelled for teen missing from Montana

A 16-year-old girl went missing in Sheridan, Montana, Wednesday morning and officials believe she may be in Washington State.

Amber Alert issued for missing Montana girl

The state Department of Justice has issued an Amber Alert for a 16-year-old Madison County girl missing since early Wednesday.

Amber Alert issued for three missing Idaho kids

Law enforcement officials have issued an Amber Alert for three young Idaho children believed to traveling with a suspected child molester.

Missing Spokane teen found safe in Ohio

A missing Spokane teenager was found safe at a rest stop outside of Columbus, Ohio.

Missing Spokane teen may be with man she met online

Police are looking for Kiera Inman, 16, who went missing Monday. She is believed to be with Zachary Wayne Jones, 30.

Missing girl found on Montana Indian reservation

WOLF POINT, Mont. – A missing 4-year-old girl was found Sunday on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana, just a few miles from where she was reportedly abducted while …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015

Yakima police: Missing girl, mother found safe after Amber Alert

A missing 3-year-old girl and her mother were found safe Tuesday evening in Spokane after Yakima police issued an Amber Alert saying they had been abducted.

Amber Alert issued for sick Mill Creek baby and mother suspected of fleeing with her

An Amber Alert has been issued for a newborn baby girl with a life-threatening medical condition. The baby’s mother is suspected of kidnapping her.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2013

Man arrested, 2-year-old daughter found safe after Amber Alert

PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities have taken a Gresham man into custody in connection with a shooting that seriously wounded a woman, and they have safely recovered the man’s 2-year-old daughter.

AMBER Alert issued for Idaho girl believed abducted by grandparents

An AMBER Alert was issued this evening for a five-year-old girl from Idaho Falls. Police believe the girl is being taken to Mexico by her grandparents.

Hundreds search Idaho wilderness for missing teen

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — The search for 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her suspected abductor, 40-year-old James Lee DiMaggio, has spanned three states and thousands of miles.

Car in Calif. missing teen case found in Idaho

SAN DIEGO — A car belonging to the suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl in California was found in Idaho after horseback riders reported seeing the man and …

Unconfirmed Amber alert sightings in Washington

LAKESIDE, Calif. — Amber Alerts expanded to Oregon and Washington as authorities searched for a Southern California man suspected of abducting a 16-year-old girl and wanted in the death of …

Missing Bellingham boy found safe

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old boy taken from his Bellingham, Wa., home by his father, in violation of a no-contact order.

Three missing boys found safe in Butte

Three boys allegedly abducted by their father were found safe Thursday in a hotel in Butte with their father, 33-year-old Chad Phillips, police say.

Police seek father in boys’ abduction

Spokane police are asking for help locating a father who is suspected of abducting his children.

Police seek 2-year-old taken from Lewiston day care

Investigators are searching for a 2-year-old boy believed to have been abducted by his father from Lewiston.

Baby, mom safe after Amber Alert

A 9-month-old girl and her teenage mother were reported safe Wednesday after Grant County sheriff’s deputies arrested the baby’s father in connection with a domestic assault on the mother. The …