An Amber Alert issued early Friday morning has been canceled after investigators determined that a child abduction reported in East Oakland did not happen, police said.
The former owner of the home searched by police on Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of 10-year-old Kevin Collins nearly three decades ago said he was shocked to hear the house could be tied to the famous case.
Police in Richmond issued an alert Friday warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect linked to the abductions and rapes of two young women and an attempted abduction during the past six months.
A Bay Area man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days has postponed entering a plea for the second time.
A man accused of kidnapping his two children from their South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days said Tuesday that he knew he had “gone crazy” but never endangered them.
Christopher Maffei is accused of forcibly taking his 3-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son from their grandmother while the children’s mother was in court seeking a restraining order against him.
A Northern California man arrested after allegedly abducting his two children and trying to evade authorities by stealing a sailboat and sailing along the Northern California coast was being held on $200,000 bail.
Two young children abducted in Monterey County Friday were found safe in Fresno and returned to their mother Friday night. However, the suspect Marquis Edwards remains at large, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
The Coast Guard said it has recovered two children believed to be abducted by their father from South San Francisco.
A yacht allegedly stolen by a man who had kidnapped his two children from South San Francisco earlier this week was spotted Friday morning in the waters off of Pillar Point Harbor, a police spokesman said.