The Pinole Police Department is re-examining the case of Amber Swartz, who went missing from in front of her home on Savage Avenue on June 3, 1988, police Chief John Hardester said.
Tuesday marked 20 years since the kidnapping of 12-year-old Petaluma resident Polly Klaas, and her father used the grim anniversary to focus on progress that has been made in missing-child cases since then.
Family members of missing toddler Daphne Webb were set to gather in Oakland for a “Love Walk” in her honor Wednesday afternoon.
Ryan Mitchell Schaffer was arrested Friday at a home in Eureka, on felony aggravated kidnapping and unlawful sexual activity with a minor charges.
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said a car belonging to the suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl has been found in Idaho.
Shane Michael Newhouse, 40, jumped out of the trunk of a green Ford sedan in the area of Soscol Avenue near Napa State Hospital around 3:30 p.m. and ran through traffic claiming he had been kidnapped, Napa police Capt. Jeff Troendly said.
Two men suspected of driving away with another man in the truck of their car were arrested after a short police pursuit in Napa Thursday afternoon, police said.
O.J. Simpson goes before a Nevada parole panel Thursday to plead for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former football star from prison.
The man charged with kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar last year will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Tuesday in a case fraught with pretrial delays.
The mother of missing 21-month-old Daphne Viola Webb was ordered not to do any harm to her daughter after being found passed out in her car with Daphne in February, according to court records.