kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Missing Children

(L-R) Hugo Ortez, Merari Ortez and mother Alicia Ortez (San Pablo Police Dept.)

Three Children Abducted Found Safe In Richmond, Mother A Suspect In Father’s Fatal Shooting

Three children from San Pablo who authorities said were abducted on Sunday have been found.

06/10/2014

Polly Klaas, photographed with her father Marc Klaas, disappeared from a sleepover in Petaluma on October 1, 1993. (CBS)

Father Of Polly Klaas Reflects On 20 Years Since Disappearance

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.

10/02/2013

Daphne Viola Webb (Oakland PD)

Family Of Missing Oakland Toddler Frustrated With Investigation’s Lack Of Progress

Nine weeks after the disappearance of Daphne Webb, an Oakland toddler, the family is asking authorities for an update on the investigation on her whereabouts.

09/12/2013

Sierra LaMar

Morgan Hill Filmmaker Spotlights Sierra LaMar Search

Search efforts for missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar are the focus of two new short documentary films about the case created by a local independent filmmaker.

07/05/2012

Sierra LaMar

Search Tactics For Missing Morgan Hill Teen Gain International Attention

Volunteer searchers for Sierra LaMarr are back at it this weekend in Morgan Hill. The disappearance of 15-year-old has gained the BBC’s attention because of some of the technological methods used in the mission to find her.

05/19/2012

Sierra LaMar

Sierra LaMar’s Disappearance Raises Questions About School Absentee Notifications

Although Sierra LaMar missed her school bus in the morning and was marked absent by all her teachers the day she disappeared, an automated e-mail from the school notifying her mother did not go out until 6 o’clock that night.

03/29/2012