Polly Klaas, the Petaluma girl who was kidnapped and murdered in 1993, would have been 32 years old on Thursday.
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The man accused of kidnapping and murdering missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar once again failed to enter a plea in a brief court appearance on Wednesday, as he faces new charges.
Antolin Garcia-Torres, accused in the alleged murder-kidnapping of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra La Mar, also will face charges Wednesday in the alleged attacks on three women in 2009
The man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar’s 16th birthday is Friday, an event marred by her unknown whereabouts after more than seven months of searching.
For nearly six months volunteers have been searching twice a week for missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, but starting next week search efforts will be reigned back to only Saturdays.
San Jose Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is offering to support the family of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar with a new school notification law that could help with search efforts for missing children.
Congressman Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, would be joining volunteers Saturday as the search for missing teenager Sierra LaMar continued into its fifth month.
The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar in Morgan Hill was scheduled for a court appearance Tuesday morning but instead his attorney appeared in his behalf and he did not enter a plea.