Amber Alert http://www.kplu.org en Amber Alert Canceled After Two Mill Creek Children Found Safe In Oregon http://www.kplu.org/post/amber-alert-canceled-after-two-mill-creek-children-found-safe-oregon <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 18px;">An Amber Alert was canceled&nbsp;Thursday evening after two missing Mill Creek children were found safe in Oregon.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 18px;">The alert was issued after &nbsp;2-year-old Tyrel Henry and 8-months-old Alexandria Henry were taken by their mother. Tyrel, who had a tracheotomy, is on a ventilator and in need of around-the-clock medical care.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:33:25 +0000 Martha Kang 13899 at http://www.kplu.org Amber Alert Canceled After Two Mill Creek Children Found Safe In Oregon Police: Missing Kennewick Teen Found in Mexico http://www.kplu.org/post/police-missing-kennewick-teen-found-mexico <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Police in Kennewick, Wash., say a missing 14-year-old girl has talked with her mother and says she is in Mexico and is OK.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/24187300/amber-alert-canceled-for-missing-kennewick-girl" target="_blank">KNDO says</a> police confirmed Tuesday that the mother of Elizabeth Romero spoke with her daughter by phone and the girl said she is in Jalisco, Mexico.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:48:30 +0000 The Associated Press 11576 at http://www.kplu.org Police: Missing Kennewick Teen Found in Mexico Amber Alert Issued for Missing Kennewick Teen http://www.kplu.org/post/amber-alert-issued-missing-kennewick-teen <p><strong>UPDATE:&nbsp;</strong>The Amber Alert was canceled on Tuesday, Dec. 10 after the girl was found safe in Mexico.&nbsp;</p><p>---</p><p>An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl who was last seen in Kennewick, Washington.</p><p>Elizabeth Romero is believed to be with a 19-year-0ld man named Edwardo Flores Rosales, and traveling in a green Ford Escape model from the early 2000s.</p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:47:56 +0000 Martha Kang 11446 at http://www.kplu.org Amber Alert Issued for Missing Kennewick Teen Amber Alerts Not Issued for Every Missing Child http://www.kplu.org/post/amber-alerts-not-issued-every-missing-child <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The recent case of two missing children from Washington has raised fresh questions about the Amber Alert system. The brother and sister from Pierce County were located and are safe, but their disappearance did not trigger an Amber Alert.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:30:58 +0000 Austin Jenkins 9863 at http://www.kplu.org Amber Alerts Not Issued for Every Missing Child Teen Found Safe in Idaho; Alleged Abductor Killed http://www.kplu.org/post/teen-found-safe-idaho-alleged-abductor-killed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">The FBI says it's sending a team to Idaho to investigate the shooting that led to the death of a man suspected of killing a California woman and her young son and abducting her 16-year-old daughter.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Forty-year-old James Lee DiMaggio was killed Saturday after his campsite was spotted in Idaho's rugged Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.</p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 03:54:09 +0000 The Associated Press 9595 at http://www.kplu.org Teen Found Safe in Idaho; Alleged Abductor Killed Car in Amber Alert Case Found in Idaho, Possible Sighting of Pair http://www.kplu.org/post/car-amber-alert-case-found-idaho-possible-sighting-pair <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">A car belonging to the suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl in California has been found in Idaho, authorities said on Friday.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore also said that horseback riders reported seeing two people matching the description of the suspect and girl in the Cascade area 70 miles northeast of Boise on Wednesday.</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 18:49:23 +0000 The Associated Press 9582 at http://www.kplu.org Car in Amber Alert Case Found in Idaho, Possible Sighting of Pair Suspected Child Abductor Might Have Explosives http://www.kplu.org/post/suspected-child-abductor-might-have-explosives <p>Authorities say a man suspected of abducting a 16-year-old Southern California girl and triggering a multi-state Amber Alert might be armed with homemade explosives.</p><p>San Diego County Sheriff's Capt. Duncan Fraser said Thursday that evidence recovered at James Lee DiMaggio's home east of San Diego suggests he might have fled with explosives.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:18:32 +0000 Martha Kang & The Associated Press 9569 at http://www.kplu.org Suspected Child Abductor Might Have Explosives Wednesday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/wednesday-mornings-headlines-12 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Seattle Schools Scandal: Contractor Defends Pay</strong></li><li><strong>Amber Alert Ends Safely in Bonney Lake</strong></li><li><b>JBLM&nbsp;Soldier Killed in Afghanistan</b></li><li><strong>NASCAR for Puget Sound?</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Seattle School Contractors Ready to Speak Out</b></p><p>As the Seattle School Board prepares to vote on <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-public-schools-chief-faces-sudden-exit">a motion to fire Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson </a>this evening, one of the contractors under scrutiny in the alleged contracting fraud is speaking out. Seattle&#39;s Urban League and other small business contractors are expected to tell reporters, including KPLU&#39;s Paula Wissel, they earned their pay.</p><p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:04:09 +0000 KPLU News Staff 913 at http://www.kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines