Amber Alert http://kut.org en Update: Baby Missing From Houston Apparently Found http://kut.org/post/update-baby-missing-houston-apparently-found <p><strong>Update</strong>: <a href="http://www.khou.com/news/local/Amber-Alert-issued-for-8-month-old-Houston-girl-264201971.html">Houston media is reporting</a> that Genesis Haley was found early this morning.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Original story</strong> (7:11 a.m.): Police in Houston have issued an </span><a href="http://www.missingkids.com/poster/AMBER/11575/7948" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Amber Alert </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">for an infant girl.</span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:35:14 +0000 Laura Rice 10655 at http://kut.org Update: Baby Missing From Houston Apparently Found 15-Year-Old Found Safe After Search (Update) http://kut.org/post/15-year-old-found-safe-after-search-update <p><strong>Update: </strong>An Amber Alert for a 15-year-old Blanco girl has been canceled. Blanco Police say Sianna Gholson was found safe.</p><p>Gholson was believed abducted Tuesday morning from Blanco High School.</p><p>But, again, she’s now been found and is safe.</p><p><strong>Original Story </strong>(April 1, 5:53 p.m.): Authorities&nbsp;issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a 15-year-old girl believed abducted from Blanco High School in Blanco, Texas at about 7:45 Tuesday morning.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:34:20 +0000 Trey Shaar & Laura Rice 10081 at http://kut.org 15-Year-Old Found Safe After Search (Update) Amber Alert Discontinued for 16-Year-Old North Texas Girl (Update) http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-discontinued-16-year-old-north-texas-girl-update <p><strong><em>The Ellis County Sheriff's Department has discontinued this Amber Alert.</em></strong></p><p>Law enforcement authorities across Texas are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl. Inez Ramirez was last seen in Red Oaks, Texas – south of Dallas.</p><p>Ramirez is 5'2" and weighs about 130 pounds. She has brown shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a green shirt and black shorts.</p><p>Police believe she may be with 23-year-old Edger Barron. He’s 5'9", weighs about 145 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 21:17:19 +0000 Laura Rice 9538 at http://kut.org Amber Alert Discontinued for 16-Year-Old North Texas Girl (Update) Amber Alert: Police Seek Woman Driving Lexus Who They Say Took 5 Year-Old Boy http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-police-seek-woman-driving-lexus-who-they-say-took-5-year-old-boy <p>Police across the state are looking for a missing five year-old boy and the woman who they believe took him. She was last seen in North Richland Hills – near Fort Worth.</p><p>Five-year-old Jagger Curry is white. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, grey-and-white striped pajama pants and cowboy boots.</p><p>Police believe he’s with 30-year-old Jennifer Lynne Echeverria. She’s also white with brown hair and brown eyes. She’s about 5-foot-9 and weighs around 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black short-sleeved t-shirt and jeans. She has a tattoo of angel wings with eyes on the inside of both arms. The back of her head is shaved. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:05:57 +0000 Laura Rice 9416 at http://kut.org Amber Alert: Police Seek Woman Driving Lexus Who They Say Took 5 Year-Old Boy Amber Alert Canceled for Baby Girl Abducted Near Corpus Christi http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-canceled-baby-girl-abducted-near-corpus-christi <p><strong>Update: </strong>The Amber Alert for Natalie Jasso has been canceled. Information about her condition was not immediately available.</p><p><strong>Original Story: </strong>(6:03 a.m.): Law enforcement agencies across the state are looking for a two week-old baby girl who they believe was abducted by a male family member.</p><p>There’s an <a href="http://www.dps.texas.gov/dem/AmberAlert/09024ba9801827a9/HTML_Flyer.html" target="_blank">active Amber Alert</a> for Natalie Jasso. The infant was last seen last night in <a href="http://www.dps.texas.gov/dem/AmberAlert/09024ba9801827a9/HTML_Flyer.html" target="_blank">Robstown, Texas</a> – near Corpus Christi.</p><p>Natalie is Hispanic and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white beanie and a white onesie with pink flowers on it. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:28:01 +0000 Laura Rice 9405 at http://kut.org Amber Alert Canceled for Baby Girl Abducted Near Corpus Christi Amber Alert: Missing Central Texas Tot Found http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-missing-central-texas-tot-found <p><strong>Update: </strong>Authorities say Jaelyn Johnson has been found safe and is back in the custody of her guardians.</p><p><strong>Original Story </strong>(Aug. 14, 5:57 a.m.): Police in Copperas Cove, TX – just west of Killeen – have issued an Amber Alert for a missing toddler.</p><p>Jaelyn Gucciana Johnson is almost 3 years-old. She’s black and has black hair and brown eyes. She weighs about 40 pounds. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:01:50 +0000 Laura Rice 8484 at http://kut.org Amber Alert: Missing Central Texas Tot Found Amber Alert for Missing Baby Discontinued http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-missing-baby-discontinued <p><strong>Update:</strong> Police say the child has been found. The Amber Alert has been discontinued.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Earlier: </strong>Police in <a href="http://goo.gl/maps/bXpN9">McKinney, Texas</a> -- north of Dallas -- have issued <a href="http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/AmberAlert/ActiveAlerts.aspx">an Amber Alert</a> for 10 month old Isabella Reyes.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She has black hair and brown eyes and weighs 17 pounds.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 23:56:20 +0000 Matt Largey & Matt Largey 7831 at http://kut.org Amber Alert for Missing Baby Discontinued Amber Alert for Tarrant County Teen http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-tarrant-county-teen <p>An <a href="http://www.beyondmissing.com/bm?p=flyerview;ID=1333">Amber Alert</a> is in effect for&nbsp;14-year-old Ruby Paloma Contreras, who was last seen just before 4 p.m. Tuesday in <a href="http://goo.gl/maps/7US1l">Haltom City</a>, near Fort Worth.</p><p>Ruby is 4'11", 95 pounds, a Hispanic female, with brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.</p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 00:17:19 +0000 Trey Shaar 7567 at http://kut.org Amber Alert for Tarrant County Teen Amber Alert in North Texas http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-north-texas <p></p><p>Cedar Hill police are searching for 12-year-old Sommer Brown, a black female, 5’ 6", about 90 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts.</p><p>Suspected in the abduction is 43-year-old Lisa Elizabeth Brown, black female, 5’ 8", 120 pounds, black hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black blazer and a light green shirt.</p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:45:17 +0000 KUT Staff 7344 at http://kut.org Amber Alert in North Texas Three Missing Children Returned (Update) http://kut.org/post/three-missing-children-returned-update <p><strong>Update: </strong>The Amber Alert has been discontinued. The Department of Public Safety says Calvin Lincecum voluntarily came in to the Terrell Police Department with his three children last night. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:07:35 +0000 Trey Shaar & Laura Rice 6929 at http://kut.org Three Missing Children Returned (Update) Amber Alert: 14-Year-Old Houston Girl Taken From Home http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-14-year-old-houston-girl-taken-home <p>The Harris County Constable's Office says <a href="http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/AmberExternalFCServlet?act=retAmberCase&amp;amberId=11178" target="_blank">14-year-old Haylie White </a>was taken from her home yesterday by 33-year-old Jacob West.</p><p>White is white with short brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5' tall and weighs 120 pounds. White was last seen wearing a tie-dyed shirt and jeans. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:46:03 +0000 Laura Rice 6303 at http://kut.org Amber Alert: 14-Year-Old Houston Girl Taken From Home Amber Alert: Missing Two-Year Old Girl in Lubbock Area http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-missing-two-year-old-girl-lubbock-area <p>An Amber Alert has been issued for two-year-old&nbsp;Leah Marie Aguirre, last seen in&nbsp;Crosbyton, Texas, outside of Lubbock.&nbsp;</p><p>The alert, from the <a href="http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/AmberExternalFCServlet?act=retAmberCase&amp;amberId=11213">National &nbsp;Center for Missing and Exploited Children</a>:&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>Circumstances: The Crosbyton Police Department is searching for Leah Marie Aguirre, Hispanic female, 2 YEARS old, DOB 1/6/11, brown HAIR, brown EYES with UNKNOWN CLOTHING DESCRIPTION.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:17:26 +0000 Wells Dunbar 6108 at http://kut.org Amber Alert: Missing Two-Year Old Girl in Lubbock Area AMBER Alert: 11-Year-Old Girl from The Woodlands (Update) http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-11-year-old-girl-woodlands-update <p><strong>Update</strong>:&nbsp;Savannah Hurley, the subject of today's Amber Alert, <a href="http://www.beyondmissing.com/bm?p=Lookup&amp;ID=1330">has been found</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>The<em> <a href="http://crimeblog.dallasnews.com/2012/11/amber-alert-has-been-issued-for-an-11-year-old-girl-abducted-by-her-mother-who-may-be-headed-to-north-texas.html/">Dallas Morning News</a></em><a href="http://crimeblog.dallasnews.com/2012/11/amber-alert-has-been-issued-for-an-11-year-old-girl-abducted-by-her-mother-who-may-be-headed-to-north-texas.html/"> writes</a>&nbsp;"<span style="color: rgb(55, 55, 55); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 16.899999618530273px; ">A spokesperson for the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department says Savannah Hurley has been located in Trinity County — 'and she is safe."&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong>Original&nbsp;Post </strong>(6:09 a.m.): Sheriff’s Officers near Houston have <a href="http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/AmberExternalFCServlet?act=retAmberCase&amp;amberId=11174" target="_blank">issued an AMBER Alert </a>for an 11-year-old girl from The Woodlands.</p><p>Authorities across the state are looking for Savannah Hurley. They believe she may be in "grave or immediate" danger.</p><p>Savannah is white with brown hair and hazel eyes. She’s 4 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She has a small gap between her front teeth and pierced ears.</p><p>Officials believe she’s with 46-year-old Shelly Jean Hurley. The suspect is white with blonde hair and brown eyes. She’s 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing jeans and a multicolor shirt that showed her midriff.</p><p><strong>Update: </strong>Sheriff's Officers have located the white, 2006, Ford F-150 they were looking for and now believe the two are in a 1996 maroon Subaru Legacy station wagon with Alabama plates: 48738AZ.</p><p>If you have any information, call the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 642-1424 or call 911. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 21:07:21 +0000 Laura Rice 5685 at http://kut.org AMBER Alert: 11-Year-Old Girl from The Woodlands (Update) Amber Alert Canceled for 4 Year-Old Tyler Boy http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-canceled-4-year-old-tyler-boy <p><strong><em>Update: Nov. 1, 5:25 a.m.:</em></strong></p><p>An Amber Alert issued yesterday for a Tyler boy has been canceled. Four-year-old Lucas Calvert was found safe in West Monroe, La.</p><p>The suspect in the abduction was taken into custody.</p><p><strong><em>Original Story: Oct. 31, 10:27 p.m.:</em></strong></p><p>Police in Tyler have issued an Amber Alert for a four year old boy named Lucas Calvert. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:25:53 +0000 Matt Largey 5488 at http://kut.org Amber Alert Canceled for 4 Year-Old Tyler Boy AMBER Alert for San Antonio Toddler Canceled http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-san-antonio-toddler-canceled <p><strong><em>Update 10:50 a.m.: </em></strong><em>The San Antonio Police Department says the boy has been found and is &quot;safe and sound.&quot;</em></p><p><em><strong>Earlier: </strong></em>The San Antonio Police Department has <a href="http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/AmberServlet" target="_blank">issued an Amber Alert</a> for a 3-year-old boy. Police say Gabriel Rivera was abducted by two people in a gold Ford Explorer.</p><p>The vehicle has Texas plates with the license plate number: 5-7-R-8-4-5-4.</p><p>The missing toddler was last seen yesterday. He is Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. He&rsquo;s about 3-feet tall and weighs about 35 pounds.</p><p>Police believe he is in danger. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:54:39 +0000 Laura Rice 4603 at http://kut.org AMBER Alert for San Antonio Toddler Canceled Amber Alert for Live Oak Boy http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-live-oak-boy <p><strong>Update</strong>:&nbsp;The suspects, one black male and one white male, are in a red 1990 Toyota Celica GT with Texas license plate# CG5G973, according ot the&nbsp;Selma Police Department.</p><p>Original post (7:40 a.m.): The <a href="http://www.liveoaktx.net/display_main.php?pg=police">Live Oak Police Department</a> issued an <a href="http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/AmberExternalFCServlet?act=retAmberCase&amp;amberId=10489">Amber Alert</a> this morning for six year-old Simon Colby Weyman. Simon is a white male, 4&rsquo; 0&rdquo; tall, about 90 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes.</p><p>Simon was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with black cars on it, khaki shorts and no shoes.</p><p>The suspects are unknown but police believe they are driving a black 4-door compact Mazda or Toyota with a green and white bumper sticker on the rear.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:40:01 +0000 Olivia Gordon 4533 at http://kut.org Amber Alert for Live Oak Boy AM Update: APD's Cisco Statement, Houston Baby Abduction, Trader Joe's (Finally) Comes to Austin http://kut.org/post/am-update-apds-cisco-statement-houston-baby-abduction-trader-joes-finally-comes-austin <p><strong>APD&#39;s&nbsp;</strong><strong>Official Statement on Cisco the Dog&nbsp;</strong></p><p>The Austin Police Department has issued a <a href="http://www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/alert.html?id=25497&amp;utm_source=twitterfeed&amp;utm_medium=twitter">statement</a> regarding the controversial <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/details-emerge-police-shooting-cisco-pet-dog">shooting of Cisco the dog</a> on Saturday.</p><p>The incident, which drew national press and inspired a<a href="http://www.facebook.com/JusticeForCisco"> Justice for Cisco Facebook page</a> that currently holds over 60,000 likes, led both Cisco&#39;s owner Michael Paxton and APD Chief Art Acevedo to <a href="http://www.klbjfm.com/dudleyandbob/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10371751">speak with </a><a href="http://www.klbjfm.com/dudleyandbob/Blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10371751">KLBJ-FM</a> yesterday. In the interview, Paxton says: &quot;Obviously there&#39;s a breakdown of training here.&nbsp; You don&#39;t approach an unarmed man in his driveway with weapons drawn.&quot; (In March, KUT News <a href="http://kut.org/2012/03/apd-to-increase-weapons-training/">reported</a> on ramped up weapons training at APD, set to start in April).</p><p>Acevedo said: &quot;I&#39;m sorry on behalf on all the members of the department.&nbsp; We know the pain&#39;s real.&quot;</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:55:18 +0000 Tolly Moseley & Carlos Morales 4055 at http://kut.org AM Update: APD's Cisco Statement, Houston Baby Abduction, Trader Joe's (Finally) Comes to Austin Amber Alert for Three-Day Old Boy Canceled http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-three-day-old-boy-canceled <p><em>UPDATE 9:05PM: </em>Authorities say the three day old boy reported missing earlier today has been found and is safe.</p><p><em>EARLIER:</em> An Amber Alert has been issued for a three-day old boy last seen in the town of Spring, TX.</p><p><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal; text-align: center; font-size: medium; ">Keegan&nbsp;Schuchardt, a white male only weighing 5 pounds, was last seen around 2:40pm Tuesday.</span></p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 23:34:35 +0000 Matt Largey 4052 at http://kut.org Amber Alert for Three-Day Old Boy Canceled Top Morning Stories 2/8/12: Amber Alert, Ron Paul's Minnesota Showing, UT Studies Prof Performance http://kut.org/post/top-morning-stories-2812-amber-alert-ron-pauls-minnesota-showing-ut-studies-prof-performance <p><strong>Amber Alert Issued</strong></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:48:21 +0000 Tolly Moseley 3610 at http://kut.org Top Morning Stories 2/8/12: Amber Alert, Ron Paul's Minnesota Showing, UT Studies Prof Performance Amber Alert Canceled for Alvin Boy http://kut.org/post/amber-alert-canceled-alvin-boy <p><strong>UPDATE 10:20 p.m.: </strong>Authorities in Alvin have canceled the Amber Alert for Gerardo Olvera, Jr. Police say the boy has been located, and that he is safe.</p><p>Police in Alvin have issued an Amber Alert for Gerardo Olvera, Jr.</p><p>Gerardo is six years old Hispanic boy. He&#39;s three feet tall, weighs 45 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen Monday afternoon.</p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 23:30:19 +0000 Ian Crawford, KUT News 2719 at http://kut.org Amber Alert Canceled for Alvin Boy