Sunday, September 14, 2014
By Lance Luckey : Host, WNYC/WQXR News
Friday, October 11, 2013
Exactly one week after Avonte Oquendo ran out of school unsupervised, his family gathered to pray for his return. Meanwhile, the city broadened its alerts to include public transit. Hear the latest, and get an insider's view on what it means to care for a mute autistic teenager.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Cleveland is feeling a mix of emotions this week after the discovery and rescue of three young women who were kidnapped 9, 10, and 11 years ago and held captive in a residential home for years. The community is celebrating their safe return, but there are also questions and alarm. Connie Schultz, syndicated columnist and Cleveland resident, says the community is reeling.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The recent search for the missing school boy Etan Patz, who disappeared 33 years ago after walking alone to the bus stop, has reignited an age old debate: at what age should parents give their kids more freedom?
Friday, April 20, 2012
On May 25th, 1979, six-year-old Etan Patz waved goodbye to his mother at his front door in Soho to take the bus by himself to school for the very first time. Etan never made it to school, and President Ronald Reagan named May 25th National Missing Child Day in his honor. Now, 33 years later, police began scouring the basement of a building just two blocks from his home, following a lead that there may be evidence there. Janet Babin, reporter for Takeaway partner WNYC, was at the scene yesterday.
Sunday, July 17, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Some New Jersey lawmakers want to toughen the penalties for failure to report a missing or deceased child by making them crimes felonies in the wake of the high-profile Casey Anthony case.