The body of a mob boss was exhumed from a church in the Vatican in search for clues to a missing girl.
May 25, National Missing Children's Day, is a day on which we honor and remember missing children. This date was chosen specifically because it is the date in 1979 when 6-year-old Etan Patz went missing on his way to school in New York.
A man in custody has implicated himself in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, Commissioner Ray Kelly of the New York Police Department said Thursday.
CNN's Susan Candiotti retells the day of Etan Patz's disappearance that became an infamous part of U.S. history.
More than 30 years ago, 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished from a Manhattan street on his way to a school bus stop. His parents never saw him again.
"After Etan" author Lisa Cohen talks about the ongoing investigation into the disappearance in the Etan Patz case.
A missing girl's sister claims seeing a mysterious man on the beach when she vanished, according to her father.
Steve Carter learned his father reported him missing 35 years ago. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
The mother of missing British girl Madeleine McCann felt "totally violated" when she saw her diary had been published in the News of the World newspaper, she told an inquiry into British press practices and ethics Wednesday.
Police in Carrollton, Texas, searching for a missing 10-year-old girl found the body of a Hispanic female Sunday afternoon and have stopped the search for the child.
The mother of a missing girl in Kansas City, Missouri, admits she was drunk the night her infant daughter disappeared.
The mother of Lisa Irwin, an 11-month old Missouri girl missing for nearly two weeks, said in an interview she was drunk the night the infant disappeared.
Four children, including two who were the subject of an Amber Alert out of Tennessee, were among seven found safe Tuesday along with their alleged abductor, police said.
The FBI is helping to search for a missing 11-year-old girl in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire. WCAX reports.
Kate McCann talks about the search for her missing daughter in a new book released Thursday
Four years after the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, a British toddler who went missing in Portugal, her parents have written a book detailing their account of that horrible night.
Kate and Gerry McCann talk to Piers Morgan about what it was like to be accused of killing their own daughter.
State police are searching Tuesday for two missing children after finding the bodies of two people in a home in south central Kentucky.
The father of a 12-year-old Virginia girl, who police say was abducted and taken on a week-long, cross-country trek by the man considered a prime suspect in her mother's death, on Monday thanked law enforcement, the media and the California woman who alerted police after spotting the girl.
The father of Brittany Smith, the 12-year-old Virginia girl missing since December 4, says her recovery is a miracle.
A missing Virginia girl and her alleged abductor were panhandling outside a San Francisco supermarket when someone nearby spotted them on Friday and alerted law enforcement, police said.
People from Florida to Ohio are being asked to help track down 12-year-old Brittany Mae Smith and her alleged abductor, Jeffrey Scott Easley, who was her dead mother's boyfriend.
Cops have released a surveillance image from a Va. Wal-Mart they say is Jeffrey Easley and 12-year-old Brittany Smith.
Brian David Mitchell will stand trial for allegedly kidnapping Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002.
Brian David Mitchell is being tried on charges of kidnapping and sexual assault
HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell brings you the stories of five parents whose children were abducted.
Police on Monday confirmed that a prosthetic leg discovered last week in a brushy area off a North Carolina road belongs to a missing 10-year-old girl.
Four days after calling off a search for key evidence, investigators have located a mattress that they believe is important to their probe of a North Carolina girl who hasn't been seen for weeks.
On HLN, a tearful chief of police explains a N.C. Amber Alert for a missing 10-year-old is now a homicide investigation.
Authorities said Sunday that "a stranger abduction is less likely than once anticipated" in the case of a missing 10-year-old North Carolina girl.
Police say a 4-year-old Arizona boy reported missing was found by horseback riders Monday after an 18-hour search.
Authorities in Arizona now believe that 2-year-old Syler Newton, who went missing July 24th, is dead.
The parents of a missing Oregon boy have urged the public to continue helping authorities find their son.
The search for a missing 7-year-old Oregon boy is now in its fifth day.
Investigators are set to meet with Carlos Moreira who says he saw a blonde girl asleep in a van days after the British child went missing
The murder of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu in Tracy, California, has brought America's Amber Alert program under the microscope. Sandra vanished in broad daylight on March 27.
Christine Belford agreed to let her ex-husband take their three daughters to Disney World for a two-week vacation. In August 2007, the Delaware mother kissed her little blond girls goodbye.
Producer Rupa Mikkilineni talks to Nicole Lapin about the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, the first missing child featured on a milk carton.
His was one of the first photos of a missing child to appear on a milk carton. Almost 30 years later, Etan Patz is still missing.
One year ago, a sheriff's dispatcher in Orange County, near Orlando, Florida, received a strange 911 call. A small child was missing -- and had been for a month.
Raymond Hewlett, 64, is currently hospitalized, but could be linked to the missing girl
Watch Oprah's interview with the parents of missing child Madeleine McCann on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Monday May 4.
Just a day after the two-year anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance, her parents will appear on the talk show
The family of missing 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings asks for her safe return.
The father and grandmother of a missing 5-year-old Florida girl pleaded Thursday for her return, and said police had uncovered some promising leads.
Police received a tip that babysitter Misty Croslin may not have been home when 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings went missing.
Police searching for a missing 5-year-old girl are investigating whether the woman who reported her gone was at home at the time the girl vanished, an officer working on the case said Wednesday.
Investigators are pursuing several new leads in the case of a missing 5-year-old girl in Florida, they said Tuesday.
The father of a missing 5-year-old Florida girl made a renewed plea Thursday for the return of his daughter.
Tucked in her bed, a 5-year-old girl was taken from her home in the middle of the night.
The sister of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson made an emotional appeal Saturday for the safe return of her 7-year-old son, who disappeared after a double shooting Friday on Chicago's South Side.
Prime News host Mike Galanos spars with a Casey Anthony defense spokesman over the media's handling of the case.
The mother of missing Florida toddler Caylee Anthony has pleaded not guilty to killing the 3-year-old, who has been missing since June.
The mother of a missing toddler on Monday was arrested in connection with an alleged theft from one of her friends, Florida authorities said.
Newly released evidence shows Madeleine McCann may have been taken for a pedophile ring. ITN's Juliet Bremner reports.
British police were told in March this year that missing girl Madeleine McCann may have been kidnapped by a pedophile ring which followed her three days before her abduction, according to reports.
Pictures have been released in the case of missing British girl Madeleine McCann. ITN's Robert Moore reports.
Nancy Grace reports on a new development in the case of a missing 2-year-old Florida girl.
Nancy Grace speaks to father of a missing 12-year-old Vermont girl. Police call her uncle a "person of interest."
The parents of Madeleine McCann still hope to find her alive. CNN's Emily Chang interviews them.
Portuguese police are still investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance a year after the British toddler vanished without trace from a beach resort villa, a senior detective said on Saturday.
Madeleine McCann has become an icon for missing children, her parents said Friday on the eve of the anniversary of the British toddler's disappearance from a Portuguese holiday resort.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the McCanns' call for a U.S.-style alert system for missing children across Europe.
A Dutch tourist may have seen missing British girl Madeleine McCann at a restaurant in France.
Newspapers apologize for reporting that the McCanns were behind their daughter Madeleine's disappearance.
A Dutch tourist says she recently spotted missing 4-year-old Madeleine McCann at a French restaurant near Montpellier, McCann family spokesman Clarence Mitchell said Wednesday.
The family of missing British child Madeleine McCann released two sketches Sunday of a man who may be linked to her disappearance last May from a holiday resort in Portugal.
The McCann family produces a sketch of a possible suspect in Madeline's disappearance. ITN's Harry Smith reports.
The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann have been named as prime suspects in the disappearance of their daughter, according to media reports.
International Correspondents looks at the media coverage of the Madeleine McCann?s disappearance.
Portuguese investigators head to Britain as a witness speaks out about Madeleine McCann. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
The father of Madeleine McCann has returned to his job as a cardiologist in central England, nearly six months after he stopped work to conduct a massive and public search for his missing daughter.
UPDATE: British and Spanish reporters claim to have found the girl that some believed might have been Madeleine McCann. London's Evening Standard says the girl is actually a 5-year-old from the village of Zinat in Morocco, the BBC reports. More to come...
The family of Madeleine McCann, the British girl who vanished in Portugal more than four months ago, will launch a massive advertising campaign aimed at keeping the search for her a public priority.
Emily Chang reports from Rothley, England, on the media encampment outside Madeleine McCann's home.
The McCanns will hear soon whether they'll face charges in the case of their missing daughter. CNN's Phil Black reports.
After questioning the parents of a missing British girl last week, Portuguese police will hand over the Madeleine McCann case to the prosecutor's office Monday, police chief inspector Olegario De Sousa told CNN.
After wide-eyed English toddler Madeleine McCann vanished in May from her family's seaside vacation apartment in Portugal, her parents, Gerry and Kate, stepped in front of television cameras and made wrenching, heartfelt pleas for her return.
The mother of missing child Madeleine McCann has been named a suspect in her daughter's disappearance and could be arrested, a family spokeswoman said Friday.
The parents of missing child Madeleine McCann have launched a new channel on YouTube to allow people to post videos, images and information about their missing children.
A 15-year-old girl who had been missing for nearly a year was found Wednesday, locked in a small hidden room under a staircase in a West Hartford, Connecticut, home, police said.
A 14-year-old girl sat huddled with her mother in a South Carolina courtroom Monday evening as a judge denied bond for the man accused of kidnapping her and holding her in an underground bunker for 10 days.
A district attorney said he plans to seek the death penalty against a Purcell, Oklahoma, man who was arrested after the body of a girl was found in his apartment.
In March 2003, missing Salt Lake City, Utah, teenager Elizabeth Smart was found alive after being kidnapped and held captive for nearly nine months. Almost three years after her ordeal, the 17-year-old high school senior's life is getting back to normal, and she works as a quiet activist for missing children.
Louisiana officials working to rebuild families torn apart by Hurricane Katrina are being especially challenged in trying to locate some 500 foster children still unaccounted for by guardians.
Authorities are searching for a convicted sex offender suspected of taking an 8-year-old girl from her home near Reno, Nevada, according to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office Saturday.
As I write, Shasta and Dylan Groene, beautiful 8- and 9-year-old sister and brother, remain missing. We learned they were gone on May 9, along with the distressing news that their mother and brother were murdered along with a family friend.
Hoping to generate new leads in a case that has puzzled investigators, authorities on Monday announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of the two missing children in Idaho or for information that could lead to those responsible in their presumed abduction.
Authorities have ruled out a purported sighting of two missing Idaho children at a Bonners Ferry, Idaho store, said a spokesman for the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department.
A man sought for questioning in an Idaho triple homicide contacted authorities Wednesday, and deputies hope he can help lead them to two missing children, a sheriff's spokesman said.
An Amber Alert has been canceled for two Florida children allegedly taken from their home in Kissimmee, Florida, by their father, police said Thursday.
In 1981, when the decapitated head of his abducted 6-year-old son was discovered, John Walsh pledged to turn his grief into action. More than two decades later, Walsh is a well-known victims' rights advocate and host of the long-running TV show "America's Most Wanted."
Police in Stockton, California, on Thursday night said a 12-year-old Guatemalan girl, who was the subject of an Amber Alert, has been found in nearby Tracy, California.
Two North Carolina children are missing after being kidnapped at gunpoint by their biological parents Saturday morning, officials said.
Authorities believe an infant girl found at the home of a Kansas woman is the same baby taken from her mother's womb Thursday after the mother was killed in Missouri.