HICKORY, N.C. (CBS/WBTV/AP) Police have confirmed that the prosthetic leg discovered last Wednesday in western North Carolina is the one belonging to 10-year-old Zahra Baker, who has been missing for weeks.
The Hickory Police Department said on Monday that medical records obtained from Australia, where the prosthetic leg was originally fitted, matched the serial number on the leg.Continue »
HICKORY, N.C. (CBS/WBTV) Police have released two key pieces of information in the Zahra Clare Baker case late Tuesday afternoon - confirmation that the missing girl's stepmother started cooperating with police and that crews Tuesday found a mattress similar to Zahra's in a landfill.Continue »
MORROW, Ga. (CBS/WGCL) The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has issued a nationwide alert for Monica Ambriz, a missing Georgia teenager who police fear is in danger.
The Clayton County Police Department believe the disappearance of the 17-year-old from Morrow, Ga. is suspicious.Continue »
DEKALB, Ill. (CBS/WBBM) Police are searching for Northern Illinois University freshman Antinette "Toni" Keller, who was reported missing last week.
The 18-year-old, of Plainfield, was last seen on Thursday. Keller had told friends that she was planning to go for a walk near the Junction Center shopping mall on West Lincoln Highway to take photographs.Continue »
HICKORY, N.C. (CBS/AP) Police in Hickory, N.C. are still searching for Zahra Baker, the missing hearing-impaired North Carolina girl, and have reportedly reached out to the 10-year-old's biological mother in Australia to request Zahra's medical records.
Police have not said whether a body has been found but have said they believe Zahra, described as sweet and cheerful despite her health problems, is dead.
PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS/KOIN) Lok Chante Marcellay, an 11-year-old Oregon boy, was last seen getting off his school bus in front of his house Tuesday afternoon, now Portland Police are asking for the public's help.
Lok reportedly took his school bus home as usual and was dropped off in front of his North Portland home at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. He was not reported missing until 5 p.m.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS/WBTV) While her stepmother, Elisa Baker, sits in jail charged with obstruction of justice, search crews continue their efforts to find missing 10-year-old North Carolina girl, Zahra Claire Baker, and seem to be focusing on a worksite where her father, Adam Baker, works as a landscaper.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS/WBTV) While investigators are still trying to find missing North Carolina girl Zahra Claire Baker, information posted on a MySpace page may reveal new details about the child's stepmother, Elisa Baker, who police have charged with obstruction of justice in the case.Continue »
BURKE COUNTY, N.C (CBS/WBTV) Elisa Baker, the stepmother who police are calling a person of interest in the disappearance of North Carolina girl Zahra Claire Baker, appeared in court Wednesday morning while police continue searching for the girl.
The 42-year-old made her initial court appearance Wednesday morning on charges she wrote a fake ransom note to throw off detectives investigating her stepdaughter's disappearance.Continue »
HICKORY, N.C. (CBS/AP) Elisa Baker, the stepmother of missing North Carolina girl Zahra Baker, is due in court Wednesday morning, charged with obstruction of justice after admitting that she wrote the misleading ransom note found at the scene, according to police.
Police say that, during questioning Tuesday, Elisa Baker confessed to writing the note in order to throw off detectives investigating her stepdaughter's disappearance.Continue »