Missing Children

16-year old nephew Maurice Jefferson, nicknamed "Red," has been missing since 1983.  (Source: CBS4)

“Florida Missing Children’s Day” Hits Home For South Florida Family

Each year approximately 41,000 children are reported as missing in the state of Florida. As a tribute to the thousands of law enforcement officers and volunteers who spend their time trying to find them, Governor Rick Scott officially declared September 8th as “Florida Missing Children’s Day.”

09/08/2014

(Courtesy: FDLE)

Body Of Missing 9-Year Old Found In Bay

Police found the dead body of a 9-year old girl who went missing near Tampa.

05/18/2014

(Courtesy: FDLE)

Police Searching For Missing, Endangered Child

The search is on for a 9-year old who went missing near Tampa and is considered to be endangered.

05/17/2014

Family of James Michael Weathers (Source: Hollywood Police)

Hollywood Children Allegedly Taken By Father Located In Sunny Isles Beach

Hollywood Police detectives said four children have been located unharmed after their father allegedly took them.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Pena kids arrive at MIA on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Brothers Found In California Return To South Florida

Three South Florida brothers who were missing for nearly a week are back home with their father.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

Derrick Pena (top left), Steven Pena (top right), Erin Pena (bottom left), Carrie Weingarth, (bottom right). Source: Weingarth's photo is from FDLE and the  children's photos are from Miami-Dade Schools Police Department.

Formerly Missing Children Coming Back To S.Fla.

Three South Florida brothers who were missing for nearly a week but were found safe across the country in California are headed back to South Florida.

02/23/2014

Erin Pena (top left), Steven Pena (bottom left), Derick Pena (bottom right), and Carrie Weingarth (upper right)  (Source: FDLE Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse)

Missing Miami-Dade Children Found Safe In California

Three children from South Florida that have been missing for nearly a week have been found safe–all the way across the country.

02/20/2014

Derrick Pena (top left), Steven Pena (top right), Erin Pena (bottom left), Carrie Weingarth, (bottom right). Source: Weingarth's photo is from FDLE and the  children's photos are from Miami-Dade Schools Police Department.

Police Still Searching For Missing Miami-Dade Children

Miami-Dade School Police, along with other law enforcement agencies, are searching for three children believed to be with their mother, who doesn’t have custody of them.

CBS Miami–02/17/2014

Generic Police tape Crime Scene

Search Continues For Missing Central Fla. Woman & Her Children

Central Florida authorities continue to look for a missing woman and her two young children, two days after her husband was charged with the woman’s death.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

(SOURCE: CBS4)

Advocacy Groups Seeing Spike In Calls After Cleveland Kidnapping Case

The Cleveland kidnapping case is raising awareness about missing children across the country.

CBS4–05/09/2013

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