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Child Abducted from Ketchum Rescued

Lily Snyder found in Costa Rica jungle hut By DANA DUGAN Express Staff Writer In a rescue mission straight out of a Hollywood movie, 5-year-old Lily June Snyder, who disappeared from Ketchum almost two years ago, was rescued at dawn…

Missing children found in Utah

Mom arrested in their possible abduction from Washington By Wendy Leonard Deseret Morning News Two children, believed to have been abducted by their mother in the state of Washington nearly five months ago, were found in good condition in South…

Father's search has a happy ending

9-year-old back in Merriam after abduction By TONY RIZZO The Kansas City Star After four months of fear and frustration, Robert Todd Jr. is a happy man. His son is home. The Merriam man and the 9-year-old boy who was…

Elizabeth Smart lobbies D.C. senators

ex offender registry: The measure has already passed in the House By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Smart, whose kidnapping in 2002 drew national attention, encouraged senators to approve a national sex offender registry bill that…

Offenders must report job change

By DALE WETZEL, Associated Press Writer North Dakota law requires sex offenders to inform police if they get another job, even if they haven’t changed homes, the state Supreme Court ruled. The court’s decision revived a felony case against Michael…

Lunsford Act keeps tabs on school contractors

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS MIAMI – A new state law designed to protect students from sexual predators includes a little-noticed section requiring fingerprint checks for all vendors and contractors who work at public schools while students are present – a measure…