missing children

An updated computer-generated image of the unidentified Deer Island girl with earrings. (Image credit Mass. State Police)

Unidentified Deer Island Toddler Had Pierced Ears, Police Say

A computer-generated image of the toddler has been updated to include earrings.

07/09/2015

A rendering of the girl who was found on Deer Island. (WBZ-TV)

State Police: Image Of Unidentified Deer Island Toddler Seen Over 40M Times

The toddler-age girl’s body was found in trash bag on the Winthrop island on June 25.

07/05/2015

Nia McKay (Photo credit Wayland police)

Missing Wayland Teen Girl, 14, Found Safe

Nia McKay hadn’t been seen since Saturday.

04/12/2015

(Photo illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Facebook Launches Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

Mass. Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz. (WBZ-TV)

Polanowicz: 134 Children Under DCF Care Unaccounted For

In an interview with WBZ-TV Thursday, Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz said scores of teens under DCF watch are unaccounted for.

02/27/2014

A police officer gives the 'thumbs up' sign as a mom hugs two kids who had gone missing in the woods in Northboro.

Three Children Rescued Out Of Northboro Woods

There was a happy ending to a search for some missing kids Wednesday.

12/26/2012