Missing children

Amber Alert on Facebook. Photo credit: Courtesy Facebook Media

Md. Missing Girl Inspires Facebook To Share AMBER Alerts

Amber alerts expand to Facebook! The social media giant announced it’s putting a new feature on your feed that could save children’s lives—and it’s all prompted by a high-profile case right here in Maryland.

01/13/2015

cell phone dialing

State Police To Send Cell Phone Amber Alerts

Maryland State Police say Amber alerts are now being sent to all cell phones designed to receive wireless emergency alerts.

03/07/2013

missing teen, North Carolina, Barnes

O’Malley Signs Environmental Bills, Phylicia’s Law

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to sign environmental bills from his own legislative package including measures to increase the state’s so-called flush tax and limit where new residential septic systems can be installed.

05/02/2012

Phylicia Barnes was found dead in April.  The teen went missing in December, 2010.

Advocates Testify For ‘Phylicia’s Law’

The family of murdered teenager Phylicia Barnes is working to ensure she didn’t die in vain. They’re pushing for a new Maryland law to improve searches.

03/14/2012

Caylee Anthony

Md. Bill Would Make Parents Report Missing Kids

The Maryland General Assembly will consider a bill that would require parents or guardians to promptly notify police about dead or missing children.

12/30/2011

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