National Missing Children’s Day: 5 Ways to Keep Children Safe |

In 1983, Ronald Reagan proclaimed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. All month long, WUSA9 has shared faces of missing children from our area in in hopes of helping to bring them home. Here are 5 ways keep your children safe & join WUSA9 in raising awareness of missing children in our area

1. Talk honestly to your kids about protecting themselves
Former President of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Ernie Allen, encourages parents to talk candidly with their children about safety. Role playing exercises could help kids protect themselves if they’re confronted with immediate threats or predators.

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A Year Later: Family Seeks Closure, Answers in Case of Missing Vallejo Teen Pearl Pinson | NBC Bay Area

A vigil was held Thursday to remind people a Vallejo teen is still missing a year after she was kidnapped.

Pearl Pinson, who was 15 at the time, was kidnapped while walking home from school on May 25, 2016. The suspected kidnapper, Fernando Castro, was shot and killed by police the next day in the town of Solvang in Santa Barbara County. But there’s been no sign of Pearl.

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WA – New evidence leads detectives to Kenmore yard in search for mom missing for a year | Q13 FOX News

KENMORE, Wash. — Detectives searching for a missing woman for nearly a year say new evidence has led them to a Kenmore yard.

King County investigators were using a backhoe to dig in the backyard of a home Thursday morning in the 8200 block of NE 145th St in Kenmore.

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MA – $25K Reward Offered for Info on Missing 26-Year-Old | NECN

A family member’s employer is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the location of a Watertown, Massachusetts, man who has been missing since Sunday.

Nolan Gargas, 26, was first reported missing by his family at 10 a.m. on Sunday. His car – a gray, 206 Toyota sedan – was found near the water in the East Point area of Nahant around 4 p.m., according to police.

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AR – Deputies searching for missing Union County teen |

UNION COUNTY, Ark. – The Union County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager.

Deputies are looking for 15 year-old Lynlee Hamaker. She was last seen at her home in Union County on May 13, 2017.

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MI – Police search for missing, endangered 15-year-old girl in Fenton | ClickOnDetroit

FENTON, Mich. – Police are searching for a 15-year-old Fenton girl who has been missing since Monday.

Police said Lacy Nicole Fowler was last seen Monday near the McDonald’s restaurant on Owen Road in Fenton.

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CA – Four friends missing from Trinity County | Record Searchlight

Four men driving through Trinity County haven’t been heard from since May 16.

The four friends — Anesi Sauta, Johnson Nguyen, Dan Nguyen and Tony Sysavanh — join two other men reported missing in the county this spring.

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