The disappearance of Etan Patz in 1979 became part of the American consciousness and culture in a way most missing child cases don't. Now, 35 years later, missing-children advocates wonder how his case will impact a new generation of parents.
Amber Alerts, which played a key role in the rescue of Hannah Anderson from her alleged abductor James Lee DiMaggio, have helped save more than 600 kidnapped children. New technology and social media have expanded this successful program.
Teenager Hannah Anderson and her alleged abductor James Lee DiMaggio were found at a wilderness campsite in Idaho. Ms. Anderson was rescued safely and Mr. DiMaggio was shot and killed by an FBI tactical team.