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Mom in Amber Alert planned to inject daughter with bleach

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A mother who triggered an Amber Alert last week told police she was planning to inject bleach into herself and her child to rid themselves of parasites.Court documents say 41-year-old Brooke A. Helmandollar has been charged with criminal mistreatment of her 10-year-old daughter, and may have mental health issues.The Spokesman-Review says police found bleach in a Nampa, Idaho, motel where the mother and daughter were staying.

Police believe abducted Washington girl taken to Mexico

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert issued in California after police say they believe the non-custodial mother of a 4-year-old Vancouver, Washington, girl took her into Mexico.KGW-TV reports that based on sightings authorities believe 21-year-old Esmeralda Lopez Lopez crossed the border with Aranza Ochoa Lopez, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said Monday.

Sheriff asks for 100 volunteers in search for missing Wisconsin teen

Volunteers and law enforcement combed the side of a highway on Thursday looking for evidence in the disappearance of a missing Wisconsin teenager whose parents were found dead in their home this week.

Girl missing from Reagan National Airport found

A 12-year-old Chinese girl who went missing from a tour group at an airport outside Washington -- sparking an investigation into a possible kidnapping -- was located Friday in the New York City borough of Queens, safe and in the custody of her parents, the Metro Washington Airports Authority Police said.