- Guest Commentary: Earth Day or April Fools Day?
- State Roundup: Concerns raised about proposed change in DUI pot standard
- Bill would decrease pot penalties; small amounts would draw only ticket, fine
- Senate votes to restore human service cuts; bill moves to House for consideration
- Bill to restrict red light cameras passes House
- State Roundup: Budget fix in current FY not yet done
- State Roundup: GOMB Director won’t support borrowing
- Economists: pros, cons to raising the state fuel tax
- ‘Hogs fall just shy of Midwest title
- Fork and Stein Urban Gourmet delivers beer infused delicacies to Rockford
Hernandez, Martinez children from Rockford now missing five years
From press release
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As part of its ongoing search, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is again asking for the public’s help to locate Ivanny, Karla, Yaima Hernandez and Yaqueline Martinez, who became missing Feb. 17, 2005. This marks the fifth anniversary of their disappearance.
Ivanny, then 4 years old; Karla, then 9; Yaima, then 2; and Yaqueline, then 6, are Hispanic children who were allegedly abducted by their mother, Maria Rosas. A felony warrant is on file for the companion. All four children have black hair and black eyes.
The public is urged to call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) with any information they have concerning the disappearance or current whereabouts of the children. Calls are kept confidential and may be made anonymously.
A poster of the missing children is available at http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PubCaseSearchServlet?act=viewPoster&caseNum=1-009919&orgPrefix=NCMC&searchLang=en_US.
From the Mar. 3-9, 2010 issue