Lauth in the Media

Lauth In the Media

What We Know About the Missing Teen Whose Parents Were Shot to Death

What We Know About the Missing Teen Whose Parents Were Shot to Death

13-year-old Jayme Closs vanished from her rural Wisconsin home around the same time her parents were killed Monday. Over the past few days, haunting images of a teen girl with curly, sandy blonde hair and a dimpled smile named Jayme Closs have been almost inescapable…

ESSENCE Special Report: How D.C.’s Disappearing Girls Highlight The Nation’s Black and Missing Problem

How D.C.'s Disappearing Girls Highlight The Nation's Black and Missing Problem

Black women and girls are going missing and it’s not just in Washington, D.C. It’s happening in Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, Atlanta, and other urban areas around the country…

Western Pa.’s missing adults easily fall off police radar

Western Pa.’s missing adults easily fall off police radar

Lonnie Green was watching TV at his brother’s home in the Hill District when he got up and stepped out. He left through the front door, and his family hasn’t seen him since.

Activists call for dedicated missing persons unit, Cleveland, Ohio

Activists call for dedicated missing persons unit, Cleveland, Ohio

Two weeks after the discovery of 10 bodies and a skull in the of suspected serial killer Anthony Sowell, a debate rages over whether Cleveland devotes enough resources to finding missing people.

What We Know About the Missing Teen Whose Parents Were Shot to Death

How D.C.’s Disappearing Girls Highlight The Nation’s Black and Missing Problem

Western Pa.’s missing adults easily fall off police radar

Activists call for dedicated missing persons unit; cities that have them caution against high hopes

USA Today Article with Thomas Lauth Missing Persons

FBI missing persons cases: 43 unsolved cases that need leads

43 unsolved cases that need leads

Thomas Lauth said the combination of factors in Petito’s case — the multiple states involved, videos of the couple arguing and a 911 call about her fiancé slapping her — made for headlines.

The National Center for Missing Adults Funding Was Slashed by the Feds, but Volunteers Are Keeping It Alive, Pheonix New Times

The National Center for Missing Adults Funding Was Slashed by the Feds, but Volunteers Are Keeping It Alive, Pheonix New Times

For 15 years, the National Center for Missing Adults helped track the thousands of adults who go missing in this country every year — and did its best to reconnect them with their families.

Is Olisa Williams still alive?, The Ann Arbor News

Is Olisa Williams still alive?, The Ann Arbor News

The story told by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is chilling – Olisa Williams was 1 year old when her father took her to an Ann Arbor park in 1982.

LAPD, family both trying to find man missing 4 1/2 years

LAPD, family both trying to find man missing 4 1/2 years, Daily News, Los Angeles, CA

A 27-year-old bachelor, Robert Anthony Spellman frequently worked out at a Sherman Oaks gym, then stopped at his mother’s house for dinner before heading to his own home in Woodland Hills.

Do you know where they are? 43 missing persons cases the FBI needs help solving

The National Center for Missing Adults Funding Was Slashed by the Feds, but Volunteers Are Keeping It Alive, Pheonix New Times

Is Olisa Williams still alive?, The Ann Arbor News

LAPD, family both trying to find man missing 4 1/2 years, Daily News, Los Angeles, CA

Lauth Missing Persons in the Media

NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING ADULTS

Phoenix New Times –  January 13, 2009

National Center for Missing Adults’ Funding Slashed by the Feds, but Volunteers Are Keeping It Alive

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2009-01-15/news/the-national-center-for-missing-adults-funding-was-slashed-by-the-feds-but-three-volunteers-are-keeping-it-alive/

Associated Press – December 17, 2007

Center for Missing Adults May Close for Lack of Funding

http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/fromcomments_related/216527.php

CNN Transcripts – November 10, 2007

Kym Pasqualini, We Had 13,502 Calls Just for Hurricane Katrina Alone

http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0711/10/cnr.06.html

Phoenix New Times – October 31, 2007

Gone Missing

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2007-11-01/news/gone-missing/

Chicago Sun Times – October 25, 2007

We Can Go Look under Rocks, Look In Alleys, and Kick Over Cans

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/missing/619757,CST-NWS-missing25.stng

Chicago Sun Times – October 22, 2007

Missing Persons Center Often Their Only Hope

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/missing/614309,CST-NWS-missingside22.stng

Chicago Tribune – June 18, 2007

In Search of Lost & Time – National Center Faces its Own Disappearance

http://archives.chicagotribune.com/2007/jun/18/news/chi-missing_18jun18

Evening Times (Little Falls, NY) – November 12, 2006

Herkimer County Sheriff Debits New Child Protection System in Partnership with Missing Person Agency

http://www.thechildproject.org/pdf/Herkimer%20NY%20Time%2011-12-06.pdf

USA Today – November 3, 2006

Budget Woes Wear on Center for Missing Adults

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-11-02-missing-adults_x.htm

Capital News, December 17, 2003

Many More Marylanders Missing Than Media Notice

http://www.journalism.umd.edu/cns/wire/2003-editions/12-December-editions/031217-Wednesday/MarylandMissing_CNS-UMCP.html

USA Today – 6,644 Are Still Missing After Katrina; Toll May Rise

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-11-21-katrina-missing_x.htm

Los Angeles Times – Not Only Natalee Is Missing

http://articles.latimes.com/2005/aug/05/entertainment/et-aruba5

USA Today – Groups Spotlight Others Missing

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-07-14-missing-persons_x.htm

MSNBC – Damsels in Distress, If You’re Missing It Helps to Be Young, White and Female

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5325808/

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Parents See Unlocked Doors as Gateway to Danger (Mandate Endangers Those With Disabilities)

http://www2.jsonline.com/news/state/feb04/211367.asp

Seattle Post Intelligencer – Lawmaker Wants Stricter Rules on Missing Persons Reports

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/157476_missing21.html

Seattle Post Intelligencer – Without A Trace: People Go Missing, Killers Go Free

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/108579_missingday17.shtml

Boston Globe

More Details in Bone Search, Authorities Describe Victim’s Belongings

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/10/01/more_details_in_bones_search/

Augusta Chronicle – Disappearances Frustrate Police, Investigations Can Offer Few Leads, Bad Information

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/092103/met_237-6970.000.shtml

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children – Arizona Agency Provides National Assistance for Katrina Missing Adults

http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/NewsEventServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=2110

Poughkeepsie Journal – January 19, 2004

Missing Man’s Case A Puzzle Since ’01: Family Keep Hope Despite Few Clues

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/projects/crimebeat/po011904s2.shtml

BBC News – January 8, 2004

Mystery of Professional Disappearances

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3379181.stm

Daily Herald – April 28, 2002

Center Will Help When Adults Are Missing

http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0199-1627136/Center-will-help-when-adults.html

CNN Transcripts – March 17, 2002

Interview with Kym Pasqualini

http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0203/17/sun.06.html

Chicago Tribune

Court TV – August 1, 2001

Missing Persons Groups Use the Net to Get Their Word Out

http://www.courttv.com/news/cow/080101_chandra_ctv.html

New York Times – July 21, 2001

Missing Person Cases: A Balancing Act for Police

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F0DE2DF133AF932A15754C0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all

Washington City Paper – June 8, 2001

Losing Count: Going Missing in D.C. is more Common Than You Think

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/display.php?id=21882

REPORTS

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia – February 22, 2007

Government of Australia Report  – Includes Study of NCMA

http://www.missingpersons.gov.au/Assets/Files/8b41cd14-8eb3-4cc3-9308-cabb9cc06bc8.pdf

GENE CODES

National Geographic – Rewriting The Science On DNA Mass Identification

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/05/0505_030505_dnaidentification.html

USA Today – Software Company Sees September 11 Victims ID Effort As Sacred Duty

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2006-09-09-genetic-id-victims_x.htm

Michigan Daily – Ann Arbor Company Helps With Victim IDs

http://www.michigandaily.com/content/ann-arbor-company-helps-victim-ids

PR News Wire – Gene Codes Forensics Providing Software to Aid the DNA Shoah Project with Holocaust Victim Identification Efforts

http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=173085

MSNBC – Software Tackles Tough DNA Puzzles, Developed for 9/11, Other Disasters

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3077137/

9/11 Remembered – Gene Codes Daunting Task To Identify 9/11 Victims

http://www.jonhoyle.com/GeneCodes/PDFs/GeneCodesDauntingTask.pdf

Detroit Free Press – 9/11 One Year Later, Grisly Task Changes All: Ann Arbor Software Company Toils To Make Victim IDs Possible

http://www.genecodesforensics.com/news/walsh11_20020911.pdf

Bio-IT World.com – Soul Searching, While Rescuers Labored Day and Night to Recover Bodies, A Small Michigan Software Company Set About Salvaging Their Identities

http://www.bio-itworld.com/archive/091103/soul.html

Detroit Free Press – Call For Help Takes Area Firm to Asia, Ann Arbor Business To ID Tsunami Victims

http://www.genecodesforensics.com/news/walsh1e_20050301.pdf

Development Under Extreme Conditions: Forensic Bioinformatics in Wake of World Trade Center Disaster

http://www.genecodesforensics.com/news/CashHoyleSutton.pdf

Business Direct Weekly – Gene Codes Software IDs 9/11 Victims, Draws Interest From Nations

http://www.jonhoyle.com/GeneCodes/PDFs/GeneCodesSoftwareIDs911Vict.pdf

Genetics & Health – Gene Codes Corporation Helps Identify 9/11 Victims

http://www.geneticsandhealth.com/2006/09/11/gene-codes-corp-helps-identify-911-victims/

PR Newswire – Prior to 9/11 No Software In The World Capable of Managing Overwhelming Task

http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-04-2003/0002011544&EDATE=