A former attorney for the parents of missing 11-month-old Lisa Irwin vows to keep looking for the child, but hasn't explained why she parted ways with the family.
At a news conference Monday, Cyndy Short said she learned of her dismissal from media reports, rather than from baby Lisa’s parents or Joe Tacopina, the New York-based lawyer representing the family. She says she wasn't surprised.
A nine-year-old autistic boy who disappeared in a Virginia park six days ago was found alive beside a creek bed Friday and was taken to an area hospital for evaluation, authorities say.
"No one on the team ever gave up and I have to say there were some times that you just had to reach down and find that faith that you were going to find him," Hanover County Sheriff David Hines said at a news conference.
Police would not comment Tuesday on the significance of surveillance video that appears to show a man walking less than two miles from Lisa Irwin’s home on the night she disappeared.
Kansas City Police Capt. Steve Young also declined to comment on eyewitness reports of a man seen carrying a baby wearing just a diaper in the area in the early hours of October 4. A couple living a few houses from Irwin’s parents saw a man and baby around 12:15 am, and another witness, Mike Thompson, saw a similarly-described man around 4:00 am about three miles away.
The names of the twelve jurors who found Casey Anthony not guilty of her daughter’s murder in July were released Tuesday morning by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. The five alternate jurors’ names were also released.
Although Florida’s broad public records laws would normally have made their identities public immediately after the trial ended, Judge Belvin Perry ordered a “cooling-off period” of nearly four months to allow public anger over the verdict to subside.
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