Mia Graci Thompson, a 3-week-old girl, was the subject of an Amber Alert on Sept. 27, 2012, Illinois State Police said. (Credit:

Amber Alert Canceled For Central Illinois Infant

State Police announced Thursday night Mia Graci Thompson was recovered and the Amber Alert was canceled.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Captive Teen Rescued

Girl Free After Being Held For 2 Years As Sex Slave Downstate

A 17-year old girl is free and safe, after escaping from an East St. Louis area home where she was allegedly held captive for more than two years.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Tillie Armour, Cleophus Cooks

Father Surrenders After Allegedly Kidnapping Girl, 1 1/2, A Week Ago

A man has surrendered to police with his 1 1/2-year-old daughter, after police issued an Amber Alert following the girl’s alleged kidnapping from the South Side’s Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Porter Stone

5-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient Headed Home After Kidnapping

A 5-year-old heart transplant patient is going home with his mother after he was kidnapped, allegedly by his father and other family members.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Porter Stone

Kidnapped Heart Transplant Patient, 5, Found Safe In Alsip

A 5-year-old boy with a serious heart condition is awaiting a reunion with his mother in the southwest suburbs, while the boy’s father and grandmother stand charged with kidnapping him from a St. Louis hospital.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Jeniyah Dickens

4-Year-Old Girl Found After Being Kidnapped On West Side

A 4-year-old girl has been found, after allegedly being kidnapped by a teenage girl on the city’s West Side overnight.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Swamy Tirunagari

Kidnapped Taxi Driver Describes Terrifying Ordeal

A Chicago cab driver is kidnapped and forced in his trunk — then driven recklessly around the city. The ordeal ended in a crash. But that cab driver is safe and talking about it. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.