The La Vista Police Department has created a program aimed at spreading information quickly in missing-persons cases in response to the disappearance of a La Vista boy.
Ryan Larsen's DNA was on an umbrella that someone found on the grounds of the apartments where the 12-year-old lived, though authorities already had reason to think that Ryan had headed home.
La Vista police are going through surveillance video and will likely ask the public's help in identifying more potential witnesses.
Aaron Crawford of La Vista was charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony in the stabbing of his girlfriend.
Aaron Crawford was released from the hospital and booked Thursday night on suspicion of attempted murder, first-degree assault, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and two misdemeanor charges.
A 38-year-old woman remained in critical condition Thursday at an Omaha hospital after being stabbed in the neck at a La Vista apartment complex.
La Vista police detectives have located a woman who may have information on the case of a missing La Vista boy.
Tuesday marked Ryan Larsen's 12th birthday and the 22nd day since his disappearance.
Police said they were searching for 11-year-old Ryan Larsen in the area north of Harrison Street between approximately 78th and 84th Streets.
As the search for a missing La Vista boy continues, local parents are increasingly requesting Project Lifesaver bracelets for their children with autism.
Law enforcement officials are hoping to find images of 11-year-old Ryan Larsen in the hours of video they've obtained from area businesses.
La Vista Police Chief Bob Lausten dismissed rumors by "keyboard warriors in their basements" of an arrest in Ryan Larsen's disappearance, which he said was still "an endangered missing person's case."
A search K9 detected a scent at Walnut Creek, but police said it was unclear if it belonged to an animal or human.
La Vista Police Chief Bob Lausten said the search of the Walnut Creek Recreation Area is being conducted in part because of a possible lead found by a civilian search party on Thursday.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, which is assisting in the search, has guidelines targeted at finding children who are on the autism spectrum.
The search for a missing 11-year-old La Vista boy continued Wednesday with a focus on bodies of water.
La Vista police said Tuesday that there's information that a missing autistic boy could be playing a game of hide-and-seek.
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