HILLSBORO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the search for nine teenagers reported missing from a New Mexico ranch for troubled youth will continue Saturday despite statements from the facility's attorney saying the boys were being returned to their parents.
State police said in a statement Saturday that they have information that one or more children have been returned to their parents but until they "can physically confirm their well-being" the search will continue and the Amber Alert issued for the teens stands.
A search warrant was executed Friday at the Tierra Blanca High Country Youth Program after allegations of beatings surfaced. The teens weren't at the 30,000-acre compound in Sierra County and neither was program operator Scott Chandler, a person of interest in the case.
Chandler denied the teenagers were harmed.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown.
Ferry trips to Liberty Island National Park from Manhattan's Battery Park will resume at 9 a.m. Tickets go on sale at 8:30 a.m.
A spokesman for ferry operator Statue Cruises said Saturday that it's still unclear when service might resume from the New Jersey side of the Hudson River.
Statue Cruises marketing director Rafael Abreu says the company is delighted with the reopening. He says they had a 60 percent reduction in business since the shutdown.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state would pay about $61,600 a day to reopen Liberty Island National Park.
MEDFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is holding an estate sale at his former Massachusetts home featuring everything from sofas and a Hummer golf cart to towels and a Santa suit.
An estate sale company ushered people into the 8,000-square-foot home in Medfield on Saturday.
Rhode Island's economic development agency is suing Schilling over his video game company's collapse. The agency approved a $75 million loan guarantee for 38 Studios, which went bankrupt. Schilling has said he lost all his baseball earnings in the company.
His wife, Shonda, said on Facebook they're holding the sale not because they need the money but because they're downsizing into a new home.
The Medfield residence is for sale.