NYC expanding Amber Alert program

The News Leader

April 28, 2010 2:35:08 PM PDT
New York City's program to alert the public in emergencies is expanding. The program will now include missing person alerts for children and senior citizens.

Officials announced that the system called Notify N-Y-C will send amber alerts and senior alerts to subscribers by text message, email and phone.

Taxi drivers will get amber alerts over their dispatch system.

For more information and to sign up, visit