Do you want to quickly catch up on the latest news? Here are the most important stories of Monday, October 2, 2019.
Watch for daily news updates AC 24/7 The Advocate Channel.
1. Search for a girl, 9, abducted at a New York campsite intensifies
New York State Police is searching for a nine-year-old child who was kidnapped Saturday night, while camping with her parents. Charlotte Sena last saw at Moreau Lake State Park near Albany in Saratoga County around 6:15pm.
She was wearing an orange tie-dye Pokémon shirt, dark blue pants, black Crocs, and a gray bike helmet. Police say she’s 4 feet 6 inches tall, 90 pounds and has blond-colored hair.
2. The same shortage of drugs and new virus season
The second year in a row, parents have been experiencing a shortage in amoxicillin – the most prescribed antibiotic across the country. Liquid formulations of the drug — often used to treat children with strep throat, chest and sinus infections, and earaches — are still in short supply.
While capsules and tablets have not been affected by the shortage, young children often can’t swallow pills and instead rely on liquids.
3. Tupac Shakur’s 1996 murder: suspect arrested