Video: Home videos released of missing baby Lisa

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    >>> the family of lisa irwin , the baby who vanished from her own crib in kansas city 11 days released new video of that little girl , hoping it sparks new leads in the case. peter alexander has details on that. good morning.

    >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. as you note the irwin family released these home videos hoping they can generate new leads into the case. 11 days into it they show their baby daughter when she's just 2 and 3 months old, already appearing to develop a personality of her own this as investigators in the case appear to be stumped.

    >> hi, pumpkin pie .

    >> reporter: they are cherished home videos of little lisa irwin .

    >> drink your baba.

    >> reporter: cooing at her mother, smiling, making precious baby talk .

    >> what are you doing?

    >> reporter: in this youtube clip seen with the words "daddy loves me" on her bib. these just released videos are all taken between january and march of this year show an adorable little girl who turned 11 months old this week. but is still the focus of an exhaustive 11-day search. teams of investigators once again hiked through a heavily wooded area, roughly a half mile from the irwin family home thursday. another painstaking hunt for clues in the increasingly mysterious disappearance of baby lisa . an fbi evidence truck was seen leaving the site of a nearby rock quarry, unclear if it contains anything significant. authorities admit heading into the second weekend they have no suspects and no strong leads. the latest searches come as kansas city , the nation's 37th largest city, swore in a new police chief . to the people of kansas city that are worried right now someone is out there taking babies, what do you say to them?

    >> kansas city is a safe place to live.

    >> reporter: not to worry?

    >> don't worry at all.

    >> reporter: experts tell us authorities likely aren't sharing everything.

    >> whoever is responsible for the disappearance of this little girl is watching the media every day, so it's always incumbent upon the police and fbi to hold back information.

    >> reporter: lisa 's parents, jeremy irwin deborah bradley were seen thursday picking up mail from their now empty home. they haven't spoken publicly in exactly one week.

    >> look at that messy baby.

    >> reporter: the irwin family hopes sharing the new video also return the spotlight to their infant daughter and help bring her home. investigators tell nbc news they have received now more than 500 useful tips. they have checked out almost all of them and matt still no strong leads.

    >> peter alexander in kansas city for us this morning, peter, thank you very much.

updated 10/14/2011 6:24:26 PM ET 2011-10-14T22:24:26

An anonymous donor has offered a $100,000 reward for the return of a missing Kansas City baby or information that leads to the conviction of anyone involved in her disappearance, according to a security consultant who says the donor also hired him to get involved in the case.

Bill Stanton, a New York-based security consultant for television networks, refused Friday to say who the donor was or how the reward would be administered.

Stanton, 47, also has not been clear about his role in Lisa Irwin's disappearance, often referring to himself as a private investigator, but then saying he is in Kansas City as a consultant. He is not licensed in Missouri to work as a private investigator.

"I hope this opens up someone's heart or someone's eyes and they realize this is serious, and we get Lisa home safe and sound," Stanton said at a news conference in front of the family's home, where the 10-month-old child was reported missing on Oct. 4.

"If someone brings that kid right now and says they found this child sitting on a park bench. They bring that kid right here, they get $100,000," he said.

No members of Lisa's family were at the news conference.

Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley reported their daughter missing after Irwin returned from a late shift at work. The parents say she must have been abducted from her crib while her mother and two brothers slept.

Police and federal authorities have conducted extensive searches, including of several areas near the family's home. They also have questioned the baby's parents at length. Police have said there are no suspects in the case and they have no major leads.

FBI agents searched areas around the family's home again Friday in what FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said was an effort to double-check areas that had already been searched at least once.

Det. Kevin Boehm, coordinator of Kansas City's Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline, a nonprofit community organization that has been fielding hundreds of calls on the missing baby case, said the Hotline hasn't been contacted about the $100,000 reward.

TIPS offers up to $1,000 for any information that leads to an arrest, he said.

Boehm said individuals can offer their own rewards, but supplemental rewards are typically offered to generate more awareness when a case has gone cold or interest in the case begins to die down.

Interest in Lisa's disappearance has not waned, he said. The Hotline has been receiving a steady stream of calls since the baby was reported missing.

"We haven't entertained the idea of a supplemental reward at this point," he said.

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