Missing persons

October 12, 2017 - 7:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say they found a missing North Carolina girl while conducting a prostitution sting. Citing court records, news outlets report that the underage girl, who was reported missing from Asheville, North Carolina, was found Tuesday in a car parked outside...
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CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO ARRON INSTEAD OF AARON This undated photo provided by the Lawrence County Ohio Sheriff's Office shows Arron Lawson. Multiple people were found fatally shot and another person was discovered stabbed and critically wounded at a pair of residences in southeast Ohio. Officials were hunting Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, for Lawson, whom they called a "person of interest" in the attacks. (Lawrence County Ohio Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 12, 2017 - 1:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities investigating three fatal shootings and a stabbing at a pair of southern Ohio residences canceled a missing-child alert for an 8-year-old boy from one of the homes but continued searching Thursday for a man they called a "person of interest." The Lawrence County...
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Shown are the remains of where Linda Tunis lived at the Journey's End mobile home park Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Jessica Tunis is searching for her missing mother, Linda Tunis, who was living at the mobile home park when the wildfires struck. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 12, 2017 - 3:26 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped. The younger Tunis immediately called 911...
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Burned out homes are seen next to homes that survived the flames of a massive wildfire in the Coffey Park area Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 11, 2017 - 10:43 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The last remaining evacuation order has been lifted as firefighters continue to make progress in their battle against a Southern California wildfire that destroyed 23 buildings, including some homes. People...
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Firefighter Nick Gonzalez-Pomo, of the San Rafael Fire Department, waters down smoldering ashes on a garage Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through the California wine country sending thousands fleeing as flames rages unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 11, 2017 - 1:32 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House after house is gone, with only brick chimneys and charred laundry machines to mark sites that were once family homes. The wildfires...
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This undated photo provided by the Richardson Texas Police Department shows 3-year-old Sherin Mathews. Authorities are searching for the girl who went missing over the weekend when her father allegedly made her stand outside in the middle of the night as punishment for not drinking her milk. Wesley Mathews ordered Sherin Mathews to stand next to a tree behind the fence at their Richardson home at around 3 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, according to an arrest affidavit. (Richardson Texas Police Department via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 6:02 pm
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — Authorities were searching Monday for a 3-year-old suburban Dallas girl whose father said she went missing over the weekend after he made her stand outside in the middle of the night as punishment for not drinking her milk. Wesley Mathews, 37, said he ordered Sherin Mathews...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:35 am
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The body of a 15-day-old Georgia baby who had been reported missing has been found in a wooded area. News outlets report the Newton County Sheriff's Office says the child's father, Christopher McNabb, fled shortly before being named a person of interest in her death Sunday. He...
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October 06, 2017 - 10:00 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A funeral service will be held next week for a 19-year-old woman whose body was found in North Carolina 11 days after she went missing from Virginia. Ashanti Billie, a student at The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, was reported missing on Sept. 18 when she did not show...
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Investigators load a body from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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October 03, 2017 - 3:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:30 p.m. An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's says he's "shaken" by Sunday's attack. Brian Hodge wasn't in the room when 64-year-old retired accountant Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor...
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September 30, 2017 - 3:07 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing 19-year-old Virginia woman has been found behind a North Carolina church. Authorities say a man cutting grass Friday morning at East Stonewall AME Zion Church in Charlotte smelled a strange odor, then found Ashanti Billie's body. Billie was...
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