Missing persons

People wade through chest deep water down Pine Cliff Drive as Addicks Reservoir nears capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 7:00 am
Photos with pleas for help in finding the missing from Tropical Storm Harvey are being posted, cut-and-pasted and retweeted by thousands of people as desperate family members seek loved ones who they fear might be dead, but may only have a dead phone. No official number of the unaccounted-for had...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 1:54 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:50 a.m. A second major shelter has opened in Houston following Harvey's landfall and it's welcoming the first of up to 10,000 evacuees. At least 10 buses pulled up to the NRG Center on the south side of the city just before...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 1:40 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Photos with pleas for help in finding the missing from Tropical Storm Harvey are being posted and retweeted by the thousands as desperate family members seek loved ones who they fear might be dead, but may only have a...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 8:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says that the Toyota Center — home of the NBA's Rockets — has been opened as a shelter for people displaced by flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. Turner announced during a news...
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Water from Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 29, 2017 - 7:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he is imposing a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in order to ensure public safety. Turner says at a news conference Tuesday that there is no reason for people to be on the streets during...
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The Sri Lanka embassy stands in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Human rights groups in South America are alleging war crimes violations in lawsuits filed against a former Sri Lankan general who is now his Asian nation’s ambassador to Brazil and five other countries in Latin America. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
August 29, 2017 - 12:52 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A former Sri Lankan general accused of war crimes by human rights groups has left Brazil, where until recently he was his country's ambassador to six nations in South America, an embassy official said Tuesday. Jagath Jayasuriya left Brazil on Sunday to return to Sri Lanka...
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A rocky mudslide rushes towards the village of Bondo, Graubuenden in southern Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, after it was already hit by one on Wednesday. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
August 26, 2017 - 7:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police on Saturday indefinitely suspended their search for eight people who went missing in the first of two landslides that sent rocks, mud and debris into a Swiss Alpine village. "All hints indicate that the missing persons were in the area of the first landslide on Wednesday...
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A rocky mudslide rushes towards the village of Bondo, Graubuenden in southern Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, after it was already hit by one on Wednesday. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
August 26, 2017 - 6:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say they have temporarily suspended their search for eight people who went missing in the first of two landslides that sent rocks, mud and debris into a Swiss Alpine village. Police said they were evaluating if emergency personnel could safely continue searching Saturday...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 shows a landslide that hit the village Bondo in southern Switzerland. Police say, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 eight people remain missing a day after mud- and rockslides swept through the small Swiss village near the Italian border. (Giancarlo Cattaneo/Keystone via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 12:38 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Rescue workers used a helicopter and dogs Thursday to search for eight people still missing in a Swiss Alpine valley a day after a muddy rockslide barreled through a village on the Italian border. Images from the scene showed a trail of destruction left by a river of mud and stone. An...
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August 24, 2017 - 5:26 am
GENEVA (AP) — Police say eight people are still missing a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small Swiss village near the Italian border. The village of Bondo was evacuated after the slide on Wednesday morning. Police in Graubuenden canton (state) say some buildings were damaged. Police said...
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