Missing persons

June 21, 2017 - 9:03 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Crews searching a South Carolina river for a missing swimmer have found a body. Capt. Robert McCullough with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources told local media that the body was found shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Congaree River in Columbia. A swimmer...
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June 19, 2017 - 8:30 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Divers and boats are resuming the search for a swimmer missing in a river in South Carolina's capital city. Local media outlets reported that divers and fire officials searched the Congaree River in Columbia for hours Sunday afternoon and evening. The search resumed Monday...
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June 18, 2017 - 1:40 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Authorities say four people have been reported missing in Greenland after an earthquake off the Arctic island's west coast triggered a tsunami that flooded a village. The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland said Sunday that an earthquake late Saturday with a magnitude of...
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Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy speaks to the media near Grenfell Tower after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building, in London, Saturday June 17, 2017. London police say 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower are still missing and assumed to be dead. Cundy said Saturday that this number, which was based on reports from the public, may rise. He says it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block that was devastated by a fire early Wednesday. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 1:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — London police Saturday raised to 58 the number of deaths either confirmed or presumed following the horrific inferno that turned the city's Grenfell Tower public housing block into a charred hulk. Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze...
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Urban Search and Rescue officers from London Fire Brigade inside the Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Public fury over the London high-rise fire is mounting as exhausted London firefighters continue their grim search Saturday for victims of the inferno that killed at least 30 people. (David Mirzoeff/PA via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local): 3:40 p.m. London police say 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower are still missing and assumed to be dead. Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday that this number, which was based on reports from the public, may rise. He...
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CORRECTS DATE - The USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Seven crew members are missing and one injured after the U.S. Navy destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported. (Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP)
June 17, 2017 - 12:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local): 1:20 p.m. An Alabama woman says her grandson contacted her from the USS Fitzgerald to say he's OK after a nighttime collision off Japan left seven crew members missing and three injured. Rita Schrimsher of Athens, Alabama,...
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The damage of the right side of the USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side after it collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship. (Iori Sagisawa/Kyodo News via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 8:41 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Seven Navy sailors are missing and one was injured after a U.S. destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported. Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed heavy damage to the mid-right side of the USS...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities are looking for a mother and her five young children after they hadn't been heard from in more than a week. Lee County Sheriff Daniel Simon told The Associated Press no one has seen Hattie Denise Shaw and her children, and her debit and food stamp...
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In this March 7, 2017, the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) launches a missile from the aft missile deck during Multisail 17, a training exercise designed to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Japanese forces, in the Philippine Sea. The U.S. Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the U.S. military said, and there have been injuries. In a brief written statement, the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii said the Navy has requested assistance from the Japanese Coast Guard. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William McCann/U.S. Navy via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 6:50 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Japanese broadcaster NHK reports that one person is injured and seven others unaccounted on a U.S. Navy ship after it collided with a merchant vessel in waters off Japan. NHK footage on Saturday morning showed a...
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People write messages on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage Friday amid reports that the materials used in a recent renovation of the public housing block may have fueled the inferno. Engineering experts have speculated that outside insulation panels installed on the...
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