Missing persons

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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A woman touches a missing poster for 12-year-old Jessica Urbano on a tribute wall after laying flowers on the side of Latymer Community Church next to the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, Friday, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-story building Wednesday morning. London firefighters combed through the burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Relatives of those missing after a high-rise tower blaze in London posted pictures of their loved ones Friday in the desperate hope of news, as grief following the tragedy has turned to outrage at authorities accused of being lax in meeting building standards. Firefighters searching...
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A school girl writes a message 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 15, 2017 - 2:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — London firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:14 am
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A woman's body has been found in a creek in central North Carolina. Police in Statesville told local media outlets they were called around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after the body of a woman was found in a creek behind a home. Neighbors said a contractor working on a home near...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, in group centre left, arrives as smoke still rises from Grenfield Tower in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017, following a deadly fire in the apartment block. A massive fire raced through the 24-storey high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, and London fire commissioner says it will take weeks for the building to be searched and 'cleared'.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 15, 2017 - 6:53 am
LONDON (AP) — London firefighters traumatized by the devastation they witnessed in a high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue the search for more victims. Entire families are missing, and the death toll is certain to...
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June 12, 2017 - 7:25 am
FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have resumed the search for an Ohio teen missing in the water off a coastal island. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said the search resumed Monday morning for Eric Clark of Worthington, Ohio, in the water off Fripp Island. Kate...
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June 10, 2017 - 2:35 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The severed head of a young black man was found on the front steps of a Mississippi home and police are working to identify him. Jackson Police Cmdr. Tyree Jones says the rest of the man's body has not been located. The head was found Saturday about 9 a.m. Jones says...
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Britain's Prince Harry speaks at a function at Admiralty House in Sydney, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Prince Harry is in Sydney to launch the 2018 Invictus Games. (David Moir/Pool Photo via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 10:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 3 a.m. Prince Harry has spoken in praise of Australians living in London after two of them were confirmed to have been killed in the van and knife attacks there over the weekend. Harry said: "Australians form an...
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Pedestrians walk in the rain by a flower memorial in the London Bridge area of London on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. A new search was underway Tuesday in a neighborhood near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers, hours after police said they had freed everyone detained in the wake of the Saturday evening rampage that left several dead and dozens wounded. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 06, 2017 - 7:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 12:42 a.m. Australia's prime minister says one of the two Australians killed in the van and knife attacks on London Bridge and London's Borough Market had been trying to help other victims. London police say...
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