Missing persons

April 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A police helicopter with 12 people on board disappeared from radar and is believed to have crashed in southeastern Turkey, officials said Tuesday. The helicopter disappeared 10 minutes after taking off from the town of Pulumur, in Tunceli province, the regional governor's...
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This undated photo provided by Mark McOmie shows Jackson Standefer. Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, April 17, 2017, for eighth-grader Standefer and his step-grandmother who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the park. Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura says the two lost their footing Saturday. (Mark McOmie via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 5:58 pm
Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday for a teenager and his stepgrandmother, the wife of one of the founders of a hiking boot company, who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the northern Arizona park. Two fellow hikers in...
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April 14, 2017 - 11:43 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A South Carolina man has been charged with harassing a Pennsylvania woman by sending prank hostage messages to restaurants, including one in which he allegedly pretended to be a missing man who later turned up dead. Twenty-eight-year-old Nathaniel Dunlap was to appear before a...
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April 12, 2017 - 2:48 pm
OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A south Georgia prosecutor says a grand jury has charged a man with killing a teacher and former beauty queen who vanished nearly 12 years ago. Tifton Judicial Circuit District Attorney Paul Bowden says a grand jury on Wednesday indicted Ryan Alexander Duke on charges including...
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Flowers and candles are placed around stone lions near the department store Ahlens following a suspected terror attack in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Swedish prosecutor Hans Ihrman said a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offences by murder" after a hijacked truck was driven into a crowd of pedestrians and crashed into a department store on Friday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 09, 2017 - 5:54 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the attack on shoppers in Stockholm that left four people dead Friday and 15 wounded (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Belgium's foreign minister says on Twitter that a Belgian woman is among the four people killed in Stockholm on Friday by a man who rammed a stolen truck...
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Rescuers and firefighters search for 11 missing people in the rubble of an apartment house that collapsed in Swiebodzice, Poland, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Firefighters suspect the collapse might have been caused by a gas explosion. Several people were killed and injured. (AP Photo)
April 08, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A pre-World War II apartment house collapsed Saturday in southwestern Poland, leaving five people dead, four injured and one missing, authorities said. Scores of firefighters with dogs were searching the rubble of the building in the town of Swiebodzice (Shvyeh-'boh-tchi-tseh...
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April 06, 2017 - 7:22 pm
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old lifeguard has been found dead at a North Carolina pool. Lincolnton police tell local media outlets they responded to a missing person call early Thursday at a YMCA in Lincoln County, about 35 miles northwest of Charlotte. There, they found the...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. A New York judge on Thursday, April 6, 2017, denied a motion to throw out the murder conviction of Hernandez in an infamous 1979 missing-child case. Hernandez was convicted in February in the death of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished on his way to a school bus. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool, File)
April 06, 2017 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday refused to throw out the murder conviction of a man in an infamous 1979 missing-child case and scheduled his sentencing. Jurors who were unable to reach a verdict in the man's first trial on whether he killed 6-year-old Etan Patz have been a constant presence...
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This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 06, 2017 - 2:07 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to reveal the location of the child's body. Peter Kema Sr. also entered a guilty plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20-year...
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This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 05, 2017 - 8:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to reveal the location of the child's body. Peter Kema Sr. also entered a guilty plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20-year...
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