Reward offered in search for missing Colorado woman

U.S. 12/16/18, 13:31

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving Day. An anonymous donor provided the reward money to the Woodland Park Police Department, which is leading the search for 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth. Berreth was last seen on surveillance video ...

Senate panel hears of Native women’s deaths, disappearances

U.S. 12/12/18, 19:05

The sister of a missing Blackfeet woman in Montana expressed frustration Wednesday over law enforcement's initial response to her loved one's disappearance, telling U.S. senators that numerous Native American families are troubled by inadequate investigations into their missing persons cases.The prepared testimony from Kimberly Loring was part of a hearing ...

Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

California 11/16/18, 00:49

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing after the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled ...

Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native women

U.S. 11/14/18, 13:28

Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to a study released by a Native American nonprofit Wednesday.The report from the Seattle-based Urban Indian Health Institute, the ...

Balkan nations to cooperate on identifying missing persons

Europe 11/06/18, 18:22

Balkan nations that fought bitter wars as Yugoslavia broke apart during the 1990s have agreed to step up their cooperation in identifying thousands of people still missing as a result of the conflicts.Representatives from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Montenegro signed an agreement on Tuesday laying out how they will ...

Authorities offer $25K reward in missing Wisconsin girl case

U.S. 10/24/18, 17:42

Authorities are offering at $25,000 reward for information that leads to the location of a Wisconsin girl who went missing after her parents were gunned down in the family's home.Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has been missing since Oct. 15. Deputies that morning discovered someone had kicked in the door of her ...

Sheriff feels ‘outpouring of support’ in missing girl case

U.S. 10/24/18, 00:11

A Wisconsin sheriff thanked volunteer searchers who helped canvass the area surrounding the home of a 13-year-old girl who is believed to have been abducted and whose parents were killed.Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said in a Facebook post Tuesday that investigators were assessing several items that volunteers found during ...

Update: Vigil held for missing Wisconsin girl

U.S. 10/23/18, 07:04

The Latest on the search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in their home in northwestern Wisconsin (all times local):5:55 a.m.Several hundred people gathered on a blustery high school football field to support the extended family of a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were killed at their northwestern ...

Missing elderly woman found alive, husband dead, in desert

California 10/22/18, 10:37

An off-roader's discovery of an unattended vehicle in a Southern California desert area led to a missing 91-year-old woman and the body of her 87-year-old husband. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department's coroner's division says a citizen found the vehicle Saturday afternoon in open desert near Adelanto and called 911. A deputy ...

Update: Sheriff says missing Wisconsin girl is in danger

U.S. 10/16/18, 12:52

The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and that they think she's ...

Miami police: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin girl

U.S. 10/16/18, 09:58

A girl resembling a missing teenager whose parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home has been spotted at a gas station in south Florida, police said. Authorities have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since around 1 a.m. Monday, when sheriff's deputies responding to a 911 call for help ...

Officials hunt for missing Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

U.S. 10/16/18, 04:40

Authorities say a missing teenage girl could be in danger after two adults were found dead in a home in western Wisconsin. Barron County sheriff's officials said in a news release that deputies responded to a 911 call asking for help at a home in Barron about 1 a.m. Monday. Deputies ...

Update: 4 workers in recreational vehicle missing

Texas 10/08/18, 16:57

The Latest on flooding in the small West Texas city of Junction (all times local):3:50 p.m.Emergency responders say they are actively searching for four missing workers who were in the same recreational vehicle when they were swept away by flood waters in West Texas.Texas Game Warden Rachel Kellner says the ...

German police pump lake dry looking for long-missing woman

Europe 10/07/18, 09:52

Police in northern Germany have started to pump dry a lake hoping they'll find the remains of a woman who disappeared 25 years ago.The German news agency dpa reported Sunday that emptying Tietjensee Lake near the city of Bremen would take several days. After that, investigators will look through the ...

Body found on Greek island is man missing in severe storm

Europe 10/06/18, 12:27

Greece's coast guard says it has identified the badly decomposed remains of a person found on an island shore as a 67-year-old man who was reported missing in a storm that struck a week ago.The man and his 58-year-old wife went missing Sept. 30 on the island of Evia, off ...

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