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Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Feb. 23, 2018 8:25 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police charged an alleged serial killer on Friday with another murder, bringing the total to six. Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said the remains of three of the six victims have been identified, and said he believed more charges will be added. The remains were found at a property that...

Parents fear worst for missing girls after Nigeria attack

Feb. 23, 2018 12:37 PM EST

DAPCHI, Nigeria (AP) — The sound of gunfire rang out as residents gathered for evening prayers at the mosque. Soon the armed fighters showed up in their trucks and made their target clear: Where was the girls' school, they asked. Usman Katarko, a farmer, said he knew the men were not soldiers even though...

Hillside crashes onto Indonesian farmers; 5 dead, 18 missing

Feb. 22, 2018 9:55 PM EST

BREBES, Indonesia (AP) — Farmers were working in their rice paddies on the Indonesian island of Java, when the soggy hillside above them collapsed under the weight of torrential rains, killing five people and leaving rescuers digging for 18 missing. Survivors described a sudden roar as Thursday's landslide...

Woman, 2 men dead in Illinois had been reported missing

Feb. 22, 2018 3:54 PM EST

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police in northern Illinois said on Thursday that the bodies of two people were found in a park hours after the man suspected of kidnapping them apparently shot and killed himself in his car. In a news release, Rockford Police provided details of the latest chapter of a case that...

Woman who scammed Victoria's Secret online gets probation

Feb. 22, 2018 3:48 PM EST

NEW DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who stole about $30,000 from Victoria's Secret through an online scam has been spared a prison term. Charlene Moff instead was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation. The 59-year-old New Derry woman pleaded guilty last year to mail fraud. Moff ordered...

Records: Missing boy's dad, stepmom had violent relationship

Feb. 22, 2018 1:12 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 5-year-old Kansas boy who has been missing since Saturday had a volatile relationship, according to police records. Emily Glass, 26, the stepmother of Lucas Hernandez, was arrested Wednesday and jailed on two counts of endangering a child involving Lucas...

Parents: 101 Nigerian girls missing after Boko Haram attack

Feb. 22, 2018 12:49 PM EST

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school in northern Nigeria, parents said Thursday, as fears grew that they may have been kidnapped like those from Chibok town nearly four years ago. The announcement came after...

Parents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack

Feb. 22, 2018 12:17 PM EST
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Parents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack.

50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attack

Feb. 21, 2018 9:20 PM EST

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — About 50 girls have been missing since Boko Haram extremists attacked a village in northern Nigeria that has a girls' boarding school, provoking fears they may have kidnapped like those from the town of Chibok nearly four years ago. Authorities had no credible information that...

Wichita police arrest stepmother of missing 5-year-old

Feb. 21, 2018 6:51 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The stepmother of a 5-year-old Kansas boy who has been missing for four days was arrested Wednesday on two counts of endangering a child, Wichita police said. Emily Glass, 26, was booked into the Sedgwick County jail in connection with Saturday's disappearance of Lucas Hernandez. She...