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Deputies searching for man say they found remains in pond

Aug. 10, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Investigators searching for a Georgia man missing since 2016 may have found human remains buried in the mud at the bottom of a pond near Augusta. Officials have been looking for Simon Powell, a logger known to carry large amounts of cash, since his truck was...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing from cruise ship

Aug. 09, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for a man who was reported missing from a cruise ship late Monday near Juneau and believed to have gone overboard. A statement from Holland America Line Tuesday said the man was a crew member on the vessel Koningsdam and...

Man accused in Ole Miss student's disappearance denied bond

Aug. 09, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge on Tuesday denied bond for a man suspected of killing a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July. Judge Grady F. Tollison III rejected a request to set bond for Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada,...

Missing man's remains found, 3 arrested for murder

Aug. 09, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — The remains of a 22-year-old Hammond man reported missing in July have been found nearly 15 miles northeast of his hometown, authorities said. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana Search and Rescue members found Tyronne Neal's remains in a...

Teen girl missing after attending party in Lake Tahoe area

Aug. 08, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California are asking for the public's help in finding a 16-year-old girl who went missing after attending a party at a campground and may have been abducted. Kiely Rodni, of Truckee, was last seen Saturday near the Prosser Family...

Man arrested in death of Navajo woman; remains found in 2021

Aug. 08, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Pinon man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Navajo woman who was reported missing in 2019, according to authorities. Federal prosecutors said 30-year-old Tre C. James was taken into custody last week on suspicion of first-degree murder and...

Phoenix police: baby girl taken from foster family by mom

Aug. 07, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities were searching Sunday for a baby girl who allegedly was taken from her foster family’s home in Phoenix by her biological mother. Phoenix police said 24-year-old Angelica Salinas does not have custodial rights to the 5-month-old child named Eunice. ...

More human remains discovered as drought dries Lake Mead

Aug. 07, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More human remains have been found at drought-stricken Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday. It’s the fourth time since May that remains have been uncovered as Western drought forces the shoreline to retreat at the...

Trial set for Española man accused of killing stepdaughter

Aug. 07, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A March 13 trial date has been set for a Española man accused of killing his 5-year-old stepdaughter in 2019. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that 28-year-old Malcolm Torres recently rejected a plea agreement offered by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in...

17 missing, 121 hurt, 1 dead in fire at Cuban oil facility

Aug. 06, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled in the Cuban city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing. Cuban authorities said a unidentified body had been found late Saturday. ...