Latest Missing persons News

Dog reunited with owner after 8-month, 175-mile journey

Feb. 18, 2019 11:18 AM EST

SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) — A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles (282 kilometers) away. The Bangor Daily News reports 5-year-old king shepherd Kaiser made his way from Ashby, Massachusetts, to South Paris, Maine, over a...

Croatian police find body in freezer; could be missing woman

Feb. 18, 2019 7:35 AM EST

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A body found in a freezer in a Croatian village is apparently that of a woman who went missing more than 18 years ago, Croatian police said Monday. Police said they have detained the older sister of Jasmina Dominic, who was reported missing in 2005 but was last seen in 2000 when she...

Dog reunited with owner after 8 month, 175-mile journey

Feb. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EST

SOUTH PARIS, Maine (AP) — A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles (282 kilometers) away. The Bangor Daily News reports 5-year-old king shepherd Kaiser made his way from Ashby, Massachusetts, to South Paris, Maine, over a...

Brazil mining company evacuates people due to dam risk

Feb. 17, 2019 12:12 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian mining giant Vale says it has evacuated nearly 200 people after inspectors reported signs that a nearby dam holding mining waste could collapse. Saturday night's evacuation comes three weeks after the collapse of another mining dam run by Vale caused the death of at least 166...

No female drivers in Daytona 500, but pipeline has potential

Feb. 14, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hailie Deegan spent more time at Daytona 500 media day than any other driver. The 17-year-old was a guest host for NASCAR.com, trading in her firesuit for a microphone and interviewing one Cup Series star after another. It was the closest Deegan will get to the action at Daytona...

Public urged to keep providing tips in 2 girls' killings

Feb. 13, 2019 10:01 PM EST

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Indiana authorities urged the public Wednesday to keep passing on tips in the slayings of two teenage girls killed during a hiking trip , saying on the 2-year anniversary of the crime that the next tip could help solve the case. Liberty German, 14, and Abigail William, 13, vanished on...

States weigh bills addressing Native deaths, disappearances

Feb. 13, 2019 4:46 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers in at least seven states have introduced legislation to address the unsolved deaths and disappearances of numerous Native American women and girls. The legislation calls for state-funded task forces and other actions amid deepening concerns that law enforcement agencies...

Autopsy: Asphyxia was likely cause of kidnapped girl's death

Feb. 13, 2019 2:23 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A kidnapped and slain 13-year-old North Carolina girl likely died of suffocation or strangulation, but her cause of death couldn't be determined conclusively, according to an autopsy released Wednesday. The state's Office of the Chief Medical examiner ruled that Hania Aguilar died of...

Greece: Search launched for missing migrant teen

Feb. 13, 2019 9:02 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say a search involving a helicopter and two coast guard vessels has been launched to find a teenage girl who was separated from her parents after a boat carrying migrants struck rocks in high winds. The Merchant Marine Ministry said some 45...

Searchers find beacon signal of missing Alaska plane

Feb. 12, 2019 8:21 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The owners of an air ambulance that disappeared in Alaska with three people on board say searchers have detected the beacon signal from the missing plane's cockpit voice recorder. Guardian Flight spokesman Jim Gregory says the signal was detected Tuesday. The company says in a...