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Honolulu police suspend search for missing 6-year-old girl

Sep. 20, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police on Monday suspended their search for a 6-year-old Hawaii girl who has been missing for more than a week. An investigation into the whereabouts of Isabella Kalua remained active and detectives were continuing to follow up on leads,...

Ships rescue 190 Europe-bound migrants off Libya

Sep. 20, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

ABOARD THE GEO BARENTS (AP) — Two vessels rescued around 190 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the coast of Libya, charities operating the vessels said Monday. The rescues came amid a spike in attempted crossings of the Mediterranean Sea. More...

Drone strike kills at least 1 in northwestern Syria

Sep. 20, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A drone strike hit a vehicle traveling on a rural road in rebel-controlled northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least one person, rescue workers and a war monitor said. The Civil Defense team, known as White Helmets, said the unidentified body was...

Body found in Wyoming believed to be Gabrielle Petito

Sep. 19, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend who has been identified by authorities as a person of interest and is now being sought within a Florida...

Vandalism at Sikh temple investigated as possible hate crime

Sep. 19, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state are searching for a man they say vandalized a Sikh temple south of Seattle in what's being investigated as a possible hate crime. Several portable electronic devices were stolen during the Friday break-in at the...

Body of man, 20, pulled from Lake Michigan near Chicago

Sep. 19, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 20-year-old man was pulled Saturday evening from Lake Michigan near Chicago after a seven-hour search for the missing swimmer, officials said. Three other people were rescued from the water earlier in the day, according to Evanston...

La Crosse fire department rescues 5 stranded canoeists

Sep. 19, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say members of the La Crosse Fire department rescued five canoeists who became stranded on the La Crosse River Saturday evening. Captain Greg Temp said rescue crews responded to a call shortly before 8 p.m. and found the five people...

Search for SC girl who disappeared 35 years ago restarts

Sep. 19, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A special team of state and federal agents joined Lexington County deputies this week to try to solve the mystery of a 4-year-old girl who disappeared from her bedroom 35 years ago. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon asked FBI and State Law...

Capsized river boat leaves 10 dead in southwest China

Sep. 19, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A boat that capsized on a river in southwest China has left at least 10 people dead, with another five still missing, according to state media on Sunday. CCTV said that the ship overturned shortly after it departed Saturday evening in Guizhou Province....

Body of 2nd missing kayaker found off Pictured Rocks in UP

Sep. 18, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — Searchers have recovered a second body after two kayakers went missing in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The kayakers were reported missing Thursday night in the Upper Peninsula. The bodies were recovered Friday. ...