Latest Missing persons News

Police search for woman missing after attending a wedding

Aug. 21, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ore. (AP) — Police are searching for a 27-year-old woman who has been missing since Saturday, when she attended a wedding in the Grand Island area south of Dayton. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday that Meighan Cordie, of Clackamas, left her mother's vehicle around 10:30 p.m....

Crews recover body of man swept away in Wisconsin flooding

Aug. 21, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was wrenched away from would-be rescuers during flash flooding that forced evacuations around Wisconsin's capital city and cut power to many homes. More than 11 inches (28 centimeters) of rain fell overnight in places in or around...

Search called off in Italy gorge flood that killed 10

Aug. 21, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italy's environmental minister on Tuesday urged prosecutors to look at possible criminal responsibility and administrative lapses that may have contributed to the deaths of 10 people swept away by a flash flood as they hiked through a narrow gorge in the southern region of Calabria. Rescue...

Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Aug. 21, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared from her small hometown in central Iowa one month ago, police said Tuesday. The body was discovered in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts' hometown of...

Police had Texas governor candidate's missing gun all along

Aug. 21, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas County authorities say a new inventory search has turned up former sheriff Lupe Valdez's gun that was reported missing after she stepped down to run for Texas governor. The Dallas County sheriff's department Tuesday apologized to Valdez for "any distress and hardship" after the...

The Latest: Body found in rural area near student's hometown

Aug. 21, 2018 10:50 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a body believed to be that of 20-year-old missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Police say a body believed to be that of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts has been discovered in a rural area near where she...

Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Aug. 21, 2018 9:26 AM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.

The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

Aug. 20, 2018 11:50 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Police investigating a Colorado man for the deaths of his pregnant wife and two young daughters learned that he was having an affair with a co-worker. According to an arrest affidavit...

Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

Aug. 20, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday. Colorado prosecutors, though, filed formal charges earlier in the day, accusing...

2 teens found dead in a field among latest Chicago victims

Aug. 20, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police said Monday that two teenage boys who were missing for days have been found shot to death in a field on Chicago's South Side and that two people have been taken into custody for questioning. The bodies of 16-year-old Raysuan Turner and 17-year-old Darnelle Flowers were found Sunday...