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Skull found in 2005 identified as missing Muskogee woman

Dec. 01, 2021 11:59 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A human skull found in southwestern Oklahoma 16 years ago has been identified as that of a missing Muskogee woman, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced Wednesday. The skull is that of Rebecca Jean Boyd, who was 29 when she...

Mississippi man pleads guilty to producing video of minor

Dec. 01, 2021 11:06 AM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi police sergeant has pleaded guilty to producing a video that shows a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct, federal authorities said. Joshua Stockstill, 29, of Carriere, enticed a minor child to engage in sexually...

North Carolina man charged after girlfriend's body found

Dec. 01, 2021 08:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man whose girlfriend was missing for a week has been charged in her death, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Denee Rawls, 21, left her home in north Charlotte on Nov. 22 and did not return, The Charlotte Observer...

1 dead, 1 missing after boating accident in Louisiana

Nov. 30, 2021 17:58 PM EST

BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — One boater is dead and another missing after an accident on the Pearl River, Louisiana authorities said Tuesday. Search crews found the body of Joseph Newby, 50, of Franklinton, late Monday and were looking for a 47-year-old man and the 14-foot...

Hawaii girl's adoptive parents plead not guilty to murder

Nov. 29, 2021 18:33 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii couple accused of killing their 6-year-old adoptive daughter a month before reporting her missing pleaded not guilty to murder Monday. The body of Isabella Kalua, known by some by her birth name of Ariel, has not been found. ...

Landfill searched in case of missing Los Angeles woman

Nov. 29, 2021 15:42 PM EST

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Detectives investigating the disappearance of a Los Angeles woman last month began searching a landfill northwest of the city on Monday. Investigators served a search warrant in the disappearance of Heidi Planck to excavate a specific area of the...

Florida teen safe after leaving home with man she met online

Nov. 29, 2021 10:57 AM EST

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has been found safe in another state days after leaving home with a man she met while playing an online video game, authorities said Monday. The teen was picked up by a man in a car outside her North Miami Beach home on...

Body of missing 2-year-old girl found in Indiana river

Nov. 28, 2021 17:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A diver on Sunday found the body of a 2-year-old girl reported missing after her father was pulled from his partially submerged truck in a southern Indiana river. Her body was discovered in the White River more than 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) from...

Police: Endangered Florida teen may be in North Carolina

Nov. 28, 2021 12:47 PM EST

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old South Florida girl may have been kidnapped and taken to North Carolina by someone she met in an online video game, police said Sunday. North Miami Beach police said in a tweet posted early Sunday. Jeimy...

Assisted living facility may lose license after woman dies

Nov. 27, 2021 17:35 PM EST

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has begun a process to revoke a South Florida assisted living home's license after a 69-year-old woman who went missing ended up dead in a car in the parking lot. Yvanne Moise left Victoria's...