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Toddler remains missing 5 years after Georgia tornado

Jan. 23, 2022 09:33 AM EST

ALBANY, Ga, (AP) — A boy remains missing five years after he vanished during a southwest Georgia tornado. Detrez Green was 2 years old when his parents reported him missing on Jan. 22, 2017, after a tornado his Dougherty County. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation...

2 Pakistani fishermen drown, 10 missing after boats sink

Jan. 23, 2022 06:34 AM EST

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three fishing boats sank off Pakistan's coast in stormy weather, drowning at least two fishermen and causing 10 others to go missing, as navy and maritime security vessels rescued 32 fishermen, a district official said Sunday. The boats sank Saturday in the...

Kansas man's death investigated as a homicide

Jan. 22, 2022 18:19 PM EST

LACROSSE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Kansas man as a homicide. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that a relative found 61-year-old Leslie Randa, of LaCrosse, dead on Friday afternoon and called 911. The Rush County Sheriff's...

MSU police: Private investigator's tip led divers to body

Jan. 22, 2022 17:23 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University police said Saturday that a private investigator working with a missing young man's family first alerted them to what is believed to be the youth's body in a river. MSU police said a tip from private investigator Ryan Robison...

Sheriff: 11 days after reported missing, man found dead

Jan. 22, 2022 15:13 PM EST

GREENSBURG, La. (AP) — Eleven days after he was reported missing, a 65-year-old Louisiana man was found dead in the woods near his home, authorities said. Steven Virgil Callison, of St. Helena Parish, was last seen Jan. 9. He was reported missing the next day. His body was found...

Witnesses: Extremists abduct 17 girls in northeast Nigeria

Jan. 22, 2022 13:19 PM EST

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists have abducted 17 girls in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Saturday as the West African nation’s military said it “remains resolute in decisively countering the terrorists.” Members of the Boko Haram jihadi group attacked Pemi, a...

Police find body of missing student who was visiting MSU

Jan. 21, 2022 16:29 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A nearly three-month search for a young man who disappeared while visiting Michigan State University ended Friday with the discovery of a body in the Red Cedar River, police said. Authorities believe the body is Brendan Santo, 18, who was last seen...

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

Jan. 21, 2022 12:44 PM EST

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Four people died after a boat carrying Europe-bound migrants on the Mediterranean Sea sank off Tunisia's coast, the Tunisian Defense Ministry said Friday. Defense Ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri said navy divers rescued 21 people on Thursday night and seven...

US academics use radar to help seek missing in split Cyprus

Jan. 21, 2022 11:36 AM EST

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.S. academics who help locate Holocaust mass graves and execution sites in Eastern Europe have used ground-penetrating radar to seek burial sites on Cyprus of people missing since the 1974 Turkish invasion and earlier interethnic strife. Team leader Harry M....

Highway patrol: NC woman reported missing before fatal crash

Jan. 21, 2022 10:39 AM EST

WHITSETT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman killed in a crash while driving the wrong way on Interstate 40 on Thursday evening was reported missing from her home earlier in the day, authorities said. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said troopers were called to westbound...