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Body of Gretna man who went missing in snow storm is found

Jan. 17, 2022 18:14 PM EST

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — The body of a Gretna man who went missing after crashing into a snow plow during a storm was found on Monday, Sarpy County authorities said. Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis said a volunteer found the body of 45-year-old Jason Schram near a fence line within a...

UN chief: Over 12,000 detainees held officially in Libya

Jan. 17, 2022 18:12 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Over 12,000 detainees are held officially in 27 prisons and detention facilities across Libya and thousands more are held illegally and often in “inhumane conditions in facilities controlled by armed groups or `secret’ facilities,” the United Nations chief said in a...

2 dead, 5 injured, 1 missing in Michigan house fire

Jan. 17, 2022 16:18 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Two men died and five people were injured early Monday in a fire at a multi-family dwelling in Pontiac, authorities said. Eleven adults were in the home when the fire was reported around 2:44 a.m., Oakland County Sheriff's Department officials said. They said...

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

Jan. 17, 2022 14:50 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday's eruption had prevented earlier...

Diver dies after going missing near California oil platform

Jan. 17, 2022 13:00 PM EST

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A commercial diver who went missing in the ocean near an oil platform off Southern California was found dead, authorities said. The search began Sunday morning in the area surrounding the oil processing facility known as platform Elly, about 5 miles...

Arizona couple reunited with dog lost 6 days in Wyoming snow

Jan. 16, 2022 10:14 AM EST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Jonathan Lounds had just proposed to his girlfriend in the Tetons when the couple heard their dog was missing. P.J., a blue heeler, was an Arizona “desert dog,” Lounds said. But when he and fiance Calen Harding dropped P.J....

Body pulled from river; may be that of missing man

Jan. 15, 2022 15:42 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia are working to determine if a body pulled from the Middle Oconee River is that of a man reported missing last month. The body was found Friday caught in a logjam in the river in Athens by searchers with the Athens-Clarke County fire and...

Woman, 91, still missing 2 weeks after massive Colorado fire

Jan. 14, 2022 22:07 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Near the starting point of a Colorado wildfire that destroyed over 1,000 homes and buildings, one man stayed home in an apparent attempt to save a voluminous collection of papers documenting his family's history plus his personal writings and records of his community activism. ...

Trial for Wisconsin man accused of killing parents to resume

Jan. 14, 2022 17:28 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The trial for a Wisconsin man accused of killing his parents is set to resume next week after he contracted COVID-19. Chandler Halderson’s trial was suspended Tuesday after he was one of 81 Dane County Jail inmates to test positive for the disease. Halderson...

Body of Mississippi man reported missing found near park

Jan. 14, 2022 13:18 PM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The search for a Mississippi man reported missing last week ended when his body was found near a state park. The family of Charles “Mutton” Garner, 47, of Plantersville, said they last saw him Jan. 7. A man hunting on his land found two wallets and clothing...