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A view of the block of apartments from where British girl Madeleine McCann disappeared in 2007, in Praia da Luz, in Portugal's Algarve coast, Thursday, June 4, 2020. German police have identified a 43-year-old imprisoned German citizen as a suspect in the 2007 disappearance in Praia da Luz of British girl Madeleine McCann. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Police think Madeleine McCann is dead; parents still hope

Jun. 4, 2020 12:18 PM EDT

PRAIA DA LUZ, Portugal (AP) — German police said Thursday they presume a British girl who went missing in southern Portugal 13 years ago is dead, but Madeleine McCann's parents still nurture hope their daughter will be found alive. McCann was 3 at the time of her disappearance from an apartment while her...

New details revealed in death of UFC fighter's stepdaughter

Jun. 4, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The family of the stepdaughter of a UFC fighter found dead last year was emotional as a police detective testified about how the Alabama college student was found. Auburn Police Detective Josh Mixon testified in a Lee County courtroom Wednesday that a witness said he was with Ibraheem...

Police: Man faked wife's disappearance so she'd avoid prison

Jun. 3, 2020 7:12 PM EDT

GRANDVIEW, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman and her husband faked her disappearance by pretending she plummeted from an overlook as part of a scheme to keep her out of having to go to prison, authorities said. Julie Wheeler and Rodney Wheeler were arrested Tuesday on multiple charges including...

FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)

German man identified as suspect in case of missing UK girl

Jun. 3, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday that a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on holiday in Portugal. The Metropolitan Police did not name the man, but said he is 43 and was in and around the Praia da Luz resort...

Missing Mexican lawmaker's body found following abduction

Jun. 3, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The body of a missing Mexican congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday. López Obrador expressed his condolences to the family of Anel...

Police investigate human remains discovered in Maine

Jun. 3, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

UNITY, Maine (AP) — State police in Maine said Wednesday they're investigating the discovery of human remains in a stream by kayakers. The kayakers discovered the remains in Unity on May 29, state police said. The remains appear to be of an adult man and seem to have been in the stream for several years....

Rescue personnel searching for lost tuber on Colorado River

Jun. 2, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Rescue crews are searching for a man who was reported missing after he was last seen on an inner tube on the Colorado River. A man in his 30s was seen near Radium in Grand County around 2 p.m. Sunday, KMGH-TV reports. People in the area contacted the Grand County Communication Center about a...

Texas police believe body in dumpster is missing 2-year-old

Jun. 2, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Police found the body of a small child in a dumpster in Central Texas on Tuesday and they believe it could be a 2-year-old boy whose mother said disappeared from a park a day earlier. Authorities in Waco issued a statewide Amber Alert Monday night for Frankie Gonzalez. His mother...

Body of Iowa man found in Missouri River in Nebraska

Jun. 2, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The body of a western Iowa man who went missing following a boating accident last month on the Missouri River has been found in southeastern Nebraska, authorities said. Cass County sheriff’s deputies and firefighters in eastern Nebraska responded to a report Monday night of a body...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Fotis Dulos,  charged with murdering his estranged and missing wife, is questioned during testimony in a civil case at Hartford Superior Court in Hartford, Conn.  A dispatcher from the Farmington police said, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, officers had responded to Dulos' home and he was later transported to the hospital. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File)

Fotis Dulos' estate ordered to pay mother-in-law $1.9M

Jun. 1, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estate of Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man who killed himself in January after being charged in the murder of his estranged wife, and his home construction company must pay $1.9 million to his wife's mother to settle up unpaid loans, a state judge ruled Monday. Dulos and his Fore...