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Milwaukee police ask for help to find missing 3-year-old boy

Oct. 19, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police said Tuesday that any further searches for a missing 3-year-old boy will depend on whether they receive credible information from the public on his disappearance. Authorities have conducted several searches in Milwaukee, Washington and...

Vermont police searching for woman, 22, missing 3 days

Oct. 19, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police troopers are searching for a missing 22-year-old New Hampshire woman who was last seen in Bolton on Saturday. Relatives of Emily Ferlazzo, of Northfield, New Hampshire, called police Monday evening to report her missing. ...

Searchers say missing Kake man succumbed to the elements

Oct. 18, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers on Monday said a Kake man who had been reported missing was found dead by a canine team searching for him. Troopers said the body of 55-year-old David Dalton was found Monday about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from where his...

Boy, 4, survives fall off cliff while hiking with parents

Oct. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

CAMPTON, Ky. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who fell off a 70-foot cliff at Red River Gorge in eastern Kentucky suffered a few scratches and bruises, but walked away without any severe injuries, officials said. The boy and his parents were hiking near Princess Arch on Friday...

Man, mother of long-missing NH boy, 5, are arrested in NY

Oct. 18, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

The mother of a 5-year-old New Hampshire boy who hasn’t been seen in six months and a man who was with her were arrested in New York on witness tampering and child endangerment charges, but the search for the child continues, authorities said Monday. Warrants had been...

Crews rescue 7 people after vehicle goes over cliff

Oct. 18, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Search and rescue and fire crews rescued seven people after the vehicle they were in went over a cliff on the road to the Boulder River Trailhead, southeast of Arlington, Snohomish County. Crews responded around 6 p.m. Saturday and retrieved all...

2 migrants dead, 21 missing off Tunisia in shipwreck

Oct. 17, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — At least two migrants died and 21 have disappeared after their boat capsized Sunday off the Tunisian coast in the Mediterranean Sea, Tunisian officials said. Seven others were rescued. According to the spokesman at the court in Mahdia, a Tunisian...

Police search lake in connection with missing 5-year-old boy

Oct. 17, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Police launched a boat and searched a lake behind a property in Merrimack that was the last known location of a 5-year-old boy who hasn’t been seen in six months. The New Hampshire State Police Marine Patrol searched the lake on Saturday,...

Heavy rains, landslides leave 18 dead in south India

Oct. 17, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 18 people have died a day after torrential rains swept through villages and flooded roads in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in two of the worst-hit districts, Kottayam and Idukki, where the...

Volunteers in the sky watch over migrant rescues by sea

Oct. 17, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

ABOARD THE SEABIRD (AP) — As dozens of African migrants traversed the Mediterranean Sea on a flimsy white rubber boat, a small aircraft circling 1,000 feet above closely monitored their attempt to reach Europe. The twin-engine Seabird, owned by the German...