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DNA match used to ID remains of missing Wisconsin woman

Jul. 30, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators have used a DNA match to identify the remains of a missing Wisconsin woman, more than two weeks after confirming that another set of remains was the dismembered body of her husband, the sheriff said Friday. Dane County Sheriff Kalvin...

5-year-old boy missing in Idaho; police seek witnesses

Jul. 30, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

FRUITLAND, Idaho (AP) — As search crews look for a missing 5-year-old Idaho boy missing, the Fruitland Police Department is asking for any potential witnesses to come forward — even if they don't think they saw anything. Michael Joseph Vaughn was last seen on foot...

Omaha man sentenced to prison for sex trafficking minor

Jul. 29, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to a single count of sex trafficking of a minor has been sentenced to more than 20 years in federal prison. Glenn Whitney, 26, was sentenced Wednesday in Omaha’s federal court to 250 months in...

Boy found dead in toy chest died of accidental asphyxiation

Jul. 29, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — A missing 4-year-old Utah boy who was found dead in his toy chest died accidently of positional asphyxiation, police said Wednesday. The search for Kache Wallis of Hurricane began Sunday after his family woke up in the morning and discovered he...

Germany: 3 more workers found dead at industrial blast site

Jul. 29, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The known death toll from an explosion at a German industrial park grew to five Thursday after authorities said the bodies of three more people were recovered from the chemical manufacturing site. Two people are still missing following Tuesday's explosion...

Search for missing Alabama boater ends with body found

Jul. 29, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The search for a boater who failed to return home ended with the man's body being found early Thursday during a search of the Coosa River, authorities said. The body of Kha Thanh Tran, 44, of Gadsden was found in the water before dawn, according to...

Body found in Cottonwood identified as missing teenage girl

Jul. 28, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) — A body was found Wednesday in Cottonwood has been identified as a 16-year-old girl who was swept away by floodwaters last week, authorities said. Verde Valley Fire District Chief Danny Johnson said at a news conference that Faith Moore's body...

Georgia man's remains found after missing for 7 years

Jul. 28, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — Remains found in 2019 have officially been identified as those of a Georgia man reported missing seven years ago, authorities said Wednesday. Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk said Noah Brandon Davis' remains were found in an undeveloped, remote area...

Body of woman swept away in Albuquerque arroyo is recovered

Jul. 28, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Crews recovered the body of an unidentified woman who was swept away by floodwaters in an arroyo in northeast Albuquerque, authorities said Wednesday. Albuquerque Fire Rescue officials said the body was found at a washout. ...

Search continues for missing 5-year-old Fruitland boy

Jul. 28, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

FRUITLAND, Idaho (AP) — Police in a rural western Idaho town continued to search Wednesday for a 5-year-old boy who has been missing since Tuesday evening. Fruitland Police Chief JD Huff said search crews from several law enforcement agencies are looking row-by-row...