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New tips sought in Indiana probe of 2 teen girls’ killings

Dec. 08, 2021 15:11 PM EST

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the unsolved slayings of two teenage girls killed during a 2017 hiking trip in northern Indiana are seeking information from people who had contact with someone who used a fictitious online profile to communicate with young girls. Indiana...

Driver's body found miles away from highway crash scene

Dec. 08, 2021 11:45 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man's body was found miles away from the Virginia highway where his car was found crashed early Tuesday, police said. The Virginia State Police said a trooper found an abandoned 2010 Chevrolet Malibu on northbound Interstate 85 in Brunswick County at...

Woman accuses FedEx driver of stealing her service dog

Dec. 08, 2021 10:31 AM EST

HELENA, Ala. (AP) — A woman told police that a FedEx driver stole her service dog in an Alabama town, touching off an investigation by local police and the Memphis-based shipping company. The woman filed a report with police Saturday night, telling officers that the dog was seen in...

Nigerian migrant found dead in Polish forest near Belarus

Dec. 08, 2021 09:53 AM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The body of a migrant believed to be from Nigeria was found in a forest near Poland's border with Belarus, Polish police said Wednesday, the latest death resulting in a standoff at the European Union's eastern border. The death was reported a day after a...

Man arrested on murder charge in Florida missing woman case

Dec. 06, 2021 20:51 PM EST

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A man has been charged with second-degree murder in the case of a missing Florida woman who disappeared a week ago. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a news conference Monday that Collin Knapp, 30, was arrested after tests showed blood on his...

No bond for woman accused of killing man in search for baby

Dec. 06, 2021 13:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge has denied bond for a woman accused of fatally shooting an innocent man as her family knocked on apartment doors while searching for their missing 1-year-old relative. Santana Miller, 34, and her brother Delarius Miller, 38, have both been charged...

27 still missing after Indonesia volcanic eruption kills 22

Dec. 06, 2021 08:22 AM EST

SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers dug out the body of a 13-year-old boy with their bare hands on Monday, as improved weather condition allowed them to resume their search for bodies after the highest volcano on Java island erupted with fury, killing at least 22 people and leaving 27...

Death toll rises to 13 in Indonesia volcano eruption

Dec. 05, 2021 00:35 AM EST

LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java has risen to 13, with seven people still missing, officials said Sunday as smoldering debris and thick mud hampered search efforts. ...

Man charged with kidnapping after trying to enter Canada

Dec. 04, 2021 09:56 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Connecticut man who court documents say tried to enter Canada with a 16-year-old girl he allegedly abducted in their home state has been charged with kidnapping. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington on Friday says the...

Mom of Illinois State student wants FBI to investigate death

Dec. 03, 2021 22:31 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A civil rights attorney joined Jelani Day's mother Friday to demand the FBI take charge of an investigation into why the Illinois State University graduate student disappeared in August and was later found dead in a river. Ben Crump...