PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket police have launched a new effort to solve a 2005 fatal shooting.
WPRI-TV reports the police department has included the case of Marcos "Mikey" Cruz in a new...
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia are using adult volunteers to search for a teenage girl who went missing last week.
Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer says in a news...
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old Minnesota man and his dog have been found safe five days after getting lost in a sparsely populated area of Arizona.
WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — The search continues for a missing western Pennsylvania woman after police discovered blood in her bed and a masked person using her debit card.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County authorities say divers have recovered the body of a Lake Havasu City man who may have swam out into Lake Havasu to recover his remote-controlled boat...
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a body has been found floating in the Hudson River near Albany.
The Albany Times Union reports that two people who were fishing spotted the body shortly at...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock signed bills Friday calling for better coordination in the search for missing people and another saying the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and...
The Latest: Bullock signs, vetoes more bills
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Steve Bullock's bill signings, vetoes (all times local):
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed two bills calling for better reporting...
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus fired the small island nation's police chief Friday, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer...
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say an Albuquerque man has been arrested in a missing persons case that has turned into a homicide investigation.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Montana legislative session (all times local):
Both Democrats and Republicans are taking credit for accomplishments during Montana's...
Missing indigenous women spotlighted as bill signed
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A growing number of missing and murdered Native American women are the focus of a Washington bill signed into law Wednesday amid concerns the victims' cases are slipping...
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas-area police say they're continuing to search for a 26-year-old woman who went missing last week after failing to pick up her 6-year-old son from a baby sitter.
ONEIDA, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators are offering a $20,000 reward for information that may help solve a 38-year-old missing person case in central New York.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate on Tuesday passed bills to continue the state's Medicaid expansion program and improve investigations of missing persons' reports just under the deadline...
Man gets life without parole for fatally stabbing couple
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted in the stabbing deaths of a couple found dead inside an apartment has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Russian court grants early release to would-be IS bride
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Tuesday granted parole to a Moscow student who was sent to prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria.
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Hanna’s Act sent to full Montana Senate
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A bill meant to help missing persons investigations in Montana has cleared a state Senate committee, which restored funding for a new missing persons specialist.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — State officials say a bill that was intended to help missing persons investigations in Montana is now toothless after lawmakers stripped funding and other...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado law enforcement authorities are conducting tests on a human skull to determine the deceased man's identity.
The Daily Camera reports that the Boulder County...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A body has been found in the Oregon home of Dennis Day, an original member of Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club" who has been reported missing since July.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rights groups are demanding justice for a missing persons activist who was gunned down at his home by unidentified assailants in Mexico's Gulf coast state of...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A stalled bill meant to help missing persons investigations in Montana has been revived.
The measure passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday after it was...
Albuquerque police search for missing woman
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a 33-year-old Albuquerque woman after her mother reported her missing.
Officer Simon Drobik said in a statement Thursday that...
CHALLIS, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in central Idaho say the body of a man missing since late February has been found burned and buried in Custer County.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A bill meant to help missing persons investigations in Montana has stalled.
The measure failed to advance out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday on a 5-5...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Tattoos on the dismembered body of a South Dakota woman found in a river in Michigan's Upper Peninsula helped authorities identify the victim, according to...
ANETH, Utah (AP) — After three unsuccessful days of ground and water searches, authorities said Sunday they were temporarily suspending the search for a 4-year-old girl missing since last week on...
Mexico launches search for 19 missing migrants
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Wednesday it is launching a formal search for 19 migrants who were pulled from a bus last week by armed men in the northern border state of...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Shacaiah Harding had been living on the streets of Billings, off and on, for most of the last spring and summer, when her family realized no one had seen or heard from her...
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Navy bombardier and navigator from Tennessee who served during the Vietnam War and was missing in action for 50 years before his remains were identified is being laid to...
Police identify woman whose body was found 23 years ago
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have identified a woman whose remains were found more than 23 years ago.
The Jacksonville Police Department says on its Facebook page that...
Remains found at home are woman who disappeared in 1964
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say bones found a year ago in a Pittsburgh backyard have been identified as a woman who lived at the home in the 1960s.
Croatian court detains sister after body found in freezer
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after...
Worker missing after part of French rail tunnel collapses
PARIS (AP) — French officials in the southeastern region of Provence say a man is missing following the partial collapse of a railway tunnel.
The man was one of four construction workers who...
Authorities suspend search for missing man amid winter storm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in Idaho say they are suspending the "missing person" search for a 32-year-old man who left his car to get help after getting stranded with a woman and their...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing plane crash victim
MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a second person who was onboard a cargo plane that crashed off Miami.
The Coast Guard said Saturday after 21 hours and covering more than 300 square miles.
The Coast Guard rescued one survivor Friday shortly after the Convair C-131 crashed 13 miles off Miami on a flight from the Bahamas. The identities of the rescued man and the missing person have not been released.
Missing Florida man says he wants to heal, kill people
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida are searching for a missing man who they say believes he's God and has been saying he wants to heal and kill people.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on Monday issued a missing persons alert for 33-year-old Ariel Rodriguez after he left his family's Tampa home. He hasn't been heard from since.
Authorities believe 2 sets of remains found near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northern Minnesota now believe they may have recovered two sets of human remains near Bemidji.
The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office was contacted Monday about a possible missing person who was traveling to the Bemidji area from the Twin Cities. The caller had not had contact since last week with the family member, who may have been traveling with a friend.
Police identify woman found dead in Fargo parking lot
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in Fargo have released the name of a woman whose body was found in a car in a parking lot.
Police identify the woman as 65-year-old Barbara Anne Barry. Authorities say Barry had not been reported as a missing person and apparently was homeless.
The woman was found Wednesday about noon in the Cash Wise lot in south Fargo. Authorities believe Barry had been there for a few months and do not suspect foul play.
Montana considers bills to address missing Native women
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers are considering legislation meant to address what officials call the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women.
The Great Falls Tribune reports that supporters of the bills testified for hours before a legislative panel on Wednesday then held a rally in the Capitol rotunda.
Body found in Mesa identified as woman missing since Jan. 14
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a dead body found in a Mesa mobile home has been identified as a woman who was reported missing on Jan. 14.
Mesa police announced Wednesday that the Maricopa County medical examiner positively identified the body as that of 60-year-old Valarie Fairchild.
Police say it appears Fairchild died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
About 500 attend vigil for missing, killed indigenous women
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — About 500 demonstrators attended a vigil on behalf of missing and murdered indigenous women at the University of Montana on Saturday.
The Missoulian reports they walked in silence holding candles. Then they stood in drizzle for hours as they listened to women from throughout Montana speak about long searches for missing women and lack of help from police.
Family seeks return of Navy veteran detained in Iran
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran has been held in an Iranian prison since July after visiting his girlfriend there, according to his family.
Coroner: Body found in submerged truck is missing man
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A body pulled from a vehicle discovered submerged in a central Illinois lake has been identified as a 37-year-old man who's been missing since November.
The State Journal-Register reports the Sangamon County Coroner's Office identified the body as Doug Cortelyou of Springfield. The coroner says there were no signs of foul play or injuries and lab tests are pending.
Officials identify woman whose body was in Alabama lake
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The body of a woman found in an Alabama lake early last year has been identified.
News outlets reported that the Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the woman as 46-year-old Felecia Renea Hornsby of Pratt City.
Hornsby's body was found by a fisherman April 21 in Bayview Lake.
Human skull discovered in Dickinson; source is unknown
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a human skull in northeast Dickinson.
Stark County Sheriff Terry Oestreich tells KFYR-TV that the skull was found Tuesday. A forensics analysis determined it belonged to a white man in his teens to early 20s.
Senate panel hears of Native women’s deaths, disappearances
The sister of a missing Blackfeet woman in Montana expressed frustration Wednesday over law enforcement's initial response to her loved one's disappearance, telling U.S. senators that numerous Native American families are troubled by inadequate investigations into their missing persons cases.
Friends of NAU student say social media tip led to his body
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Friends of a Northern Arizona University student say they acted on a social media tip to find his body in a flood control channel in downtown Flagstaff.
Austin Jones and Jesus Ramirez told police they went looking for Kain Turner on Dec. 3, despite university police saying not to.