Oct 10, 2011 22:22 EDT
A man who vanished while swimming at a popular Australian beach was likely the victim of a great white shark, police said on Tuesday.
Oct 08, 2011 22:55 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore (Reuters) - An unidentified dead man was found inside a black Jeep in rural Oregon, police said on Saturday, the latest evidence in a possible two-state murder spree linked to couple with white supremacist leanings.
Oct 08, 2011 20:56 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - After two days of not talking to police, the parents of a missing 10-month-old Kansas City girl are again cooperating, a police spokeswoman said Saturday night.
Oct 08, 2011 17:49 EDT
Peru's constitutional court on Saturday rejected a bid for release of Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot pending investigation into charges he killed a young local student last year.
Oct 05, 2011 23:32 EDT
SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - A couple suspected in the brutal stabbing death of an elderly woman in Washington state were arrested in California on Wednesday driving the car of a man found slain in Oregon, police said.
Oct 05, 2011 17:19 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - The parents of a 10-month-old girl who went missing from her crib in Kansas City tearfully pleaded for her safe return in brief statements to reporters on Wednesday.
Oct 04, 2011 22:47 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - Police searched for a 10-month old girl feared abducted from her bedroom in Kansas City on Tuesday but canceled an Amber Alert issued earlier in the day.
Oct 04, 2011 17:26 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo (Reuters) - Police widened their search Tuesday afternoon for a missing 10-month-old girl feared abducted from her home in Kansas City.
Sep 15, 2011 05:39 EDT
A missing scuba diver nearly sparked a full scale search and rescue operation in South Africa -- until the man's mother informed rescuers that her son had in fact been locked by the police.
Sep 14, 2011 11:21 EDT
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann and actor Hugh Grant have been granted special status in a British inquiry into media ethics and practices, the probe said Wednesday.
Sep 14, 2011 11:18 EDT
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann and actor Hugh Grant have been granted special status in an inquiry into media ethics and practices, the probe said Wednesday.
Sep 10, 2011 02:57 EDT
An animal rights group urged the Philippines to free what is thought to be the world's largest crocodile in captivity, even though it allegedly killed two people.
Sep 06, 2011 16:06 EDT
Two bodies believed to be those of the Germans who went missing last month in mountains north of Kabul were recovered and handed over to US soldiers on Tuesday, an AFP photographer said.
Sep 04, 2011 07:55 EDT
Philippine authorities said Sunday they have made contact with four Filipina maids employed by deposed Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's family, who went missing amid the chaos of the rebellion.
Aug 31, 2011 23:18 EDT
Spain's coast guard has found the body of a man from New Zealand who went missing last week at a beach in the northwestern province of Galicia.
Aug 28, 2011 02:58 EDT
Australian police on Sunday said testing had confirmed that bones found in a northern forest were that of teenager Daniel Morcombe, one of the country's most high-profile missing person's cases.
Aug 26, 2011 03:23 EDT
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Flash floods triggered by monsoon rains wiped out a village in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 33 people, a government official said on Friday.
Aug 20, 2011 13:37 EDT
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A flash flood killed at least three people in Pittsburgh late on Friday, and the body of a possible fourth victim has been found, authorities said on Saturday.
Aug 16, 2011 06:59 EDT
Nigerian police Tuesday urged residents with information on the disappearance of the father of Chelsea footballer John Obi Mikel to contact them, as authorities struggled for clues on the kidnapping.
Aug 16, 2011 04:59 EDT
BEIJING (Reuters) - The brother of missing Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has issued a plea for news about his whereabouts, and believes that he remains in extra-judicial detention despite recently ending a five-year probationary period.