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July 19, 2013
Police bypassed trunk where dead Wis. child found
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Police on Thursday expressed regret that investigators taking part in an exhaustive all-day search amid blistering heat did not force open the trunk of a car where a missing western Wisconsin toddler was later found dead. Two-year-old Isaiah Theis...
July 19, 2013 - 6:56am
July 18, 2013
Missing toddler found dead in Wis.
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The search for a missing western Wisconsin toddler is over. Polk County sheriff's officials say 2-year-old Isaiah Theis was found dead by a law enforcement officer just after 10 p.m. Wednesday. No further details were released by the Sheriff's...
July 18, 2013 - 6:36am
July 17, 2013
2-year-old missing in Wisconsin
BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A search is resuming for a missing toddler in Polk County. Justin Theis tells WCCO radio his 2-year-old son, Isaiah, wandered away from the family's rural home near Balsam Lake about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Dozens of law enforcement officers and volunteers...
July 17, 2013 - 7:07am
June 19, 2013
FBI hunt for ex-Teamster boss Hoffa's remains ends
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- The excavation of a rural field in suburban Detroit has failed to turn up the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, the FBI announced Wednesday, adding another unsuccessful chapter to a nearly 40-year-old mystery.
June 19, 2013 - 10:53am
FBI hunt for Jimmy Hoffa's remains enters 3rd day
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- FBI agents plan a third day of digging Wednesday in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago.
June 19, 2013 - 7:23am
June 8, 2013
Autopsy set for body believed to be Iowa girl
BOONE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities planned to conduct an autopsy Saturday on a body found in a river that is believed to be that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted more than two weeks ago. Investigators are confident that the body a fisherman found Friday night in the Des Moines...
June 8, 2013 - 1:05pm
Body recovered from Crow River in Wright County
BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an adult male from the Crow River in Wright County. Sheriff's officials say the body was found during a search of the river north of Highway 55 Tuesday night. KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/142KF2m ) says the body has...
May 8, 2013 - 7:19am
May 7, 2013
Edina, Minn., man missing in Yosemite
EDINA, Minn. (AP) — Rangers are searching for a missing Edina man who went on a hike in Yosemite National Park. Authorities say 73-year-old Kenneth Stensby was hiking Vernal Fall solo when he disappeared. Stensby had been staying at the Ahwahnee Hotel and told staff Sunday...
May 7, 2013 - 7:00am
Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio (videos)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The woman's voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now." By THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JOHN...
May 7, 2013 - 6:32am
April 19, 2013
Benson, Willmar police are seeking help looking for missing teenage girl
BENSON — Law enforcement officers in Swift and Kandiyohi counties are asking the public’s help in locating a missing teenage girl. Jade Ovando,...
April 19, 2013 - 3:55pm
January 8, 2013
Police renew plea for public’s help to find Bemidji, Minn., man
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Police continue searching for a Bemidji man missing since Oct. 20, and renewed a plea Monday for the public’s help. Matthew Charles Pulis, 31, was last seen early Oct. 20 in downtown Bemidji. A news release, along with a previously unpublished photo, issued Monday...
January 8, 2013 - 7:29am
December 6, 2012
Police scour Iowa park after hunters find 2 bodies
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) -- Investigators scoured a rural wildlife area in northeastern Iowa for clues Thursday after hunters found dead bodies believed to be those of two young cousins who vanished in July. Even as they waited for confirmation of the bodies' identities, agents involved...
December 6, 2012 - 3:46pm
December 5, 2012
Hunters find bodies believed to be 2 Iowa cousins
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) -- Hunters discovered two bodies Wednesday believed to be the young Iowa cousins who vanished five months ago while riding their bikes, authorities said. The families of 9-year-old Elizabeth Collins and 11-year-old Lyric Cook have been notified of the discovery...
December 5, 2012 - 7:45pm
September 13, 2012
Sheriff asks hunters for help in search for man
ROSEAU, Minn. -- The Roseau County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of hunters in the Beltrami Island State Forest area to solve a missing man case. Donald Dugger, Rochert, Minn., has not been seen since Aug. 18. According to the sheriff's office, Dugger was driving a truck...
September 13, 2012 - 10:10am
September 1, 2012
Renville County sheriff seeking information about 2011 death
OLIVIA -- The Renville County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are seeking information about the disappearance and death of Robert J. Verdon, 56, of Cosmos last year. In early September 2011, Verdon left his home in Cosmos to visit an acquaintance...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00am