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  • I-5 mystery: Missing mom last seen at freeway exit in pajamas (WASHINGTON STATE)

    10/21/2015 11:58:40 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 93 replies ^ | Published: Oct 13, 2015 at 12:12 PM PDT Last Updated: Oct 13, 2015 at 8:52 PM PD | By KOMO Staff
    CENTRALIA, Wash. - Lewis County authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a 33-year-old Centralia woman who has disappeared under unusual circumstances and may be suffering from postpartum depression, according to her family.oher Elizabeth Pham, a mother of three, reportedly left her home on Saturday morning and was last seen later that day getting out of a taxi and then ordering a meal at a restaurant at Exit 59 off Interstate 5, about 20 miles south of Chehalis, said Chief Stacy Brown of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office. Pham was wearing only socks, purple pajama pants and a pink-and-red...
  • Putin's mysterious absence has Moscow a-buzz with rumors

    03/12/2015 8:44:11 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 58 replies
    Fortune ^ | March 12, 2015 | by Geoffrey Smith
    Chechen leader’s brazen support for murder raises fears of a bitter power struggle close to the heart of the Russian state. Is he ill? Is he too busy trying to contain a power struggle at the top of the Russian state? Is he really going to fire Igor Sechin, his strong right arm? Moscow is awash with rumors about President Vladimir Putin, who hasn’t been seen in public in nearly a week. He’s also postponed a trip to meet with the presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus, two important neighbors, and–even more intriguingly–skipped one of his favorite diary items, an annual...
  • Tennessee Woman Finds Burning Body by Road

    02/02/2015 12:21:19 PM PST · by Gamecock · 33 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 2nd 2015 | Erin McClam
    A Tennessee woman was driving to her mother's house when she noticed something strange in a field off the road. First she thought it might be a neighbor's light, then maybe a log on fire. It turned out to be a human body burning — and now authorities are treating the case as a homicide. "It looked just like a log. Like a 4-foot log laying there. And I thought, huh, that's kind of strange," said Elizabeth Stuard, who made the discovery on Sunday. The body was found in Adams, near the Kentucky line. It was taken to a medical...
  • Denver police look through CCTV footage for clues in disappearance of Broncos fan Paul Kitterman

    10/28/2014 12:35:45 PM PDT · by bgill · 51 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Oct. 28, 2014 | Marc Weinreich
    Police obtained CCTV footage on Monday from officials at Mile High Stadium in Denver to look for clues into the ongoing investigation of a man who vanished during halftime at the Broncos-Chargers game last Thursday. Because of patient privacy laws, they can't obtain confirmation whether the man has been admitted to the hospital. Bakke said she continues to call stadium officials. "And they keep telling us that there's nothing they can do for us," she said.
  • Lynn Messer's husband asks area residents to search their properties

    07/20/2014 11:43:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    daily journal ^ | RENEE BRONAUGH
    The Ste. Genevieve Sheriff’s Department held a press conference Thursday morning in regard to the disappearance of 52-year-old Lynn Messer in front of the sheriff’s department. After Missouri State Highway Patrol Spokesperson Juston Wheetley read the formal press release that was sent out Wednesday, he introduced Kerry Messer, husband to Lynn Messer, who wanted to speak out to the media. “I want to start by thanking everybody involved. First off, the press and news agencies, I want to thank you for showing up. We need your help,” said Kerry. “I want to thank Sheriff Gary Stolzer for tremendous job that...
  • Caleb Jacoby (student, age 16) missing from Brookline, MA since Monday morning, Jan. 6.

    01/08/2014 3:50:57 PM PST · by Seeing More Clearly Now · 15 replies
    WCVB TV (Boston) ^ | Jan. 7, 2013
    Caleb Jacoby is the son of Boston Globe Columnist Jeff Jacoby and his wife Laura. Caleb Jacoby, the son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, has been reported missing. Police searching for missing Brookline teen Brookline police are searching for a missing teenager. His mother told NewsCenter 5 that her son left for school Monday, but never arrived at the Maimonides School in Brookline that he attends. Images of missing teen [at the link] Caleb, 16, is known to frequent public libraries and Temple Young Israel on Green Street in Brookline, police said. Caleb is 5 feet 11 inches tall,...
  • Caleb Jacoby, teenage son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, is missing

    01/08/2014 5:24:19 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 36 replies
    Mass Live - Boston News ^ | January 8, 2014 - updated | Shira Schoenberg, The Republican
    BROOKLINE — Caleb Jacoby, the 16-year-old son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby and his wife Laura, has been missing since about 12:30 p.m. Monday. Jacoby is a Brookline resident who is in the 11th grade at Maimonides School. According to a flier distributed by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and Maimonides School, he is 5-foot-11 and 140 pounds with a thin build and short, light brown hair. Brookline police said the teenager was last seen wearing navy chino pants or jeans, a navy polo shirt, a brown winter jacket with a hood, brown shoes or sneakers, and white socks. He...
  • Man charged with murder after remains found in woods (SC)(Graphic Pic of Perp)

    11/22/2013 8:56:06 AM PST · by Gamecock · 60 replies
    The State ^ | 22 Nov 2013 | Jonathan McFadden
    ROCK HILL — A heavily tattooed man is accused of killing a father who had been missing for a month and then hiding his body under a pile of brush in Lancaster woods, deputies said on Friday.David Adam Pate, 24, has been charged with murder and remains at the Lancaster County Detention Center without bond, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office news release. He had been in jail on a public disorderly conduct charge since Nov. 11.Last Saturday, a group of children playing in the woods near Mullis Circle found the decomposing body of Rickey Wesley James, a 33-year-old...
  • Child Found! Amber Alert Pending - Missing abducted child Brooke Wells aka Kanani

    09/22/2013 1:31:33 PM PDT · by Steven W. · 17 replies
    CaringBridge ^ | 09/22/2013 | Steven W.
    Brooke Stephanie Wells, 11, pictured here at Legoland in August, 2013, is now classified as a Missing Person after her mother, Sandi Wells, allegedly abducted the child aka "Kanani" who'd just begun 6th grade at La Costa Heights elementary school in Carlsbad, CA. Sandi Wells suffers from terminal Amyloidosis, a rare degenerative bone marrow disease, and survived a stem cell transplant and other procedures over three years ago in 2010. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children # 1223139 Name: Brooke Stephanie Wells aka "Kanani" Age: 11 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Height: 141 cm (4' 7.5") Weight: 36.741 kg...
  • Sheriff: Missing soldier in Indiana, "not in immediate danger" [MN native]

    10/14/2012 5:10:25 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 3 replies
    WISTV ^ | Oct 12, 2012 | Jason Old and Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
    The wife of a South Carolina soldier who disappeared from his home Saturday night says he has been spotted in Indiana. Pamela Larson, the wife of Sgt. Robert Larson posted late Thursday night on the "Help Find Sgt. Robert Larson" Facebook page that he was seen in Gary, Indiana on October 9th. The post also included surveillance photos of a man Larson believes is her husband. The local ground search has been put on hold while authorities investigate leads that Sgt. Larson may be out of state. Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers on Thursday afternoon said investigators have received tips...
  • Police: Moody Teen Found Safe

    09/25/2012 4:48:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    MyFoxAL ^ | Sep 24, 2012 | Melynda Sides
    Moody police say that a teenage girl who has been missing since Friday has been found safe.
  • New York State Missing Persons ** Tiffany Ennis ** Middletown, New York * July 14, 2012

    07/21/2012 10:43:16 PM PDT · by FortWorthPatriot · 14 replies
    New York State Missing Persons ^ | July 19, 2012 | Brenda
    Admin Moderator: I wasn't sure where I should post this so if in the wrong category, please put it in the correct one. I have posted this on Facebook and was hoping that if I posted it here as well perhaps more people could be looking for her. Please pray for her family and for her safe return home.
  • Scientology Leader David Miscavige's Wife Has Been Missing Since 2006

    07/06/2012 7:53:32 AM PDT · by robowombat · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Jul. 3, 2012, 10:20 AM | Ashley Lutz
    Scientology leader David Miscavige is often cited as Tom Cruise's best friend. He was best man at Cruise's ill-fated marriage to Katie Holmes and once threw the star a huge birthday party. But the numerous references to Miscavige left out one really sketchy detail: his wife, Shelly, hasn't been seen since 2006........ The New Yorker's Lawrence Wright reported that last year Shelley has been missing since 2006 and "her status is unknown." Just before she went missing, she had supposedly filled several job vacancies without her husband's permission. Misbehaving Scientologists have been known to allegedly be locked up in "The...
  • Mystery of missing wife of Scientology leader: Woman who played matchmaker to Katie and Tom

    07/04/2012 6:54:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/4/12 | Matt Blake
    He is the reclusive and enigmatic leader of the world's most famous cult who played best man at TomKat's wedding. But perhaps the biggest mystery shrouding Scientology chairman David Miscavige concerns his wife, Shelly, who has not been seen since 2007. Once a leading Scientologist herself, Shelly Miscavige is even credited as the cupid to Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' doomed alliance. Always by her husband's side, it was her to whom Mr Miscavige turned when a lovelorn Cruise begged for help in finding love following the break down of his second marriage to Nicole Kidman. Believing the role of...
  • Police Need Help Finding Missing Autistic Teen [Rogers, MN](Found Safe #6)

    06/26/2012 11:00:30 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 7 replies
    WCCO/CBS ^ | June 26, 2012 12:11 PM
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is requesting the public’s assistance in finding a missing teenage boy who was last seen in Rogers. Christian Tveit, 15, is a high-functioning teen with autism and health concerns. He is 5-foot-10 and weighs approximately 120 pounds. He has blue eyes, and currently has a shaved head. He is legally blind and wears glasses with Transitions lenses. He has braces and several moles on his face and neck. He goes by the name “Chris”, and was last seen leaving his residence on the 13000 block of Commerce Blvd. shortly...
  • Pulaski County, Virginia Man Missing

    01/30/2012 10:42:42 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 6 replies
    WSLS ^ | January, 30, 2012 | WSLS-TV Staff Report
    Pulaski County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing man. According to Sheriff Jim Davis, 24-year-old Anthony "Tony" Locke was last seen walking from his home in the 4900 block of Old Robinson Tract Road, in Pulaski, this past Wednesday, January 25th. Locke's family tells the sheriff's office that Tony suffers from depression, and they are "very concerned" about his welfare. The family added that Locke has a father and two sisters who live in Florida, and he may try to travel there without extra clothes or money.
  • Dutchman goes missing in North Korea

    08/09/2011 11:26:14 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Dutchman goes missing in North Korea Published on 8 August 2011 - 4:14pm Dutchman Willem van der Bijl has gone missing in North Korea, according to a report by a local Dutch TV station. The foreign ministry is apparently aware of the disappearance but can do little, given the closed nature of stalinist North Korea. Van der Bijl runs a stamp shop in Utrecht and has visited North Korea on numerous occasions looking for postage stamps and propaganda artwork. His family have not heard from him for two weeks and are extremely worried.
  • Mystery prisoner has Utah jail authorities stumped

    07/25/2011 9:38:36 AM PDT · by reaganaut · 231 replies
    Reuters ^ | James Nelson
    - A mystery man arrested on minor charges more than three weeks ago remains behind bars in Utah while law enforcement officials try to determine his true identity, which he refuses to reveal. "This is really a strange case," said Lt. Dennis Harris with the Utah County Sheriff's Office. "He just doesn't want to be found." The unidentified man, who has graying hair, a light beard and is believed to be in his 60's, was arrested on July 1 for trespassing in a parking garage. He was booked into jail on three misdemeanor charges and has thwarted any chance of...
  • Missing Person Case, PHC issued notice to ISI chief

    07/23/2011 5:17:01 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 3 replies ^ | 23 July 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 23 July, 2011. The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Friday served notices to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and other in two missing person case. A two- member’s bench comprising, Chief Justice Ijaz Afzal and Justice Mazher Alam was hearing a writ petition filled by Amana Bibi haling by tank. Petitioner council informed the court that on July 17, 2009 security forces raided his client Amna’s brother house , situated in tank and took in custody , Abdul Malik , Petitioner brother and her Husband, Abdul Latif. He argued that the authorities shifted both the missing persons and no body till...
  • Marizela Perez: Missing one month

    04/10/2011 10:49:41 PM PDT · by Immerito · 9 replies ^ | April 4, 2011 | Michelle Malkin
    Marizela Perez: Missing one month By Michelle Malkin  •  April 4, 2011 11:37 PM On March 5, 2011, one month ago, my 18-year-old cousin Marizela (“Emem” to her family, “Mei” to her friends) vanished after walking out of a Safeway grocery store in Seattle’s University District.This is one of the many ClearChannel Outdoor billboards across the West Coast that’s featuring Marizela and our family tip line for information about her disappearance: This is the awareness-raising bracelet Marizela’s friends are selling to help the family:One month later, we have on our own searched adjacent parks, streets, and neighborhoods for any signs or clues....
  • Searching for Marizela: New videos, message from her parents & an army of volunteers

    03/15/2011 3:02:01 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 5 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 03/14/2011 | Michelle Malkin
    We spent the weekend on the ground in Seattle, looking for any signs of our missing 18-year-old University of Washington student Marizela Perez. Family, friends, supporters, student and church volunteers, Facebook users, blog readers, and kind strangers met us on Saturday in the parking lot at the Safeway in the University District where Marizela was last seen. Family members continued the search on Sunday. We spread out and canvassed Ravenna Park, Cowen Park, the Arboretum, the University District, Chinatown, Green Lake, Rainier Beach/Rainier Valley, and the UW Bothell campus. Nothing. Family members were on the ground again today in the...
  • Marizela Perez: Still missing (Update On Michelle Malkin's Missing Cousin)

    03/10/2011 5:49:24 AM PST · by Rational Thought · 16 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 03/10/2011 | Michelle Malkin
    Dear readers, Apologies for my absence. I’ll be getting back up to speed today, but it is hard to function with dread coursing through your veins. Spread across the country, the family and friends of Marizela Perez — missing in Seattle since Saturday and last seen at the University District Safeway — are going through this: You try to eat, but all you can taste is indigestible fear. You try to breathe, but all that fills your lungs is stifling uncertainty. You try to sleep, but all that comes is fathomless fatigue. Your heart is weighted with grief, but your...
  • Searching for Marizela: An update (Michelle Malkin's Missing Cousin)

    03/08/2011 9:03:46 AM PST · by Rational Thought · 14 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 03/08/2011 | Michelle Malkin
    SEATTLE — The photo above from Marizela’s friends/family shows the tattoo on her left inner arm that reads “lahat ay magiging maayos” — a Tagalog saying for “all will be well.” Thanks so much to all of you for your prayers and for helping to spread the word across the Internet. Thanks to many friends/contacts in the Seattle-area media who covered her disappearance over the past few days, including: Seattle Times KOMO radio’s John Carlson and KOMO TV’s Shomari Stone KING TV KIRO Marizela still hasn’t been heard from or seen by family since Saturday. The Seattle PD says it...
  • Girl safe, arrest made in Ohio missing family case

    11/14/2010 7:26:07 PM PST · by Immerito · 20 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 14, 2010 | DOUG WHITEMAN (Associated Press)
    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio -- A sheriff in central Ohio says a 13-year-old girl who was missing with her mother, brother and a friend has been found bound and gagged in the basement of a man's home about 10 miles from her house. Knox County Sheriff David Barber said Sunday that Sarah Maynard's mother, Tina Herrmann, is still missing, along with her 10-year-old brother, Kody, and her mother's 41-year-old friend Stephanie Sprang.
  • Will you please help me post this ANY & EVERYWHERE *Amber Alert 16yr old Jackie Buyher Evansville,IN

    11/09/2010 7:19:44 AM PST · by blueyon · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Sodahead ^ | 11/09/11 | Marie/M2M2K™
    "I am posting this as requested. Please, anyone who sees this, post anywhere and everywhere you can to help and try to find this girl. PLEASE CROSSPOST...URGENT! My daughter, Jackie Buyher, has been missing from the northwest side of Evansville, IN since Wednesday, Nov. 3rd. She is 16 years old, about 5' 6" tall, sandy brown hair (straight, shoulder length), hazel eyes, and weighs approximately 120 lbs. Friends that I am in contact with, as well as school officials, have not seen her since that day. A missing person's report has been filed with the Evansville Police Dept., and recently...
  • Missing girl found after almost 7 years

    07/15/2010 8:00:17 AM PDT · by MissTed · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/15/10 | Staff
    <p>A California girl who had been missing for almost seven years was found Wednesday by police in Phoenix, Arizona, authorities said.</p> <p>The girl had just turned a year old when she was abducted in September 2003.</p> <p>She had been in the care of foster parents in Norwalk, California, when she was snatched by three of her aunts, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County sheriff's Norwalk Station said.</p>
  • Police to dig for Stacy Peterson's body near Peoria: source

    06/05/2010 7:43:53 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 23 replies · 676+ views
    Herald News ^ | June 5, 2010 | Joe Hosey
    Working with new information in the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, authorities are set to dig in search of her body Saturday in an area east of Peoria, sources said. Illinois State Police confirmed Saturday that they are currently following a lead in rural central Illinois regarding Peterson’s disappearance and have set up a media staging at a location near Peoria, according to an ISP release. The ISP Investigation team that has been investigating the disappearance and possible homicide of Stacy Peterson is aware of the situation and at the scene, the release said.
  • Bizarre Twist Emerges In Missing Person Case

    06/02/2010 1:38:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies · 386+ views
    WSBT ^ | Jun 2, 2010
    Police say an investigation into the disappearance of a southwest Michigan woman now involves someone impersonating her estranged husband in Virginia. Police say they can put Doug Stewart in St. Joseph County, Michigan the morning Venus Stewart disappeared in April. They also say he returned to his Virginia home that night, but at least one other person was pretending to be him for two days before that. "We believe that he was pretending to be Mr. Stewart or impersonating Mr. Stewart at a number of different businesses. Paying bills, drawing funds, things of that nature," said Lt. Mike Risko with...
  • Missing Girl in Seattle Area (Kelsey Ray, orig. from Western Montana)

    06/02/2010 12:56:55 AM PDT · by Stoat · 9 replies · 763+ views
    Twitter / Facebook ^ | June 1, 2010
    Missing Girl in Seattle Metro Area  Missing Girl in Seattle Metro Area - Document Transcript MISSING REWARD for information Kelsey Ray from Western Montana, 16 years of age, 5’6” tall, approximately 115 pounds, last seen in the Seattle Area on May 31, 2010 REWARD FOR INFORMATION Last seen with Mineral County Police Dept. Kegan Salter, (406) 822-3555, Age 18, 5’5” tall 911, local police or Her family (406) 544-3098  Please also see this Facebook page which was set up today Facebook - Find Kelsey Ray and here is her Mom's Twitter page: Monica Ray (montanamonica) on Twitter
  • Missing Woman Found Alive (Nancy Salas - Glendale, Ca)

    05/13/2010 3:02:14 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 60 replies · 2,888+ views
    I am writing comments here, because the comments at the link deal mostly with the resolution to the case. Nancy Salas, was a 22 year old UCLA college student. Yesterday morning she came up missing during her early morning jog through the Chevy Chase Canyon area of Glendale, California. Hours after she normally should have returned home, Nancy's relatives called the Glendale police, and filed a missing persons report. Officers were pulled off other cases around Glendale, and a door to door was initiated. Volunteers helped with the search. All up and down the canyon, and the way to it...
  • Olivia Newton-John's Former Boyfriend Living In Mexico

    04/03/2010 1:49:26 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 19 replies · 1,626+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | April 03nd 2010 | Philip Sherwell
    Olivia Newton-John's Former Boyfriend Living In Mexico Fresh details of how the former boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John has spent the five years since he went 'missing' off the California coast have emerged from the Mexican beach town where he has been living under a new name. By Philip Sherwell, Lorena Moguel, and Loan Grillo 03 Apr 2010 Actress Olivia Newton-John photographed with her boyfriend Patrick Mcdermott before he disappeared Photo: AP (Pic in URL). Residents of Sayulita, a small and sleepy Pacific resort popular with American tourists, have described how a man they knew as Pat Kim worked as a...
  • Sudden disappearance of Deep River scientist mystifies colleagues

    02/21/2010 3:24:50 PM PST · by hennie pennie · 331 replies · 5,189+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | February 21, 2010 | Canada East Interactive Staff
    TORONTO - There are still no leads in the case of an eastern Ontario scientist who disappeared without a trace last month, leaving his colleagues mystified. Lachlan Cranswick hasn't been seen since Jan. 18, when he left work at the National Research Council's Canadian Neutron Beam Centre in Chalk River, northwest of Ottawa. His nearby Deep River house was reportedly left unlocked and his car was in the garage. His wallet, keys and passport have all been accounted for......
  • FBI investigating "final call to Islam" emails sent to Kansas legislators by Dallas-area Muslim

    03/26/2010 3:50:37 AM PDT · by Cindy · 23 replies · 926+ views
    The Jawa Report - blog ^ | March 26, 2010 12:24 AM | Posted By Barbarossa
    SNIPPET: "Kamal explicitly states that this was his "final call": This is perhaps my last email to Senators, House of Representatives/Delegates/Assembly and Staff Members of United States of America unless compelled by any people. A former FBI counter-terrorism agent who was asked to analyze Kamal's emails stated: This is a significant danger because of the requirement in Islam to invite ("Dawah" in Islam) non-Muslims to Islam prior to an attack ("Jihad" in Islam). It is my professional opinion that this direct Dawah to the entire Kansas legislature and the emphasis that Monday's email is Javid Kamal's "final" email inviting them...
  • Texas Truck Driver Missing Since Christmas Day After Company Shuts Down With Little Notice

    01/08/2010 12:33:17 PM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 5 replies · 1,139+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 1-08-10 | Bob McCarty
    Former Arrow Trucking Company driver John M. Eischens Jr., 34, of Mabank, Texas, is missing and has not been heard from since Christmas Day. The story of his disappearance becomes even more disturbing when one examines the events that preceded it.
  • Susan Powell's husband expected to pack up home in Utah

    01/06/2010 4:34:43 PM PST · by freespirited · 10 replies · 952+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 01/06/10 | Melinda Rogers
    As family and friends of missing West Valley City mother Susan Powell marked a somber milestone Wednesday, her husband, Joshua Powell, returned to Utah for the first time in weeks. Joshua Powell since Christmas has been in his hometown of Puyallup, Wash., where his and Susan Powell's families live. He was expected to arrive in Utah on Wednesday to pack his belongings for a return to Washington, friends and a spokeswoman for Susan Powell's parents said. Friends previously told The Tribune that Powell was fired from his job and has no income in the state. A spokeswoman for Chuck and...
  • Missing West Valley woman's husband hires attorney [Susan Powell]

    12/14/2009 7:54:23 PM PST · by freespirited · 9 replies · 835+ views
    Deseret News ^ | 12/14/09 | Pat Reavy
    WEST VALLEY CITY — No new leads were reported Monday in the disappearance of a West Valley woman missing for more than a week. Meanwhile, her husband, who police have not labeled as a suspect, has hired a high-profile Salt Lake attorney. Josh Powell has retained the services of Scott Williams, sources told the Deseret News. Williams did not return a call Monday placed by the News to his office. Williams has been involved in a couple of recent high profile cases, including the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping in which he represented co-defendant Wanda Barzee in both her state and federal...
  • Metallica offers reward for missing fan (in Virginia- an additional $50G)

    10/26/2009 10:02:42 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 34 replies · 1,654+ views
    Yahoo! News (AFP) ^ | 10/26/2009 | n/a
    American heavy metal band Metallica has stumped up 50,000 dollars in reward money for a fan who disappeared at one of their concerts, a campaign website said Monday. Police have been searching for blond-haired, blue-eyed Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, 20, since she went missing from a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, Virginia on the evening of Saturday, October 17.... "The Band Metallica is also adding an additional 50,000 dollars to the reward bringing it to 150,000 dollars for Morgan's safe return or information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for Morgan's disappearance," it said....
  • Authorities to search Malibu Hills today for missing 24-year-old [SoCal]

    09/26/2009 12:49:55 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 39 replies · 2,172+ views
    L.A. Times ^ | Sept. 26, 2009 | Carla Hall
    Los Angeles police and sheriff's deputies are scheduled to begin a massive search of the rugged Malibu hills between the 101 Freeway and the coast for 24-year old Mitrice Richardson, who has been missing for nine days. Richardson, of South Los Angeles, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies on charges of failing to pay an $89.21 bill at Geoffrey’s Malibu restaurant on the evening of Sept. 16 and for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana in her car. She was taken to the Sheriff’s Department’s Malibu/Lost Hills substation in Calabasas and released at 1:25 the next morning without her car,...
  • Search on for Palo Verde engineer missing since Saturday

    09/15/2009 2:31:06 PM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies · 1,721+ views ^ | 11:54 AM Mountain Standard Time on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 | Javier Soto and Catherine Holland /
    GLENDALE -- SNIPPET: "Cornelius Hardy, who often goes by Neil, was last seen Saturday evening at his home near 67th Avenue and Glendale Road. Friends and family have gathered at that home this morning. Annette Hardy said she came home at about 8:30 p.m. to find her husband gone. Hardy's family said the 41-year-old is consistent in his routine and that it's not at all like him to simply disappear. They said they have checked his credit cards and cell-phone records and found no activity since Saturday." SNIPPET: "Hardy has high security clearance at the Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant,...

    08/03/2009 2:02:03 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 1,321+ views
    SNIPPET: "MISSING CHILD Endangered Runaway FATHIMA RIFQA BARY" SNIPPET: "Last seen on 07-19-09 in Westerville, Ohio."
  • Unconscious Carroll man found after 11-hour search[Verizon: "Pay your bill or die"]

    05/22/2009 6:29:27 PM PDT · by HikikomoriWarrior · 30 replies · 2,204+ views
    The Times-Reporter ^ | May 21, 2009 | By Nancy Schaar
    ... Williams said he attempted to use the man’s cell phone signal to locate him, but the man was behind on his phone bill and the Verizon operator refused to connect the signal unless the sheriff’s department agreed to pay the overdue bill. After some disagreement, Williams agreed to pay $20 on the phone bill in order to find the man. But deputies discovered the man just as Williams was preparing to make arrangements for the payment. ... “I was more concerned for the person’s life,” Williams said. “It would have been nice if Verizon would have turned on his...

    02/27/2009 5:07:55 AM PST · by waxer1 · 64 replies · 1,111+ views
    February 27, 2009 | Self
    Hello Everyone. I am happy to report that my son Joshua has been located safe. Apparently he missed one of the buses and showed up on a later bus. Yesterday my other son went out looking for him in a homeless encampment that he usually hangs out in. Joshua's friends said that he showed up there earlier in the day and seemed fine. From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank all of you for your prayers and advice yesterday morning. You guys and gals are the best!!!!!! The Eureka PD will do a welfare check on him...
  • Breaking News: Casey Anthony Freed From Jail

    08/21/2008 7:56:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies · 472+ views ^ | 08/21/2008 | Staff
    Casey Anthony, mother of missing two-year-old Caylee Anthony, walked out of the Orange County jail at approximately 10:30 a.m. today. Read Casey Anthony's Bail Bond Anthony's release came about as a result of a $500,000 bond that was posted yesterday afternoon, by California Bounty Hunter Leonard Tony Padilla and his nephew, bail bondsman Tony Padilla. Prior to her release, Anthony was briefed by officials at the jail, who fitted her with an electronic monitoring bracelet. According to Anthony's attorney, José Baez, Anthony's freedom allots her the opportunity to help find her missing daughter. "She is going to help find Caylee,"...
  • Parents Fear Twin Girls in Danger After Disappearing From California Home

    08/13/2008 8:45:01 PM PDT · by Canticle_of_Deborah · 17 replies · 201+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 13, 2008 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two teenage twins have been missing from their Southern California home since Sunday, and their parents fear their daughters met someone on the Internet and could be in danger. Mary and Morgan Corrodi, 16, were last seen outside their Malibu home getting into a car occupied by two women. Jack Corrodi said his daughters, who have IQs of 70 and attend special education classes at Malibu High School, recently spent "many hours" on the Internet and received multiple calls from unknown persons. "[A neighbor] saw the girls standing there, just kind of hanging around like they were waiting for somebody,...
  • Team of Psychic Detectives Aid Police in Search for Missing Florida Girl

    08/11/2008 1:51:40 PM PDT · by nmh · 51 replies · 643+ views
    Fox News ^ | 8/11/08 | Fox News
    ORLANDO, Fla. — A team of psychic detectives is assisting Orlando police in their search for missing three-year-old Florida girl Caylee Marie Anthony, according to local news reports. The group, known as "Body Hunters" and lead by psychic detective Gale St. John, is "blind driving" around Central Florida in search for the toddler who was last seen June 16, reported. "We will not even look at street names," psychic detective Gale St. John told the TV station and its Web site on Monday. "We drive and go completely on feeling instinct, chasing down what we call a person signature."...
  • Police: Missing Illinois woman fine

    12/28/2007 8:42:53 PM PST · by freespirited · 20 replies · 297+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 12/28/07 | Michael Tarm
    CHICAGO - A married woman from Illinois whose disappearance on Christmas Eve prompted a costly search returned to the area Friday evening and spoke with investigators, authorities said. Family members arranged the meeting at an undisclosed location between Anu Solanki, 24, and law enforcement officials, said Cook County sheriff's police spokesman Steve Mayberry. "As far as I'm aware her physical condition is fine," Mayberry said. "At this time she hasn't been charged with anything." Cell phone records indicated Solanki had left voluntarily with a 23-year-old male friend from California, authorities said earlier Friday. Mayberry did not know whether the friend,...
  • Body fits description of missing Kansas student (Emily Sander/Zoey Zane)

    11/29/2007 5:57:59 PM PST · by Drew68 · 43 replies · 140+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | 29 Nov 07 | Tim Potter
    EL DORADO, Kan. | Authorities have found a body and “the description is consistent” with that of missing 18-year-old Emily Sander, Police Chief Tom Boren said this afternoon. The body was found between El Dorado and Toronto, along U.S. 54 about 50 miles east of El Dorado, Boren said. Boren said Wednesday that Mireles and his pregnant 16-year-old girlfriend could be headed for Mexico, where he has relatives. Mireles has been in the United States legally and has “resident alien” status, Boren said. Nude photos of Sander appeared on a Zoey Zane Web site before she vanished, and investigators were...
  • Pastor's Wife Back: News Conference Set

    08/02/2007 6:25:22 PM PDT · by blam · 77 replies · 1,783+ views
    Mobile Press-Register ^ | 8-2-2007 | David Ferrara
    Pastor's wife back; news conference set Thursday, August 02, 2007By DAVID FERRARAStaff Reporter Mary Byrne "Beth" Smith, the small-town preacher's wife who drew attention from people around the nation while incognito for four months, has returned to Alabama. A 9 a.m. news conference has been called today at the office of Rob Stankoski, a Fairhope attorney she has hired, according to his office. Stankoski could not be reached for comment Wednesday. When she disappeared March 24 from a religious convention 500 miles from her Summerdale home, Smith left her husband, the Rev. Jason Lee Smith, and two children, ages 10...
  • Two Missing Warren County, Ohio Women (Sad Update at Post #205)

    04/26/2007 9:56:41 PM PDT · by Bartholomew Roberts · 223 replies · 13,698+ views
    <p>The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says its seeks the public's assistance in locating two elderly women from Warren County.</p> <p>Mary Ellen Walters, 68, and Ada Wasson, 80, were last seen last Thursday April 19th at Otterbein Retirement Living Community located at State Routes 741 and 63 in Warren County. The two women live in the Patio Homes section, which is an independent living area.</p>
  • Ground Search For Tara Grant Begins Saturday

    02/24/2007 5:29:54 AM PST · by ShadowDancer · 9 replies · 2,725+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | February 23, 2007
    Ground Search For Tara Grant Begins SaturdayPOSTED: 1:36 pm EST February 21, 2007 UPDATED: 11:19 pm EST February 23, 2007 MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. -- Investigators said Friday that they will begin a full-out search for Tara Grant on Saturday, who has been missing for two weeks. Macomb County Sheriff Mark Hackel said a task force is being formed with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Michigan State Police. Hackel said they are also in contact with authorities in Puerto Rico. The ground search will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday where search dogs, all-terrain vehicles, air-support units and riders on...