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  • Yoga teacher found alive after missing for 2 weeks in Hawaii forest

    05/25/2019 8:03:55 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 113 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 25, 2019 | By MARK OSBORNEandCHRIS FRANCESCANI
    A woman missing for over two weeks in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, has miraculously been found alive, a family friend and rescuer confirmed to ABC News. Amanda Eller had been missing for 16 days when she was found in good condition at about 5 p.m. local time. "We found her in a stream bed, she was waving up at us while we were in the helicopter, and we got her out nice and safe," Chris Berquist, who was in the helicopter, told ABC News Radio late Friday. "She was not injured. She has a little bit of...
  • llinois teen tells investigators he's Timmothy Pitzen, child who disappeared in 2011: report

    04/03/2019 5:57:32 PM PDT · by Tired of Taxes · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4-3-19 | nicole darrah
    Investigators claim that a 14-year-old boy in Ohio identified himself on Wednesday as Timmothy Pitzen, a 6-year-old boy who vanished in 2011, and said he had just escaped the grasp of two kidnappers who allegedly held him for seven years. The boy told police that on Wednesday morning, he had "just escaped from two kidnappers" whom he described as white men with body builder physiques, according to an incident report from the Sharonville Police Department obtained by The Associated Press. "One had black curly hair, Mt. Dew shirt and jeans, & has a spider web tattoo on his neck," the...
  • Diplomatic Security special agent, who has ties to Dayton area, is found dead in Potomac River

    08/31/2017 9:04:01 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 98 replies
    WHIO ^ | 31 August 2017
    Kurt Smolek, a Diplomatic Security special agent with the State Department and Dayton Police Academy graduate, was found dead in the Potomac River on Wednesday and the cause is listed as undetermined pending an autopsy. We're hearing tonight that Smolek, 45, is a 1998 academy graduate and one of his assignments as a special agent was as a member of Condoleezza Rice's security team. According to DC Metro police, Smolek was last seen Monday, Aug. 28, in the 600 block of Water Street, Southwest, about 10 p.m. A missing persons bulletin described hims as white with graying brown hair, brown...
  • The Unsolved Mystery of Judge Joseph Force Crater's Disappearance

    08/25/2017 4:21:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, August 14, 2017 | Jay Maeder
    At least until the first week of August, it appeared to have been a pretty good year for Joseph Force Crater. He was 41 years old, a good Tammany Hall Democrat, widely regarded as a comer. Gov. Franklin Roosevelt had recently named him to the state Supreme Court bench. Some felt he was on the fast track to big things, perhaps even the Supreme Court of the United States. Then he stepped into a New York City taxicab and vanished from the face of the Earth. Maybe he ended up in the tropics with a sackful of cash and a...
  • Casey Kasem's Body Is Missing, Daughter Says

    07/21/2014 5:41:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07/21/2014 | MICHAEL ROTHMAN
    The late Casey Kasem's body is missing, more than a month after the radio icon's death, according to his daughter. A spokesperson for Kerri Kasem confirmed to ABC News that the legend's adult children have yet to see his body. Kasem died on June 15 at 82 years old after suffering from a form of dementia. An autopsy has also not been performed yet, the family said. Jean Kasem denied to ABC News that his body is missing. Jean Kasem, the radio personality's second wife, had been embroiled in a conflict with his children from a previous marriage over her...
  • The mystery of Foss Lake: Two sunken cars containing six bodies..

    09/18/2013 2:02:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    FULL TITLE: The mystery of Foss Lake: Two sunken cars containing six bodies are found by chance after more than FORTY YEARS. But how did their passengers die? They had lain undiscovered under an Oklahoma lake for over forty years. And now the discovery of two rusting vintage cars containing six bodies has reignited the mystery of how three teenagers and three other people vanished more than four decades ago. Highway patrol officers testing their sonar equipment Foss Lake near Elk City, Oklahoma on Friday stumbled upon the rusting 1969 Camaro and a Chevrolet dating back to the 1950s. Inside...
  • Three young women took a boat ride on Lake Michigan in 1966 ... and were never seen again

    01/16/2013 7:17:30 PM PST · by BBell · 37 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 9, 2012 | David J. Krajicek
    On a shimmering Saturday 46 summers ago, three young women in bathing suits left their belongings on a crowded beach and climbed aboard a small motorboat on Lake Michigan an hour southeast of Chicago. It was noon on July 2, 1966, at Indiana Dunes State Park. A couple whose beach blanket was beside the women’s watched the boat glide away, then waited all day for them to return. They didn’t know the women but thought it was odd that they would leave purses unattended on a day when the park was packed with 9,000 holiday sunbathers. As they left at...
  • Cold Case a Hot Lead for Jimmy Hoffa Body?

    09/28/2012 1:42:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    WBNG ^ | September 27, 2012
    In the southeast Michigan town of Roseville, there will be a dig of a driveway to see if there's a body buried underneath it, and utlimately, if it's the remains of missing Teamsters union-boss Jimmy Hoffa, according to Granite Broadcasting sister station MyTV20 News. According to the report from MyTV20 News: Police have used ground-penetrating radar and discovered an anomoly under a driveway pavement that could be the remains of a body buried there some 35 years ago - around the time that Hoffa disappeared. Read the press release from the Roseville, Michigan police department: "Roseville Police Investigate Possible Cold...
  • Finding Marizela: The maddening quest for a missing young person’s online/text info; UPDATED

    05/20/2011 12:18:06 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 10 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 05/20/2011 | Michelle Malkin
    Scroll down for updates…King County Superior Court has closed out our records request as of today… There’s a lot that’s been going on behind the scenes over the past two months since my cousin Marizela Perez disappeared from the University District in Seattle on March 5, 2011. As I mentioned last week, we gathered in Seattle on Mother’s Day for a community fundraiser and benefit concert/auction. There will be another South Jersey fundraiser/bake sale/raffle on May 22. Details here. The Seattle Times has just posted a front-page piece by reporter Christine Clarridge on Marizela’s case and the plight of other...
  • 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.
  • Natalee Holloway Resource Center Opening in D.C.

    06/08/2010 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 45 replies · 125+ views
    CBS ^ | 6/8/10 | Carlin DeGuerin Miller
    The center is meant to help the families of missing persons by providing support to families of the missing and by reducing the challenges they face, challenges that Beth Holloway says she dealt with when her own daughter disappeared. She also hopes it will prevent more missing persons cases by providing travel safety tips and advice for college and high school students.
  • Search for Oregon boy who vanished from school grows

    06/07/2010 6:11:37 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 42 replies · 201+ views
    AP ^ | 6/7/10 | Anne Peterson
    <p>PORTLAND, Ore. — Investigators trying to find a vanished 7-year-old Oregon boy interviewed nearly 200 of his classmates and their parents as the FBI sent a team to take part in the expanding search.</p> <p>Kyron Horman disappeared sometime after his stepmother left him at his Portland elementary school on Friday morning.</p>
  • 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
  • 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......
  • Will the Jimmy Hoffa rumor be buried with demolition of Giants Stadium?

    04/02/2010 9:34:21 AM PDT · by speciallybland · 14 replies · 692+ views
    NorthJersey ^ | 04/02/2010 | The Associated Press
    The wisecracks are as ingrained in New Jersey lore as Bruce Springsteen's songs about fast cars. Former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa has attended every event at Giants Stadium since 1976, the story goes, buried in a final resting place somewhere under the west end zone. As former New York Giants punter Sean Landeta once joked, "It gives a whole new meaning to kicking into the coffin corner." More than 20 years after a self-described mob hit man set the rumor mill in motion with an interview in Playboy magazine, the question lingers: Is the answer to one of the enduring...
  • Chicago Grad Student Missing in Costa Rica

    08/17/2009 9:57:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies · 721+ views
    NBC Chicago ^ | Sun, Aug 16, 2009
    The Highland Park parents of 28-year-old graduate student David Gimelfarb are searching their son after he disappeared while hiking in Costa Rica. The doctoral student who went to South America a week ago was last seen by a park ranger about 10 a.m. on August 11. Gimelfarb was reportedly driving a rented sport-utility vehicle the Parque National Rincon de la Vieja, friend Michael Kipnes told Chicago Breaking News. His parents, Roma and Luda Gimelfarb, have flown to Costa Rica to look for him. "He [Roma] was OK," Kipnis said about his conversation with David's parents. "She's not holding up very...
  • Rocker Bozzio gets 30 days in jail for Ossipee cat deaths

    05/27/2009 12:23:57 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 58 replies · 1,482+ views
  • 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...
  • Amateur Sleuths Name Anonymous Dead

    03/29/2008 11:34:34 AM PDT · by Petruchio · 2 replies · 746+ views
    AP ^ | 3/29/2008 | HELEN O'NEILL
    LIVINGSTON, Tenn. — Four days a week Todd Matthews earns $11.50 an hour working for an automotive parts supplier. He punches in at 4:15 a.m., punches out nearly 11 hours later, then drives half a mile to his little beige house on a hill where, in the distance, he can glimpse the Appalachian mountains. He spends the next seven to eight hours at his desk, beneath shelves lined with miniature plastic skulls, immersed in a very different world. Their faces seem to float from his computer — morgue photographs, artist sketches, forensic reconstructions — thousands of dead eyes staring from...