Missing persons

Arnulfo Ochoa, the father of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, is surrounded by family members and supporters, as he walks into the Cook County medical examiner's office to identify his daughter's body, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 4:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb Police say 46-year-old Clarisa...
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May 16, 2019 - 5:03 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A missing pregnant woman whose body was found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side had been strangled, and her baby who was cut from the womb after her death remains hospitalized in "grave condition," police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the victim...
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May 14, 2019 - 5:19 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. House members re-introduced legislation Tuesday that calls for the Justice Department to review how law enforcement agencies respond to cases of missing and slain Native Americans as the nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue gains momentum. The...
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James Michael Wright is shown in an undated photo provided by the Washington County, Va., Sheriff's Office. Wright, 23, of Mendota, Va., has been charged with three counts of capital murder, the sheriff's office in Washington County, Virginia, announced Monday, May 13, 2019. Wright is accused of fatally shooting three women he met while working for a traveling carnival. (Washington County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 14, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Two missing women and a missing teenage girl were shot to death by a carnival worker who met them through the traveling show, authorities in Virginia say. James Michael Wright, 23, is accused of killing the women in February and March near his home in a far western corner of rural Virginia. "...
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May 13, 2019 - 5:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Six people are missing after two floatplanes collided in midair Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan, injuring 10 other people, one critically, authorities said. The planes collided under unknown circumstances, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen...
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This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Dept. shows Derion Vence. Vence, the man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted from him last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday, May 11, 2019 in connection with her disappearance and police say they have found blood in his apartment linked to her. (Houston Police Dept. via AP)
May 12, 2019 - 1:03 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported last weekend that 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted was arrested near Houston in connection with her disappearance and police said they found her blood in his apartment. Derion Vence, who had lived with Maleah and her mother, was arrested Saturday without...
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This undated photo released by the Houston Police Department shows Maleah Davis. Houston police are trying to determine what happened to the 4-year-old girl after her stepfather said she was taken by men who released him and his 2-year-old son after abducting them as well. An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning, May 7, 2019, for Maleah Davis. (Houston Police Department via AP)
May 11, 2019 - 4:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local): 6 p.m. Houston police say they found "blood evidence" in the apartment of Darion Vence that matches that of the missing 4-year-old girl, Maleah Davis. In a statement on the arrest of Vence, Houston police...
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May 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals' southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday at his brother's house in Sugar Land, Texas, about 22...
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People carry images of people who were disappeared, during a Mother's Day march in Mexico City, Friday, May 10, 2019. Mothers and other relatives of persons gone missing in the fight against drug cartels and organized crime are demanding that authorities locate their loved ones. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
May 10, 2019 - 11:40 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of mothers of missing Mexicans are marching in cities across the country to mark Mexico's Mothers' Day and demand authorities find their children — or at least their bodies. Some 40,000 people have disappeared since the start of the country's drug war in 2006. Very few...
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This undated photo released by the Houston Police Department shows Maleah Davis. Houston police are trying to determine what happened to the 4-year-old girl after her stepfather said she was taken by men who released him and his 2-year-old son after abducting them as well. An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning, May 7, 2019, for Maleah Davis. (Houston Police Department via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 10:34 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A car that was reportedly stolen when a 4-year-old Texas girl disappeared late last week was found Thursday in a suburban Houston parking lot, authorities said. A woman spotted the gray Nissan Altima in a Missouri City parking lot and reported it to police, Houston police Detective...
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