Missing persons

This Feb. 2019 booking photo released by the Orange County District Attorney's Office shows Camden Nicholson. The Southern California man charged with murdering his parents and their housekeeper in an affluent beach community called police and confessed, according to police documents obtained by The Associated Press. The documents say Nicholson of Newport Beach, Calif., placed the call last month before entering a hospital, where he told a police officer he killed his parents because he didn't want to be sent to a psychiatric hospital. (Orange County District Attorney's Office via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 11:30 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kim Nicholson's troubled son disappeared last year, but he sent his parents disturbing text messages and they learned he had placed a 911 call. Fearing he might have died, they hired a private investigator in early February to track him down. Just days later, on Feb. 13...
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In this Sunday, March 3, 2019 photo provided by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office rescuers and family members comfort Leia, back left, and Caroline Carrico, back right, after they were found near Benbow, Calif. Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, the 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in the rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said. (Humboldt County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 8:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two girls who were lost in a dense Northern California forest for nearly two days say they survived frigid nights by huddling together under a tree branch and a huckleberry bush and by thinking "happy thoughts." Eight-year-old Leia Carrico and 5-year-old Caroline Carrico told...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 photo, Baseh Hammo, a Yazidi woman who escaped enslavement by Islamic State group militants, shows the injuries to her hands that was carried out by an Albanian who forced her to put her hands on hot asphalt, then stomped on them with his boots, at a relatives's tent in a camp for displaced people outside Dahuk, Iraq. Yazidi women enslaved by the Islamic State group who escaped captivity say there could be hundreds of other women still missing, women who may never return home. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
March 03, 2019 - 10:20 pm
DAHUK, Iraq (AP) — Yazidi women enslaved by the Islamic State group who escaped captivity say there could be hundreds of other women still missing, women who may never return home. They say many perished in bondage or war while others chose to remain in captivity to stay with the children they were...
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February 24, 2019 - 3:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities say a German man is still missing after an avalanche in Austria buried a group of backcountry skiers, killing one and injuring a second. Three other skiers were rescued unharmed. The Austrian news agency APA reported Sunday that Austrian and German rescue teams...
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February 22, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can't run fast and can't be missed — a 100-pound tortoise. KOB-TV reports Dusty the Turtle went missing earlier this month in Roswell, New Mexico after strong winds knocked open a gate that housed him...
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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer speaks during a news conference at the OCDA's office in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Cold case detectives have arrested suspects in the separate Southern California murders of a girl in 1973 and a boy in 1990, authorities said Wednesday. Both victims disappeared while walking home from school. (Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 4:23 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community. A photo of a smiling Linda O'Keefe has hung for years on the wall of the police department...
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This March 20, 2018 photo provided on Jan. 3, 2019 by Italian senator Valentino Perin, shows the senator, right, posing for a photo with then North Korean diplomat Jo Song Gil on the occasion of a cultural event with the Veneto region at a restaurant in San Pietro di Felletto, near Treviso, northern Italy. Italy's foreign minister said Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 that Italy is investigating whether the 17-year-old daughter of former North Korean diplomat Jo Song Gil was forcibly returned to Pyongyang as her parents apparently tried to defect. (Valentino Perin via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 9:00 am
ROME (AP) — Italy is investigating if the daughter of a former North Korean diplomat posted to Italy had been forcibly returned to Pyongyang after her parents disappeared in an apparent defection, the Italian foreign minister said Wednesday, as lawmakers and rights activists demanded to know what...
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February 20, 2019 - 7:38 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month's detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing. The news came as hundreds of people attended the funeral Wednesday for the missing...
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Patrick Frazee is escorted to an awaiting SUV after a hearing at the Teller County Courthouse in Cripple Creek, Colo., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Following the daylong hearing, Teller County Judge Scott Sells found there is enough evidence for Frazee to stand trial for murder and other charges. He was arrested in Dec. 2018, about a month after Kelsey Berreth, 29, was last seen alive on Thanksgiving Day. Frazee and the victim, Berreth, have an infant daughter together. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 9:33 pm
DENVER (AP) — Investigators say a Colorado man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat after failing to convince a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing. The grim details revealed in a Colorado courtroom Tuesday provided the first public account of what led prosecutors to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018 file photo, Patrick Frazee leaves the Teller County District Court in Cripple Creek, Colo. Frazee, charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his missing fiancee, Kelsey Berreth, is scheduled to appear in court, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Frazee, who has not entered a plea, has been jailed since his arrest. (Chappin Everett/The Gazette via AP, File)
February 19, 2019 - 5:35 pm
DENVER (AP) — A man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat, convinced a woman he was having an affair with to clean up the bloody crime scene and then burned the victim's remains while she watched, investigators said Tuesday. Dramatic testimony at a Colorado hearing relied heavily on what...
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