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  • A look at Etan Patz case that fueled missing-child movement

    The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons. His case also helped usher...
  • Runaway Valparaiso girl found in Chicago

    Runaway Valparaiso girl found in Chicago
    A 17-year-old Valparaiso girl reported as a runaway was located in Chicago Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Larry LaFlower, public information officer for the Porter County Sheriff's Department, said the Chicago Police Department located Shayna Sharpe around...
  • Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends

    Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends
    Louis Jordan had already been mourned by some. Two months after he disappeared on a fishing trip off the coast of South Carolina, several memorials had been held in his name. His family had resolved not to think the unthinkable until he had been...
  • Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater

    Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater
    A man who was reported missing at sea for about two months was rescued from his crippled boat approximately 200 miles off North Carolina on Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. Louis Jordan, 37, sailing a vessel named Angel, was reported...
  • For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers

    For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers
    Vera Lucia Marchioro recalls a morgue employee clicking through photos on a computer screen until a face appeared that could have been Luiz, her 25-year-old son who had disappeared the day before. She wasn't sure, she said, because of the swelling....
  • Report: Tampa missing person case gave Jennifer Kesse's father 'goose bumps'

    Report: Tampa missing person case gave Jennifer Kesse's father 'goose bumps'
    The father of missing Orlando woman Jennifer Kesse told MyFoxTampaBay.com that he "got goose bumps" upon seeing photos from a similar missing person search currently underway in Tampa. According to the report, the Tampa woman, Apryl Foster, has been the...
  • Samantha Fish, coming to Sellersville, churns out gritty rock blues

    Post grunge and nu-metal were in vogue when Samantha Fish was growing up in Kansas City during the late '90s. However, Fish swam upstream and embraced old school acts, such as the Rolling Stones and old blues artists. "I grew up listening to the...
  • Runaway lumber-filled railcar rolls through 12 Midvalley intersections before stopping

    Runaway lumber-filled railcar rolls through 12 Midvalley intersections before stopping
    A runaway railroad car packed with lumber rolled through the Midvalley and into Scranton on Thursday. Around 5:25 p.m., a car on the Delaware & Lackawanna Railroad tracks in Archbald came loose. Once the car began rolling away, emergency procedures...
  • Troubled Sadie Waterford residential center wants to reopen

     Troubled Sadie Waterford residential center wants to reopen
    A month after Illinois pulled state wards out of Sadie Waterford Manor for their own safety, the residential treatment center is lobbying officials to reopen in a new location, the Tribune has learned. The Crestwood center had nearly 2,000 police...
  • Fitting send-off for K-9

    Fitting send-off for K-9
    After a decade of sniffing out bad guys, explosives and runaway children, Miramar Police Department K-9 officer Mac is hanging up the collar. The German-born Belgian Malinois was recently given a fitting retirement send-off complete with a dog biscuit...
  • Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75

    Kim Fowley, the eccentric L.A. producer-manager who created the Runaways, is dead at 75
    Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. Fowley had been periodically posting...