Missing persons

A Christian wipes tears from her eyes as she attends church at the earthquake and tsunami-hit town of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes flocked to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, hoping for answers to the double tragedy that inflicted deep trauma on their community. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
October 07, 2018 - 11:00 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes flocked to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, seeking answers as the death toll from the twin disasters breached 1,700 and officials said they feared more than 5,000 others could be missing...
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FILE -- In this Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 photo members of the German Technical Emergency Service prepare pipes to exhaust a lake in Schwanewede, Germany. Police wants to search the lake for the body of a women that disappeared traceless 25 years ago. (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP, file)
October 07, 2018 - 8:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police in northern Germany have started to pump dry a lake hoping they'll find the remains of a woman who disappeared 25 years ago. The German news agency dpa reported Sunday that emptying Tietjensee Lake near the city of Bremen would take several days. After that, investigators will...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, walks toward the stage to deliver his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. A French judicial official says Friday Oct.5, 2018 the president of Interpol has been reported missing after traveling to China. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
October 06, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PARIS (AP) — Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal request to China for information about the agency's missing president, a senior Chinese security official who seemingly vanished while on a trip home. The Lyon-based international police agency said it used law enforcement channels to submit...
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Fallen trees in a square after a storm hit the town of Argos, southwest of Athens, on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Greek authorities are looking for three missing people on a Greek island after a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm dumped heavy rain on the region. (AP Photo/Vangelis Bougiotis)
October 06, 2018 - 11:21 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says it has identified the badly decomposed remains of a person found on an island shore as a 67-year-old man who was reported missing in a storm that struck a week ago. The man and his 58-year-old wife went missing Sept. 30 on the island of Evia, off...
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Indonesian military and police personnel carry relief aid from a Japan Air Force cargo plane at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the city on Sept. 28, triggering a tsunami and mud slides that killed a large number of people and displaced tens of thousands others. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 06, 2018 - 5:12 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated neighborhoods in the disaster-stricken Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday as more aid rolled in and the government said it was considering making devastated areas into mass graves. Indonesia's disaster agency said the death toll...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. A French judicial official says Friday Oct.5, 2018 the president of Interpol has been reported missing after traveling to China. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
October 05, 2018 - 6:11 pm
PARIS (AP) — He left his home in Lyon, France, for a visit to his homeland, and then vanished — putting the International Criminal Police Organization, best known as Interpol, at the center of its own missing persons case. Meng Hongwei, Interpol's president, boarded a plane and arrived in China,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, local fishing boats move in to recover the passengers and crew of Air Niugini flight following the plane crashing into the sea on its approach to Chuuk International Airport in the Federated States of Micronesia. The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon on Friday in Micronesia now says that one man is missing, after earlier saying that all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane. (James Yaingeluo via AP, File)
September 29, 2018 - 9:08 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon in Micronesia on Friday now says one man is missing, after earlier saying all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane. Air Niugini said in a statement that as of Saturday afternoon...
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Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton, left, listens as Ian Ritch speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Gastonia, N.C., about his 6-year-old son Maddox Ritch who disappeared while they were visiting Rankin Lake Park near downtown Gastonia Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (John Clark /The Gaston Gazette via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 4:32 pm
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chief of a North Carolina police department said Thursday he was "heartbroken" over the discovery of a body believed to be that of a missing 6-year-old boy. Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton fought back tears and a breaking voice during a news conference in which it was...
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FILE - This undated file photo from surveillance video provided by the Los Angele Police Department shows a man they are seeking in connection with the assault on multiple homeless men who were brutally beaten with a baseball bat in Los Angeles early Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Two of those men have died. Authorities on Monday, Sept. 24, arrested a man on suspicion of bludgeoning a homeless man in Santa Monica, Calif., earlier Monday. He is now being investigated in connection with at least six attacks in both cities that have left three dead. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP, File)
September 26, 2018 - 6:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a man suspected in beatings of homeless men in Southern California (all times local): 5 p.m. Arraignment has been postponed for a man suspected in a string of killings and beating targeting sleeping homeless people in Southern California. Forty-seven-year-old Ramon...
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Christopher Matthew Clements is arraigned via video in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Clements, a convicted sex offender who was indicted this month in the slayings of two Arizona girls who disappeared and were later found dead years ago, faced arraignment Monday on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a minor. (Rick Wiley/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
September 24, 2018 - 6:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — For years, police couldn't figure out how a 6-year-old girl was taken from her bedroom window while she slept in family's Arizona home, never to be seen again. Then came a call from a woman engaged to a convicted sex offender who had bounced around various states, leaving a trail of...
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