A police dive unit resumed its search for a missing woman who fell into the Chicago River. Authorities say 21-year-old Lauren Li and another man fell while trying to help their friend, who’d also fallen into the river early Monday while retrieving a cellphone from the ice.
A Minnesota man died after falling into the Chicago River early Monday when he dropped his cell phone in the water and lunged after it, according to reports from our sister station in Chicago. Another man was hospitalized and a woman was missing and presumed dead after they went into the water to try to rescue him.
The search for a missing 83-year-old woman in central Minnesota is canceled after her body was found early Friday evening, officials say. Police in Melrose, Minn., had asked the public to help find Clara Pundsack after she went missing Thursday afternoon.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Foley man. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, Jamie Robert Wylie, 31, was reported missing on Dec. 15.
An Anoka family is searching for a missing father of two. Kevin Casserly, 22, was last seen near the North Star station in Anoka on Nov. 12. Casserly has not contacted his family or shown up to work at Lakeland Tool. Kevin’s sister, Alex Casserly, says her brother’s disappearance has been very difficult to explain to his children. “[His kids] wanted to have a traditional Thanksgiving meal, and for them it was hard to understand why their dad wasn’t there,” Casserly said.
Tuesday marks 24 years since Jacob Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint near his St. Joseph, Minn., home.
And his mother, Patty, said she’s still hopeful her son will be found, as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a photo of what 35-year-old Jacob could look like.
The lost photographer who went missing Saturday night north of Ely, Minn., was found at 3 a.m. on Sunday by authorities. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department said the country rescue squad located John Ratzloff, 66, in the early morning hours on Sunday after he was able to start a fire to keep warm.
The five girls who had been missing for nearly a day were found safe in St. Paul, according to one of the girls’ mother. The girls were identified as 13-year-old Isabel Marie Ward, 12-year-old Gabriella Rae Woods, 11-year-old Keneni Mekonen, 12-year-old Malina Gail-Corrine Long Crow and 12-year-old Alexandra Rubina O’Brien.
Burnsville police said they’ve recovered evidence that leads them to believe that Anarae Schunk, the University of Minnesota student who’s been missing for a week, may have been the victim of a homicide. Burnsville authorities conducted numerous searches of various locations in connection with trying to locate Schunk, and police have obtained several items of evidence as a result.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has canceled a missing person alert after two sisters taken from a Florida home by their father were located. On Thursday, officers with Citrus County in Florida reported that the two girls and their father had been located in Montana.
The Blaine Police Department says they found a missing person’s body in the afternoon hours of Saturday.
Bloomington Police say a missing 17-year-old girl was found safe late Sunday night. Mercedes Joann Beauchamp had last seen leaving her room Saturday evening at the Extended Stay Hotel at 7956 Lyndale Ave. S.
The search for a missing man has been called off after a body was discovered in Hugo, Minn. Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Law enforcement is looking for a central Wisconsin woman with the early effects of dementia. According to the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, 77-year-old Lena Kriesant left her Town of Bradley home Friday morning to go to the store and didn’t return.
Cass County authorities are hoping a $20,000 reward will help solve the disappearance of an elderly Staples, Minn. man in 2009.