Missing 14-year-old girl found safe

UPDATE: Pittsburgh Police said Webb was located on Monday and returned to her home.

Source: Missing 14-year-old girl found safe

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Thailand Pabuk: Thousands emerge from shelter as storm passes – BBC News

Thousands of people in southern Thailand are emerging from shelter after the region’s worst storm in 30 years passed into the Andaman Sea.

Storm Pabuk left Thailand at about midnight GMT on Friday after causing widespread flooding and blackouts. One fisherman died and one is missing.

The main tourist islands such as Koh Samui were spared the worst.

Flights and ferries are now resuming but tourists face delays due to a backlog of services.

The latest information on Tropical Storm Pabuk puts its peak wind speed at about 65km/h (40mph).

Source: Thailand Pabuk: Thousands emerge from shelter as storm passes – BBC News

Dozens missing in deadly Russia explosion in Magnitogorsk – BBC News

Rescuers are searching for survivors in the central Russian city of Magnitogorsk, where an explosion devastated a block of flats, killing at least four people.

Officials in the city, in the Urals region, say a gas leak caused the blast. About 40 people are missing.

President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the city to assess the situation.

The building was home to 120 people, and 48 flats collapsed in the blast.

It is a race against time to find survivors, as the temperature in the industrial city is -17C. Few if any are expected to be pulled from the rubble.

 

Source: Dozens missing in deadly Russia explosion in Magnitogorsk – BBC News

Police: Missing Greensburg Teen Believed To Be With Plum Man « CBS Pittsburgh

According to state police, 17-year-old Brenna Lynn Upholster, of Greensburg, was last seen at her home on Thanksgiving Day.

brenna upholster Police: Missing Greensburg Teen Believed To Be With Plum Man

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State police say Upholster is believed to be with 20-year-old Noah Loughner, who lives in Plum Borough.

Loughner is believed to be driving a silver Honda Odyssey with a Pennsylvania license plate reading KSS9695.

Anyone who sees Upholster or has information about her whereabouts is asked to call State Police in Greensburg at (724) 832-3288.

Source: Police: Missing Greensburg Teen Believed To Be With Plum Man « CBS Pittsburgh

California wildfires: Why are so many listed as missing? – BBC News

Over the last few days the number of people unaccounted for in the deadly Camp Fire in northern California has skyrocketed to more than 1,200.

The sudden jump has led to some confusion among locals and officials alike.

The confirmed death toll of 76 is already a state record, so could this huge number of missing people really still be added to that?

The answer is not so simple, as authorities in the worst-hit area, Butte County, have openly admitted.

On Friday, when the list first soared to over 1,000, Sheriff Kory Honea described the database as “dynamic”.

Source: California wildfires: Why are so many listed as missing? – BBC News

Argentina: Submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard – CNN

Buenos Aires (CNN)A missing Argentine naval submarine has been found, a year and a day after it vanished in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board, authorities said Saturday.

An American company contracted by Argentina to locate the missing submarine positively identified the ARA San Juan some 800 meters (875 yards) below the ocean’s surface, Argentina’s navy said on Twitter.
Hours before the identification, the Argentine navy tweeted an image of a point of interest on the seabed, suggesting that a 60-meter-long object might be the missing vessel.

Source: Argentina: Submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard – CNN

More search crews deployed to look for plane off East Coast

Officials say five people were on board the Piper PA-31 aircraft, which departed from the Robert F. Swinnie airport in Georgetown County on Thursday morning and then disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. The flight was bound for the Bahamas.

The names of the passengers or pilot haven’t been released.

The Coast Guard has two cutters and aircraft from the Elizabeth City, North Carolina, air station searching. A Navy P-3 Orion plane is also helping.

Source: More search crews deployed to look for plane off East Coast

Jayme Closs disappearance: Missing Wisconsin teen was home when her parents were shot and killed – CNN

Jayme Closs was likely at her family’s Wisconsin home when her parents were shot dead, and she vanished moments later, investigators believe. The 13-year-old’s whereabouts and safety are still in question as a search for her enters a fourth day.

An Amber Alert was issued Monday for Jayme and several law enforcement agencies have joined the desperate search.

Source: Jayme Closs disappearance: Missing Wisconsin teen was home when her parents were shot and killed – CNN

Search for missing after 15 killed in Europe floods – BBC News

The death toll is highest in Majorca but flash floods also struck France and Italy.

The search continues for missing people following flash flooding in parts of Spain, Italy and France.

Twelve died – including a British couple – when torrential rain lashed eastern Majorca in Spain. A five-year-old local boy is still missing.

A German couple is feared to be among the 12. Not all have been identified.

A flash flood on France’s south coast killed two people in Sainte-Maxime while a woman was found dead after a storm in Sardinia, Italy.

Source: Search for missing after 15 killed in Europe floods – BBC News

Maine Teacher Disappears from Her Home | PEOPLE.com

Kristin Westra, an elementary teacher at Chebeague Island School in Maine, was reported missing on Monday morning by her husband

A Maine teacher and mom of two vanished from her home late Sunday or early Monday and her husband says he awoke to discover her gone and her phone, car and keys left behind at their home in a rural area of North Yarmouth, PEOPLE confirms.

Asked if authorities suspect foul play in the mysterious disappearance of 47-year-old Kristin Westra, an elementary teacher at Chebeague Island School, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Capt. Scott Stewart tells PEOPLE, “We’re not leaning in that direction. Usually we would have found her by now.”

Source: Maine Teacher Disappears from Her Home | PEOPLE.com

Body of missing woman hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park found | Fox News

The body of a woman who went missing while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been found, park officials said Tuesday.

More than 100 people, in addition to around 30 state and local agencies, searched for Clements. Helicopters, canine teams and specialized drones were utilized to find the Cleves, Ohio woman, the NPS said on Saturday. She reportedly went missing on “unforgiving terrain.”

Further information on Clements’ death was not immediately available.

Source: Body of missing woman hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park found | Fox News

Irwin Police Looking For Mother, 2 Young Children « CBS Pittsburgh

Police in Westmoreland County are looking for a woman who they say may be suicidal and is with her two children.

According to Irwin Police Officer Bill Sombo, the children’s father first called officers to the 500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Irwin around 6 p.m.

Officer Sombo said 22-year-old Champale Humphrey-Biglow removed her 2-year-old and 4-month-old daughters from a home there between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday.

Source: Irwin Police Looking For Mother, 2 Young Children « CBS Pittsburgh

In California to camp, Canadian mom, daughter have vanished, police say | Fox News

Police are searching for a young Canadian mother and her daughter, who vanished this week after arriving in California for a camping trip.

San Mateo County sheriff’s spokeswoman Rosemerry Blankswade said that Rodrigue and her daughter may have been spotted on Tuesday at Six Rivers National Forest campground, roughly 340 miles north of San Francisco.

Source: In California to camp, Canadian mom, daughter have vanished, police say | Fox News