Air Force airman missing after fall into Gulf of Mexico from C-130 aircraft
A U.S. Air Force airman went missing Tuesday after falling from a C-130 aircraft into the Gulf of Mexico, according to reports.The fall happened during a parachute-jump training exercise out of Hurlburt Field, Fla., according to Air Force Times.
Human remains have been found in Alabama during the search for missing 5-year-old Taylor Williams, police said Tuesday.
The identity of the remains have not been determined, said police in Demopolis, Alabama.
Authorities had announced Monday that the search for Taylor, a resident of Jacksonville, Florida, was expanding to Alabama. The human remains were discovered in a wooded area between the cities of Linden and Demopolis, police said.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, which was leading the investigation into the missing girl, "will await confirmation as forensics tests are completed," Demopolis police said in a statement.
US Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters after a storm capsized their vessel
A search is underway for two missing boaters after a storm capsized a vessel off the southeastern coast of Florida on Friday, the US Coast Guard said. A survivor told rescue crews that after their vessel capsized, he swam for help while the other two boaters stayed with life jackets on, the US Coast Guard said in a press release.He was rescued on Sunday by a good Samaritan vessel near Biscayne Bay, the Coast Guard said, and is receiving medical care at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
"Operational efforts will now shift to secure and process the evidence at the scene," police added.
The search for the 5-year-old girl began on Wednesday.
She was allegedly last seen in her home in Jacksonville around midnight on Wednesday when her mother put her to bed. The mother, Brianna Williams, said when she woke up around 7 a.m. she noticed the back door to the home was unlocked and Taylor wasn't in her room, according to authorities.
in the case on Monday. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said and has not spoken to authorities since Wednesday, the day Taylor was reported missing.
Teams find human remains in Alabama during search for missing 5-year-old Jacksonville girl
Human remains have been found in a wooded area between Demopolis and Linden, Ala., where the mother of missing 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams is from, according to police officials there. This is the area where a multi-agency investigative team assembled this week to continue the search for the Jacksonville girl who was reported missing early Wednesday by her mother, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.Demopolis police say identification of the remains is pending. Teams from their office as well as the FBI, Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and Fire and Rescue Department, Alabama Attorney Generals Office and others contributed to the findings.
Brianna Williams was the last person to see the little girl, the sheriff said. It is not clear when someone besides Brianna Williams saw the 5-year-old, the sheriff said.
The sheriff said Monday, "We absolutely hope to find her alive."
Deer hunters in Missouri find missing Oklahoma man’s remains .
Authorities say deer hunters in Missouri have found the skeletal remains of an Oklahoma man who has been missing for nearly a year. The Barry County Sheriff’s Office says the remains of Ritchie Vaughn Ellis, of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, were discovered Sunday southwest of Roaring River State Park in the Mark Twain National Forest in southwest Missouri. Ellis was 27 when he was last seen alive on Jan. 21, 2019. He was reported missing five days later after his car was found on a highway near the state park.Sign up for our NewslettersAuthorities conducted several searches of the area without finding anything. The sheriff’s office says there are no signs of foul play.