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Hamilton schoolgirl found safe after late night search

A young girl reported missing in Waikato late last night has been found safe and well. Police confirmed early this morning that the schoolgirl, who was last seen near her home in the Hamilton suburb of Pūkete, has since been located. Late last night, police issued a missing person’s alert via the Waikato Police Facebook […]

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Tragedy as 4-year-old boy found dead in toy box hours after grandmother reported him missing

A 4-year-old boy has been found dead in his toy box just hours after his grandmother reported him missing. Kache Wallis’ family raised the alarm when the Utah pre-schooler went missing on July 25 after his grandmother couldn’t find him in his room or anywhere in the house. His grandmother had tucked him in to […]

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Axle found: Tolaga Bay boy’s amazing 21 hour-survival in rugged East Coast terrain

Tairawhiti Area Commander Inspector Sam Aberahama is giving an update on the remarkable survival of 3-year-old Axle, who went missing in bush at Tolaga Bay yesterday and was found this morning. The father of the three-year-old who went missing in Tolaga Bay was awestruck and emotional this evening when asked about how the family was […]

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Group living reform “the foundation of change” for Denver halfway houses 18 months after vote killing private prison contracts

Every other Saturday for four months, 20 women gathered in central Denver to discuss the future of halfway houses for women in the city. They talked about how to provide trauma-informed programming to women leaving prison and how to make the facilities meant to ease that transition more homelike and less like miniature prisons. After […]

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Body found: Auckland businesswoman had been looking forward to life with new partner

Elizabeth (Ying) Zhong was a grandmother who had been looking forward to living her life with her new partner, a friend told the Herald. A body believed to be that of the 55-year-old business woman reported missing from Counties Manukau East was found yesterday afternoon. A source told the Herald the body was uplifted from […]

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Migrant found dead on Calais beach was Sudanese man coming to UK after he was ‘refused asylum in France’

A Sudanese migrant who drowned trying to cross the Channel using shovels for oars has been identified as Abdulfatah Hamdallah. Also known as Wajdi, he is understood to have had his asylum claim rejected in France recently and decided to risk the journey across the water to the UK. His body was discovered on Sangatte […]

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Dramatic decline found in Western bumblebee populations

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue, The Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — A federal review of existing data unveils an alarming trend for the western bumblebee population, which has seen its numbers dwindle by as much as 93% in the last two decades. The find by the U.S. Geological Survey will help inform a species status […]