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  • Civilian Militia Remains at Bundy Ranch After Standoff Ends

    April 19, 2014 10:41 PM

    The BLM defused the standoff, citing safety concerns for its employees and the protesters, some of whom were on horseback and others who were set up in sniper positions on the Interstate 15 overpass pointing military-style rifles at federal agents. Among the citizen army were dozens of women and children... more »
  • Partial Remains of 9/11 Victims Went to Landfill

    February 29, 2012 4:39 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Partial remains of several 9/11 victims were incinerated by a military contractor and sent to a landfill, a government report said Tuesday in the latest of a series of revelations about the Pentagon's main mortuary for the war dead. The surprise disclosure was mentioned only briefly, with... more »
  • Army IDs Remains of Last Missing Soldier in Iraq

    February 26, 2012 3:02 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S military says it has identified the remains of the last American service member unaccounted for in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Ahmed Kousay al-Taie was an Army interpreter who was born in Iraq and lived in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was kidnapped at gunpoint in October 2006... more »
  • Skeletal Remains Identified, Family Gets Closure

    July 26, 2011 8:48 PM

    An Abbeville man, who disappeared almost 30 years ago, is now identified as the skeleton remains found in the Bank of Abbeville chimney. It's been over two months since workers discovered the bones, and now that his identity is being released, the man's family can finally lay him to rest.... more »
  • Police: Close to Identifying Remains Found in Bank Chimney

    July 19, 2011 11:14 PM

    Abbeville Police said they're closer to confirming the identity of skeletal remains found in a chimney in the Bank of Abbeville, nearly two months after the shocking discovery. Workers found the remains after starting renovations of the bank's second floor in May. The bones have since been sent to... more »
  • Contractor finds human remains at BR work site

    February 7, 2011 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a contractor excavating a site found human remains that are possibly from the 1800s. Police spokesman LJean McKneely says there were only a few bones recovered Monday at the site near the corner of Main and Fourth streets at about 11... more »
  • Inmate Remains on Run 2 Weeks After Escape

    December 29, 2010 8:12 AM

    WELSH, La. (AP) - Two weeks after a 6-foot-8 trusty walked away from jail while taking out the trash, police are still looking for him. Police say that 29-year-old Rodney Drake walked away from the Welsh Police Department the evening of Dec. 15. He was being held on a probation... more »
  • Remains Found in Louisiana Identified as a Nevada Girl

    October 28, 2010 7:16 AM

    HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - Louisiana authorities have identified skeletal remains found earlier this month near Harrisonburg as being those of a Nevada girl. Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Toney Edwards says the girl was positively identified by dental records on Tuesday as 12-year-old Lexis Kaye Roberts of Las Vegas. Authorities... more »
  • Remains found in Catahoula Parish remain nameless

    October 26, 2010 9:52 PM

    HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - Catahoula Parish Sheriff James Kelly said while the investigation into the death of a young girl whose remains were found earlier this month by two hunters has progressed, the remains have yet to be identified. Kelly tells The News-Star that deputies have been working with the... more »
  • Catahoula Parish officials find human remains

    October 12, 2010 9:44 AM

    HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - Investigators with the Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office are working to identify the remains of a young female found north of Harrisonburg. Sheriff James Kelly said in a news release Monday that two Baton Rouge hunters discovered a skull Friday evening. Kelly said forensic pathologists from Louisiana... more »
  • Skeletal Remains Found in Acadia Parish

    October 8, 2010 2:39 PM

    At approximately 09:42 a.m. Friday morning the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from an AT&T worker that discovered skeletal remains, fully clothed, on Hwy 100 near Mile Post 12. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, as the investigation is in the preliminary stages, the remains... more »
  • Human Remains Found in Stomach of Shark

    September 7, 2010 5:09 PM

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Bahamian police said Tuesday they are trying to identify human remains found in the stomach of a tiger shark caught off the Exuma islands. Forensic investigators were conducting DNA tests on the two legs, two arms and severed torso found inside the 12-foot (3.6-meter) shark, said... more »
  • GA Scientists: Gulf Oil Not Gone, 80% Remains

    August 16, 2010 8:24 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Georgia scientists say their analysis shows that most of that BP oil the government said was gone from the Gulf of Mexico is still there. The scientists say as much as 80 percent of the oil still lurks under the surface. The Georgia team said it is... more »
  • Former NASA Chief Sean O'Keefe Remains in Critical Condition

    August 11, 2010 11:53 AM

    The Associated Press reports that former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe is in critical condition after the plane crash that claimed the life of former Sen. Ted Stevens. O'Keefe and his son Kevin - who also survived Monday's crash and is listed in serious condition - suffered broken bones and other... more »
  • Toyota Plant in China Remains Shut Due to Strike

    June 23, 2010 11:14 PM

    TOKYO (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. says production at one of its main factories in China remains shut due to a strike, while Honda Motor Co. says operations at a car assembly plant resume following the end of a labor dispute. Toyota, the world's largest automaker, said its plant in... more »
  • Ixtoc Disaster Remains The Gulf's - And The World's - Worst Oil Spill

    June 4, 2010 11:24 AM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - It started with a burst of gas through the drilling well. Workers scrambled to close the safety valves but within moments, the platform caught fire and collapsed. Tens of millions of gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. Numerous attempts to stanch the spill... more »
  • Fishing Restrictions Expanded: More than 77 Percent Remains Open

    May 26, 2010 7:30 AM

    NOAA has extended the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico to match the Louisiana state waters closure west of the current boundaries, and to incorporate an area reportedly with oil in the southwest. Closing fishing in these areas is a precautionary measure to ensure that seafood from the... more »
  • Atchafalaya River Remains At Flood Stage In Morgan City

    January 14, 2010 7:19 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Atchafalaya River is already above flood stage at Morgan city, raising worries about spring floods. Mike Lowe of the Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District says the corps has been in a flood fight since November. He says that's very early. The Atchafalaya... more »

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