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July 3, 2013
Randy left this earth doing what he loved most: hiking in his most favorite mountain range in the world. He appeared to be on the obscure, off-trail route that he had proposed to his family.
A note from the family of James “Randy” Udall, the younger brother of Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), discussing his passing. Randy was found dead on a mountain trail in Wyoming, more than a week after failing to return from a back-country hike. He was found only through an aerial search of the Wind River Range.
21:59 // 1 year ago
May 6, 2013
They don’t find people who go missing, you know. I’m at a loss for words.
Cleveland resident Kayla Rogers • Expressing utter surprise that a childhood friend of hers, Gina DeJesus, was found—alive—along with two other women who went missing during the period between 2002 and 2004. DeJesus, the youngest of the three women, went missing when she was just 14. Amanda Berry was only 17 when she went missing after her shift at Burger King, and Michelle Knight, then 22, was last seen at a cousin’s home. The three women, now 23, 27 and 32, respectively, were found in the home of 52-year-old Ariel Castro, who was arrested in the wake of the discovery. Police found the women after Berry called police Monday afternoon. Too soon to know all the details, but this has some serious shades of the Jaycee Dugard story.
20:51 // 1 year ago
November 17, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS: Oil rig explosion and fire off Louisiana coast, 2 missingThe U.S. Coast Guard confirmed that a Black Elk Energy Co. oil and natural gas platform had some sort of explosion occur in the gulf, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky over the water.

The coast guard is still searching for 2 missing people in the aftermath of the Black Elk platform explosion, and 11 have been taken to the hospital with injuries, some in critical condition.

mothernaturenetwork:

BREAKING NEWS: Oil rig explosion and fire off Louisiana coast, 2 missing
The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed that a Black Elk Energy Co. oil and natural gas platform had some sort of explosion occur in the gulf, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky over the water.

The coast guard is still searching for 2 missing people in the aftermath of the Black Elk platform explosion, and 11 have been taken to the hospital with injuries, some in critical condition.

14:37 // 1 year ago
January 12, 2012
Virginia college student vanishes in New York City
Have you seen this guy, New Yorkers? If so, a family could desperately use your help. Ian Burnet, a Virginia Commonwealth University student, went to visit friends in NYC near the first of the year, but he hasn’t been heard from since December 30, when he left the home where he was staying without his cell phone. Burnet reportedly has a history of suicide attempts, something his family is aware of. His brother Jamie said as much on Reddit: ”Yes. There’s a very real possibility that he took his own life, and I’m trying not to think about it. He has a history of depression, and there have been scares before. But he didn’t leave any last messages behind, which would be extremely uncharacteristic … I’m hoping that’s not the case.” source

Virginia college student vanishes in New York City

Have you seen this guy, New Yorkers? If so, a family could desperately use your help. Ian Burnet, a Virginia Commonwealth University student, went to visit friends in NYC near the first of the year, but he hasn’t been heard from since December 30, when he left the home where he was staying without his cell phone. Burnet reportedly has a history of suicide attempts, something his family is aware of. His brother Jamie said as much on Reddit: ”Yes. There’s a very real possibility that he took his own life, and I’m trying not to think about it. He has a history of depression, and there have been scares before. But he didn’t leave any last messages behind, which would be extremely uncharacteristic … I’m hoping that’s not the case.” source

10:53 // 2 years ago
March 13, 2011
21:49 // 3 years ago
March 12, 2011

Japan quake: Thousands missing in Minamisanriku ALONE

  • 9,500 people are missing in Minamisanriku: CNN source
11:23 // 3 years ago
February 6, 2011
They told us they’ll probably bring him to us, and that he will likely be escorted by security.
Egyptian Hazem Ghonim • Discussing the fate of his brother, Wael Ghonim, who will reportedly be released from Egyptian custody tomorrow. Wael, a Google executive, quickly became a lightning rod for the pro-democracy movement after his unexplained disappearance over a week ago. Turns out that Egypt targeted and arrested him. They had good reason – he was one of the catalysts for the Egyptian protests. “I said one year ago that the Internet will change the political scene in Egypt and some Friends made fun of me :),” he wrote on Facebook not long before his disappearance. Wael was one of the administrators for a key fan page used to organize the movement. But he’s one of many who have been arrested so far – the count is around 1,275, although most have been released. Hopefully, Wael will join them tomorrow – and be able to tell his story. source (viafollow)
23:27 // 3 years ago
February 5, 2011

As you might remember, we expressed serious concern for Wael Ghonim, the head of Google’s Middle East marketing, in a post last week. He hasn’t been heard from since the end of January. This video, however, might provide a clue. It shows someone getting arrested by the Egyptian police who looks A LOT like Ghonim. Hopes and prayers, people. In other news, he’s been named the spokesperson of the April 6 opposition movement in absentia, in an attempt to get Egyptian authorities to release him to them. source

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21:47 // 3 years ago
January 30, 2011
Google’s Middle East head, Wael Ghonim, missing in Egypt
This is one of the last tweets Wael Ghonim sent. He hasn’t been heard from since last week, and many are worried about the head of Google Middle East – and it’s gotten to the point where al-Jazeera is asking aloud where he is. Has anyone heard from him?  source
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This is one of the last tweets Wael Ghonim sent. He hasn’t been heard from since last week, and many are worried about the head of Google Middle East – and it’s gotten to the point where al-Jazeera is asking aloud where he is. Has anyone heard from him?  source

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11:35 // 3 years ago
December 16, 2010

Police want public’s help with huge “Grim Sleeper” photo collection

First off, We’re A little uncomfortable with the way the L.A. times is covering this story. See, the Times put the collection of photos – 180 of them – into a pageview-generating giant slideshow, complete with ads on every page. We’ll let you click through them without posting any ourselves. Anyway, moving on … the photos, collected from suspect Lonnie David Franklin Jr., are disturbing documents – the way they are cropped suggests at least some, but not all, of the women were naked in the original photos. The “Grim Sleeper,” called that due to a long period of dormancy, may have killed many other young girls; there’s nothing to suggest he ever stopped between 1998 and 2002. It’s possible he was just really good at covering his tracks. source

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20:13 // 3 years ago