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The body of a Nebraska woman who disappeared after posting about going on a date has been found, her family said. Few details are available about the discovery of Sydney Loofe's body. Her family announced Monday night on Facebook that Loofe's body had been found, according to the Antelope County News, but it remains unclear where her body was found or how authorities were led to it.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - War court prosecutors Tuesday screened videos of hijacked airliners striking the World Trade Center on 9/11, a first in the Sept. 11 mass murder case, in a daylong bid to demonstrate that the attack was a conspiracy.
Relying on his mind to prevail over limbs that had become paralyzed after he was driven face-first into the boards during a Minnesota high school hockey game nearly six years ago, Jack Jablonski stared at his feet one recent night and willed them to move.
Jim Nabors, the singer and actor who became a TV icon in the 1960s playing the lovably naive Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show" and the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 87. Nabors, who underwent a liver transplant after contracting hepatitis B in 1994, died Thursday at his home in Hawaii, his website announced. "Everybody knows he was a wonderful man. And that's all we can say about him," said Stan Cadwallader, who had been Nabors' partner for 38 years before the couple married in 2013. "He's going to be dearly missed."
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The unleashed dog lunged from the woman's lap and right at Andy, Michaela Chase's dog. "It was going for blood," Chase said, thinking back to the narrow waiting room at her physical therapy gym in Lincoln, Neb. "It was in full attack mode."
MINNEAPOLIS — The Mall of America's gamble to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day last year seems to have paid off.
BURR RIDGE, Ill. - When Lauren Doppke saw her 10-year-old brother P.J. disappear into a rain-charged drainage pipe, she was terrified. Lauren, 11, and P.J. had asked their mother if they could take their dog Pepper and go to a nearby park on the afternoon of Oct. 14. It had been raining steadily that Saturday and the creek and culvert through the park had overflowed its banks. P.J. saw Pepper run in and out of the flowing water, but when he stepped in, he was knocked over. "I tried to get out, but I fell again," P.J. said.
The signs were always there for the Eagles' brass, from the Senior Bowl practice fields in Mobile, Ala., to the meeting rooms at the scouting combine in Indianapolis to the dinner table at an upscale restaurant in Fargo, N.D. They thought Carson Wentz could develop into one of the NFL's best quarterbacks.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charlie was never to be part of the ceremonies. Another mutt, his future in-law Arya, was ring-bearer. Did this bother Charlie? Or did our 9-year-old spaniel mix just feel forgotten as all the humans were busying themselves with the wedding of Arya's owners — Laura Shorey and our son Max.
MINNEAPOLIS - Wildlife crews will swoop down in helicopters above southeastern Minnesota early next year to capture and collar more than 100 deer to study how far they roam and what corridors they follow. The chronic wasting disease (CWD) research project by the Department of Natural Resources is being launched with $350,000 in emergency funding to help stop the largest-ever CWD outbreak in Minnesota's wild deer population.