Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

Jun 7, 2016

Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

A 7-year-old boy who survived for nearly a week after being left by his parents on a Hokkaido mountain road was discharged from a hospital in Hakodate on Tuesday, capping a 10-day drama that captivated Japan and sparked a national conversation about child discipline. ...

Jun 3, 2016

Chronology of events related to missing boy in Hokkaido

May 28, around 12:30 p.m. — Yamato Tanooka, 7, his parents and sister leave their home in Hokuto, Hokkaido, for a park in Shikabe. Around 5 p.m. — Parents tell Yamato to get out of car, leave him on mountain forest path in Nanae. ...

Vermont cops tipped on Durst in '12 in student disappearance

Mar 25, 2015

Vermont cops tipped on Durst in '12 in student disappearance

A 2012 tip led investigators to look into whether millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst played a role in the 1971 disappearance and presumed death of a first-year Middlebury College student, police said Tuesday. The tip was not connected with the producers of the ...

Search resumes off British coast for missing mariners

Jan 5, 2015

Search resumes off British coast for missing mariners

A major search effort resumed Sunday for the missing crew of an overturned cargo ship spotted off the British coast. Seven Poles and one Filipino were on board the Cypriot-registered Cemfjord, a cargo ship carrying cement, which capsized around 15 miles (24 km) from ...