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Cold Case Spotlight

Cold Case Spotlight

What happened to Lisa Todd, the missing teenager formerly known as the Bucks County Jane Doe?

Sketch by FLPD, photo by Micaela Von Essen

Cold Case Spotlight

“Paratrooper” John Doe remains unidentified 40 years after body found floating in water

John Pippin Jr.

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Brother searching for closure 44 years after Texas murder of Laura Pippin Danka

Vernon County Sheriff's Office

Cold Case Spotlight

Wisconsin authorities seek information on 40-year-old Vernon County Jane Doe case

Missing in America

Missing in America

Lancaster County, South Carolina, Sheriff’s Office hopeful for new leads in 40-year-old double-homicide

Missing in America

Rewards totaling $300,000 offered in case of missing California woman Dia Abrams

Tammy Scully

Missing in America

Vulnerable adult still missing in Maine 2 years later

Ciera Milton

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Michigan jury finds cousin guilty of second-degree murder of Zion Foster

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