• News
  • World

Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?

Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?

A possible clue may have surfaced as a search crew combed through a hog farm in Iowa on Thursday afternoon while looking for any clues to lead them to missing University of Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 1-800-452-1111.

Mollie had plans to go to her mother's house for dinner on the evening on July 18.

She was reported missing the following day after failing to show up at work and when numerous attempts to reach her cell phone went straight through to voicemail.

An employee at a truck stop in the area says she came face-to-face with a young girl who appeared to be Tibbetts.

"This is a fight for our daughter", Rob said. Donations can be made on the Crime Stoppers website, he noted.

Mollie was dog sitting alone at a home in Brooklyn, Iowa, when she disappeared.

Willey said his organization has software that makes tips "encrypted and scrubbed", so authorities could not identify or contact the tipsters if they wanted.

A person mowing a lawn found the item of clothing near the Lincoln Wildfire Reserve, the reports said earlier Thursday.

Calderwood announced at a news conference that $172,000 and counting had been raised for a new "Bring Mollie Tibbetts Home Safe" reward fund.

Investigators, with the help of Federal Bureau of Investigation forensic experts, were tracking Tibbetts' digital footprint.

The clothing item was reportedly found by a person mowing the lawn near the Lincoln Wildlife Reserve, which is in the same area as a pig farm searched by FBI investigators last week for almost two hours.

At a news conference Tuesday, Kevin Winker, director of investigative operations for the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, said investigators haven't drawn any conclusions about what happened to Tibbetts other than that disappearing on her own "is not consistent with her past".

"Tibbetts is 5'2" and approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Mollie Tibbett, 20, of Brooklyn, was last seen jogging on July 18, 2018. She was last seen wearing running shoes, a pink sports bra, and dark running shorts.

Mollie's dad Rob thanked the media for keeping the case visible and explained why the family is okay with the limited information they've been receiving from law enforcement about the investigation.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • Crystal Palace spending power too much for Marseille in Meyer battle

    Crystal Palace spending power too much for Marseille in Meyer battle

    After making his full global debut in 2014, he also helped his nation win the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It's been a long day but now everything is good and I'm very excited to start with my new team-mates.
    McEvoy wins in Hamburg for 1st European Tour title at age 39

    McEvoy wins in Hamburg for 1st European Tour title at age 39

    Not that I haven't been but I just needed to that little bit more and it's just come up proper trumps. United States golfer Bryson DeChambeau reacts after a bad tee shot at the European Porsche Open.

    China says USA tariff threat runs against trend of the times

    The fight over trade kicked off in March when Trump threatened to hit $50 billion worth of Chinese imports with a 25% tariff. The US is considering 25% tariffs on $200bn (£152bn) of Chinese goods - more than double the 10% initially planned.
  • Opposition defies Speaker's appeal for peace in Rajya Sabha

    Opposition defies Speaker's appeal for peace in Rajya Sabha

    Many residents of Assam have long protested against the presence of "foreigners", which include both Hindus and Muslims. The definitive list is to be finalised in December.
    Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

    Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

    Digging the information further, Apple technically is not the first company to hit $ 1 trillion mark in the USA stock market. During the day, the share price of the iPhone maker jumped by 2.8% to $207.05, passing the $1tn (£762bn) mark in NY trading.
    Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria

    Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria

    He added that "conditions have been created for the resumption of the activities of United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Golan Heights".
  • Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

    Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

    We'll be monitoring Apple's stock price closely to see if it's able to really become the first trillion-dollar company. PetroChina , which is also listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is now worth about $205 billion (₱10.8 trillion).
    Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

    Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

    California and 16 other states filed suit over the fuel efficiency standards in May, anticipating the new regulation. The Obama standards called for vehicles to get around 50 miles to the gallon by the year 2025.
    Four million excluded from Indian state's draft list of citizens

    Four million excluded from Indian state's draft list of citizens

    In New Delhi , Home Minister Rajnath Singh also sought to allay fears about Assam. But the BJP government denied any systematic move to expel immigrants.
  • India look for quick wickets on Day 3

    India look for quick wickets on Day 3

    Kohli farmed the strike brilliantly during a last-wicket stand of 57 with Yadav, who faced 16 balls for his unbeaten one. It was the all-rounder's 100th Test wicket and evidence, if any were needed, of just what an exciting talent he is.
    Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

    Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

    Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News. On Wednesday, 55 sets of remains were repatriated to the U.S. , where they were received at a ceremony in Hawaii.
    John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

    John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

    Trump's refusal to condemn the hate groups responsible for the violence "threw [Kelly] for a loop", according to The Daily Beast. Speculation about his exit has flared for months, amid reports that Trump had cooled on the retired four-star general.
  • North part of Mendocino Complex of Fires was very active Wednesday

    North part of Mendocino Complex of Fires was very active Wednesday

    High temperatures, low humidity and afternoon winds along with low fuel moistures are aiding large fire growth, officials said. It has torn through Shasta County since July 23, killed six people and destroyed over 1,000 homes.
    Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

    Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

    But Giuliani's comments on Monday - which came a day after Trump backer and former New Jersey Gov. Should Manafort be convicted, the investigation by Mr Mueller could gain some momentum.
    Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat

    Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat

    He added that while Russian Federation has attempted to influence campaigns in the past, "they stepped up their game in 2016". All of them, except for Nielsen, specifically mentioned Russia's past and future- intended interference in US elections .
  • President Trump rallies support in Tampa

    President Trump rallies support in Tampa

    Mr Trump has asked for $25bn for his key campaign promise, a wall on the southern border. "I'm not sure. Scott didn't attend the rally but joined the president earlier at a roundtable event.
    Urban Meyer's Bacon is Cooked

    Urban Meyer's Bacon is Cooked

    Courtney Smith can explain better than most why Urban Meyer and The Ohio State University are under the spotlight. She also told McMurphy that Shelley said she would have to tell Urban and Courtney encouraged her to do so.
    Viral Video Of Paris Woman Assautled In Broad Day Light Sparks Probe

    Viral Video Of Paris Woman Assautled In Broad Day Light Sparks Probe

    It shows a woman in red walking past the bar before being pursued by a man in black who violently hits her face and walks off. After the incident, Laguerre went home but returned to the cafe to take witness statements and file a police complaint.

Breaking News



Recommended

Hector Bellerin hails Unai Emery and digs out Arsene Wenger

Alvaro Morata stepped up to take the penalty, but Cech guessed correctly and produced a comfortable save down to his right. Both sides produced a ideal set of five penalties each to send the shootout to sudden death.

Andy Murray starting from scratch at Citi Open

He added: 'It wasn't so much thinking about hanging the rackets up, I've always planned and wanted to come back. The former world number one, now ranked 832, is continuing his protracted recovery from long-term hip trouble.

Hackers break into Reddit's systems

The company is sending a message to affected users and resetting passwords on accounts where the credentials might still be valid. Otherwise, Reddit advises you to search your email inbox for emails from noreply@redditmail.com between June 3 and June 17, 2018.

HUD Requires Residents to go Smoke Free

It excludes residents living in homes under the Housing Choice Voucher Program, formerly known as Section 8. Public housing tenants must sign smoke-free contracts and can face eviction if they break the rule.

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%

The monetary policy committee of a country uses the reverse repo rate as a tool to control the money supply in the country. An RBI repo rate hike usually sees commercial banks hike their respective interest rates on home, auto and other loans.

Tax Free Weekend in Missouri Set for August 3-5

Coupons and discounts available for items under the tax-free list may still be applied to reduce the item's sales price. The Ohio Senate unanimously approved a bill earlier this year that made the three-day sales tax holiday permanent.

Diekman from Rangers to DBacks while in Arizona

He has an overall 1.029 WHIP in his 29 outings this season, averaging 12.0 strikeouts per 9 innings and 0.6 home runs per 9. Robert Murray of The Athletic reports that the Rangers will get minor league pitcher Wei-Chieh Huang from the D-Backs.

Honor Play to get GPU Turbo update in August

An extra 400 yuan, or around $60, bumps up the entry-level storage space from 64 to 128 gigs while retaining a generous 6GB RAM . Powered by the Kirin 659 processor and equipped with a dedicated i5 Co-processor, the device comes with hybrid-dual SIM support.

Renault, McLaren and Williams dig in against Force India!

Reuters reported Friday that the administration was triggered by Perez and supported by Mercedes and leading sponsor BWT. There's discussions going on in the background and I am not privy to those because it is a shareholder issue...

Chipotle shuts OH restaurant after reports of illness

The burrito chain briefly closed down one of its restaurants in Powell, Ohio Monday after a number of customers became sick. The local health department, called the Delaware General Health District , is investigating the possible illness outbreak.