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This combination of photos released by the Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey shows Barbara Briley, left, and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter La'Myra Briley. The two were found alive near their vehicle on private property south in Dinwiddie County, Va., south of Richmond, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, ending the multistate search. (Hamilton Police Department via AP)
December 29, 2016 - 5:43 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A New Jersey woman and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter have been found alive in secluded woods in rural Virginia, apparently stranded there for days after disappearing on a holiday road trip, authorities said. Seventy-one-year-old Barbara Briley was unconscious when she was...
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This combination of photos released by the Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey shows Barbara Briley, left, and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter La'Myra Briley. Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for the pair, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. (Hamilton Police Department via AP)
December 28, 2016 - 9:56 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A New Jersey woman and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter were found alive in Virginia on Wednesday, days after their disappearance during a holiday road trip prompted a multistate search, authorities said. Barbara and La'Myra Briley were found near their vehicle on private...
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This combination of photos released by the Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey shows Barbara Briley, left, and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter La'Myra Briley. Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for the pair, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. (Hamilton Police Department via AP)
December 28, 2016 - 5:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey woman and her great-granddaughter who went missing in Virginia during a holiday road trip (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Virginia State Police say a New Jersey woman and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter have been found alive in Virginia after they...
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This combination of photos released by the Hamilton Police Department in New Jersey shows Barbara Briley, left, and her 5-year-old great-granddaughter La'Myra Briley. Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for the pair, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. (Hamilton Police Department via AP)
December 28, 2016 - 4:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for a 71-year-old New Jersey woman and her great-granddaughter, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. As of Wednesday, authorities have found nothing...
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December 28, 2016 - 1:56 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for a 71-year-old New Jersey woman and her great-granddaughter, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. As of Wednesday, authorities have found nothing...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, female impersonator Gary Marion, known as Sushi, hangs in a giant replica of a woman's high heel shoe in Key West, Fla. Beginning at about 11:59 p.m. Thursday, the shoe with Sushi in it is to be lowered to Duval Street to mark the beginning of 2016. The Big Red Shoe Drop is one of several of the subtropical island city's takeoffs on New York City's Times Square ball drop. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP, File)
December 27, 2016 - 1:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — That glittering ball in Times Square may be the best-known object dropping on New Year's Eve, but it's by no means the weirdest. There's stiff competition in that category: Everything from a fish to a shoe to a giant candy Peep will descend on Saturday to welcome in 2017. The tiny...
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December 27, 2016 - 11:12 am
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A group of Narragansett Indians ended a weeklong occupation of a tribal government building with a promise to resolve their disagreements with supporters of the tribe's longtime leader. The occupiers left the building and handed over its keys to U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha...
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A car parked on a street in downtown Bismarck, N.D., is covered by a snowdrift on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, after Sunday's Christmas Day blizzard. The state's Highway Patrol and Department of Transportation said Monday that a no-travel advisory is still effective. Officials say the Jamestown area has limited lodging and truck facilities. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
December 27, 2016 - 9:34 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The furious winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan. High winds and drifting snow continued to make travel hazardous in the Dakotas, even as vast stretches of highways...
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Vehicles piled high with snow in Mandan, N.D., Monday, Dec. 26, 2016. The combination of freezing rain, snow and high winds that forced vast stretches of highways in the Dakotas to be shut down Sunday continued into Monday, and authorities issued no-travel warnings for much of North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
December 27, 2016 - 7:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The furious winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan. High winds and drifting snow continued to make travel hazardous in the Dakotas, even as vast stretches of highways...
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Vehicles piled high with snow in Mandan, N.D., Monday, Dec. 26, 2016. The combination of freezing rain, snow and high winds that forced vast stretches of highways in the Dakotas to be shut down Sunday continued into Monday, and authorities issued no-travel warnings for much of North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
December 27, 2016 - 4:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The fury of the winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened heading into Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan. High winds and drifting snow continued to make travel hazardous in the Dakotas, even as vast...
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