Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

There was a possible Mollie Tibbetts sighting in Missouri

Her parents reported her absence to police on July 19, and since then, authorities have embarked on a thorough search of the town of Brooklyn, Iowa, and its surrounds.

By Thursday afternoon search teams were back in the area, combing the nearby fields for any trace of the missing girl, according to Fox News.

The family of a 20-year-old college student who went missing two weeks ago and a local organization in Iowa have announced that $172,000 has been raised for a reward fund created to bring her home.

Her father has urged the public to report any information, no matter how trivial it might seem.

Search teams on Thursday afternoon were combing through ditches near a pig farm that federal agents searched nearly a week ago in the hunt for missing college student Mollie Tibbetts, after a possible clue to her disappearance - a red shirt - reportedly was found nearby. An Iowa task force is investigating. Her disappearance has gained national attention. Authorities told The Associated Press on Thursday that a reported sighting of the student more than 200 miles away in Missouri proved to be false.

Lyft, Uber suspend driver for live streaming passengers
Louis has reportedly been suspended by Uber and Lyft for recording and broadcasting hundreds of his rides live on Twitch . He said that at first he had informed passengers that he was recording them, but the videos felt "fake" and "produced".

"We're not in the position say who is a suspect, who isn't a suspect or if there are any suspects", Winker told reporters at a press conference in Montezuma. "Just do the right thing and let her go", he said.

"We believe that Mollie is still alive and if someone has abducted her we are pleading with you to please release her", said Calderwood. "It is our greatest hope that if someone has her, that they would just release her and claim that money we have raised for her freedom". "Just imagine if somebody had taken your Mollie", Jack, 20, told ABC News on August 3.

Kevin Winker, investigative operations director for the Iowa Department of Public Safety, said Friday he knows the tight-lipped approach is frustrating for people who are eager to know what happened to 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts. Investigators have reached no conclusions about why she has disappeared. "I can not comment on if there are suspects or persons of interest". "I don't know that I have the strength in me, and Mollie's lending me her strength".

"What we're trying to do is shake the tree", said Greg Willey with Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa.

"It certainly helps in that we are able to help establish a timeline and that's certainly critical for any investigation like this", Rahn told ABC News in an interview last week.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top California's Gov. Brown: Wildfires Are Evidence Of Changing Climate 'In Real Time'
Aug 03, 2018 - 01:29
A helicopter carries water while battling the River Fire burning in Lakeport in California. "Fire is a way of life in California". As many as 14,600 residents have been evacuated, fire officials said, and more than 12,000 structures are threatened.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mnangagwa has large lead in Zimbabwe presidential election - electoral commission
Aug 03, 2018 - 01:27
Opposition MDC party supporters protest in the streets of Harare during clashes with police on August 1. The country's Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu announced a state of emergency throughout the country.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top England wins toss and bats vs India in 1st of 5 tests
Aug 03, 2018 - 00:55
It was nearly an easy-going partnership for the opening duo as they brought up 50 off just 70 balls before the drama began. Kohli survived an arduous spell by James Anderson and Ben Stokes to hold the Indian innings together.

Apple’s Market Cap Hits $1 Trillion
Aug 02, 2018 - 21:42
On Tuesday, the company said Apple Services, which includes things like the App Store and Apple Music, saw a 31% jump in revenue. April 1976: Jobs, Wozniak and Ronald Wayne create Apple Computer to sell an eponymous computer hand-built by Wozniak.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook loses one million European users to GDPR
Jul 28, 2018 - 19:53
In contrast to Facebook , Amazon on Thursday in the U.S. reported a record profit and forecast plowing past analyst estimates. If that loss holds through Thursday's close, he will slip to sixth place from third in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hamilton’s prayers answered in stunning German win
Jul 26, 2018 - 21:43
The defending champion had already posted a time quick enough to make it through to the second phase, so, at first, he resisted. The difference is both Red Bull drivers have won, while only Vettel has won for Ferrari and Hamilton for Mercedes .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trade War Between US and EU Averted (For Now)
Jul 26, 2018 - 21:00
As a result, USA wheat exports to Mexico fell 38 percent in the first five months of this year, according to Reuters . Juncker said the United States had agreed to build more LNG export terminals to increase supplies to Europe.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pakistan votes after bitter campaign marred by violence
Jul 26, 2018 - 19:42
If the leading party fails to gain the required number of seats, they would be forced to form a coalition to assume power. He said he had joined politics because he wanted to make Pakistan a nation "as envisioned by Jinnah".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Despite relief offer from Trump, Missouri farmers feel tariff crunch
Jul 26, 2018 - 19:28
However, we are extremely concerned about the threat of automotive tariffs. In addition, the government will work to open new markets. Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Federal Investigators Have More Than 100 Trump-Related Tapes From Cohen
Jul 26, 2018 - 19:24
Stories alleging that Trump paid off women or hid a pregnancy, or even a child, have always been brushed off by the president. Cohen was proposing to pay AMI, which owns the National Enquirer newspaper, for the rights to McDougal's story.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top War of words emanates from Tehran after Pompeo speech to Iranian Americans
Jul 25, 2018 - 23:11
Analysts say activists inside Iran see a connection between the worldwide tensions and the worsening economics. Terming previous Obama deal as "one-sided", Trump says he's ready for Iran to come back to negotiation table.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump considering revoking ex-Obama officials' security clearance
Jul 24, 2018 - 00:26
This lets them consult with current intelligence officials and share their expertise, current and former officials said. Brennan's clearance. "It has no bearing on my regard or lack thereof for President Trump or what he's doing", he said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Reportedly Kidnapped and Beaten in Brooklyn Robbery
Jul 24, 2018 - 00:26
The footage apparently shows the suspects' vehicle parked outside the home, though too far away to identify who the three men are. The gunman drove away with Hernandez still in the back vehicle , but he was able to jump out and run away, according to sources .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Shazam! at Comic-Con 2018
Jul 23, 2018 - 23:29
Starring alongside Momoa are Amber Heard , Patrick Wilson , Nicole Kidman , Willem Dafoe , and Yahya Abdul-Mateen. Zachary Levi did really exude an impression that he is just a kid awed at his own superheroic, ripped body.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Gunman not charged in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' shooting
Jul 23, 2018 - 22:44
The law exempts people who use force from prosecution if they fear for their lives. "This will go to the state attorney". After a couple of seconds elapse, Drejka is seen pulling out a gun and shooting McGlockton once in the chest.