2 children found dead after vanishing in Arizona floodwaters, 1 still missing

2 children found dead after vanishing in Arizona floodwaters, 1 still missing

Authorities are resuming the search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who was among three children swept away in raging creek waters.

The kids had been reported lacking late Friday afternoon after a automobile acquired caught in Tonto Creek arrive Tonto Basin, northeast of Phoenix, the Gila County Sheriff's Intention of enterprise said in an announcement.

A man and four children were able to get safe on an island in the creek and were rescued by the first responders, the police department said.

The sheriff's office said one of the tots found Saturday was the child of the man and woman in the vehicle, while the other dead child was a niece.

The missing children were in a auto with the two adults and four children saved, but their relationship is unknown, the report said.

The search continues for the third child, authorities said. The second dead child's age and gender weren't provided in a statement released by the Sheriff's Office.

Gila County sheriff's Lt. Virgil Dodd said the boy's body was found about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) downstream and that the search continued for the other two missing children. A search was launched for the three missing children.

Moving cross country, winter storm takes aim at Northeast
The system has already dumped heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. American Airlines issued waivers for passengers traveling Sunday and Monday on flights to and from New York's John F.

The Gila County Sheriff's office told KPHO a woman managed to reach the banks on the opposite side of the creek, where she was rescued.

It was not immediately known why the group tried to cross the creek.

"That's why we're trying to do our very best out there today in hopes that we can get the children to safety", said sheriff's Lt. Virgil Dodd.

Crews in helicopters were searching for the missing children Friday night, CNN reported.

Signs at Tonto Creek cautioned against entering during flooding, Dodd said, adding that Tonto Creek's waters will keep rising throughout Saturday.

A powerful storm making its way east from California is expected to bring intensifying snow and ice to the Midwest during the year's busiest travel weekend.

Related News:

  • Link Heads to Super Mario Maker 2 Game in New Update!

    Link Heads to Super Mario Maker 2 Game in New Update!

    If a bunch of players get the Master Sword at once, you get a Four Swords-style situation with a colorful group of Links. During the event, players will be ranked by their play time in that course and can collect new stamps and Mii costumes.
    'Why would I want to leave Leicester?' - Brendan Rodgers on Arsenal links

    'Why would I want to leave Leicester?' - Brendan Rodgers on Arsenal links

    Asked whether he would remain at Leicester for the long-term after Sunday's victory, Rodgers told the BBC: 'Yeah, very much so. This is an ambition to come here and help the club arrive into the top six.
    Four men confess to gang rape of woman they later burned alive

    Four men confess to gang rape of woman they later burned alive

    The woman had left home on her bike at about 18:00 local time (12:30 GMT) on Wednesday to go to a doctor's appointment. It's a grim reminder that in India , rape is a bigger problem than religion . "I don't want to die".
  • Pakistan rue not being better prepared for Australia conditions

    Pakistan rue not being better prepared for Australia conditions

    Pakistan is desperate for Australia's Test cricketers to end their two-decade absence from the country, captain Azhar Ali says. Australia's victory came on the back of their mammoth 589 for three declared, driven by David Warner's memorable 335 not out.
    Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks over the Lakers in LA

    Luka Doncic leads the Dallas Mavericks over the Lakers in LA

    Despite a tough home loss where they couldn't play well defensively, it appears both superstars are ready to move on and refocus. Join these TV discussions on our forum! Doncic averaged 32.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and 10.4 assists in 15 games over November.
    'Frozen 2' Dominates Thanksgiving Day, 'Knives' Sharp

    'Frozen 2' Dominates Thanksgiving Day, 'Knives' Sharp

    Over 50% of opening weekend crowds were African America, while 24% were Caucasian, 15% were Hispanic and 3% were Asian. The whodunnit is one of the best holiday box office performances in quite some time for a live-action original movie.
  • We never give up - Pep Guardiola defends misfiring Manchester City stars

    We never give up - Pep Guardiola defends misfiring Manchester City stars

    Asked why Stones and Otamendi are not trusted together, Guardiola said: "Because I like 'Dinho playing in that position a lot". The Clarets have scored six of their goals from set plays this season.
    Apple will Add AirPods to 2020 iPhones

    Apple will Add AirPods to 2020 iPhones

    The news does not only include Apple , but Samsung and Xiaomi are also expected to do the same. It is a little hard to believe that Apple will bundle the AirPods with its smartphones.
    At least 10 animals killed in OH  wildfire park fire

    At least 10 animals killed in OH wildfire park fire

    It will remain closed Friday as authorities investigate the incident and the staff mourns the loss. Firefighters from Danbury Township, Catawba Island and Port Clinton all responded to the blaze.
  • COP25: Pacific countries pushing for climate action in Madrid

    COP25: Pacific countries pushing for climate action in Madrid

    The blue zone will also host events and activities run by NGO actors and side events organised by participating countries. World leaders and experts are using COP25 as a venue for promoting multilateralism.
    China factory activity unexpectedly returns to growth after 6 months

    China factory activity unexpectedly returns to growth after 6 months

    Total new orders bounced back to expansionary territory with the sub-index rose to 51.3, the highest level seen since April. But the latest report also says the manufacturing sector is still facing downward pressure.
    Alabama basketball loses vs. UNC in The Bahamas

    Alabama basketball loses vs. UNC in The Bahamas

    The Ducks wiped out 19- and 17-point deficits earlier in the tournament, though lost in overtime to No. 8 Gonzaga on Thursday. At times, he played really well and he did finish with 10 points and 13 assists, as well as seven rebounds and two steals.


Most liked

Trump restores tariffs on steel from Brazil and Argentina
Inflation has risen in Argentina and its currency value has depreciated under President Mauricio Macri, who took office in 2015. The country has been in the grip of a recession for over a year, with the peso in a downward spiral.

I'm the more skilled boxer, says Ruiz ahead of Joshua rematch
When he had Ruiz down, all he had to do was take his time but he ran in with the wrong punches and put himself there to be hurt. Ruiz Jr has suffered only one defeat in 34 fights, losing a majority decision to Joseph Parker in 2016.

Sony PS4 Christmas sale begins - over 600 games up to 79% off
It features a 500GB PlayStation 4 Slim and comes with Uncharted 4, Horizon Zero Dawn , and The Last of Us Remastered. Each year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are loaded with great deals on consoles, games, and accessories.

Facebook's Irish users to trial data transfer service
In a blog post announcing the Google Photo tool , which has taken a year to build, Facebook said it had considered security risks. The move is a win for advocates who have long complained that Facebook tries to lock user data into its platform.

DN Test: Pakistan on verge of series defeat against Australia
Australia's victory came on the back of their mammoth 589 for three declared, driven by David Warner's memorable 335 not out. The very next ball Starc grabbed his sixth, with Shaheen Afridi plumb LBW before Abbas fended off the hat-trick ball.

Amazon tease their best Black Friday deals
It found that just four of the 83 products surveyed were cheaper on Black Friday than at other times of the year. And Amazon this year is the last of the big stores that has released its offers for Black Friday.

Titans’ Derrick Henry uses his strength for big TD vs. Colts
He was attempting to hit Doyle, but perhaps waited a bit too long and then made the poor decision to lob one over the middle. They did force two turnovers and should have forced a third, but the refs continue to be garbage in this league.

Hong Kong announces new commission to address ongoing protests
As Breitbart News reported , some draped themselves in US flags and expressed gratitude for the Trump administration's support. The two earlier marches yesterday appealed to US President Donald Trump for help and demanded that police stop using tear gas.

Cop shoots armed student at Wisconsin school
Other officers responded to the classroom and began talking with the suspect in an attempt to deescalate the situation. They told reporters outside the school that they knew it wasn't a drill when they heard two or three gunshots.

Twitter reacts to Patriots' troubling loss to Texans
In his first victory against New England , Watson completed 18-of 25-passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. Brady was seen on the sideline trying to get his teammates' attention and appeared to be frustrated.

What’s next in impeachment: Judiciary Committee takes charge
He said that Republican attempts to question him would show "they're not serious in what they're doing". Mr Nadler wrote to President Trump last Wednesday, inviting him to attend the hearing.

If The Queen retires, who should succeed her — Sunday Panel
He later said he deeply sympathised with sex offender Epstein's victims and everyone who "wants some form of closure". Earlier the Met Police defended its decision not to probe a trafficking claim by Ms Giuffre against Epstein.

NBC 'working' with Gabrielle Union after her 'America's Got Talent' exit
If you haven't already heard, actress Gabrielle Union was sacked from her position as a judge on America's Got Talent . THANK YOU! Once you feel lost, adrift, alone.you caught me up.

Maltese prosecutors charge prominent businessman as accomplice in Daphne Caruana Galizia case
It was the first time since independence from Britain in 1964 that the Labour Party had won two successive elections in Malta. Three men - brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio and their friend Vincent Muscat - with triggering the bomb itself.

E3 statement on Iran and INSTEX
In May Iran began a gradual withdrawal from the nuclear accord, by increasing its uranium enrichment. Meanwhile, Iran's response to the reimposition of sanctions within the framework of the U.S.