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FORT WAYNE — The FBI has joined the search for a missing 9-year-old Indiana girl and agents are scouring a mobile home park that’s also a haven for registered sex offenders.

Agents on Monday descended on the mobile home park where Aliahna Lemmon lived in Fort Wayne.

Aliahna went missing from a family friend’s home Friday. About a half-dozen people in black windbreakers were at the mobile home park Monday. Several identified themselves as FBI agents.

Search dogs were seen at a nearby storage facility.

A state website says 15 registered sex offenders reside at the mobile home park.


Hundreds empty airport after fire alarm sounds

CINCINNATI — Officials briefly evacuated the Cincinnati airport after a fire alarm went off, requiring a few hundred passengers to leave and go through security again.

Barb Schempf, spokeswoman for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, said there was no fire and officials don’t know why the alarm went off.

She said a terminal was evacuated at about 7:30 a.m. Monday and reopened about an hour later. Between 800 and 1,000 passengers were affected.


San Francisco Bay spill damaged Pacific herring

SAN FRANCISCO — The cargo ship accident that dumped tens of thousands of gallons of thick, tarry ship fuel into San Francisco Bay caused lasting damage to the region’s once-plentiful schools of Pacific herring, the bay’s only commercially fished species, according to a study released Monday.

Herring embryos collected from shorelines left coated in oil starting about three months after the November 2007 Cosco Busan spill suffered from unusually high death rates and a range of ailments and deformities associated with exposure to the chemicals in crude oil, the study found.

By 2010, death rates had returned to normal, but the embryos continued to show heart defects that are a common symptom in herring of oil exposure.

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