Church fundraiser denied at Indy's Circle of Lights

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Indianapolis police told kids selling cookies at the city's Circle of Lights winter celebration to pack up before the festivities started, a church group said.

N.C. woman says she did not kill stepdaughter

RALEIGH, N.C., May 9 (UPI) -- The North Carolina woman who entered a guilty plea to killing her 10-year-old stepdaughter now says the girl died from illness.

Skull ID'd as girl slain in No. Carolina

HICKORY, N.C., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A skull found in North Carolina has been positively identified as that of 10-year-old Zahra Baker, whose stepmother admitted killing her, police said.

Missing bartender's body found in canal

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A body pulled from a New Jersey canal Wednesday matches the description of Sarah Majoras, who disappeared after leaving her job at a bar, police said.

Zahra Baker's father wants trial moved

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Adam Baker wants his identity theft trial in North Carolina moved because the community believes he was involved in killing his daughter Zahra, his lawyer says.

Zahra Baker's father out of N.C. jail

NEWTON, N.C., April 20 (UPI) -- The father of slain girl Zahra Baker has been taken from a North Carolina jail by federal immigration officers, authorities say.
Zahra Baker father arrested on new charges

Zahra Baker father arrested on new charges

HICKORY, N.C., April 13 (UPI) -- Adam Baker has been arrested on felony charges in North Carolina that authorities say are not connected to the death of his daughter Zahra.
Zahra's father cut up body, wife says

Zahra's father cut up body, wife says

HICKORY, N.C., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Zahra Baker's stepmother accuses her husband of cutting up the North Carolina girl's body, court papers reveal.

Two N.C. men deny raping Zahra Baker

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Two North Carolina men deny having raped Zahra Baker, a 10-year-old disabled girl found slain and dismembered, and say they passed a lie detector test.
Parents of Zahra Baker skip court hearing

Parents of Zahra Baker skip court hearing

LENOIR, N.C., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Neither parent of Zahra Baker was in a North Carolina court Thursday for a hearing on misdemeanor charges unrelated to the girl's death, authorities said.

N.C. police 'believe we have found Zahra'

HICKORY, N.C., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Investigators in North Carolina said Friday they believe they have found the remains of Zahra Baker, the 10-year-old girl who has been missing since Oct. 9.

Missing girl search focuses on pond

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The search for a missing North Carolina girl is being focused on a pond in Caldwell County, investigators said.
Missing N.C. girl's dad jailed on warrants

Missing N.C. girl's dad jailed on warrants

HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Police said Monday they had locked up the father of missing North Carolina girl Zahra Baker on outstanding warrants for bad checks and missed court dates.

911 tapes in missing girl cased released

NEWTON, N.C., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Dispatchers have released a 911 tape that shows a North Carolina woman reporting a fire in her backyard the day her husband reported her stepdaughter missing.

Stepmom arrested in girl's disappearance

HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The stepmother of a disabled 10-year-old girl missing in North Carolina admitted writing a ransom note, said police who charged the woman with a felony.
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