Baby chimp makes his debut at the Kansas City Zoo

A male chimpanzee born Friday at the Kansas City Zoo made his first public appearance Tuesday as the troop of primates enjoyed the warm weather. Zoo officials said the mother, a 40-year-old named Rachel, was keeping the baby close to her, so it may take patience for visitors to see the newborn.


Suspect, 55, had online relationship with Missouri teenager before abduction

Hannah S. Kennish, a 13-year-old girl from Montrose, Mo., had communicated online for four months with Raymond C. Vallia, the man who is now charged with her kidnapping, authorities said. Her family did not know about the social media relationship. The two were found in New Mexico on Monday afternoon, hours after an Amber Alert had been issued.

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