By MATT O’BRIEN and MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/28 — The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected California serial killer illustrates both the extraordinary power of DNA-sharing services and the broad privacy concerns that surround the fast-growing commercial market for genetic analysis.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, JONATHAN J. COOPER and GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/28 — Investigators hunting for the so-called Golden State Killer turned to searching genetic websites in 2017 but misidentified an Oregon man as a potential suspect.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/27 — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique groundbreaking.
By DON THOMPSON and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/26 — A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night,
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — A man who spent nearly 25 years on California’s death row was freed Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend’s nearly 2-year-old daughter was overturned.Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/14 — A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness,
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) 04/11 — Authorities in Washington state on Wednesday released composite sketches based on DNA evidence of a suspect in an unsolved, 30-year-old double slaying of a young Canadian couple.Read more »
By PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks.
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 03/14 — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence,
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By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 03/04 — Keri Hogan was nearing her dream of becoming a Boston police officer when a drug test using a sample of her hair came back positive for cocaine.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/03 — Before Jesse Matthew killed 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say he left a trail of DNA evidence linking him to a 2005 rape and the 2009 slaying of another female student.
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) 02/27 — Police say a damning clue led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man charged with stealing a pot of meatballs — red sauce smeared on his face and clothes.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/25 — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked its full release, the House Intelligence Committee published a blacked out version of a classified Democratic memo aiming to counter a GOP narrative that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 01/26 — A Massachusetts man who spent more than three decades in prison for a rape he says he didn’t commit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing law enforcement officials of conspiring to frame him by planting phony evidence and coercing false statements that were used against him.
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/23 — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/20 — After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak,
By MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 01/08 — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring,
MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) 01/02 — When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.