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,
By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 03/07 — One of two brothers who admitted stalking, raping and killing young women during a string of eight murders in the 1980s is close to walking out of prison.
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.
LONDON (AP) 02/21 — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K.Read more »
By TOM McELROY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/16 — A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle fireworks for gunpowder to make bombs.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 02/13 — An Ohio inmate who admitted taking part in three slayings with his brother in a killing spree that left nine dead during the 1970s and ’80s could soon be released.
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.
By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him,
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — After Larry Nassar offered a brief apology to the women and girls that he molested,Read more »
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,
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) 01/22 — A man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing a Tennessee nursing student could plead guilty in the case.
NEW YORK (AP) 01/13 — A New York City police official apologized Friday to a rape victim he helped discredit almost 24 years ago.
Deputy Commissioner John Miller said in a statement sent to the woman’s lawyer that he was wrong to tell reporters that police doubted the woman’s account of being raped in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
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.
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 12/30 — A German police union boss has criticized organizers of Berlin’s annual open-air New Year’s Eve party for designating a special “safety area”
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 12/19 — After maintaining his innocence for more than a quarter of a century, Reginald Clemons admitted Monday that he took part in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St.
By TIM TALLEY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 12/15 — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) 12/07 — The Latest on the sentencing of Larry Nassar, the Michigan sports doctor convicted of possessing child pornography and assaulting gymnasts (all times local): 12:10 p.m.Read more »
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 12/02 — A Mexican man who was deported from the United States twenty times was sentenced Friday in Oregon to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sodomy,
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 11/22 — Florida’s crime rate is dropping, but the number of rapes is growing.The Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Tuesday released a report that analyzed reported crimes in the first six months of the year.Read more »
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) 11/17 — An East Coast drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 and drove a van he called the “murder mobile”Read more »