By PAUL ELIAS, SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 09/19 — A Northern California jury on Tuesday found guilty a career criminal thought to be the “Gypsy Hill Killer”
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/14 — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she’s released from prison next week.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 09/11 — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) 08/23 — A woman who police say had a sexual encounter with two college football players in Connecticut and later made false rape allegations so she wouldn’t lose a potential boyfriend was sentenced Thursday to one year in jail.
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) 08/23 — The Iowa college student who was allegedly abducted by a stranger while running last month in a small Iowa town was killed by “multiple sharp force injuries,”
By RYAN FOLEY, Associated Press BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) 08/23 — A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month,
By COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/31 — Investigators are looking into whether a man suspected of killing a woman he met on a dating app in New York City may have killed others,
By ALEX DEROSIER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/25 — Federal agents arrested an immigrant who is in the U.S. illegally after a North Carolina sheriff declined their request to keep the registered sex offender in custody,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/20 — New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park jogger were overturned after they served more than a decade behind bars.Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 07/18 — Ride-sharing company Lyft said Tuesday that it’s investigating how a former driver now charged in a series of rapes passed a background check even though federal immigration officials say the suspect was living in the country illegally.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/17 — Three victims of a notorious Northern California serial killer and rapist said they are feeling relief after flying to California’s capital city to see the alleged attacker behind bars for the first time Thursday.
By BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 07/06 — Two women came forward Friday to publicly accuse Attorney General Curtis Hill of groping them during a party earlier this year,
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) 06/26 — Police used genealogical information from a close relative to identify the suspect in the rape and strangulation of an elementary school teacher in 1992 and charged him Monday with the long unsolved killing.
By The Associated Press, NEW YORK (AP) 05/26 — The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) 05/26 — An ex-convict, released from a Texas prison in 2013 and arrested in Gary, Indiana in 2014, Darren Vann has admitted to killing seven women in a plea deal with Indiana prosecutors and been sentenced to seven life sentences.
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 05/25 – Seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and catalyzed the #MeToo movement, the once-powerhouse movie producer turned himself in to face the charges,
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 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 MICHAEL R. SISAK and CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) 04/27 — The woman Bill Cosby was convicted of sexually assaulting tweeted “Truth prevails”
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,