FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 08/16 — For the second time in a year, authorities in a south Florida community have used DNA evidence to identify and arrest a suspect in a decades-old rape case.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A construction contractor says the primary suspect in the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck approached him in April about building a secretive and soundproof room under a front porch.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/28 — A Utah college student missing 11 days was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges,
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/07 — Tennessee police say DNA evidence led to the arrest of an Arizona man in a 22-year-old unsolved slaying.
Clarksville Police spokesman Jim Knoll said in a news release that DNA evidence from the autopsy of 23-year-old Christa Bramlitt was entered into a national database in 1996 in hopes of a possible match.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/02 — An air conditioning repairman charged with murdering a Chicago-area teenager and two California women,
By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 04/10 — An 80-year-old New York man has been arrested on charges that he killed two young women in a beach cottage nearly half a century ago in Virginia,
By DAN SEWELL and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/05 — A 23-year-old ex-convict accused of pulling a cruel hoax by pretending to be a long-missing Illinois boy was charged Friday with making false statements to federal authorities.
NEW YORK (AP) 04/01 — A man was convicted Monday of killing a woman out running near her New York City home in a case that stirred urban fears,Read more »
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on an arrest in the 1999 killings of two Alabama teenagers (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The lawyer for a suspect in the 1999 deaths of two Alabama teenagers says he’s an outstanding member of the community and is cooperating with law enforcement.Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a rural Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28 million court judgment aimed at compensating six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 slaying.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) 02/24 — The city of Simi Valley, California, has reached a $21 million settlement with a man wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years in the killing of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old son.Read more »
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 02/20 — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 02/18 — A businessman has been charged with fatally stabbing a Minneapolis woman in 1993 after investigators ran DNA evidence from the murder scene through a genealogy website and obtained his DNA from a discarded napkin.Read more »
TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 01/23 — A nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at long-term health care facility has been charged with raping her,Read more »
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »