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 »
Associated Press, LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/08 — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 11/15 — A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades,
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/25 — A sex offender parolee who killed a University of Utah student and track athlete had been lurking on campus for days trying to confront the woman who had broken up with him weeks earlier when she discovered his criminal background,
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press 10/06 – A special FBI team that investigated the slayings five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas last year is helping local authorities gather evidence in what’s described as an ambush attack that killed one South Carolina law enforcement officer and wounded six others.
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 09/29 — As the Senate is divided on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, so too are women across the country.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) 09/29 — Authorities in a Maryland county say they are prepared to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should a victim come forward and file a criminal report.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, MICHAEL BIESECKER and MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/30 — Julie Swetnick, one of the women who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/28 — The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh riveted Washington and the nation with hours of fiery,
By KATHLEEN FOODY , Associated Press DENVER (AP) 09/20 — Colorado police arrested a man in a 30-year-old murder case Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted,
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.