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  • Committee sends first updates to PA wiretap statute since 1998 to the House floor.

     
    The first updates to Pennsylvania's wiretapping statute in 14 years -- including language that would legally allow crime victims to record acts perpetrated against them -- are headed to the House floor and backers are hoping for a vote before......
  • Tribune archive: The Daniel Taylor case

     
    Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
  • At least 45 Times subscribers claim property stolen by burglary ring

     
    Investigators with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department's Major Crimes Bureau said the four men arrested are believed to have burglarized the homes of more than 100 Times subscribers over the last three years and stolen $1 million in property....
  • Free Renaldo Hudson? Mercy, yes!

     
    Why should Illinois release Renaldo Hudson? After all, he committed a ghastly, unprovoked murder — stabbed a 72-year-old man some 60 times then set his victim's bed on fire to try to cover his tracks — and was on death......
  • Innocence Project responds to Anita Alvarez' response to `60 Minutes'

     
    Innocence Project co-director Peter Neufeld has emailed me his response to the open letter Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez sent to complain about a report on last Sunday's broadcast about false confessions in Chicago: What I am most concerned.....
  • Serial killer Rodney Alcala investigated in 3 more slayings

     
    With "Dating Game" serial killer Rodney Alcala pleading guilty to two slayings in New York, the investigation into his possible ties to other victims now moves to Seattle and San Francisco. Investigators in Marin County believe Alcala was responsible for....
  • LAPD releases sketches of victim, abductor in reported kidnapping

     
    Police Tuesday night released sketches of a teenage girl who may have been kidnapped in El Sereno and the man who may have abducted her....
  • Man had penis partially severed in bizarre Newport kidnapping

     
    Police in Newport Beach are working to put together the details in a bizarre kidnapping case in which two people were driven from a Balboa Peninsula home and left tied up in the Mojave Desert, one of them beaten, burned, doused with bleach and with his...
  • Convicted Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Dies in Libya

    Convicted Lockerbie Bomber Megrahi Dies in Libya
    Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie airline bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and family members said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had...
  • Lancaster County Man Charged on 19 counts of sexual contact with a minor

    Lancaster County Man Charged on 19 counts of sexual contact with a minor
    UPDATE: Daniel Leppien was charged last Friday on all 19 counts of sexual contact with a minor. After investigating, police found Leppien had five total victims. Original Story: Police have arrested a man in connection with sex crimes with minors....
  • Man Gets 25 Years in House Party Shooting Near USC

    Man Gets 25 Years in House Party Shooting Near USC
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA)-- A man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in state prison after pleading no contest to shooting a USC student in the chest during a party in September 2011. As part of a plea deal, Tyson Tyree Smith, 22, did not contest...