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  • Serial rapist attacked at least 30 women, targeted immigrants

    Serial rapist attacked at least 30 women, targeted immigrants
    Authorities revealed Wednesday that they believe a serial rapist is responsible for at least 30 “extremely violent” sexual assaults and robberies at massage parlors across Southern California. The man is suspected in the string of attacks...
  • Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks

    Serial rapist sought in Southland massage parlor attacks
    He hasn't been caught yet, but a rapist wanted in at least 30 "extremely violent" sexual assaults and robberies at Southern California massage parlors has been charged with 31 felonies. The charges filed by the Riverside County district attorney's...
  • DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing

    DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1987 killing
    A former professional boxer was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the 1987 slaying of his manager, Los Angeles police said. An LAPD-FBI fugitive task force took Exum Speight, 50, into custody at his San Fernando home Wednesday morning, a...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • DNA leaves 'no doubt,' ties confessed Boston Strangler to '64 murder

    DNA leaves 'no doubt,' ties confessed Boston Strangler to '64 murder
    The last sliver of doubt has been erased: Albert DeSalvo, the confessed Boston Strangler, was definitively implicated for the first time Friday in the string of 1960s murders that transfixed and terrorized the city. A week after DeSalvo’s body was...
  • Rosalind Franklin, 'scientist, spinster' and genius, gets doodle nod

    Rosalind Franklin, 'scientist, spinster' and genius, gets doodle nod
    Thursday's Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin, the pioneering scientist famous for taking some of the first and best images of DNA in the early 1950s, and for being screwed over by the sexism of her time.  Just 37 years old when she died of...
  • Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing

    Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing
    A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said. Leonardo Pimentel Sanchez,...
  • Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois

     Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois
    During an interrogation that stretched for more than 24 hours, James Edwards confessed to three murders, Waukegan detectives said, enough to make him a serial killer. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in two of the slayings — the...
  • In the age of DNA, paternity testing hits the street

    In the age of DNA, paternity testing hits the street
    As the sky-blue Winnebago makes its way though midday traffic in downtown Baltimore, pedestrians can't help but stare. Onlookers giggle and pull out their camera phones. The RV, painted with the phrase "Who's Your Daddy?" offers a service most wouldn'...
  • Female DNA found on Boston Marathon pressure-cooker bomb

    Female DNA found on Boston Marathon pressure-cooker bomb
    WASHINGTON -- The FBI has found female DNA on at least one of the two homemade bombs detonated during the Boston Marathon on April 15, according to a law enforcement official. The presence of genetic material does not necessarily mean a woman helped...
  • Link sought between 8-year-old's slaying, Placerville kidnapping

    Authorities are looking into whether the attempted kidnapping of a Placerville toddler is connected to the fatal stabbing of an 8-year-old girl in a small town 45 miles away. Placerville police Capt. Mike Scott said there were "some similarities"...