| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:35 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Jonathan Gibbs told police he was angry that a young man stole his pricey sneakers in New Britain last year, so he got his gun out of his truck and fired a shot, leaving his DNA on the weapon, a prosecutor told a jury Wednesday....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:06 PM
SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns.
The jury of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Hezekiah Whitfield was found guilty on all charges in connection with the murder of a Waukegan store owner in 1994.
Jurors convicted Whitfield in the killing of 71-year-old Fred Reckling, a murder that was previously pinned on another man, James...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE A-- State Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, said Thursday that would not let the state impose the death penalty unless there was DNA evidence linking the accused to the crime.
“Over the past several years there has been a paradigm shift...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:57 PM
— The DNA evidence implicating a rape suspect languished in a Hollywood police refrigerator for nearly three years.
Investigators finally submitted the DNA for testing earlier this year — one month after suspect Kareem Malcolm was implicated...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The always quotable Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at House Republicans the other day, referring to them as “this Neanderthal crowd” for having resisted speedy reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. His crack certainly...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The death of a 15-year-old suspected car thief who vanished during a police pursuit in 2011 has been confirmed after authorities successfully matched his DNA to a jawbone found along a riverbed in Northern California, officials said.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The downtown Baltimore skyline is about to change.
The name of the defunct Examiner newspaper will no longer adorn the building at 400 E. Pratt St., visible throughout the Inner Harbor. Instead, the name of digital marketing firm R2integrated will go...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Authorities are looking for a serial rapist they believe sexually assaulted and robbed at least 30 victims at spas and massage parlors across Southern California, Riverside police said Wednesday.
The investigation into the attacks -- which began at...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:01 AM
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...