ROBBINS, Ill. (AP) – The rape evidence was stored in the police department’s musty basement: brown paper shopping bags, stuffed with sneakers, bras and underpants, jammed on metal shelves. Scattered blood vials and swabs covered […]
CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it is reopening its investigation into the 1964 kidnapping of a newborn boy from a Chicago hospital, after recent DNA testing revealed that a boy found in New […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If a girl younger than 16 gives birth and won’t name the father, a new Mississippi law — likely the first of its kind in the country — says authorities must […]
CINCINNATI (AP) — A video showing a paralyzed shooting victim blinking his eyes is expected to be key in a murder trial as jurors consider whether the blinks were intentional responses to detectives’ questions. Jurors […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Riches pulled his firefighter son’s mangled body out of the rubble at the World Trade Center, but the phone calls still filtered in years afterward. The city kept finding more pieces of his son.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner says it has started sifting construction debris from the World Trade Center site in an effort to find any human remains from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest criminal court ordered a whole new trial for Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend on Tuesday, overturning their acquittals in the gruesome slaying of her British roommate.
ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday to hear whether her ordeal is over or whether she will face trial again, as Italy’s top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate.
DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish meat company at the center of Europe’s “horseburger” scandal on Tuesday blamed the contamination of its hamburger patties on the purchase last year of 170 tons of meat imported from Poland.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Mindy Sigg sat sobbing on Thursday, listening to prosecutors tell a court that her 17-year-old son had confessed to the abduction and killing of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway. While any mother would […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for a woman who for years doubted her 14-year-old son was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy said Thursday that a lab concluded that DNA tests on the exhumed […]
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop the execution of a former Army recruiter who had received three previous stays of execution after being condemned for his role in […]