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Police Arrest Rapist, Find Six Decomposed Bodies In Cleveland Home

November 2, 2009
A neighbor of Anthony Sowell, 50, also has told the New York Times that police knew about Sowell's violent tendencies and didn't do enough to stop his violent crimes.

Police Nab Poster of "Sex For Phillies Tickets" Craiglist Ad

October 28, 2009
Susan Finkelstein, 43, was nabbed in the sting, but will not serve any jail time, since no money was exchanged. The offer isn't considered illegal for that reason.

Forensic Scientists Link Suspect's DNA to Dallas Rape in 'Shotgun Bandit' Trial

October 15, 2009
The prosecution introduced two forensic scientists who testified about DNA they said linked Ledbetter to the 2006 rape in Far North Dallas. Defense attorneys attempted to undermine the scientific evidence, asking if another lab might have come up with a different conclusion.

LAPD Cuts DNA Evidence Backlog

October 5, 2009
A year ago, amid increasing community pressure, the department acknowledged that nearly 7,500 evidence kits from victims of those sex crimes were languishing in storage freezers without having been analyzed.

U.S. Agent Takes Down Sex Tourists

September 22, 2009
Agent Megan DiPatri took the stand and described how millionaire Bucks County businessman Andrew Mogilyansky traveled to Russia and sexually assaulted three young teenagers brought to him from an orphanage.

Prosecutor Calls for Investigation into Detroit PD's Handling of Rape Kits

September 22, 2009
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy wants an independent investigation into what she says may be thousands of kits holding evidence of possible sexual assaults that were found in a Detroit Police Department evidence storage facility.

Garrido Search Turns Up Human Bone Fragment

September 1, 2009
Searchers picking through a pair of properties outside Antioch connected to alleged kidnapper and rapist Phillip Craig Garrido reported Monday that they had found a bone fragment, but it is not clear whether it is human, authorities said.

Miami Prosecutors Argue Man Wanted to Drown Young Girls Because of Sex Fetish

September 1, 2009
To satisfy his sexual perversion, Jeffrey Doland flew to Miami to meet Kathy, a woman he met online who agreed to let him forcibly dunk her two young girls in a pool or bathtub ``until the bubbles stop rising,'' prosecutors say.

Californians Ask Why Sex Offender Garrido Only Served 11 Years of 50-Year Sentence

September 1, 2009
As details continued to emerge about Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged kidnapper, questions intensified Monday over how Phillip Garrido could have served only 11 years in prison after a 1976 rape and kidnapping for which he had been given a 50-year federal sentence as well as a life term in Nevada.

UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.

Alabama Man Admitted Sex Crimes During Police Interview

August 14, 2009
A 21-year-old man who admitted to possessing child pornography and having sex with an underage girl during a job interview with Montgomery police has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, AL.com reports.

Improve Your Cybercrime Expertise

July 15, 2009
Learn more about how to stop people who hang out in chat rooms waiting for unsuspecting victims or send fraudulent e-mails about money scams this summer at the National Forensics Training Center.

L.A. County Sheriff Suspends DNA Testing in Sexual Assault Cases

June 23, 2009

Out of cash and understaffed, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has suspended its faltering effort to analyze DNA evidence from thousands of rape and sexual assault cases, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Child Sex Tourism Growing in Border Cities Like Juárez, Report Says

June 19, 2009

Child sex tourism continues to grow in Mexican northern border cities like Tijuana and Juárez, according to a U.S. State Department report.

LAPD Ties 72-year-old Man to Two Waves of Serial Killings

May 1, 2009
DNA leads detectives to John Thomas Jr., 72. He is held in two slayings, but police suspect he may have killed up to 30 elderly Westside and Claremont women a decade apart.

Oakland Cop Killer Suspected of Raping 12-year-old

March 25, 2009
Lovelle Mixon was linked by DNA to the February rape of a 12-year-old girl who was dragged off the street at gunpoint in the East Oakland neighborhood where Mixon's sister lived, police said Tuesday.

Oakland Cop Killer Linked to Rape

March 24, 2009
The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department's investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday.

A Hero's Fall: Honored for Trolley Square Bravery, Hammond Now an Ex-Cop

January 13, 2009
Ogden, Utah, police officer Ken Hammond, called a hero for confronting Trolley Square gunman Sulejman Talovic in February 2007, resigned from the force Friday following accusations of having sex with a minor.

Texas Man Charged with Molestation After Police Read Girl's Letter to Santa

December 16, 2008

A 55-year-old Pharr resident was arrested after a young relative wrote a letter to Santa Claus wishing that the man would stop molesting her.

North Carolina Toughens Gang, Hate Crime Laws

December 3, 2008
Adults and young people involved in gang activity as well as people who burn crosses or sexually assault children now face tougher punishments as 25 new laws took effect Monday in North Carolina.
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