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Washington, DC, Police Close 1990s Serial Rape Case After Forensic Genealogy Investigation

On Wednesday morning, authorities arrested Giles Daniel Warrick, 60. Police attribute 10 attacks in all to the suspect; they have charged him in eight, including first-degree murder and rape.

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Video: NYPD Offers Record Reward to Crack Cold Case Murder of Officer

The NYPD is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man who shot and killed off-duty Brooklyn Officer Robert Bolden at Dunne's Bar & Grille in January 1971.

California Police thought Human Skull Delivered to Department was a Halloween Hoax... it wasn't

Officers with the Oakland (CA) Police Department received a piece of evidence on Friday that they initially thought was a Halloween hoax—a human skull.

FBI Offers Reward for Unsolved 1984 Murder of Virginia State Trooper

The FBI is now offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for the 1984 fatal stabbing of an off-duty Virginia state trooper.

Pennsylvania Police Crack Cold Case with DNA, Genetic Genealogy Database

Police in Pennsylvania have made an arrest in the 1992 rape and murder of Christy Mirack, an elementary school teacher in Lancaster.

Suspect in Infamous Serial Rapes and Murders Captured After 40 Years of Investigation

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and Sheriff Scott Jones said they relied on DNA evidence to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who lived for more than three decades on a quiet street in Citrus Heights.

Death of Detroit Officer Shot in 1972 Now Ruled a homicide

The shooting left Detroit Police Officer Donald Kimbrough paralyzed from the waist down and he died December 7, 2017, from medical complications that resulted from the decades old shooting.

Michigan Detective Shot, Seriously Wounded Serving Cold Case Warrant

State Police Detective Sgt. Aaron Steensma of the Marshall Post was shot in the chest while serving a search warrant at a residence in Union City in a cold case investigation. He was listed in serious but stable condition at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, according to Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue, director of state police.

Police Say They’ve Solved 1974 Murder of Texas Officer

More than 40 years after police officer Matthew Murphy was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Alice, TX, investigators believe they have found the person responsible.

Iowa Volunteer Hired as Digital Forensics Specialist After Helping Solve Cold Case

Investigators were looking into the November 2012 mysterious disappearance of Cari Farver. She disappeared and was never seen again, but her family and friends kept receiving bizarre texts, emails and social media posts.