Monday, December 3, 2012

Cold cases

  • Authorities hope to solve cold cases by using DNA of John Wayne Gacy, other ...

    The department's hope is to find matches of DNA evidence from blood, semen or strands of hair, or skin under the fingernails of victims that link the long-dead killers to the coldest of cold cases. And they're hoping to prompt authorities in other ...

  • Could DNA evidence heat up a 1959 cold case?

    Published: Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 7:23 p.m.. Last Modified: Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 7:23 p.m.. SARASOTA COUNTY - A critical piece of evidence in Sarasota's most notorious cold case went undiscovered for 45 years.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    HOW A SERIAL KILLER'S BLOOD COULD CRACK COLD CASES. The AP's Don Babwin reports Illinois police are creating DNA profiles of executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy and others to see if the killers had more victims.

  • COLD CASE MUNCIE: Who killed Pete Journay?

    Journay's slaying is the latest chapter in Cold Case: Muncie, a recurring series in The Star Press looking at unsolved murders over the years.

  • COLD CASE MUNCIE: Who killed Raymond Pinnick?

    Debuting in 2011, Cold Case: Muncie is a recurring Star Press series that re-examines unsolved murders - some notable, some forgotten except to the family and friends of the victims - from the Muncie area over the past several decades.

  • 'Cold case' slaying trial set to open

    The McCabe family's lengthy legal trek through the courts, which began more than a year ago with arrests in this "cold case," will culminate with the first of three men accused of killing their son on the night of Sept. 26, 1969 going on trial ...

  • NCIS seeks help on 2 cold cases

    Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents are seeking to solve the 1975 killing of a sailor shot three times, and the 1968 death of a Marine stabbed through the heart.

  • Humboldt cold case: Investigators remember Karen Mitchell 15 years after she ...

    Dave Parris never met Karen Mitchell, but her face is as familiar to him as that of his own children. Parris was working as a detective with the Eureka Police Department when the teenager disappeared 15 years ago.

  • Discovery Channel to Feature SCSO Cold Case

    The Discovery Channel's series, "Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case," will feature a Snohomish County Sheriff's Office cold case homicide that was solved this year<>. The show ...

  • King County cold-case unit to be closed

    Back then, reopening a cold case without any new leads and focusing on it even part-time was almost unheard of, Allen said.

  • TV Show Focuses on Snohomish County Cold Case Solved This Year

    Detectives first suspect a botched home invasion or a crime of passion, but with Hassler's solid alibi and no evidence from the crime scene, Schwarz's case goes cold. Eight years later, a disturbingly similar murder in Seattle steers cops to a possible ...

  • W. Ky. sheriff offers reward in cold cases

    W. Ky. sheriff offers reward in cold cases Associated Press | 0 comments. A western Kentucky sheriff is trying a new tactic to get information in three cold cases. Trigg County Sheriff Ray Burnam tells WPSD-TV ( that he has put up ...

  • As Reward Expires, Group Agrees To Take On Cold Case

    Thursday, a 100,000 dollar reward for information that could help solve a cold murder case in northern Kentucky expires.

  • Crime history: 7-year-old girl killed in famed cold case

    On this day, Dec. 3, in 1957, 7-year-old Maria Ridulph was snatched off a street in Illinois in what may be the oldest solved cold-case murder in American history. Maria's disappearance shocked the country. President Dwight Eisenhower even asked to be ...

  • Spokane County sheriff creates cold case unit

    The Spokane County sheriff's office has created a cold case unit of two detectives to focus on unsolved cases. They may pulled off to work on a major crime, but the goal is to make progress on 45 open cases, the oldest dating back to 1948.

  • A Jane Doe Gets a Back Story

    As cold cases go, this one was frozen. Forty-one years ago a young woman's badly decomposed body was found floating under a highway overpass at the southern end of Lake Panasoffkee, in central Florida, about an hour and a half northeast of Tampa.

  • Cold case detectives have success in cracking cases

    The trails he follows often are cold. That's part of carrying the burden of more than 60 unsolved homicides and missing persons cases dating back decades. There are answers to be found. It's up to Scharf and his partners to uncover them. They know ...

  • Elite Cold Case unit for Sophie

    MURDERED: Du Plantier GARDA Commissioner Martin Callinan is expected to give the green light to the elite Cold Case Unit to re-examine the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

  • Defense Disputes Evidence In Cold Case Murder

    NEW MILFORD - A police officer accused of murdering his wife nearly 30 years ago was in court to face the charges against him and the defense plans to discredit some of the evidence in the cold case murder. John Walker from Susquehanna County has ...

  • Review: Detective Harry Bosch reopens cold case in compelling 'Black Box ...

    "The Black Box" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Michael Connelly. Michael Connelly has been writing books featuring Los Angeles police Detective Harry Bosch for 20 years, and his 25th novel, "The Black Box," continues his streak of telling stellar crime ...

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