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Convict in 3 Sex Crimes Freed by DNA Tied to Fugitive Rapist

SCIENCE | By Brian Melley | Nov 30
A man imprisoned 16 years for rape and sex assault convictions was exonerated Monday and ordered freed after DNA evidence linked the crimes to a serial rapist on the FBI's most wanted list.

Texas Man Convicted of Murder in 'Stand Your Ground' Retrial

CRIME | Nov 23
A Houston-area man was found guilty Friday of murder for killing his neighbor during an argument over loud music.

Illinois Police Officer's Death Was Suicide

An investigation into the shooting death of Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz has reportedly determined the officer's death was a suicide

San Francisco Pride Shooting Case Heads to Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Organizers of San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration, who are being sued by a gay man who was shot at the 2013 festival, are headed to trial after last-minute settlement talks collapsed Tuesday.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

Shoot-First-Then-Rob Suspect Apprehended; 3 Trans Among Victims

CRIME | By Amanda Lee Myers | Nov 3
He would approach his victims as they went about their daily routines on the streets of Los Angeles, usually in the late evening or early morning. First he would shoot, and then he would steal whatever he could grab before fleeing.

Oregon Man Fires 3 Shots at Burglar Who Kissed Him

CRIME | Oct 23
Police say a Portland man fired gunshots at a burglar who climbed into his bed and kissed him.

Brother in Church Beating Death to Testify Against Half-Sister

RELIGION | By Carolyn Thompson | Oct 21
The surviving brother of a pair of teenagers viciously beaten during a church counseling session is scheduled to testify against his half-sister, who is among six people charged in the attack.

SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."

No Arrests in Fresno Trans Death

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 5
More than a month after a transgender woman died after being stabbed on a Fresno street, law enforcement agencies are continuing to seek the person who attacked her.

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