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  • 'Serial' Season 2 Debuts With Bowe Bergdahl Telling 'Desertion' Story

    12/10/2015 10:33:35 AM PST · by wideawake · 14 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/10/2015 | ERIK ORTIZ and JIM MIKLASZEWSKI
    The popular podcast "Serial" launched its second season Thursday, shining a spotlight on the mysterious disappearance of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — and allowing him to be heard publicly for the first time since he was freed by the Taliban in May 2014. Bergdahl's dramatic rescue in eastern Afghanistan came nearly five years after he deserted his post and was captured, military officials said. Getting him back was part of a complex exchange that involved five Taliban prisoners who were being held at Guantanamo Bay — a move that drew sharp criticism from GOP lawmakers.
  • Attacker killed by West Virginia escort eyed in possible serial murders in 3 states

    07/28/2015 4:23:53 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 25 replies ^ | 7/27/15 | Cristina Corbin
    Suspected serial killer Neal Falls' body count may have matched the number of weapons in his arsenal. Police around the country are working Monday to determine whether Falls -- who was shot and killed by a West Virginia escort as he tried to strangle her -- is linked to the unsolved murders of prostitutes in at least three other states. On July 18, Falls, a 45-year-old drifter, knocked on the door of a Charleston, W.V. prostitute who advertised her services on When the woman -- identified as "Heather" -- opened the door, Falls asked her only one question: "Live...
  • Police seek possible serial bomber in Oregon

    11/13/2013 9:23:55 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 13, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein
    An improvised explosive device blew out windows and ignited a small fire at the Jackson County prosecutor's office in Medford, Ore., Wednesday, but authorities said the damage could have been far worse had it ignited a large propane tank at the scene. No injuries were reported as a result of the blast, which occurred at about 4:30 a.m. Local and state police and the FBI and ATF are currently investigating. Law enforcement sources familiar with the case said there was no immediate claim of responsibility and as of yet, there are no suspects, but they are attempting to determine if...
  • Used Computer issue. Please advise me. Serial number tag does not match the serial number in bios.

    02/05/2013 9:50:44 AM PST · by rawhide · 25 replies
    Vanity | 2-5-13 | Self
    Serial number tag does not match the serial number in bios. I just bought a used Lenovo Thinkpad off eBay. Received it yesterday and I noticed the serial number tag on the bottom was a little torn. No concern to me, at least at first. I also ran the s/n from the tag to see if it had any warranty time left on it. The s/n on the tag shows the warranty expired in 2011. Okay, as wthis as expected. So, I was checking the system out to ensure it was okay, the settings were correct, and I noticed the...
  • (Video) Examining Obama & Serial Killers

    01/16/2013 8:17:36 AM PST · by publius321 · 4 replies
    "It's this years Gone with the Wind" - "Examining Obama & Serial Killers is Pulp Fiction meets Schindler's List" - "If you liked Casablanca & Citizen Kane - you're going to LOVE Examining Obama & Serial Killers" - ThurstonHowell.Net (Updated in HD).
  • Tips, clues helping FBI unravel mystery of dead Alaska serial killer

    12/05/2012 5:08:30 PM PST · by Alaska Wolf · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | Dec 4, 2012 | Yereth Rosen
    (Reuters) - Authorities in Alaska said on Tuesday they were examining tips from across the United States as they piece together the decade-long travels of a confessed serial killer who committed suicide over the weekend while awaiting trial for the abduction and murder of an Anchorage teenage woman. Officials say Israel Keyes confessed to kidnapping and killing 18-year-old Samantha Koenig, who vanished in February from the coffee stand where she worked, a Vermont couple and up to five other people before killing himself. Now a toll-free tip line established by the FBI is bringing in clues about other possible victims...
  • Vt. murder investigator: Keyes 'a force of pure evil acting at random'

    12/03/2012 7:35:14 PM PST · by gettinolder · 13 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | December 3, 2012 | MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS and LISA DEMER
    Israel Keyes was a serial killer who traveled from Alaska to Vermont for the "specific purpose of kidnapping and murdering," and who chose his victims there for no reason other than the layout of their home, Vermont authorities said Monday. Speaking to Vermont media, federal and local authorities gave the first detailed account of the killings of Bill and Lorraine Currier, a couple who disappeared from their Essex, Vt., home in June 2011. Keyes' victims encountered "a force of pure evil acting at random," said Tristram Coffin, the U.S. attorney for Vermont. Prosecutors said Keyes confessed in jail to first...
  • Highway to hell: Serial killer being hunted after FORTY young women vanish on same remote...

    06/15/2012 8:30:01 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 24 replies
    Mirror ^ | 6/15/12
    This 837-mile route, known simply as The Highway of Tears, strikes terror into the hearts of millionsWITH its breathtaking lake views and snowy mountain backdrop, Canadas Highway 16 is one of the worlds most picturesque roads. But this 837-mile route through British Columbia strikes terror into the hearts of millions after a spate of unsolved murders. To them it is known simply as The Highway of Tears the hunting ground of a prolific serial killer. The only hint that it is any different from any other stretch of road in Canada are the Missing Person posters stapled to lampposts....
  • Politico Reporter Smears: Limbaugh Is Like the 'Serial Murderer' With 'Bodies in the Trunk' (Video)

    03/13/2012 1:59:48 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/13/2012 | Scott Whitlock
    According to Joe Williams, the senior White House reporter for Politico, Rush Limbaugh is like the "serial murderer" who was caught with "three bodies in the trunk." The veteran journalist made the outrageous comparison on Tuesday's Martin Bashir show, a program that included other liberal smears against the conservative radio host. Before making his offensive connection, Williams highlighted his background covering the police. Regarding Limbaugh's comments about Sandra Fluke, the journalist linked: "... [Law enforcement] always would catch the serial murder because he was driving around with a busted taillight, not because he had, like, three bodies in the trunk."...
  • Kensington Strangler Suspect Caught

    01/17/2011 4:01:46 PM PST · by PapaBear3625 · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Fox 29 has confirmed the Philadelphia police have caught a suspect in the case of the Kensington Strangler, a serial attacker who killed three women in the past two months. Fox 29 first reported that police would make an announcement in the case on Monday night. The announcement turned out to the naming of a suspect in the case. The man was taken into custody about 20 minutes after a police press conference. Police say a DNA match confirms the suspect is Antonio Rodriguez, a 21-year-old man, from Philadelphias Kensington section. He is described as a black male, 5 9,...
  • Serial Killer Who Targeted US Blacks is Palestinian Arab Illegal Alien, Police Hid Mid-East Desc

    08/13/2010 9:24:21 AM PDT · by JOAT · 37 replies
    Debbie ^ | 8/13/2010 | Debbie Schlussel
    Serial Killer Who Targeted US Blacks is Palestinian Arab Illegal Alien, Police Hid Mid-Eastern DescriptionFor several weeks, police have been quietly searching for a serial killer who stabbed poor Black victims in Flint, Michigan, then fled to Leesburg, Virginia, where his sister lives. Many family members of the victims were angry that the police did not disclose the White identity of the murderer, saying it was racist. But, now, its very clear why they hid his identity and true visual description: Elias Abuelazam is a Palestinian Arab illegal alien who was here on an expired passport.
  • Serial Killer Who Targeted US Blacks is Palestinian Arab Illegal Alien

    08/12/2010 12:59:30 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 128 replies · 3+ views
    Debbie Schlussel ^ | Debbie Schlussel
    Police Hid Mid-Eastern Description. For several weeks, police have been quietly searching for a serial killer who stabbed poor Black victims in Flint, Michigan, then fled to Leesburg, Virginia, where his sister lives. Many family members of the victims were angry that the police did not disclose the White identity of the murderer, saying it was racist. But, now, its very clear why they hid his identity and true visual description: Elias Abuelazam is a Palestinian Arab illegal alien who was here on an expired passport.
  • Serial Stabber Suspect Named, Nabbed in Airport Trying to Flee to Israel

    08/12/2010 11:19:25 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 33 replies ^ | 08/12/2010 | LEE FERRAN, COURTNEY CHAPMAN and JOHN WETENHALL
    Feds: Elias Abuelazam Arrested in Connection to 20 Vicious Stabbing Attacks. Michigan resident Elias Abuelazam was identified today as the suspect in a series 20 vicious stabbings that included five deaths in three states, federal officials told ABC News. Abuelazam, 33, was apprehended Wednesday night at Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport as he was about to board a plane for Israel, officials said. He was tracked to the airport after investigators dashed to track down a new lead that originated in Michigan. Abuelazam has not been charged in the attacks and was taken into custody on unrelated charges, investigators said.
  • Suspected Israeli serial killer arrested in U.S.

    08/12/2010 9:12:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    haaretz ^ | 8/12/10 | Yossi Melman and The Associated Press
    An Israeli man, Abed al-Azzam, 34, suspected in a series of stabbings in Virginia and Michigan was arrested at the Atlanta airport as he tried to board a plane bound for Israel. A spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the agency's officers arrested the man at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, as he attempted to board a Delta flight for Tel Aviv. The suspect was handed over to the FBI and Atlanta police.
  • 'Serial spitter' targets cars in Portland's Richmond neighborhood

    09/29/2009 9:48:32 AM PDT · by llevrok · 10 replies · 881+ views
    Video story at link
  • Patrick Burris: Are 5 people dead by government?

    07/08/2009 5:22:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies · 1,770+ views
    Austin Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 7 July, 2009 | Howard Nemerov
    A serial killer who murdered five people over six days was tracked down by police who were notified by an alert citizen, and then killed after wounding one officer when he opened fire. But as usual, there is a story behind what was published by Old Media. Law enforcement raises warning flag After examining Burriss criminal history, South Carolinas State Law Enforcement Division [SLED] Chief Reggie Lloyd said: "Look at this," Lloyd said, waiving [sic] a stapled copy of Burris' criminal record. "This is like 25 pages. At some point the criminal justice system is going to need to explain...
  • Gaffney killer slain, ending 5-murder spree

    07/06/2009 10:03:31 PM PDT · by xjcsa · 21 replies · 1,177+ views
    The State ^ | July 6, 2009 | John Monk
    GAFFNEY | Authorities have identified a man killed by North Carolina police as the killer they think shot five people to death over six days last week in this mostly rural Cherokee County community. Law enforcement officials identified the suspect Monday night as 41-year-old Patrick Tracy Burris. They said he was a felon with a lengthy record who was paroled in April after serving more than eight years for felony breaking and entering and larceny. Authorities said bullets in the gun found on Burris after he was killed by police early Monday near Gastonia, N.C., matched those used to kill...
  • LAPD ties 72-year-old man to two waves of serial killings (may have killed up to 30 elderly women)

    04/30/2009 12:08:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 1,492+ views
    LA Times ^ | 4/30/09 | Andrew Blankstein and Joe Mozingo
    The first wave of slayings haunted Los Angeles in the mid-1970s. The killer slipped mostly unseen through the night, preying on older women who lived alone. He raped them and squeezed their necks until they passed out or died. On the 17 who were killed, he placed pillows or blankets over their faces. The second wave hit a decade later in Claremont -- five older women raped and strangled, faces again covered. Even with at least 20 survivors, police never connected the two homicide-and-rape rampages nor solved either of them. The victims gave conflicting descriptions of the rapist, police in...
  • Frisco (Texas): Alleged interest in serial killers worries DA's office, neighbors

    04/18/2007 7:08:08 AM PDT · by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL · 52 replies · 1,439+ views
    Dallas News ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2007 | Paul Meyer
    08:24 AM CDT on By PAUL MEYER / The Dallas Morning News A Frisco teenager who police said was fascinated with serial killers before he shot a 14-year-old boy in the chest last summer has been released on bail, sparking concern from the district attorney's office and homeowners in the teen's neighborhood. Edward Ji, 17, was released into his parents' custody Monday while he awaits trial in the random July shooting of Bryan Chevalier, who survived. Days before that shooting, Mr. Ji had shot at and missed a man walking his dog in a gated Frisco community, police said....
  • Scientists OK Gore's movie for accuracy [barf alert]

    06/27/2006 11:32:51 AM PDT · by T. P. Pole · 69 replies · 2,616+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 6/27/06 | SETH BORENSTEIN
    WASHINGTON - The nation's top climate scientists are giving "An Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore's documentary on global warming, five stars for accuracy. The former vice president's movie replete with the prospect of a flooded New York City, an inundated Florida, more and nastier hurricanes, worsening droughts, retreating glaciers and disappearing ice sheets mostly got the science right, said all 19 climate scientists who had seen the movie or read the book and answered questions from The Associated Press. The AP contacted more than 100 top climate researchers by e-mail and phone for their opinion. Among those contacted were...
  • On PBS, Charlie Rose Asks Al Gore Why Bush Resists 'Enlightened Conversation'

    06/22/2006 10:21:53 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 47 replies · 1,187+ views
    News Busters ^ | June 21, 2006 | Tim Graham
    Back from a break for heart surgery, PBS talk-show host Charlie Rose devoted his entire hour-long show Monday night to Al Gore, promoting his doom-documentary "An Inconvenient Truth." Rose pressed Gore comfortably from the left: if the president has an "intellectually dishonest" position ignoring the facts, and why no one is having an "enlightened conversation" with President Bush on global warming. Once Rose shifted to Iraq, he laughed at Gore when they discussed whether Bush knew he would invade Iraq as he campaigned in 2000: "I dont think Dick Cheney had told him yet that he was going to invade...
  • Caption Crazy Al Gore posing with the director of 'An Inconvenient Truth'

    06/07/2006 8:40:53 AM PDT · by redstatesrock · 39 replies · 815+ views
    Yahoo! News Photos ^ | 6/5/06 | staff
    Former US Vice President Al Gore poses with the Davis Guggenheim, the director of the film "A Inconvenient Truth", which Gore helped make. Six years after barely losing the most contested presidential race in recent US history, Gore has ridden a popular new film on global climate change to the center of American politics
  • The New Al Gore - Same old.

    05/29/2006 9:42:53 AM PDT · by neverdem · 16 replies · 954+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 26, 2006 | Rich Lowry
    May 26, 2006, 6:58 a.m.The New Al GoreSame old. By Rich Lowry The global-warming documentary An Inconvenient Truth supposedly raises the curtain on the new Al Gore. And it does, in the sense that it’s not possible to have a nearly two-hour feature film devoted to lionizing you and your views without sprucing up your image. If nothing else, Gore’s dogged devotion to his cause—raising the alarm on global warming—is admirable. But the Al Gore of An Inconvenient Truth, which is built around his PowerPoint presentation on the topic, isn’t really that new. There is the same earnestness. The...
  • Gore in Hay climate change plea (warns of end of civilization)

    05/29/2006 9:22:45 PM PDT · by Names Ash Housewares · 63 replies · 1,137+ views
    BBC ^ | Monday, 29 May 2006
    "...But Mr Gore, fresh from an appearance at the Cannes film festival, delivered a starker message that the world was now facing a "danger which could bring the end of civilisation."
  • Al Gore's Media Lovefest ( Belies grades of D's and C-minus )

    05/26/2006 7:39:42 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies · 2,264+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 26, 2006 | Dan Gainor & Amy Menefee
    John Lennon once wrote that "All you need is love." If that's the case, former presidential candidate Al Gore is a happy man. He is in the middle of a media lovefest celebrating his work, his career - even his efforts as actor, author, dancer and comedian. The former vice president has both a movie and a book about global warming debuting under the title "An Inconvenient Truth." He has gone from media darling to "the summer's most unlikely movie star," as NBC's Katie Couric called him in a May 24 interview. Gore, who Couric also called "funny, vulnerable, disarming,...

    05/22/2006 4:45:16 PM PDT · by fuyb · 14 replies · 711+ views
    DRUDGE REPORT ^ | DECEMBER 7, 1997 | e-mail collection
    "The most vulnerable part of the Earth's environment is the very thin layer of air clinging near to the surface of the planet, that we are now so carelessly filling with gaseous wastes that we are actually altering the relationship between the Earth and the Sun - by trapping more solar radiation under this growing blanket of pollution that envelops the entire world," Vice President Gore told the U.N. Global Warming conference of 159 nations this morning in Koyto, Japan. In what was one the most dramatic speeches in recent memory, Gore announced to world leaders: "Whether we recognize it...

    05/25/2006 12:47:02 PM PDT · by petercooper · 149 replies · 3,419+ views
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | 05-23-06 | AP Via Yahoo News
    US President George W. Bush said he probably would not see the new documentary by former vice president Al Gore, seen here at the 59th edition of the Cannes Film Festival 20 May 2006. Gore's movie "An Inconvenient Truth" focuses on the dangers of global warming.(AFP/File/Francois Guillot)
  • Serial Killer Wants to Come Home (Killer times 10)

    03/23/2006 8:52:34 PM PST · by CAWats · 3 replies · 451+ views
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 3/23/2006 | Donna Jones
    IONE Herbert William Mullin wants to come home to Santa Cruz County. He'd like to live in Boulder Creek and find a wife. He's thought about auditing a psychology course at UC Santa Cruz. He says he would be a hard-working, law-abiding citizen. But Wednesday the California Board of Prison Terms refused to release the convicted serial killer, saying he should stay behind bars for at least another five years, the maximum time allowed between hearings. Mullin was convicted in 1973 of 10 slayings in Santa Cruz County and one in Santa Clara County. The panel's action came after...
  • Cops Scour Video Tapes for Clues in NYC Woman's Murder

    03/01/2006 10:56:18 AM PST · by Tulsa Ramjet · 36 replies · 1,292+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, March 01, 2006 | Associated Press
    NEW YORK Investigators seeking witnesses and suspects in the brutal slaying of a graduate honors student have been studying security videotape from the neighborhood where she spent her last night out with friends, police said Tuesday. One tape shows the victim, Imette St. Guillen, talking to a female friend at about 3 a.m. Saturday outside Pioneer, a bar in the Bowery section of Manhattan. The two can be seen parting ways, with the friend leaving by cab, police said. The friend later told police St. Guillen sounded fine when she checked on her by cell phone about 30 minutes...
  • Teen's deeds puzzle cops

    01/12/2006 1:24:50 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 10 replies · 1,300+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | January 12, 2006 | Stephen Hudak and Erin Cox
    OCALA NATIONAL FOREST -- Leo Boatman paid $32.50 for a Greyhound ticket from Clearwater to Ocala the night of Jan. 2 -- a stolen AK-47 tucked in his bag and murder hidden in his heart, authorities said.
  • China Opposes U.S. Sanctions, Demands Trade Ban Lift

    12/28/2005 2:23:05 PM PST · by Paul Ross · 21 replies · 851+ views
    AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, BEIJING ^ | December 28, 2005 | Staff author
    Posted 12/28/05 09:25 China Opposes U.S. Sanctions, Demands Trade Ban Lift By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, BEIJING China reacted angrily on Dec. 28 to the United States imposing sanctions on six Chinese companies for allegedly supplying Iran with military equipment and technology, demanding the trade bans be lifted. ”We are strongly dissatisfied with and firmly opposed to the U.S. government sanctioning Chinese companies,” the foreign ministry said in a statement. ”The Chinese government has always adopted a serious and responsible attitude on the anti-proliferation issue, and has adopted a series of effective measures to strengthen export management and control.” The U.S....
  • Serial rape suspect caught (Shenandoah rapist)

    12/27/2005 5:15:07 AM PST · by bulldozer · 5 replies · 408+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Dec. 27, 2005 | DAVID OVALLE, LUISA YANEZ AND ROBERT L. STEINBACK
    A tip from a sharp-eyed civilian leads to the recapture Monday night of Reynaldo E. Rapalo, the man accused of being the 'Shenandoah rapist,' a week after escaping from jail using bedsheets. Police on Monday night recaptured fugitive Reynaldo E. Rapalo, the man accused of being the ''Shenandoah rapist,'' almost a week after he used a rope fashioned from bedsheets to escape from a West Miami-Dade jail. Rapalo, with a 5-o'clock shadow instead of a mustache and looking leaner, was nabbed at Bird Road and Southwest 67th Avenue, Miami-Dade police confirmed late Monday. He was carrying a blade -- the...
  • On This Day in 1984

    07/26/2005 7:21:01 AM PDT · by holymoly · 11 replies · 465+ views
    Edward Theodore Gein died of natural causes, at the age of 78. Ed Gein was born to George and Augusta Gein on August 27, 1906 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He was preceeded in death by his older brother Henry, who died in 1944. On November 17, 1957 police in Plainfield, Wisconsin arrived at the dilapidated farmhouse of Eddie Gein who was a suspect in the robbery of a local hardware store and disappearance of the owner, Bernice Worden. Gein had been the last customer at the hardware store and had been seen loitering around the premises. Gein's desolate farmhouse...
  • (CA) Assembly Bill 352 : Fingerprinting for Handguns

    07/24/2005 5:22:23 AM PDT · by holymoly · 56 replies · 1,026+ views
    Canyon News ^ | Jul 24, 2005 | Michelle Lanz
    The anonymity of ammunition is being fought with the proposal of Assembly Bill 352, which, if passed, would require that every semiautomatic handgun sold after January 2009 be equipped with a new microstamping technology that would allow law enforcement officials to link the used bullet cases to the handguns from which they were fired. This new technology would stamp a serial number on to every bullet fired from a particular gun. That number would be linked to the owner of the gun in already existing database of gun owners. In a recent press release introducing the legislation, Assemblyman Paul Koretz...
  • My opposition to the death penalty is weakening - (Dennis Rader's chilling court testimony)

    07/01/2005 8:47:11 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 14 replies · 1,417+ views
    My opposition to the death penalty is weakening. I have opposed the death penalty after being persuaded that it contributes to the culture of death that leaves many aspects of our wondrously free and prosperous society quite grim. Nihilism informs our arts. It is a large element in popular culture. It makes fugitive appearances in our discussions of the beginnings and the ends of life. By opposing capital punishment, I have hoped to highlight the glory of life and the vast possibilities for human beings to grow and develop in a civilized way. Now that I have heard the testimony...
  • Police hunt serial kisser

    06/28/2005 5:00:07 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 30 replies · 728+ views
    Ananova ^ | June 28, 2005 | Staff
    Police in Holland are hunting a man who goes up to women and gives them a French kiss.Seven women have so far lodged complaints about the mystery man, reports De Morgen. But police believe he may well have kissed other women who did not report it. The serial kisser attacks at underground stations between Amsterdam city centre and the south-east of the city. Police spokesman Ron Moes said the man usually approached his victims from behind and taps them on the shoulder. "When they turn, he grips them and kisses them on the mouth, pushing his tongue into their mouth,"...
  • DNA Link Leads to Arrest of Suspected Serial Arsonist (DC Area)

    04/27/2005 1:10:11 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 7 replies · 613+ views
    WJLA ^ | 4/27/2005 | n/a
    DNA Link Leads to Arrest of Suspected Serial Arsonist Washington (AP) - A two-year search for a serial arsonist in the capital region ended Wednesday with the arrest of a suspect believed responsible for more than 40 fires in the District of Columbia and its Maryland and Virginia suburbs. Thomas Sweatt, 50, was being questioned by agents of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Agents roped off a fast food restaurant along a busy Northeast Washington thoroughfare, where an employee arriving for work said that Sweatt was the manager. A worker at the combined KFC-Pizza Hut, who...
  • BTK suspect worked for security firm

    03/01/2005 6:50:24 AM PST · by holymoly · 7 replies · 735+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 1, 2005 | DAVID TWIDDY
    WICHITA, Kan. -- For about 15 years, it was the job of the man police have accused of being the BTK serial killer to help keep people safe. Before he started as a city code enforcer in suburban Park City, Dennis L. Rader was an employee at an ADT Security Services branch office in Wichita, holding several positions that allowed him access to customers' homes. He worked for the home security company between 1974 and 1988 -- the same time as a majority of the killings. Police have not disclosed any evidence suggesting Rader worked at the homes of the...
  • Wichita Police: 'BTK Is Arrested'

    02/26/2005 9:34:05 AM PST · by stm · 67 replies · 3,399+ views
    Fox News ^ | 26 Feb | AP
    WICHITA, Kan. Police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect they believe is the notorious BTK serial killer (search) who terrorized Wichita (search) throughout the 1970s and then resurfaced about a year ago after 25 years of silence.
  • BTK' Busted, Wichita Paper Linked to Case Plans Special Coverage

    02/26/2005 6:55:28 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 762 replies · 25,416+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | 2.26.05 | associated press
    Police have uncovered new evidence in the decades old BTK Wichita serial killer case and are questioning a person of interest, according to sources close to the investigation.Authorities scheduled a news conferece for 11AM Eastern Saturday to make an announcement in the case, and relatives of the killers victims would be briefed beforehand.Some police sources have said that a 59 year old man was arrested Friday and linked to the case by a DNA sample.Surveillance activites gave police 'their first big piece' of recent evidence, leading authorities to a vehicle and the person of interest.Investigators also searched a house in...
  • Search Underway (BTK Killer)

    02/25/2005 3:56:17 PM PST · by TexKat · 154 replies · 8,606+ views
    KAKE ^ | 2/25/05
    February 25--KAKE News has learned a "person of interest" is being questioned in connection with the BTK case. A search of a Park City home is underway. An FBI spokesperson in Kansas City says agents are assisting Wichita police with an investigation. Stay with KAKE News for updates on this breaking story.
  • Police trying to establish rapport with BTK serial killer

    02/18/2005 10:56:59 AM PST · by Snapple · 31 replies · 1,374+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | 2-17-05 | ROY WENZL
    The big mystery in the latest BTK serial killer announcement could well be what the police lieutenant talked about the least: "The ongoing dialogue" with BTK. Dialogue? For those who like mystery, for the BTK-fearful, for cable channel serial killer aficionados, it's always captivating to hear Lt. Ken Landwehr talk at all, even in monosyllables. But on Wednesday, he spoke for four extended paragraphs about information that people already knew or guessed: that BTK recently sent notes and jewelry to the media and police. Then Landwehr spoke for two paragraphs about something more mysterious. He described the relationship between police...
  • Judge: Serial Killer Can Decide to Die

    12/29/2004 7:11:37 AM PST · by bedolido · 7 replies · 361+ views
    yahooNews ^ | 12/28/2004 | PAT EATON-ROBB
    NEW LONDON, Conn. - A judge ruled Tuesday that a confessed serial killer set to become the first inmate executed in New England in 40 years is mentally competent and can forgo further appeals of his death sentence. Michael Ross, 45, is scheduled to be executed Jan. 26 for killing four young women in eastern Connecticut in the 1980s. He has admitted to killing a total of eight women and raping several of them. Superior Court Judge Patrick Clifford ordered Ross to testify in court and be examined by a psychiatrist to ensure he was competent to decide...
  • No suspect named yet in serial slayings Native women from Oklahoma are at least two of the victims

    12/09/2004 9:07:30 AM PST · by Ellesu · 5 replies · 564+ views
    The latest victim to be identified in a string of prostitute slayings was killed a year ago and had never been reported missing, authorities in Oklahoma said. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation identified Vicki Anderson, 46, of Oklahoma City, as the woman whose body was found dumped off Interstate 40 in the Texas Panhandle. Anderson was last seen at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Sayre, Okla., trying to hitch a ride. Her body was found off Interstate 40 in Texas, 45 miles west of the Oklahoma border on Oct. 16 of last year. At least four of the...
  • DNA helps police close in on killer in '68 death

    06/15/2004 2:08:26 AM PDT · by ValerieUSA · 2 replies · 207+ views
    Seattle P. I. ^ | June 15, 2004 | Tracy Johnson
    Seattle police detectives are on the verge of solving a killing in 1968 that sickened the community and have found their suspect sitting in a state prison cell, where he is serving time for killing two other women. The death of 16-year-old Sandra Bowman, a pregnant newlywed at the time, could soon be one of the longest-unsolved slayings brought to a Washington courtroom and is believed to be one of the oldest cases in the nation showing such promise.... ... Police have tied the Bowman slaying to a man serving more than 100 years in prison for two 1969 murders...
  • "Senator Hoodwink" CARTOON of John Kerry by Linda Eddy

    03/27/2004 10:58:27 AM PST · by IPWGOP · 40 replies · 302+ views ^ | 3/27/2004 | IPWGOP
    print this one out and nail it to every tree in America... this guy voted over 350 times to raise our taxes! He's hoodwinked America!! And his campaign promises add up to even more taxes... ARGGGHH!!!special thanks to RightOnTheLeftCoast
  • Report: Father Helps Identify Ohio Sniper Suspect

    03/16/2004 10:49:44 AM PST · by Monitor · 18 replies · 223+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Tue, Mar 16, 2004 | Reuters
    Police identified the suspect in a string of two dozen sniper-style shootings in central Ohio with the help of his father, who turned over a gun used in the shootings, a published report said on Tuesday. One of two handguns belonging to the suspect, Charles McCoy, Jr., 28, matched ballistics tests done on nine bullets from the serial shootings, the Columbus Dispatch newspaper reported. The article quoted unnamed sources. McCoy is believed to have bought another gun, Franklin County Sheriff's Department chief deputy Steve Martin said on Monday. He released a photograph and a description of the suspect and his...
  • LIFE FOR RAPE COUNSELLOR - former rape counsellor is serial Rapist

    09/19/2003 1:05:18 PM PDT · by bedolido · 20 replies · 138+ views
    Sky News ^ | 09/19/03 | Staff Writer
    A former rape counsellor has been given a life sentence for a series of rapes. Dr Shaun Farrell, a former university lecturer, raped one of his students three times and then struck again while on police bail. He subjected his former student to an horrific 24-hour ordeal in November last year after she ended their three-year relationship. Ginger-haired Farrell, 39, then raped a 19-year-old holidaymaker on the day he was due in court for the first set of charges. The former psychology tutor at Christ Church University College in Canterbury, Kent, was told he would serve 11 years for each...
  • Apparent Murder in Lafayette, La., Linked to Serial Killer

    12/23/2002 11:25:53 PM PST · by hoosierskypilot · 1 replies · 941+ views
    FOX ^ | 12/23/02 | AP
    <p>LAFAYETTE, La. Authorities said Monday they believe a woman whose body was found last month in a field near Lafayette was slain by a serial killer responsible for the deaths of three other women.</p> <p>The apparent fourth victim, Trineisha Dene Colomb, 23, was reported missing Nov. 22 after her car was found in Grand Coteau, a small town near Lafayette. Two days later, her body was found about 20 miles away by a hunter.</p>
  • Police chief to sniper: Please call again. And stay tuned.

    10/22/2002 5:53:37 AM PDT · by mikeb704 · 7 replies · 187+ views
    Oak Lawn (IL) Reporter ^ | 10/24/02 | Michael M. Bates
    As this is written on early Monday evening, Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose has a strange request. He wants the sniper to call back because "The person you called could not hear everything you said. The audio was unclear and we want to get it right. Call us back so that we can clearly understand." Perhaps the call didnt come from the sniper, but from another person of high interest to investigators, as they say. Either way the chiefs request is unusual. Many Washington, D. C. area residents are terrified and wonder when the nightmare will end. Schools have...