Daily Archives: April 13, 2011
The New Work Times
Jeffrey Deskovic spent half of his life in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit, but it was only this week, four and a half years after his release, that he received some measure of justice: a $6.5 million settlement with Westchester County on a federal civil-rights lawsuit stemming from his wrongful conviction.
SAN RAFAEL — A Nevada man’s arrest in four cold-case deaths in California has authorities scrambling to determine whether he’s connected to killings in other states, including the notorious “Double Initial Murders” of three girls in upstate New York in the early 1970s.
The Houston Chronicle
It took a two-decades-old unsolved murder of a Houston woman to unravel the mysterious slaying of her twin sister, Stacie Lee Ann Lutz Anderson, whose skeletal remains were identified last week after being kept in a barrel for more than 10 years, homicide detectives said Tuesday.
Action 13 News Las Vegas
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A bill that would require anyone arrested on a felony charge or sexual assault to give a DNA sample will be heard by the Assembly Judiciary Committee.