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New Evidence Unveiled in Weird California Kidnap Case

Male, female DNA was recovered from Sherri Papini

(Newser) - Authorities have released new details in the Sherri Papini case, almost a year after the California mother of two young children vanished after going for a jog. She disappeared on Nov. 2 last year and was next seen 22 days later, when she flagged down a passing car 150 miles... More »

Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Girls' Murders

He is the main suspect in double-homicide of teens in Indiana

(Newser) - State police have released an artist's composite sketch of a man considered the main suspect in the killings of two northern Indiana girls . Police said the suspect is a white man who has reddish-brown hair, stands between 5-6 and 5-10, and weighs between 180 and 220 pounds, per the... More »

After 3 Attacks, Woman Turns to Facebook to Find Perp

Lyndsey Aho creates sketch and posts it online

(Newser) - Lyndsey Aho started carrying a knife and pepper spray after she says she was attacked three times by the same man near her apartment complex in Marlborough, Mass. The first time, she stumbled while walking "and he grabbed me to steady me. But he grabbed me by the shoulder... More »

11-Year-Old's 'Stick Figure' Drawing Helps Cops Catch Burglar

'It wasn’t like the best picture,' she admits

(Newser) - When police showed up at Rebecca DePietro's Connecticut home a few months ago asking if anyone had seen a suspicious person around the neighborhood, "I was like, yeah I can draw a picture of him," DePietro tells NBC Connecticut . But, she says, "it wasn’t like... More »

Cops Aim Sketch, $28K at Nabbing Bangkok Bomber

Thai police aren't convinced he acted alone, though

(Newser) - Thai law enforcement have released an arrest warrant, police sketch, and a hefty reward in their efforts to catch the bomber behind this week's deadly blast in Bangkok , the AP and ah report. Cops say the sketch released today, which shows a man with bushy dark hair and eyeglasses,... More »

Surprise: Ridiculed Police Sketch Gets the Job Done

Police in Texas arrest suspect in robberies

(Newser) - The world laughed a few weeks back when the Lamar County Sheriff's Office in Texas issued a sketch of a suspect sought in an armed robbery—because it looked more like a Muppet than a human, explains the Houston Chronicle . (It's either among the "greatest" or the... More »

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