Booking photo of suspected rapist Juan Lopez

Man in Madera Jail Arrested in 2002 Rape of 16-Year-old

A man wanted in the 2002 rape and kidnapping of a 16-year-old girl was arrested after DNA linked him to the crime, Sonoma County authorities said Monday. Juan Lopes, 39, of Santa Rosa was in custody in Madera County Jail for public intoxication last month w...
Photo of Joseph DeAngelo, who is suspected of being the Golden State Killer

DNA Clears Accused Golden State Killer of Tulare County Murder

TULARE — The man accused of being California's Golden State Killer has been cleared of involvement in the 1975 murder of a 14-year-old girl, prosecutors said Tuesday. DeAngelo has been charged with 26 counts of murder and kidnapping. Prosecutors believe tha...
Photo of Elizabeth Smart

Woman Who Helped Kidnap Elizabeth Smart Released From Prison

This April 8, 2016, file photo, provided by Utah State Prison shows Wanda Barzee.  (Utah State Prison via AP) DRAPER, Utah — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart when she was a teenager and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually assaulted was released...