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John Wayne Gacy

Gacy Case Helps Solve Unrelated Death

Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing one he didn’t commit.

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27-year-old Nikko Jenkins was convicted of shooting four people in the head just weeks after finishing a decade-long prison sentence. (Booking photo: Omaha Police Department)

Man Found Guilty In 4 Omaha Shooting Deaths

Prison psychiatrist calls 27-year-old Nikko Jenkins “one of the most dangerous people” he had ever evaluated.

04/16/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Kevin Reid Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2005 Murder

50-year-old Kevin Reid has been sentenced to life in prison and no parole for the 2005 murder of 19-year-old Anquinette Parker and her 4-year-old cousin, Cermen Toney Junior.

04/16/2014

L-R: Dallas Halter, William Carrico, Maxwell Lee, Adam Moore. Booking photos courtesy of St. Francois County Sheriff.

Son Arraigned in Park Hills Murder, Fire

Dallas Tyler Halter, 18, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

04/15/2014

A Crime Scene Investigation unit sits parked outside the Jewish Community Center on April 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges

Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

04/15/2014

KMOX/Michael Calhoun file photo

South St. Louis Shooting Leaves One Dead

Police identify victim as 29-year-old Ibsa Alemu

04/12/2014

Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Fingerprints Tie Ill. Man to 1997 Slaying

Wisconsin authorities have arrested a 36-year-old Illinois man after saying his fingerprints match those on a bag used to suffocate an teenage runaway 17 years ago.

04/08/2014

Photo: Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images

Missouri Sheriff Reopening 1997 Murder of Teenager

A southwest Missouri sheriff says he will reopen an investigation into a 1997 Springfield girl’s death that is linked to a man who was executed Thursday in Texas.

04/04/2014

Elyse Mamino (Illinois Dept. of Corrections)

Belleville Woman Charged in Baby’s Death

Elyse Mamino is already serving time for trying to drown another young child.

03/29/2014

Medical examiner says the 13-year-boy weight 21 pounds when he died. (Getty Images)

Mother Charged With Murder In Teen’s Starvation

13-year-old son weighed just 21 pounds when he died in January.

03/25/2014

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