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A Washoe County, Nevada, jury Wednesday sentenced a Nevada pipe fitter to death for the killing of a 19-year-old student in a string of attacks that rattled the university community in Reno two years ago.

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Jury sentences Nevada man to deathupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 19:05:00

A jury in Nevada imposes the death penalty on James Biela for the murder of a 19-year-old college student two years ago.

Nevada man convicted of raping, strangling college studentupdated: Mon May 31 2010 14:35:00

A Nevada man was found guilty Thursday of raping and strangling a 19-year-old student in a string of attacks that rattled the university community in Reno two years ago.

Cold case: Suspect on trial in student's slayingupdated: Mon May 24 2010 08:03:00

The slaying of Brianna Denison was one of our first cold cases -- one that has resulted in an arrest.

One arrest, more cold cases to solveupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 13:00:00

The photographs are haunting: a toddler with huge, saucer eyes; a teenager smiling shyly; a middle-aged couple; a freckle-faced Little Leaguer.

Former Marine pleads not guilty to raping, killing college studentupdated: Fri Jan 02 2009 22:29:00

A former Marine and suspected serial rapist pleaded not guilty this week to raping and murdering 19-year-old college student Brianna Denison.

Tip line played key role in cracking cold caseupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 15:28:00

A call to the Secret Witness tip line helped police break CNN's first featured cold case: the slaying of college student Brianna Denison, investigators say.

Cold Case: Brianna Denisonupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 15:28:00

Nancy Grace reports on murdered 19-year-old co-ed Brianna Denison.

Tip, DNA lead to arrest in student's slayingupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 13:02:00

Police in Reno, Nevada, say they have solved one of their most haunting cold cases, arresting a construction worker in the slaying of 19-year-old college student Brianna Denison.

Serial rapist suspected in student's slayingupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 12:44:00

Seven months have passed since the disappearance and slaying of college student Brianna Denison.

Slain student remembered as 'angel' at vigilupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 23:08:00

Candles illuminated the somber faces of hundreds of people who gathered Friday night near the University of Nevada-Reno for a vigil to remember slain college student Brianna Denison.

Fear stalks Reno campusupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 23:08:00

A serial rapist may be stalking a Nevada campus and students are taking measures to defend themselves.

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