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Police investigate clue to 'Moors murder' burial spotupdated: Fri Aug 17 2012 07:11:00

Decades after the crime, police are investigating what could be a clue to the burial place of the last unrecovered victim of one of Britain's most notorious killers, "Moors Murderer" Ian Brady.

New image could help solve cold caseupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 07:39:00

The lead investigator of the "Princess Doe" cold case releases a new 3D rendering. He talks to CNN's Randi Kaye.

French prosecutors looking into new allegations against Strauss-Kahnupdated: Fri May 04 2012 21:10:00

French prosecutors said Friday they are considering widening an investigation into former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged participation in a prostitution ring.

Carpenter says he's not involved in Etan Patz disappearanceupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 21:01:00

A carpenter whose former Manhattan basement is the scene of an exhaustive search for clues about Etan Patz said Friday through his lawyer that he had no involvement in the 6-year-old boy's disappearance more than three decades ago.

China promises 'thorough' investigation into Bo Xilai scandalupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 20:42:00

China has promised a thorough investigation into a scandal that has linked a disgraced former Communist Party chief's wife to the mysterious death of a British businessman.

SI.com: Michael McCann: What to expect at Roger Clemens' perjury trial, take twoupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 12:09:00

U.S. v. Roger Clemens -- take two -- starts today in the D.C. chambers of U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton. SI.com legal analyst Michael McCann answers the key questions.

Egypt to charge 43 over NGOsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 14:59:00

Forty-three people, including 19 Americans, face prosecution in an Egyptian criminal court on charges of illegal foreign funding as part of an ongoing crackdown on nongovernmental organizations, a prosecution spokesman said Sunday.

Arrested NGO workers in 'legal limbo'updated: Mon Feb 06 2012 14:59:00

CNN's Ben Wedeman describes the Egyptian criminal court "legal limbo" that 43 NGO workers face.

UK police seek to force newspaper to reveal phone-hacking sourcesupdated: Sat Sep 17 2011 10:45:00

Police in London have applied for a court order under the Official Secrets Act to try to force the Guardian newspaper to reveal confidential sources who have provided information on the phone-hacking scandal.

Police investigating Apple house searchupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 21:47:00

Police here have opened an investigation into the search of a man's home by Apple employees, an official said Wednesday.

Vial of blood may link Ted Bundy to multiple cold casesupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 19:56:00

Notorious serial killer Ted Bundy confessed to more than 30 murders before he was sent to Florida's electric chair in 1989, but experts have always believed there were more.

SI.com: Michael McCann: What you need to know about Roger Clemens' trialupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 23:07:00

Jury selection will begin on Wednesday in U.S. v. Roger Clemens, a trial that could close the door on the steroid era in baseball and lead to arguably the best pitcher in the last 30 years being sentenced to prison. Michael McCann breaks down what to expect.

SI.com: Grant Wahl: U.S. could benefit from a potential 2022 World Cup revote by FIFAupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 16:59:00

The e-mails and Twitter questions kept pouring in this week: Why was the U.S. Soccer Federation staying radio silent on the shenanigans at FIFA? Why didn't U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati take the moral high ground and publicly back England's call to postpone Wednesday's FIFA presidential election amid corruption investigations at world soccer's highest levels? And was the U.S. actually voting for incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter?

Mubarak to be transferred to military hospitalupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 13:15:00

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, now under investigation in connection with the deaths of protesters, will be transferred from a hospital here to a military hospital, an Egyptian official told CNN.

Mubarak's sick day a coincidence?updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 13:15:00

Hosni Mubarak is hospitalized two days after Egypt's chief prosecutor summoned him for questioning. Coincidence? Maybe.

California town calls in FBI to help investigate cross-burningupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 21:05:00

First, an 11-foot wooden cross was stolen from Saint John's Lutheran Church in Arroyo Grande, California.

U.S. Army probing its mistakes with Manningupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 07:54:00

Even as the U.S. military investigates Pfc. Bradley Manning, it's also been looking at its own department.

Mexican authorities: Reputed cartel 'queen' got Botox in prisonupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 06:58:00

Mexican officials have launched an investigation into allegations that a reputed Mexican drug cartel "queen" received a beauty treatment while in prison.

Home of Detroit police shooting suspect catches fireupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 13:58:00

The home of a man police said wounded four Detroit officers burned Tuesday amid an investigation into whether he engaged in criminal sexual contact with a minor girl, authorities said.

Arizona deputy who says he was shot in desert fired over commentsupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 17:46:00

An Arizona sheriff's deputy who said he was shot by a suspected drug trafficker in the desert has been fired following an investigation into comments he made to a Phoenix newspaper and investigators, the department said Wednesday.

Belgium terror probe nets 11 arrestsupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 13:51:00

Authorities have arrested 11 people in connection with a suspected terror plot targeting Belgium, officials there said Tuesday.

Arrests target terror suspects in Europeupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 13:51:00

At least 10 are arrested in separate investigations in Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

Sterger retains legal counsel in Favre caseupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 19:31:00

Jenn Sterger, the woman to whom pro football quarterback Brett Favre allegedly sent sexually explicit text messages and pictures, has hired a law firm to represent her, as the National Football League carries out its investigation into the allegations, her manager and the lawyer told CNN Wednesday.

Person of interest in missing teen caseupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 21:31:00

Georgia police search for a person of interest after a teen was allegedly abducted in a stolen car. WSB reports.

Pentagon reopening probe into employees allegedly tied to child pornupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 11:59:00

The Defense Department will reopen its investigation into employees who are alleged to have downloaded child pornography, a spokesman said Wednesday.

DeLay criminal investigation closedupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 09:18:00

Former GOP House Majority Leader Tom DeLay tells CNN he is thrilled and relieved after his criminal case is closed.

Ex-Rep. Tom DeLay says long-running investigation ends with no chargesupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 09:18:00

The long-running federal criminal investigation of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay has been closed, and no charges will be brought, DeLay said Monday.

Love Parade memorialupdated: Sun Aug 01 2010 17:00:00

Mourners gather to remember those killed in a stampede at the Love Parade in Germany. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

Thousands mourn victims of Love Parade stampedeupdated: Sun Aug 01 2010 17:00:00

As Germany paused Saturday to honor those who died at a German music festival last week, the pastor leading a memorial service sought to comfort those who lost loved ones, telling them "love is stronger than death."

Official: Pentagon focusing on 'main suspect' in Afghanistan leakupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 18:16:00

The Pentagon is focusing on jailed Army Pfc. Bradley Manning as the main suspect in the leak of tens of thousands of secret U.S. military documents related to the war in Afghanistan, a senior Pentagon official told CNN Wednesday.

Death toll up in Love Parade stampedeupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 12:32:00

A 25-year-old woman who was injured in last week's stampede at the Love Parade music festival in Duisburg, Germany, died Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 21, prosecutors there said.

French police question 4 men in Bettencourt caseupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 09:23:00

French police were questioning four men Thursday as part of the widening investigation into the finances of France's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.

Arizona sheriff under investigation for alleged abuse of powerupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 19:03:00

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio calls himself "America's toughest sheriff." He is famous for creating a tent city jail in the Arizona desert; for providing pink underwear for inmates; for bragging that he spends more to feed his dog than a prisoner in his jail.

Sheriff targeting political enemies?updated: Fri Jul 09 2010 19:03:00

Does 'America's toughest sheriff' target his political enemies? CNN's Ted Rowlands looks into the allegation.

Case of missing Oregon boy shifts to criminal investigationupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 10:48:00

After 10 days of extensive searching and following up on hundreds of tips, the case of a missing Oregon boy has been classified as a possible crime, authorities announced Sunday.

Missing boy's family thankful for helpupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 10:48:00

Kyron Horman's father expresses his thanks to everyone involved in the search for 7-year-old Kyron Horman.

BP: The criminal probeupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 07:21:00

CNN's Maggie Lake looks at the implications of a criminal investigation into the BP oil spill.

Green Bay Packers players questioned in alleged assaults of two womenupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 11:56:00

Seven players from the Green Bay Packers were questioned as part of an investigation into the alleged sexual assaults of two women early Saturday at a Wisconsin resort, authorities said.

NFL players questioned in sexual assaultupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 11:56:00

Members of the Green Bay Packers were at a Wisconsin resort where two women told police they were sexually assaulted.

Ex-Holloway suspect wanted in murderupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 13:59:00

The former suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway is now the prime suspect in the murder of a Peruvian woman.

Inspectors return to site of deadly mine blastupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 17:08:00

Air inside the West Virginia coal mine where 29 men died in April is safe enough for an investigation into the disaster to begin, company officials and regulators said Wednesday.

Emergency responders may have faked certificates, officials sayupdated: Fri May 28 2010 18:12:00

More than 200 emergency medical technicians, firefighters and police officers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire may have to surrender their licenses after an investigation into falsified EMT course completion certificates, state officials say.

CNNMoney: Goldman shares tumble on "sell" ratingupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 16:24:00

Goldman Sachs stock tumbled Friday after a pair of analysts cut their rating on the firm amid reports of a federal criminal investigation into the Wall Street investment bank.

Kabul police officials quit; ordered to finish terror caseupdated: Sun Feb 28 2010 10:45:00

Kabul's police chief and chief of criminal investigations have submitted their resignations to the Afghan Interior Ministry, but the ministry ordered them to complete their probe into Friday's suicide attacks first, a ministry spokesman told CNN.

FBI concludes investigation into 2001 anthrax mailingsupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 16:09:00

The FBI announced that it has concluded its investigation into the 2001 anthrax mailings, saying Friday that a biodefense researcher carried out the attacks alone.

Grand jury dusts off 31 cold casesupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 08:49:00

On the last day of her life, Moira "Holly" Branagan, 17, was at home, talking to a friend on the phone. The high school senior said someone was at the door. She told her friend she had to go.

Football world rocked by match-fix claimsupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 11:55:00

While the football community is gearing up for next week's World Cup draw in Cape Town, the globe's most popular game is embroiled in match-fixing scandals on two continents.

Alleged match fixingupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 11:55:00

German police make 17 arrests in a football match-fixing probe. CNN's Richard Quest and Pedro Pinto discuss.

Fort Hood suspect probeupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 02:32:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the latest on the investigation into the man suspected of killing 13 people at Fort Hood.

Official: Fort Hood suspect asked military to give Muslims an outupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 02:32:00

The suspect in last week's deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood urged in 2007 that Muslims in the U.S. Army be allowed to claim conscientious objector status when it comes to fighting other Muslims in war, a defense official said Tuesday.

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.

'Suspect' vs. 'person of interest'updated: Thu Sep 17 2009 13:27:00

CNN.com's blogger bunch discusses the difference between a suspect and a person of interest.

What does 'person of interest' mean? Nothingupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 13:27:00

It's a familiar scenario: A major crime is committed. Police investigate possible leads while the media asks for information. Soon, authorities say they have a "person of interest."

Commentary: Don't name 'person of interest'updated: Thu Sep 17 2009 11:07:00

The intense public interest surrounding the September 8th disappearance of 24-year-old Yale graduate student Annie Le has, since the discovery of her body last Sunday inside a wall of the laboratory building where she had been working, shifted over to a male lab technician who was described by New Haven Police as a "person of interest."

House ethics panel defers probe on Jesse Jackson Jr.updated: Wed Sep 16 2009 15:41:00

A House ethics panel said it is investigating allegations against three lawmakers, including Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Officers put on leave in Rihanna photo leakupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 11:49:00

Two LAPD officers have been placed on paid administrative leave in the ongoing police investigation into who leaked Rihanna's injury photo.

People.com: Officers Put on Leave in Rihanna Photo Leakupdated: Sat Sep 12 2009 12:55:00

Attorneys for the two female officers deny their clients sold any photos for profit

Warrants: Jackson an 'addict'updated: Fri Jul 31 2009 03:51:00

New search warrants filed today seek evidence supporting a manslaughter charge and 'prescribing to an addict.'

Search warrants seek evidence of drug addiction in Michael Jacksonupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 03:51:00

Search warrants filed Thursday in court in Clark County, Nevada, and carried out at properties of Michael Jackson's doctor imply that investigators looking into his death believe the singer was a drug addict.

New fingerprinting technique could crack cold casesupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 11:06:00

It was early one Sunday morning when the killer rang at a front door that was decorated with a wreath for Christmas. When his victim answered, he fired four fatal shots, ran off and disappeared.

Allied Irish Banks hit by $81M loans scamupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 10:19:00

Britain's Serious Fraud Office and London police are investigating an alleged $81 million (£56 million) fraud on the corporate banking department of Allied Irish Banks (AIB).

Nancy Grace cold caseupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 20:07:00

Nancy Grace producer Rupa Mikkilineni discusses a possible break in the case of Nicole Ganguzza.

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.

People.com: Police Rule Jennifer Hudson's Nephew's Death a Homicideupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 09:45:00

Seven-year-old Julian King died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner

FBI director seeks outside review of anthrax investigationupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 04:32:00

FBI Director Robert Mueller said Tuesday he will seek an independent review of the scientific process and evidence that allowed the FBI to wrap up its long-running anthrax investigation, but left lingering questions.

Reputed Klansman's conviction overturned in 1964 deathsupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 08:46:00

A federal appeals court overturned the kidnapping conviction of a reputed Klansman in connection with the 1964 deaths of two black teenagers in Mississippi.

Cards could help uncover cold case cluesupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 16:01:00

While inmates in jails across New York pass the time by playing card games -- poker, gin rummy and solitaire -- they may also be helping crack cold cases.

Cold cases on playing cardsupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 16:01:00

Prison playing cards seek cold case clues. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.

Student log: Charna-Marie Dixonupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 11:24:00

Log 4: A victim's stolen dreams June-July 2008

Person of interest in missing hiker case in custodyupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 22:29:00

The man last seen with missing hiker Meredith Emerson in the north Georgia mountains is in custody and is being questioned by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, authorities announced Friday evening.

Solving the cold case: Time, DNA and ingenuity can helpupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 10:23:00

In March 1985, 30-year-old James Larkins was found shot to death in his car. Miami-Dade detectives knew only that Larkins was involved in selling cocaine and that no one wanted to talk. The case quickly grew cold.

Moxley Case: Jurors tell Court TV they found alibi hard to believeupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 10:09:00

Michael Skakel's courtroom demeanor was all wrong and his high-profile defense lawyer underestimated the ability of jurors to recognize a phony alibi when they saw one, four of the jurors who convicted the Kennedy cousin said in an interview with Court TV.

Coast Guard: Oil spill probably due to 'human error'updated: Mon Nov 12 2007 21:34:00

"Human error factors" probably were involved in a ship crash and oil spill that killed nearly 400 birds in San Francisco Bay and prompted a federal criminal probe, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.

Feds launch criminal probe into San Francisco oil spillupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 12:31:00

Federal investigators have launched a criminal probe into a cargo ship collision and oil spill, the Coast Guard said, which killed hundreds of birds in San Francisco Bay.

Officials: Alleged fraud leads to probe of defense contracting systemupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 04:33:00

Amid a rising number of criminal investigations into alleged fraud and abuse by defense contractors in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait, the Defense Department and Army are assembling teams to investigate whether the contracting system should be overhauled, senior Pentagon and military officials said Tuesday.

Madrid train bomb trial endsupdated: Tue Jul 03 2007 01:07:00

Madrid train bomb trial ends

Madrid case: 2 join prime suspectsupdated: Mon Jun 04 2007 22:56:00

Two men who had been relatively minor defendants have been upgraded to prime suspects in the Madrid train bombings that killed 191 people and wounded 1,800 others in 2004.

Developments delay Woolmer inquestupdated: Fri Apr 20 2007 04:27:00

The coroner's inquest into the death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer in Jamaica last month has been delayed due to "significant" new developments in the police investigation, officials said.

Deaths of Afghani civilians now a criminal investigationupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 18:23:00

The U.S. military commander investigating the actions of Marines after a suicide car bomb struck their convoy in Afghanistan last month has referred the case to the Navy's Criminal Investigative Service, Pentagon officials said.

PSG are placed under investigationupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 08:00:00

French first division giants Paris Saint-Germain were placed under investigation Thursday for alleged fraud and illegal employment as part of a probe into player transfers, judicial officials said.

Foley focus of Florida criminal probe updated: Thu Nov 16 2006 19:37:00

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has opened a criminal investigation of former Republican Rep. Mark Foley.

Fortune: The fall of America's meanest law firmupdated: Fri Nov 03 2006 16:06:00

For decades, few things have inspired as much fear and loathing in the executive suites of corporate America as the law firm of Milberg Weiss and the two outsized personalities who ruled the place,...

Photos seem to contradict Marine version of Haditha killingsupdated: Wed Jun 07 2006 21:43:00

Pentagon sources say some of the most incriminating evidence against Marines under investigation in the deaths of civilians at Haditha is a set of photographs taken by another group of Marines who came along afterward and helped clean up the scene.

Ex-JAG attorney: Iraq investigations face obstaclesupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 15:48:00

The Pentagon is investigating the deaths of more than two dozen Iraqi civilians, including women and children, by U.S. troops.

Lawmakers decry search of D.C. officeupdated: Mon May 22 2006 16:29:00

Rep. William Jefferson vowed Monday to stay in Congress and fight allegations that he took bribes and hid $90,000 of allegedly ill-gotten funds in the freezer of his Washington home.

Buffon questioned over bet claimsupdated: Sat May 13 2006 08:55:00

Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been questioned by magistrates over alleged betting improprieties -- part of a string of scandals which has rocked the nation just weeks before the start of the World Cup.

FBI searches home of ex-CIA official updated: Fri May 12 2006 13:08:00

The FBI searched the home and office of former CIA Executive Director Kyle "Dusty" Foggo on Friday, the CIA said.

Missing boys' case now criminal probeupdated: Sun Mar 26 2006 18:50:00

The search for two Milwaukee, Wisconsin, boys reported missing last week has become a criminal investigation, police said Sunday.

Tillman's father not expecting answersupdated: Mon Mar 06 2006 16:53:00

The father of former NFL player Cpl. Pat Tillman said Monday he doesn't believe the full truth about his son's death in Afghanistan will ever emerge, despite a new investigation.

Army to open criminal probe of Tillman deathupdated: Sat Mar 04 2006 16:14:00

The U.S. Army will launch a criminal investigation to determine whether former NFL player Cpl. Pat Tillman's 2004 death from friendly fire in Afghanistan was negligent homicide, CNN learned on Saturday.

Madrid bomb suspects remain jailedupdated: Mon Jun 20 2005 06:46:00

A Spanish judge has charged five more suspects in the Madrid train bombings case and ordered them to remain in jail following their arrest last week, according to court documents seen by CNN.

Police: Foul play possible in missing fiancee caseupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 09:53:00

Police said Thursday that the search for a Georgia bride-to-be who disappeared while jogging has been classified as a criminal investigation.

Missing case turns into criminal probeupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 06:36:00

Hope is "dwindling" that a bride-to-be, missing since she went jogging two nights ago, disappeared intentionally, a police official said Thursday.

Ex-Boy Scout official pleads guilty to child porn chargeupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 07:04:00

A former top official of the Boy Scouts of America pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of receiving and distributing child pornography, including pictures of boys younger than 12.

CNNMoney: L-3 faces criminal probeupdated: Mon Mar 21 2005 08:11:00

A New York-based defense contractor is facing a federal criminal probe over faulty electronic parts built by one of its units, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Navy investigates Iraq prisoner photosupdated: Sat Dec 04 2004 12:59:00

The U.S. Navy is looking into whether photographs on the Internet that seem to show Navy SEALs posing with Iraqi prisoners show any evidence of prisoner abuse, Navy officials said.

CNNMoney: Investors: Nortel may axe 5,000 jobsupdated: Tue Aug 17 2004 15:08:00

Nortel Networks Corp. investors predicted Tuesday the telecom equipment giant will again slash jobs when it reports long-overdue results this week, and shrugged off news of another criminal probe into its high-profile accounting woes.

Greek sprinters in criminal probeupdated: Mon Aug 16 2004 04:28:00

Greek sprinters Costas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou face a criminal investigation over missed drugs tests and a motorcycle accident, judicial sources say.

CNNMoney: Halliburton faces criminal probeupdated: Tue Feb 24 2004 08:42:00

The Pentagon's investigation into allegations a Halliburton subsidiary may have overcharged for gasoline delivered to Iraq last year is now a criminal probe, the Pentagon said Monday.

Halliburton faces criminal probeupdated: Sun Feb 22 2004 20:21:00

The Pentagon's investigation into allegations a Halliburton subsidiary may have overcharged for gasoline delivered to Iraq last year is now a criminal probe, the Pentagon said Monday.

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