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2009-07-13 10:54:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) president and chief executive officer Joe Wehrle today acknowledged the outstanding effort put forth by members of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Auto Theft Unit, the North Las Vegas Fire Department, the Nevada Attorney General's Office and NICB in the recent indictment of a fire department captain for insurance fraud and arson relating to a suspected insurance fraud scheme involving...

2009-04-17 11:22:21

An Illinois couple played detective and located their stolen SUV by tracing cell phone calls made by a youth who took the vehicle, authorities say. When Lindsey and Mike Ryan of Joliet realized that Mike had left his cell phone in their missing Nissan Pathfinder, they went online to see if the thief had made any calls, the Joliet (Ill.) Herald-News reported Friday. I clicked on call details and there it was! said Lindsey Ryan.

2009-01-15 15:36:19

A pioneering forensic scientist at Northamptonshire Police and the University of Leicester is being called on by US force officers to tackle a decade-old murder case.

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2008-10-17 09:20:00

A new technique using X-rays has enabled scientists to play 'detective' and solve the debate about the origins of a three billion year old rock fragment.

2008-10-08 09:00:29

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- A couple of things can happen when Americans try to turn a hit British series into a hit on this side of the pond. It can turn out like "The Office," which was very successful in both versions.

2008-09-09 09:00:21

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock & Roll Homicide, a mystery novel hailed as, "A brilliantly written tale," by Midwest Book Review, was initially promoted through the social networking site MySpace.

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2008-08-29 09:15:00

A double murder investigation that has remained unsolved for almost a decade could be provided new impetus following a forensic breakthrough at the University of Leicester.

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2008-08-27 09:35:00

A double murder investigation that has remained unsolved for almost a decade could be provided new impetus following a forensic breakthrough at the University of Leicester.

2008-08-15 06:00:27

By Bill Keveney It's nothing new when an actor leaves one of the Law & Order shows. It is when he says goodbye a second time.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.