DB Cooper Sleuths Tout New Evidence on Infamous Hijacking

Triggering a collective of citizen sleuths known as Cooperites to circle the wagons, a cold-case team says their code-breaker has definitively identified the man who hijacked a commercial plane in 1971 and parachuted off with a $200,00 ransom, never to be seen again.

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Maldives Leader Says Supreme Court Order Was ‘Coup’

The president of the Maldives said Tuesday he ordered a state of emergency to investigate “this plot, this coup” involving a Supreme Court ruling last week that ordered the release of imprisoned opposition leaders, including many of his political rivals.

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Court Shields Autopsy Reports of Slain Ohio Family Members

The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday pleaded patience with newspapers asking to view full autopsy reports on eight people found murdered in a rural part of the state, ruling that an ongoing homicide investigation overshadows the public’s interest in the closely watched case.

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