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    Dallas Times Herald shows the allegedly worst serial murderer in U.S. history had pulled the biggest hoax in law enforcement history; series shows where the man actually was when murders he confessed to were committed, as well as how the confessions were made.
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    Dallas Morning News looks into the Texas custom of using untrained justices of the peace to do death inquests, which can result in disclassified accidents, overlooked murders and environmental hazards going unnoticed.
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    Journal-Times (Racine, Wisc.) series on a multiple murderer traces his nine years in the Kenosha area, including murders and incidents of sexual abuse.
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    Hot Springs (Ark.) Sentinel-Record takes an in-depth look at the failures of the State Medical Examiner's office. The investigation found that the internal organs of the examined were routinely incinerated, without notifying the relatives of the deceased and eliminating any possibility for further examination if the bodies were later exhumed. Non-medical examiners performed the autopsies and the office often failed to detect murders.
  • Escaped convict turned New York shelter worker

    New York Magazine looks at the complex case of a man convicted of murders and rapes in Indiana who escaped from prison and became a respected worker at a New York shelter; he was eventually recaptured but still maintains he's innocent of the charges against him.