Golden State killer: Eight years of terror, decades of unanswered questions about serial slayings

For eight years, the Golden State killer terrorized cities from Sacramento to Laguna Niguel in a series of brazen slayings and sexual assaults. The attacker was also dubbed the East Area Rapist, and authorities say he is responsible for 12 killings, 45 rapes and more than 120 residential burglaries…

Golden State killer: Eight years of terror, unanswered questions about serial slayings

For eight years, the Golden State killer terrorized cities from Sacramento to Laguna Niguel in a series of brazen slayings and sexual assaults. The attacker was also dubbed the East Area Rapist, and authorities say he is responsible for 12 killings, 45 rapes and more than 120 residential burglaries…

Golden State Killer: A primer on an elusive predator

An arrest has been made in one of California’s most notorious unsolved serial killer cases. Here is a primer on the Golden State Killer from the pages of The Times: Q: What do we know about the Golden State Killer? The killer is believed to be responsible for 12 slayings,…

Suspect in Golden State killer case, a former police officer, is arrested after decades of searching

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department will be making an announcement regarding one of the most notorious serial killer cases in California history Wednesday, department officials said.

A chemical spill, unchecked eyewash stations, poor training: Audit details Cal State’s lax lab safety

In May 2016, two bottles tumbled off a poorly supported shelf and broke, leading to a chemical spill in a Sacramento State University lab. The liquid got onto one student’s legs and soaked another’s feet. Five employees cleaned up the mess, even though no one knew for sure what it…

The story behind ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’s’ haunting Season 2 opening sequence

[Warning to readers: This article contains spoilers about the Season 2 premiere of “The Handmaid’s Tale.”] Viewers of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” have been subjected to the nightmarish vision of a dystopian future and relentless scenes of brutality and degradation that are often hard to watch….

He almost gave up on acting, but then Will Von Vogt found his ‘Significant Other’

Von Vogt, winning raves for playing the endearingly neurotic gay lead of Joshua Harmon’s play at the Geffen Playhouse, talks about nearly quitting the business, landing the perfect role and dreaming about what might come next.

Paramount Pictures is doing better: It turned a teeny profit in Viacom’s most recent quarter

After racking up hundreds of millions of dollars in losses in recent years, Paramount Pictures is flipping its script: Viacom Inc.’s Melrose Avenue film studio eked out a profit during its fiscal second quarter. “This is an important step,” Viacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish told Wall Street analysts…

Novak Djokovic eliminated from Barcelona Open by 140th-ranked Martin Klizan

While Novak Djokovic struggles, Rafael Nadal keeps impressing. Djokovic lost again on Wednesday, this time falling to 140th-ranked Martin Klizan 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Barcelona Open. Nadal, meanwhile, won again. He beat Roberto Carballes Baena 6-4, 6-4 for his 10th win in 11…

Warner Bros.’ ‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ get enthusiastic reactions at CinemaCon

More was more for Warner Bros. Pictures on Tuesday night as the studio promoted its upcoming film slate for theater owners at CinemaCon, the annual film industry conference in Las Vegas. The Burbank studio packed the Colosseum stage at Caesars Palace with stars (including Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway…

Punjab Assembly opposition leaders likely to meet to finalise caretaker CM

The parliamentary leaders of opposition parties are likely to meet today at Punjab Assembly to finalise a name for the position of caretaker chief minister for the province. Photo: fileLAHORE: The parliamentary leaders of opposition parties are…

Has the Golden State Killer been arrested? Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department to make announcement in decades-old case

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department will be making an announcement regarding one of the most notorious serial killers in California history on Wednesday, department officials said. In the 40 years since the Original Night Stalker began his campaign of terror in Sacramento and moved south…

Governor Sindh regrets ban on media coverage of intermediate exams

Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubai. Photo: FileKARACHI: Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair on Wednesday regretted the ban on media coverage of  ongoing intermediate exams imposed by the Board. The governor added, “It was seen by everyone that unfair…

Audit says L.A. Zoo nonprofit should be more transparent

A new audit recommends that the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn., a nonprofit that runs marketing for the city-owned zoo in Griffith Park, reveal its financial records in order to be more transparent. Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin’s audit, released Wednesday, found that “stronger controls…

Driver dead after car veers off a Mt. Wilson road, down embankment

A 64-year-old Diamond Bar man was killed Tuesday after his car drove off a Mt. Wilson road and down an embankment, authorities said. The crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. on Mt. Wilson Red Box Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The man was driving on the southbound side of…

CJP arrives in Balakot, reviews rehabilitation work for 2005 quake survivors

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Alastair Cook still hungry to impress for England

Alastair Cook. Photo: Reuters Opener Alastair Cook has the desire to keep playing for England but is aware that he must continue scoring runs to hold on to his spot, the former captain has said.The 33-year-old, who made his England debut in 2006,…

‘It’s a miracle’: Legally blind hiker, 76, missing in Joshua Tree National Park, found after 3 days

A legally blind man who went missing after going for a hike in Joshua Tree National Park over the weekend has been found, authorities said. David Sewell, 76, left the Quail Springs parking lot Saturday and was headed for an “unspecified location” in Johnny Lang Canyon, the National Park Service…

Dollar spikes to over Rs 119 in open market

KARACHI: The US Dollar spiked to over Rs 119 in the open market on Wednesday with certain money changers offering the greenback for as high as Rs 119.75 while in the interbank market the dollar was being traded at Rs 115.60. Speaking to Geo.tv,…

Flagship reference: Nawaz’s legal counsel cross-examines NAB official

The accountability court will resume hearing three corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. Photo: fileISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s legal counsel Khawaja Harris is cross-examining National…

‘Veere Di Wedding’ trailer gives fun-filled glimpse into lives of four friends

Photo: ScreengrabThe trailer of the highly-anticipated Veere Di Wedding was revealed on Wednesday and promises to be a fun-filled ride.The trailer was unveiled at a grand event in Mumbai and gives us a glimpse into the sisterhood and lives of four…

PM Abbasi to chair federal cabinet session today

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Photo: FileISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has summoned a meeting of the Federal Cabinet today (Wednesday). As per the agenda of the meeting, important political and social issues will be…

National institutions working together can make Pakistan Asian tiger: Iqbal

Ahsan Iqbal. Photo: FileISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has urged all national institutions to work together to make Pakistan an Asian tiger.“All national institutions should work in solidarity to make Pakistan an Asian tiger,â€� Iqbal…

Axact fake degree case: Shoaib Shaikh’s acquittal declared void

Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday declared the sessions court’s decision of acquitting Axact Chief Executive Office Shoaib Shaikh null and void.The high court has ordered Islamabad west…

Iran’s Rohani: Israel and ‘tradesman’ Trump won’t determine future of Middle East

Iranian president says nuclear deal proves that U.S. and Israel lied about Tehran’s intentions to topple West with nuclear weapons

Surviving 30 hours of Marvel movies

Super-fans will binge 12 Marvel movies, starting with the first IronMan film and ending with the premiere of Avengers: Infinity War.

1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan in 2017

File photo ISLAMABAD: Pakistan saw an increase in tourism due to an improved law and order situation in the country. In 2017, 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan. Domestic travellers increased 30 per cent, according to Pakistan Tourism…

NADRA issues new fee structure for CNICs, NICOPs

ISLAMABAD: The National Database Registration Authority has issued a new fee structure for making identity cards. According to the notification, a new Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) would cost Rs1,150 for urgent issuance, while the…

Ice Age artists at Chauvet Cave made charcoal from pine to draw

The exclusive use of pine, one of the few trees to survive cold, shows how harsh the conditions were when the prehistoric masters of Chauvet drew their evocative animals 37,000 and 28,000 years ago

Supreme Court summons DG FIA in fake medicines case

The Supreme Court summoned on Wednesday Federal Investigation Agency Director-General in a case pertaining to factories producing counterfeit drugs case. Photo: file ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court summoned on Wednesday Federal Investigation Agency…