California may soon eliminate the statute of limitations for rape charges


California has become the latest battleground in a nationwide push to relax or eliminate the statutes of limitations on sexual-assault crimes, recently passing a bill that would make it the 17th state to allow rape victims to pursue charges at any point after an attack. Gov. Jerry Brown must approve or veto the measure by month's end. Sep...
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Charge filed in unsolved 2003 burglary based on DNA profile

The Sheboygan (Wisconsin) BYLINE: Eric Litke, Sheboygan Press staff Sheboygan, WI Prosecutors have used a DNA profile to file charges in an unsolved burglary from six years ago, side-stepping the statute of limitations in the first case of its kind in Sheboygan County. Autho...
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