Saturday, May 25 2013 11:12 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:12:30 GMT
(RNN/KENS/CNN) - At least one person in San Antonio has died Saturday during heavy flooding caused by rain that dumped more than a foot of water on some parts of the area. Police confirmed a woman's bodyFull Story >
Firefighters in San Antonio are still looking for two missing people after heavy rain and flooding swamped the area and left thousands without power.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:52 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:52:50 GMT
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith communityFull Story >
Memorial Day weekend began with a violent 24 hours in the City of Cincinnati. Two people were killed and three others wounded in four separate shootings. Despite the recent gunfire, the faith community delivered a message of hope.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:09:34 GMT
A group of concerned Tri-State residents joined a national movement on Saturday regarding genetically engineered foods and the seed giant Monsanto. "March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're callingFull Story >
"March Against Monsanto" organizers say they're calling attention to the dangers posed by genetically modified food and the companies that produce it.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-05-26 01:04:09 GMT
(RNN) - Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl. One thing that Matt Clarke made abundantly clear in a video heFull Story >
Two-year-old girls rule the world. If you in any way doubt that statement, you obviously do not have nor have ever had a 2-year-old girl.Full Story >
Saturday, May 25 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:26:42 GMT
Police responded to a fatal shooting in Millvale on Saturday afternoon. It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicleFull Story >
It happened in the 3000 block of Bowling Green Court around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Quentin Snell, 21, inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was taken to a nearby hospital.Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The killings were heinous. The sexual assaults nightmarish. And they were happening with such frequency, police and the families of the victims wondered if the Baseline Killer was more than one person.
The composite sketch looked like any number of people. Hundreds of suspects were investigated, questioned and scrutinized.
"Every suspect, every individual was looked at and vetted with DNA," said former Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon.
In the end, investigators decided the Baseline Killer was one person, working alone. That person was Mark Goudeau.
"What a lot of people don't know is there were 23 crimes committed by the Baseline Killer," said Mark Goudeau in an interview from prison." I was only charged with 11. Why is that?"
That's the question CBS 5 Investigates has run into over and over - could there still be a killer walking the streets?
Veteran Phoenix police Officer Rusty Stewart wrote a detailed report six years ago. It lays out the crimes committed by the Baseline Killer and raises questions about another suspect. That person is Terry Wayne Smith - a violent career criminal accused of at least two murders, rape and kidnapping, according to a police report. Smith has spent most of his life in and out of prison.
Stewart started investigating Smith years ago after a complaint that Smith was following a woman at a Home Depot store and in the parking lot. Police records show this was the first of many complaints police received about Smith harassing women.
"I mean they could put this individual at each crime scene," said Goudeau from prison.
Stewart's report outlines the similarities in location where suspected Baseline crimes happened and where Smith had dealings with police.
Twice within 48 hours after Smith was released from jail, a murder was committed not far from where he was staying.
The Baseline Killer shot Romelia Vargas and Mirna Palma-Roman in the head while they were working in their food truck in South Phoenix. A police report shows that 11 hours later - at a bus stop just a few miles away, Smith was questioned by police after bragging about how many people he had killed.
Carmen Miranda, a mother of two, was kidnapped from a Phoenix car wash and murdered. Around that same time, Smith's mother told police he showed up at home with blood all over his shirt.
When questioned further, Smith's own mother told police her son hears voices of women screaming and being raped, according to the report. She also added that he becomes extremely violent when he drinks and uses drugs.
Police found disturbing letters and notes where Smith talked about hating prostitutes and "shooting them in the head and then kissing their lips."
"I don't know if he's the right guy, but I know I'm not the right guy," said Goudeau.
Smith was arrested and went to prison shortly after Goudeau was arrested. At that point, the Baseline killings stopped. Unlike Goudeau, Smith was just released from prison and is back on the streets.
Smith told us he had nothing to do with the Baseline crimes. Before Goudeau's trial, police took Smith's DNA and it did not match up to the DNA found at any of the crime scenes.
"We got the right person," said former Mayor Phil Gordon said. "And that person is behind bars. At least that person isn't terrifying our community anymore."
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Saturday, May 25 2013 7:23 PM EDT2013-05-25 23:23:27 GMT
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) - K-9 Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was shot and killed on the ramp of Exit 34 from the Bluegrass Parkway to Highway 55 in Nelson County early Saturday morning. A 911 call from a womanFull Story >
K-9 officer Jason Ellis, 33, was the first Bardstown police officer killed in the line of duty.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
The Village of Morrow: 2013 Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27, 2013 Participants must line up at 10 a.m. at the former Morrow Elementary School located on Pike St., the parade is to start at 11 a.m. ContactFull Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:11:14 GMT
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m. TheFull Story >
A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday evening in College Hill. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and North Bend Road, a larger intersection in the area, around 9 p.m.Full Story >
Monday, May 6 2013 1:29 PM EDT2013-05-06 17:29:07 GMT
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court. Police say 36-year-old Jason Fletcher and Laura Oditt engaged in sexual conduct in a public place. The location is not named in courtFull Story >
A man charged with public indecency is expected to appear in court.Full Story >