After the discovery of more than two dozen boys and young men in a crawl space at John Wayne Gacy's Chicago-area home, law enforcement agencies were criticized for failing to connect the missing victims sooner. Their discovery prompted a concerted effort to share information on runaways and other people reported missing. … [Read more...] about Suspected Serial Killer: How Did He Stay Under The Radar?
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The invasive rodent from South America, which can grow to 3 feet long and weigh 25 pounds and breed furiously, has been found burrowing beneath rivers and marshes in six counties. If it continues to spread, state officials fear it will not only ravage crops and wildlife habitat but upend dikes and dams, possibly flooding homes and undermining water supplies at a time when climate change is already testing California’s water infrastructure. … [Read more...] about Eradication of invasive rodent off to a slow start in California
Secrets of the Dead The new episode “Bombing Auschwitz” revisits a tense dilemma that arose in 1944 after a pair of Jewish prisoners managed to escape from the Nazi death camp and revealed details of the atrocities committed there. The Allies debated bombing the camp, a position passionately supported by War Refugee Board director John Pehle (portrayed in re-enactments by Daniel Caltagirone). Others argued such a move could also kill the Jewish prisoners they were trying to save. 9 p.m. KOCE and KPBS … [Read more...] about What’s on TV Tuesday, Jan. 21: ‘The Conners’ on ABC
Come to the gala to vote for Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland or Joaquin Phoenix in “Joker.” Give best director nod to Martin Scorsese for the three and a half hour “The Irishman,” symbolically shake hands with the kind hearted Tom Hanks for his turn as Mister Rodgers, cheer on the youngest March sister Florence Pugh in “Little Women” or hail Cynthia Erivo in the Harriet Tubman story. Make your vote count. … [Read more...] about Preview: Roll out the red carpet for Oscar Night at The Kate