More Diane Dimond Articles

  • Lab tests pet DNA to help solve crimes

    As far as crime laboratories go, it is not very impressive-looking. And it is not very big, with a permanent staff of just three forensic scientists and a few interns. But the work product that comes out of the Veterinarian Forensic Lab at the University of California, Davis is important, and it...

  • Spate of serial killers made 1974 the year of fear

    The United States was terrorized 40 years ago by Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Paul John Knowles, the BTK killer and more. What was it about 1974?

  • A whistleblower's worst nightmare

    Justice is supposed to be blind. But what happens when it turns out to be blind, deaf and dumb? Sadly, there is not enough space here to tell you the entire 7-year saga of whistleblower Michael Winston, but the bottom line is this: He got royally screwed by the California judicial system.

  • An open letter to Peter Lanza

    "With hindsight, I know Adam would have killed me in a heartbeat, if he'd had the chance. ... The reason he shot Nancy four times was one for each of us: one for Nancy; one for him; one for Ryan; one for me." - Peter Lanza, father of mass killer Adam Lanza 	Dear Mr. Lanza,...

  • Your nose could save your life

    My dear grandma Cora always grew geraniums -- red geraniums, to be specific. Nearly every time I went to went to visit her she had pots of them flowering outside the front door. I would gently stroke the leaves and breathe in that unmistakable geranium smell. To this day I love the smell of...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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