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Man Arrested for Rape Upon Returning to Scene of Crime
After being caught staking out an apartment in Irvine, a 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection to three sexual assaults, reports KTLA.
Travis Dewayne Batten was seen prowling around the apartment complex last month, where one of the three previous attacks had taken place. Following a call from a neighbor, police staked out the area and collected Batten's fingerprints. They then connected them to fingerprints found at the scenes of the rapes.
All three assaults happened between May of 2005 and July of 2010. Each time, the rapist entered women's homes or apartments wearing a mask, made sure they were alone then attacked them.
Batten is suspected of rape with force, sodomy and burglary, and is being held without bail.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.