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Was D.B. Cooper in Stockton?

BY MICHAEL FITZGERALD RECORD COLUMNIST Posted Jul. 12, 2016 at 4:22 PM D.B. Cooper, the legendary skyjacker who parachuted from a jetliner with $200,000 in loot over Oregon in 1971 and vanished,...
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Man Identified in History Channel Special as Notorious Skyjacker “D.B. Cooper” Denies Accusation

BY JOHNNY DODD @Johnny_Dodd PEOPLE 07/12/2016 AT 01:15 PM EDT (2 minutes) The investigators' findings, which include almost 100 pieces of circumstantial evidence, point to 72-year-old Southern California resident Robert W. Rackstraw Sr. Read...

Investigators: Secret codes in hijacker note verify living suspect

SEATTLE PI; By Daniel DeMay;  January 4th, 2018; A nine-digit number typed at the bottom of a letter believed to have been sent by the infamous hijacker confirms the note could...
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D.B. Cooper Skyjacking Mystery: Man ID’d as the Hijacker in Upcoming Documentary Is a...

By Johnny Dodd PEOPLE MAGAZINE 7/10/2016 AT 10:50 AM EDT Over the past four and a half decades, the so-called D.B. Cooper skyjacking case has captivated countless armchair detectives –...

A no-bones letter to FBI Director

UPDATE: Attorney Zaid's status-report deadline of November 13, 2017, came and went without an FBI response. With the prodding of the Colberts' local congresswoman, the Bureau finally responded on January...
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D.B. Cooper: FBI gets more ‘evidence’ and a getaway tale

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Daniel M. Demay; August 20, 2017 Just days after a piece of fabric — thought to be from a parachute used by the mysterious hijacker D.B. Cooper...
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DB Cooper: Thanks to a storyteller, the plot thickens

Stockton Record, by Michael Fitzgerald; August 24, 2017 Where 64-year-old Wally, a Korean War vet, told the Cooper escape tale in 1997​ The ace investigator who tied the legendary D.B. Cooper...

Press Release: Cold Case Team Gets D.B. Cooper’s FBI File

Six-month FOIA suit opens unsolved hijack records, but Bureau seals key folder -- involving team's living target      1/31/17 PRESS RELEASE (Washington, D.C.): After a half-year of legal actions by a...

PI Team: Skyjacker’s ‘confession’ unmasked in Army-coded letter

N.Y. DAILY NEWS; By Megan Cerullo; Thursday, June 28, 2018; A team of cold-case investigators claim they’ve decoded a 1972 message by D.B. Cooper — and that it revealed a...
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New potential evidence emerges in D.B. Cooper hijacking case

  New York Daily News, by Megan Cerullo; Sunday, 8/20/17 A team of sleuths said the FBI has accepted more material that could be linked to D.B. Cooper’s 46-year-old cold case. The potential evidence,...