D.B. Cooper http://kplu.org en Niece: No DNA match to purported D.B. Cooper http://kplu.org/post/niece-no-dna-match-purported-db-cooper <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980865.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980865.mp3</a></p><p>A DNA test has failed to connect a deceased central Oregon man to the unsolved 1971 hijacking of a Northwest Orient jet. This according to the man&#39;s niece. She came forward this week to finger her uncle as the legendary fugitive D.B. Cooper.</p><p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 23:56:28 +0000 Tom Banse 2274 at http://kplu.org Niece: No DNA match to purported D.B. Cooper D.B. Cooper's purported niece: Money was all lost http://kplu.org/post/db-coopers-purported-niece-money-was-all-lost <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980843.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980843.mp3</a></p><p>The woman who claims her uncle was the legendary hijacker D.B. Cooper believes he lost all the money from his heist.</p><p>At SeaTac Airport in 1971, a hijacker exchanged a planeload of passengers for 200,000 dollars in ransom and four parachutes. Transplanted Oklahoman Marla Cooper now says the fugitive and a previously unknown accomplice were her uncles.</p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 22:26:47 +0000 Tom Banse 2271 at http://kplu.org Expert casts doubt on latest suspected D.B. Cooper http://kplu.org/post/expert-casts-doubt-latest-suspected-db-cooper <p>An expert on the infamous airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper is dubious about the latest suspect to emerge in the 40-year-old case. An Oklahoma woman went public this week with the claim her late uncle was the mysterious hijacker.</p><p> Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:08:43 +0000 Tom Banse 2247 at http://kplu.org Expert casts doubt on latest suspected D.B. Cooper ABC News: New D.B. Cooper clues come from 'niece' http://kplu.org/post/abc-news-new-db-cooper-clues-come-niece <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/db-cooper-exclusive-niece-provide-key-evidence/story?id=14219052">ABC News has a report out this morning</a> that claims to name the source of the new information in the D.B. Cooper skyjacking. ABC says unnamed and unspecified sources have confirmed that a woman named Marla Cooper provided the FBI with a guitar strap for fingerprint testing.<p>NPR is trying to independently confirm ABC's claim. The FBI has yet to respond to a request for comment.<p>Marla Cooper told the network that she believes the skyjacker is her uncle, a deceased man named L.D. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 21:05:17 +0000 Howard Berkes 2243 at http://kplu.org FBI reveals more about new possible skyjack suspect http://kplu.org/post/fbi-reveals-more-about-new-possible-skyjack-suspect <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/08/01/138889690/fbi-says-it-has-a-new-suspect-in-d-b-cooper-skyjacking">As we reported yesterday</a>, the FBI jump-started D.B. Cooper mania with its revelation it has a new suspect in the unsolved skyjacking that occurred 40 years ago this November.<p>New details continue to trickle out with each interview with FBI Special Agent Fred Gutt. Among the new bits of information about the man who may or may not prove to be D.B. Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:44:55 +0000 Howard Berkes 2234 at http://kplu.org FBI reveals more about new possible skyjack suspect FBI says it has 'a new suspect' in D.B. Cooper skyjacking case http://kplu.org/post/fbi-says-it-has-new-suspect-db-cooper-skyjacking-case Forty years after parachuting into folklore, the mysterious skyjacker identified as D.B. Cooper may soon be identified.<p>"We do actually have a new suspect we're looking at," says FBI spokeswoman Ayn Sandolo Dietrich in <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/8667855/The-40-year-mystery-of-Americas-greatest-skyjacking.html">a story in the British newspaper, <em>The Telegraph</em></a>. Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:08:21 +0000 Howard Berkes 2216 at http://kplu.org FBI says it has 'a new suspect' in D.B. Cooper skyjacking case