Police arrested Lonnie Franklin Jr. in the summer of 2010, when DNA and ballistic evidence linked him to the slayings.
Sanctions failed to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to deliver them.
Russia is also working on new a fleet of ballistic missile submarines, attack submarines to operate under the ice caps.
1775, "pertaining to thrown objects," ultimately from Greek ballein "to throw" (see ballistics). Of rockets or missiles (ones that are guided while under propulsion, but fall freely), from 1949. Ballistic missile first attested 1954; they attain extreme heights, hence figurative expression go ballistic (1981) "become irrationally angry."