Nebraska Authors

Todd Cooper

Born Omaha, NE (USA)

Omaha born reported Cooper grew up in Lincoln and attended the University of Nebraska. As courts and legal reporter for the Omaha World-Herald he reported on the Anthony Garcia murder case (beginning 2008) and Garcia's 2016 trial, along with fellow World-Herald staff writer Henry J. Cordes. The two reporters collaborated on the 2018 book, Pathological: The Murderous Rage of Dr. Anthony Garcia, which offers a behind the scenes look at the murders, the investigation and the trial. The reporters and other observers came to believe that the police could have found Garcia before he committed a second set of murders in 2013.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
St. Cloud, MN

Author Of

  • Journalism


School of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Journalist (includes features writer, staff writer, courts and legal reporter)

Places Worked

Lincoln Journal-Star
St. Cloud Times
Omaha World-Herald


Pathological: The Murderous Rage of Dr. Anthony Garcia. 2018 (Co-author with Henry J. Cordes)

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