DNA Evidence

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Man Convicted Of Murdering Couple Charged In 1972 Killing

Los Angeles prosecutors say a convicted double-murderer has been charged with killing an elderly woman more than 40 years ago.


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Prosecutors: Man Wrongly Convicted Of 1978 Slaying

A 69-year-old man who has spent 36 years behind bars for murder was wrongly convicted and could be released after a court hearing next week, prosecutors in Ventura County said.


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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Rape, Murder Of Woman, 84, Nearly 30 Years Ago

A 61-year-old man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for raping and murdering an 84-year-old Anaheim woman nearly 30 years ago.

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Investigators Combing Through Dead Killers’ DNA In Effort To Solve Cold Cases

California authorities are combing through DNA left behind by dead killers, rapists and other criminals in an effort to solve cases that went cold years ago.


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DNA Evidence Gives Woman News About Her Sister Missing 44 Years

Rose Mundt’s sister, Elizabeth, disappeared more than 40 years ago.


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Convicted Rapist Gets 764-Year Prison Sentence

A man who sexually assaulted 10 women — many of them elderly and disabled — in Los Angeles and Orange Counties was sentenced Friday to 764 years and eight months in prison.


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Border Protection Agent Accused Of Sexual Assault

Authorities arrested a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Garden Grove last November.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011