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Calif. Trial Opens For Alleged Serial Strangler

Prosecutors will begin calling witnesses Tuesday in their case against 74-year-old Samuel Little, who faces life in prison for killing the three women who were found nude below the waist.

08/18/2014

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Court Upholds California DNA Swabs Of Arrestees

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday said a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a similar law in Maryland applies to California.

03/20/2014

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DNA Links Career Criminal To Compton Teen’s 1991 Cold Case Murder

A 20-year-old cold case murder of a teen girl has been solved with the help of DNA, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

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Twin Brother’s DNA Leads To Man’s Arrest In 2012 Rowland Heights Rape

DNA has led to the arrest of a man for the 2012 sexual assault of a 29-year-old woman in her Rowland Heights apartment, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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Court To Consider California’s DNA Collection Law

A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law.

12/08/2013

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DNA Tests Identify Remains Found Near Victorville As McStay Children

Officials on Friday confirmed that the skeletal remains of two children found near Victorville are those of Joseph M. and Gianni McStay.

11/22/2013

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$99 At-Home DNA Kit Helps Unlock Genetic Mysteries

A $99 DNA kit is helping some families unlock genetic mysteries in the privacy of their home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

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Public’s Help Sought To Identify 80’s Era Serial Killer

Santa Barbara detectives have developed a new lead in their quest to identify a serial killer suspected of murders and rapes in California more than 30 years ago.

09/07/2013

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Hawaii Man Gets Life In Prison In Infamous OC Case

A Hawaii man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of the colorful owner of an Orange County strip club in 1987.

CBS Los Angeles–09/03/2013

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Family No Longer Seeks Kidnapped San Diego Teen’s DNA For Paternity Test

The sister of a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and younger brother said she no longer wants paternity tests to determine if the suspect fathered the children.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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Abductor’s Family No Longer Wants DNA Of Hannah, Ethan Anderson

The sister of a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and younger brother said Tuesday that she no longer wanted paternity tests to determine if the suspect fathered the children.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

Hannah Anderson stands in front of a photo during a memorial service at the Guardian Angels Catholic Church for her mother Christina Marie Anderson and brother Ethan Anderson August 24, 2013 in Santee, California. (credit: Howard Lipin-Pool/Getty Images)

Public Memorial Service Held For Mother, Brother Of Hannah Anderson

A public memorial service Saturday was held to remember the mother and brother of kidnap victim, Hannah Anderson.

08/24/2013

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Body Found In Burned Out San Diego Home Positively Identified As 8-Year-Old

The Sheriff’s Crime Laboratory in San Diego says they have positively identified the remains of a second body found in a burned out home as 8-year-old Ethan Anderson.

08/09/2013

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Owner Arrested After DNA Links Pit Bulls To Fatal Littlerock Mauling

A 29-year-old Antelope Valley man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder Thursday in connection with a pit bull attack that led to the death of a female jogger.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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DNA Links Transient To Cold Case Deaths Of LA Women

An accused killer linked to at least three Southland deaths in the 1980s may be responsible for deaths in a half-dozen other states, investigators said Monday.

04/08/2013

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