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.
A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law.
Officials on Friday confirmed that the skeletal remains of two children found near Victorville are those of Joseph M. and Gianni McStay.
A $99 DNA kit is helping some families unlock genetic mysteries in the privacy of their home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A public memorial service Saturday was held to remember the mother and brother of kidnap victim, Hannah Anderson.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Santa Ana say a 17-year-old teen has been linked to the attempted rape of a woman in the driveway of her Santa Ana home.
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.
An Orange County jury has recommended the death penalty for a 29-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a woman, raping three others and assaulting another.