A felon convicted in the hit-and-run death of a woman in Orange County has been linked through DNA evidence to the 2004 rape and murder of a woman in South Los Angeles.
Two women and a 2 1/2 –year-old boy were shot to death in a Miracle Mile-area apartment complex in 2003 – a case that was cold until the work of dogged investigators paid off years later.
A man linked by DNA to the killing of a 21-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted and strangled more than three decades ago has been sentenced to 24 years in state prison.
If you’re trying different approaches to losing weight or getting fit, and nothing seems to be working, the answer may be in your DNA, rather than your diet.
Sixty-eight-year-old Michael Hanline’s wrongful conviction is the latest case successfully taken on by the California Innocence Project.
A sister and brother met for the first time Saturday night at Los Angeles International Airport with the help of the Internet and science.
Janet Barnicoat will meet her likely sibling Saturday for the first time in part due to a DNA test that revealed the pair was related.
A 55-year-old man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the slaying of an 80-year-old Venice woman in 1975.
A man in his 70s was convicted Tuesday in the murders of three women committed more than 25 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.