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.
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.