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Whatever Happened To Penny Parker? How a Dedicated Detective Found Her Killer 25 Years Later

This is the story of a little girl lost, and the Sacramento detective who found justice for her. Twenty-five years after she was murdered, Penny Parker’s killer was found 2,000 miles away.


Photo of Deborah Diane Owens. (Credit: Butte County Sheriff's Office)

Cold Case Arrest: Husband Suspected In 1978 Disappearance Of Oroville Woman

Detectives have arrested a man in connection to the 1978 disappearance of an Oroville woman.


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Lodi Man Charged In 1989 Southern California Murder

A California man has been charged with murder in the 1989 stabbing death of a 35-year-old woman in Orange County after a new cold case team re-examined the killing, officials said Thursday.


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Suspect In 1984 Killing Was San Diego Police Employee

A retired San Diego police criminalist apparently killed himself after being linked to the murder of a 14-year-old girl three decades ago, say authorities.


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DNA Evidence Helps Police Arrest Suspect In 1988 Land Park Murder

A cold case murder has been cracked more than 20 years after a man was found stabbed to death in Land Park.


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Former Jesuit High Coach Charged In 1996 Nashville Cold Case Murders

A California inmate already serving time for brutal crimes in the Sacramento area is now linked to two cold case murders in Tennessee that date back 17 years.



Young Modesto Mother’s Murder Remains Unsolved 30 Years Later

It happened in one single blast – a young mother from Modesto killed by a mysterious bomb. It’s a cold case murder that’s now 30 years old.


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Family In Fairfield Offers $60,000 Reward To Solve Cold Case Murder

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – A man was murdered in his Fairfield home 10 years ago and investigators have worked ever since to crack this cold case. Only on CBS13, Laura Cole spoke to the family to […]



Man Faces Murder Charge In 12-Year-Old Cold Case

Contra Costa County prosecutors have charged a man with murder in the death of a 21-year-old woman who disappeared more than 12 years ago.



Sacramento Police Make Arrest In 1987 Murder Case

Sacramento Police have arrested a man today for a 24-year-old murder.


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Cold Case Defendant Argues He Should Be Own Lawyer

A man accused of killing four women with matching first and last initials decades ago says he would like to represent himself in what could be a capital murder trial because he knows the case better than anyone else could.