Police Departments Across US Amass Their Own DNA DatabasesPolice departments across the U.S. are amassing DNA databases that critics say skirt stringent laws and regulations that govern the nationwide DNA database and state crime labs.
Law Enforcement Investigators Seek Out Private DNA Databases
Experts Question Study Citing Method That Predicts Sexual OrientationExperts are cautioning the public that a new study claiming to predict sexual orientation has several limitations.
Lawmakers Tinker With Crime Measure Recently OK'd By VotersFour months after California voters lowered penalties for certain crimes, state lawmakers and law enforcement officials are lining up with proposals to repeal portions of the new law that they say have created unintended consequences, such as reducing the number of DNA samples taken from suspects.
Local Teen Selected As Semi-Finalist In Intel Science Talent SearchHe's only 17, but he's already making big waves in the science community. A local high school senior was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. His research on stem cells set him apart from the rest.
Court To Consider California's DNA Collection LawA federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.
Judge Set To Sentence Convicted Serial Killer Joseph NasoJoseph Naso, the 79-year-old former photographer convicted of the decades-old killings of four women in Northern California, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday.
Crime-Solving Canines?Tonight, CBS13 shows you how DNA from a dog helped solve the crime.
New Evidence In '70s East Area Rapist Case Could Lead To Possible Suspect ArrestA decade's old DNA match now links the man known as the "East Area Rapist" to four murders near Santa Barbara.
California DNA Collection From Arrestees ChallengedA federal appeals court is considering one of the hottest privacy issues of the day.
Court: California Can Force Inmates To Submit DNAA federal appeals court says California can continue to force all felony arrestees to submit DNA samples.
DNA Expert Says Identifying Speed Freak Killers’ Victims’ Remains DifficultDNA expert Robert Blasier is doubtful that bone fragments found at the Speed Freak Killers "bone yard" in Linden can be identified through DNA.