El Dorado County Thief Caught One Year After Crime Highlights Need For Rapid DNA TestingA thief who got away with $50,000 in cash in El Dorado County was tracked down an entire year after the crime. It's a situation that highlights the need for rapid DNA testing.
Genetic Genealogy Leads To Mother's Arrest In Her Baby's 1988 KillingA California woman has been arrested in the death of her newborn baby boy in the San Francisco Bay Area 32 years ago in a case that was solved decades later because of genetic genealogy, authorities said Monday.
How Many People Could Be Identified Through Genealogy DNA Sites Even If They Haven't Submitted A Sample?More than 26 million people have submitted DNA for commercial testing to sites like Ancestry and 23andMe.
New DNA Technology Leads To Arrest In 94-Year-Old's MurderA break in the case several years later, the DNA found a familial match.
Gov. Newsom Order More DNA Testing In 1983 MurdersGov. Gavin Newsom has ordered DNA testing on all evidence that a death-row inmate says would prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.
'We Need Hundreds': Fire Victims' Families Urged To Give DNA, Over 800 Remain MissingAs of Tuesday, nearly two weeks after the inferno devastated the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, the number of confirmed dead stood at 81, and the sheriff's list of those unaccounted for had about 700 names.
California Newborn DNA Database Shocks ParentsCalifornia has been collecting newborn blood samples since 1983. Many parents were shocked to hear their children's blood is being stored in a state database, and possibly even sold to outside researchers.
Governor Brown Pardons Simi Valley Man After Advanced DNA TestA 70-year-old California man convicted nearly four decades ago of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son was pardoned Wednesday after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted.
Wildlife Officials Say They Killed Mountain Lion That Attacked BoyThe 65-pound animal was shot and killed not far from the hiking trail where a six-year-old boy was mauled.