Santa Clara Co. Supes Approve Funding To Test Rape KitsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved $600,000 in funding to process a backlog of 200 rape kits by July 2019.
Records: DNA from Tissue Led to Golden State Killer ArrestDNA from a tissue left in a trash can led authorities to arrest a former California police officer suspected of being the Golden State Killer, according to warrants released Friday.
NY Times Calls for DNA Test to Exonerate Death Row InmateA new report is intensifying the push to give a death row inmate who has been sitting in San Quentin for decades a new DNA test.
Judge Approves Further DNA Collection In Golden State Killer CaseA judge ruled Thursday that authorities can collect DNA, fingerprints and body photos of the man suspected of being California's Golden State Killer.
New Genetic Technology Renews Hope For Finding The Zodiac KillerThe Zodiac Killer, who's killing spree around the Bay Area draws worldwide attention to this day, may be weeks away from being unmasked.
Accused Serial Killer's Lawyer Moves To Halt Search WarrantThe 72-year-old former police officer who authorities say is the Golden State Killer appeared in court Wednesday as his lawyer tried to limit additional evidence from being gathered.
Genealogy Site Didn't Know It Was Used To Seek Serial Killer
Use Of DNA In Serial Killer Probe Sparks Privacy ConcernsInvestigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique ground-breaking.
Genealogy Websites Helped ID Golden State Killer SuspectProsecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for a California serial killing suspect.
Brother Of Golden State Killer's Victim Advocated For DNA TestingA family member of a couple who were victims of a California serial killer decades ago has been fighting for law enforcement to expand the use of DNA testing in crime investigations since the early 2000s.
Ancestry.com DNA Test Finds Fertility Doctor Is Woman's Actual Father, Lawsuit SaysA lawsuit is accusing a retired fertility doctor of using his own sperm to impregnate a woman who was struggling to have a child.
California High Court Upholds Taking DNA From Arson SuspectA California law that required an arson suspect to provide a sample of DNA when he was booked into jail did not violate his privacy, the California Supreme Court said Monday.