The mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.
A 51-year-old Sunnyvale man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for the death of his wife in 2005.
California voters will decide in November whether to require special labels for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.
The court-appointed attorney for the man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morgan Hill teenager has been removed from the case.
California Speaker pro Tempore Fiona Ma is urging parents to put together child identification kits to assist law enforcement in the event of an abduction.
Detectives investigating the killing of a Sacramento 13-year-old last month have collected DNA samples from a number of Sacramento middle school students.
A man suspected of sexually assaulting a female victim at knifepoint in San Leandro last week has been taken into custody.
DNA evidence has allowed Alameda County prosecutors to file charges against a man suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a 13-year-old Oakland girl 38 years ago.
Human remains uncovered in Northern California with the help of a convicted serial killer have been preliminarily identified as one of his victims.
A man accused in the strangling death of another man in San Francisco’s McLaren Park nearly 30 years ago pleaded not guilty to murder charges Thursday.