After 33 Years In Prison, NorCal Man's Murder Conviction Overturned Based On DNA EvidenceA California appeals court cited new DNA testing while overturning the murder conviction of a man who has spent 33 years in prison.
Judge Rules To Let 'Rideshare Rapist' Case Proceed With DNA EvidenceFollowing a court hearing that lasted four days and included lengthy testimony from officers who investigated accused rapist Orlando Vilchez Lazo, a San Francisco judge on Wednesday agreed to let the case proceed.
Fremont Police Use DNA Evidence To Find Suspect In Brutal 1990 Homicide CasePolice in Fremont on Thursday announced the arrest this week of a suspect in a 28-year-old cold case homicide investigation who was found thanks to new DNA technology.
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.
Innocent Inmate Says $2 Million Can't Make Up For Lost YearsA former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and even nearly $2 million in state compensation can't make up for his lost time.
Governor Brown Pardons Man Following 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.
Best Friend Gets Closure With Sentencing Of Cold-Case KillerNearly 20 years after a woman was stabbed to death in her San Francisco apartment, her best friend got justice when the woman's convicted killer was sentenced Friday.
Pleasanton Teenager Murdered In 1984 Died Of Multiple Stab WoundsA 14-year-old Pleasanton girl who was murdered in 1984 died of 44 stab wounds, a pathologist testified Tuesday in the preliminary hearing for the man accused of killing her.
Convicted Murderer Pleads No Contest To 1996 Alameda MurdersIn an unusual move, a man has pleaded no contest to two counts of first-degree murder for killing two people in their homes in Alameda nearly 16 years ago.
Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect’s Attorney Removed From CaseThe court-appointed attorney for the man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morgan Hill teenager has been removed from the case.
DNA Links Man to 1991 Rape and Murder Case