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.  
Lead Detective In San Francisco Zodiac Killer Case DiesDave Toschi, the San Francisco police detective who led the unsuccessful investigation into the Zodiac serial killing a half-century ago, has died. He was 86.
Bay Area Killer Linked To New Hampshire Cold Case MurdersThe convicted killer of a Richmond woman who later died in a California prison has been connected to five cold case slayings in New Hampshire and may have been a serial killer, authorities said.
Report: Charlie Manson Seriously Ill In Bakersfield HospitalInfamous serial killer Charles Manson has been taken from Corcoran State Prison to a local hospital in Bakersfield, TMZ reported on Tuesday afternoon.
NorCal Serial Killer Juan Corona Denied Parole AgainCalifornia officials say the man once known as the nation's worst serial killer has been denied parole again for more than two dozen murders 45 years ago.
FBI Renews Search For California Serial Killer; $50K Reward In Cold CaseAuthorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s.
Chicago Serial Killer Exhumations Help Identify Unrelated Murder Victim In San FranciscoAn effort to identify the remains of young men murdered by serial killer John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in an unrelated case of a previously unidentified teenager found shot to death in San Francisco 36 years ago.
Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In SacramentoOfficials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.