forensics

Outcry to stop execution of Rodney Reed grows

The outcry is growing from an army of supporters, including celebrities, clergy and state lawmakers, trying to stop the execution of Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed, who is set to die in less than two weeks.

Girl killed in Calif. in 1972, DNA linked in 2019

An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. She'd been raped and strangled.

Thailand upholds 2014 death sentence

Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for two Burmese migrant workers convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai resort island in 2014.

DNA helped crack 1983 rape case

A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice after DNA helped crack the brutal rape case.

LA police officer accused of 2 rapes in past 4 years

A Los Angeles police officer has been arrested on suspicion of committing two rapes over the past four years -- the oldest of which was linked to him through DNA records while he was being investigated in the other case, prosecutors say.

Cristiano Ronaldo's DNA sought by Las Vegas police

Las Vegas police investigating a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo have sent a warrant to authorities in Italy requesting a sample of the Portuguese football superstar's DNA, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.