Judge orders California to stop denying rent relief applications

A judge has ruled the California Department of Housing and Community Development must stop denying applications for COVID-19 rent relief money, amid a lawsuit filed by tenants’ advocates, who argue the state has unfairly withheld money from low-income renters.

Unsolved Jane Doe murder case reopened using rootless hair DNA

In 1985, a woman was found shot and killed in a field in Newark. To this day, no one knows who she is. Rootless hair DNA and drawings developed from pictures of her skull may provide the leads to help crack the case and ultimately find the killer.