‘Evil Has A Name’ focuses on the investigation into the Golden State Killer and the legwork, long hours, and luck that went into tracking him down

True crime fans looking for another fix after bingeing on Netflix’s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, should try out Evil Has A Name. (...)

DNA molecule: DNA not only provides identifying detail about a person but reveals medical and genetic data. And not just about that individual, but about close and even distant relatives.  Photograph: Steven Hunt

Last week, a judge in a Sacramento, California, court read out the first of eight murder charges to suspect Joseph James DeAngelo as he sat shackled t(...)

Joseph James DeAngelo (72) who authorities said was identified by DNA evidence as the serial predator dubbed the ‘Golden State Killer’, is pictured in court in  Sacramento, California. Photograph: Fred Greaves/Reuters.

The man accused of being the Golden State Killer did not enter a plea during his first court appearance at whihc he was formally charged on two counts(...)

Suspect Joseph James DeAngelo (72), who was arrested this week on suspicion of being the “Golden State killer” after a 40-year manhunt. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office

The Golden State killer raped and killed victims all across the state of California in an era before Google searches and social media, a time when pol(...)

 Joseph James DeAngelo:  arrested in connection with the decades-old ‘Golden State Killer’ case. Photograph: Sacramento County Sherriff’s Office

An elderly former policeman has been arrested and charged with eight murders attributed to the Golden State Killer, a serial criminal responsible for (...)