California man free after DNA site leads to new arrest in murder

A man who spent about 15 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted in the slaying of his housemate has been exonerated after authorities used extended DNA links developed through publicly available genealogical websites to build a family tree that led to the arrest of a new suspect.

Officials: 3 die in California after illegally crossing border

Three women died and two other people were detained after federal agents were called to rescue a group who had crossed the border from Mexico illegally and got lost in frigid weather near a Southern California mountain, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said.