| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The death of a 15-year-old suspected car thief who vanished during a police pursuit in 2011 has been confirmed after authorities successfully matched his DNA to a jawbone found along a riverbed in Northern California, officials said.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The always quotable Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at House Republicans the other day, referring to them as “this Neanderthal crowd” for having resisted speedy reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. His crack certainly...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour.
Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:40 AM
CAMDENTON, Mo. -- A man wanted for a kidnapping and sexual assault case 22 years ago is now behind bars. David Garcia, 43, was arrested at his home in Roach, west of Camdenton, on Monday.
The sheriff's department says that kidnapping happened in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A key prosecution witness testified Monday that she smoked marijuana in her minivan and listened to a song on the radio while her companion, Heriberto Viramontes, allegedly beat and robbed two women under a Bucktown viaduct a short distance away.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed.
In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:46 PM
New DNA evidence has linked a suspected kidnapper and rapist to the death of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found in a Redlands orange grove, police said Thursday.
Sylvia Marie Flores was last seen alive at a San Bernardino gas station shortly...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Los Angeles Zoo is trying to raise the population of female Komodo dragons, a giant and endangered lizard, by using a DNA test originally devised to identify the gender of bird eggs.
Swelling the female ranks would help close a gender gap in captive...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:19 PM
An Aurora man who was tied to a 15-year-old double murder partly through DNA evidence found on a beer bottle was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.
Jaime M. Diaz, 36, faced a mandatory sentence of natural life after he was found guilty earlier...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WORTHINGTON, Ohio - The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) recently received a $30,000 grant from the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program to host the Ag Biotechnology Academy. This program introduced 41 science teachers to the content and skills necessary...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Technicians at the Verdugo Regional Crime Laboratory will soon be able to work more efficiently during DNA extractions thanks to two robots the lab is going to purchase.
The City Council Tuesday approved use of a DNA backlog grant from the National...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Scientists have discovered the last blood meal of a 46 million-year-old female mosquito, and isolated a little fragment of the protein in it, too.
The findings, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show...