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Los Angeles TimesThanks to vaccination efforts, smallpox — killer of hundreds of millions people around the world over the course of the 20th century alone — was eradicated in 1979. But even today the lethal variola virus, which causes the disease, is not...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New, non-invasive tests for chromosomal disorders should be reserved for pregnant women with a higher-than-average risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, doctors said this week. The screening tests, which find small amounts...
KENT COUNTY, Mich. – Police in west Michigan say a sexual assault cold case from 1981 has been reopened and they have a suspect. The suspect is linked to a similar crime in Elkhart County. On December 17, 1981, a 23-year-old woman was at her...
There could be some new life to nearly-six-month old murder case of Jaren Lockhart, the 22-year-old mother and Bourbon Street exotic dancer, who was stabbed and dismembered before her body parts washed ashore on beaches in Mississippi. Hancock County...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Dismemberment, FBI, Murder
A Baltimore man has been charged in a Woodlawn rape that occurred 15 years earlier, after county investigators matched DNA evidence to an earlier case. The evidence collected in the 1997 Woodlawn case matched evidence from a 1993 city case, where...
Imagine hearing the words "you have cancer." Now imagine learning those words actually weren't meant for you. Doctors say errors in biopsy results happen because the process includes so many steps and goes through so many hands. "Anybody that tells...
George "Woody" Clarke, who gained national prominence as the San Diego prosecutor asked by Los Angeles prosecutors to present the crucial but highly complex DNA evidence during the O.J. Simpson murder trial, has died. He was 61. Clarke died Tuesday at...
Tribune reporterFour men who were wrongfully convicted of rape and murder 18 years ago filed lawsuits Thursday alleging that Chicago police and Cook County prosecutors framed them for the brutal crime. In separate lawsuits filed in federal court, the men alleged that...
Tags: Lawyers, Judges, Englewood, Justice System, Prosecution
The Pennsylvania State Police is looking for information on a unsolved case, which involved the murder of United States Marine Corps Cpl. Robert Daniel Corriveau. Cpl. Corriveau was discovered deceased along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County,...
L.A. NOWThe man accused of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar has been charged in three attempted kidnappings at Safeway stores that left a Northern California community on edge....
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Researchers have used DNA sequencing for the first time to identify, analyze and put a halt to an infectious disease outbreak in a hospital. The success of the technique, which used fast genome sequencing technology to control an...
DALLAS (AP) — When Michael Blair was sent to death row for the infamous murder of a 7-year-old Texas girl, he insisted he never killed anyone. More than a decade later, genetic testing showed he was telling the truth. But during those long years...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Sex Crimes, Assault, Sexual Assault
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