[TRENDING NEWS] Police in Florida Arrest Suspect in 1980s ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Cases

Author: BY MICHAEL LEVENSON – Publish Date: January 24, 2020 at 06:28AM

The authorities say DNA evidence has tied Robert Eugene Koehler, 60, to more than two dozen sexual assaults. A “dungeon in progress” was found under his house, a prosecutor said.

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[TRENDING NEWS] Why Are You Publicly Sharing Your Child’s DNA Information?

Author: BY NILA BALA – Publish Date: January 3, 2020 at 07:23AM

By uploading their children’s genetic information on public websites, parents are forever exposing their personal health data.

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[TRENDING NEWS] Pentagon Warns Military Personnel Against At-Home DNA Tests

Author: BY HEATHER MURPHY AND MIHIR ZAVERI – Publish Date: December 25, 2019 at 06:34AM

The tests, from companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry, have become popular holiday gifts, but the military is warning service members of risks to their careers.

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[TRENDING NEWS] Genealogy Sites Have Helped Identify Suspects. Now They’ve Helped Convict One.

Author: HEATHER MURPHY – Publish Date: July 1, 2019 at 07:00AM

A new forensic technique sailed through its first test in court, leading to a guilty verdict. But beyond the courtroom, a battle over privacy is intensifying.

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[TRENDING NEWS] A Leading Cause for Wrongful Convictions: Experts Overstating Forensic Results

Author: HEATHER MURPHY – Publish Date: April 20, 2019 at 07:00AM

These three men spent decades in prison as a result of statistical exaggerations. They were among 150 men and women released from prison after their wrongful convictions were overturned in 2018.

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[TRENDING NEWS] DNA Test Helps Mother Reunite With Daughter She Thought Died Nearly 70 Years Ago

Author: CHRISTINA CARON – Publish Date: December 9, 2018 at 07:00AM

The mother, who was unwed and 18 at the time, thought her daughter had died in childbirth. The baby was taken from her and covertly adopted by another family.

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