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  • DNA testing pits media family against Argentina government

     
    The DNA testing of children adopted during the dirty war period is an effort to find closure for surviving victims of the military junta responsible for as many as 30,000 deaths between 1976 and 1983. But the Herrera family says their proceedings have...
  • Charges filed in 1983 sexual assault, slaying of 8-year-old girl [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced that detectives had issued an arrest warrant in the 1983 abduction and slaying of an 8-year-old girl in Watts. Detectives with the LAPD's cold case homicide unit said prosecutors had filed murder........
  • Slew of deals for Emeryville biotech firm Amyris

     
    Amyris Biotechnologies, an Emeryville-based synthetic fuel firm, has kept busy recently. The company, which filed for a $100-million initial public offering in April, seemed to spend the last week announcing a bevy of deals it had signed, most revolving...
  • British 'bionic' cat back on the move after receiving prosthetic paws

     
    LONDON — Oscar the cat may have lost one of his nine lives, but his new prosthetic paws make him one of the world's few bionic cats. After losing his two rear paws in a nasty encounter with a combine......
  • DNA leads to arrest in 1993 killing of two sailors in San Diego

     
    DNA evidence has led to an arrest in one of San Diego's oldest and most mysterious criminal cases: the 1993 killings of two enlisted sailors from the carrier Constellation. Leopoldo Castro Chavez II, 34, was arrested in Kent, Wash., in......
  • Pizza slice helped link suspect to Grim Sleeper serial killings, sources say [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles police detectives used a piece of discarded pizza to help build their case against a man accused of being the Grim Sleeper serial killer, sources told The Times. Lonnie David Franklin Jr., 57, was arrested at his home......
  • LAPD makes arrest in Grim Sleeper serial killings [Updated]

     
    An arrest has been made in the Grim Sleeper serial killer case. The killer is believed responsible for 11 deaths over the last three decades. During a telephone interview with The Times, Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley identified the suspect as......
  • Arraignment for suspected Grim Sleeper postponed until August

     
    The suspected Grim Sleeper serial killer made his first court appearance Thursday afternoon, but an arraignment was postponed until Aug. 9. He is being held without bail. Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. was arrested Wednesday after a "familial DNA" search led....
  • Grim Sleeper: 'This terror has finally come to an end,' mayor Villaraigosa says

     
    Calling it a "landmark case," Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Atty. Gen Jerry Brown and other officials praised the use of "familial DNA" matching to arrest the man they believe is the "Grim Sleeper," suspected of killing at least......
  • Grim Sleeper: How LAPD followed the DNA to an arrest

     
    The call to Los Angeles Police Department headquarters from the state Department of Justice came on June 30th. The message was cryptic -- only that there was an urgent need to talk and that it had something to do with......
  • Grim Sleeper arrest marks big advance for controversial DNA evidence

     
    Frustrated by their inability to find the notorious killer known as the Grim Sleeper, whose DNA was not in a law enforcement database, Los Angeles police this spring asked the state to look for a DNA profile similar enough to......