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HOUSTON -- A Texas judge is expected to consider Friday whether to grant a new trial for a man serving a life sentence for murdering his two stepsons by arson, or even to declare him innocent. Ed Graf, 60, was convicted in 1988 of locking his 8- and 9-...
Opinion L.A.Perry, who may soon announce his presidential bid, oversaw the 2004 execution of Willingham, a father of three convicted for the apparent arson murder of his young daughters. Problem was, the evidence used to prove Willingham set the fire that killed...
Opinion L.A.Genetic testing has always provoked debate. Among the arguments is whether people should know that they're predisposed to diseases there's no cure for. The controversy has been kicked up a notch now that genetic testing has hit the consumer market......
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles Police Department announces considerable progress in analyzing DNA evidence from thousands of rapes and sexual assaults that had been left untested. Despite the gains, police officials acknowledged the LAPD has more work to do to resolve...
Dr. Mahlon Hoagland, who helped unravel the mystery of how cells build proteins by discovering a molecule that brings individual amino acids to growing protein chains and who spent the latter part of his career explaining biology to the public in a series...
Special to The TimesMY MATERNAL grandmother had Alzheimer's disease. Before she died, she forgot our names, our faces and, eventually, how to speak and think.But my grandfather's heartbreak was the most painful to witness. I remember watching the two of them on the sofa...
In 2004, a New Jersey prosecutor announced that DNA had solved the mystery of who killed Jane Durrua, an eighth-grader who was raped, beaten and strangled 36 years earlier. "Through DNA, we put a face to the killer of Jane Durrua, and that face belongs...
Tags: Illegal Immigrants, Politics, Rape, Human Rights, Police Arrests
Last summer, the Los Angeles Police Department was dealt a rude shock. Expecting nearly $1 million in federal grant money to help cover the cost of analyzing DNA evidence in rape cases and other violent crimes, the department was awarded only half that...
South Bend TribuneMark Howie, of South Bend, recently had to make a decision about what to do for dinner. His wife, Molly, had a nephew’s ballgame to attend. He had to fly solo through cuisine-land. So he went to CVS, 51467 U.S. 31 North, to pick up a frozen pizza...
The Patriot-NewsPersonalized medicine holds promise of medical miracles but also potential for evil. It became possible with the decoding of the human genome in 2000. It cost $3 billion. Now the cost is about $5,000 and falling fast. Decoding people's DNA is going...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorHOLTVILLE – Blamed for everything from high rates of unemployment to crime, illegal immigration has increasingly been a concern for the public as well as public officials. Yet it isn’t exclusively an American or Mexican problem. “To...
Michelle Durham is one of the most unbelievably strong women I know and I am honored to call her a friend. She lost her husband in a horrific car crash and is working tirelessly to help her child recover from life threatening injuries as a result of...
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