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Items Recovered From NY Cabin In Hunt For Escaped Murderers

Items recovered from a remote hunting cabin might be linked to a pair of convicted killers who escaped from a nearby prison more than two weeks ago, authorities said Monday as searchers swarmed rugged woods in the hamlet in far northern New York.

06/22/2015

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Is DNA Harvesting, Reproduction The Wave Of The Future?

The idea of reproducing a living being from DNA is the stuff Jurassic Park and Dolly the Sheep are made of. But is it really possible to reproduce someone from DNA?

06/10/2015

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New Trial To Start Soon For Cancer Patients Out Of Treatment Options

For people whose cancer has stopped responding to standard therapy and are out of treatment options, a new trial is starting soon called the NCI-MATCH trial.

06/03/2015

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Doggie DNA Tests Helping Owners Find Out More About Their Pets

Did you know there are DNA tests for dogs? They’re helping owners find out the exact breeds of their pets. And it doesn’t stop there.

05/05/2015

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Man Looks For Closure After 20 Years Behind Bars For Wrongful Conviction

It’s been eight years since Drew Whitley was released from prison, wrongfully convicted for the murder of 22-year-old Noreen Malloy outside the McDonald’s restaurant in Duquesne.

10/27/2014

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Remains Of Local Serviceman Back Home After More Than 6 Decades

Homecoming became a reality today for Army Cpl. Alva Clifford Groves of Shinnston, West Virginia.

08/05/2014

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Korean War Soldier’s Remains To Return Home

His family had given up hope, but thanks to DNA technology, the remains of a serviceman who died 63 years ago in the Korean War will finally be coming home.

08/04/2014

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D.A.’s Office Seeking Death Penalty In East Liberty Sisters’ Deaths

The murders of two sisters in East Liberty earlier this year is now a death penalty case.

05/07/2014

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Theft Trial For Man Charged In Sisters’ Murders

A western Pennsylvania man accused of having robbed and killed his next-door neighbors, two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker, now also faces trial on charges that he stole another woman’s wedding ring a year ago.

04/18/2014

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DNA, Video Leads To Trial In Sisters’ Slayings

The next-door neighbor accused of robbing and fatally shooting two sisters in their East Liberty home earlier this year has been ordered to stand trial.

04/04/2014

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Firm To Help Police Analyze DNA Found In East Liberty Double Murder

An outside firm will help police analyze the forensic evidence that led to the arrest of the neighbor of tow sisters murdered in East Liberty.

03/11/2014

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Suspect In East Liberty Double Murder Meets With Legal Team

Attorney Blaine Jones met with a new client Friday. Allen Wade is the man charged in connection with the shooting deaths of sisters, Sarah and Susan Wolfe, last month in their East Liberty home.

03/07/2014

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Shifting Sleep Bad For Your Genes

Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?

01/24/2014

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Ex-Pa. Councilman Denies Killing Woman In 1979

A former western Pennsylvania borough councilman has taken the stand in his own defense to deny that he killed his former girlfriend more than three decades ago.

11/20/2013

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Man Goes On Trial In Beaver Co. Cold Case

Gregory Hopkins was a councilman in Bridgewater, but today he’s the defendant in a murder trial. It’s a case that goes back 34 years in Beaver County.

11/12/2013

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