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DNA Testing

Inmate Hopes DNA Tests Will Exonerate Him In North Chicago Murder

Forensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.

08/07/2014

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Appeals Court Allows For DNA Testing In 1996 Highland Park Murder Case

A state appeals court has ordered that DNA evidence from a 1997 murder trial in Lake County be tested for the first time.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Kevin Fox (left) and Jerry Hobbs addressed the media Friday. (CBS)

Fox, Hobbs Call For Mandatory DNA Testing

Gov.Quinn has yet to commit to signing a law that would abolish the death penalty in Illinois. But two men who could have faced capital punishment are speaking out today.

01/14/2011

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New Law Mandates DNA Paternity Tests

Genetic testing is only getting better, and one of the state laws which take effect on Jan. 1, 2011, is changing with the times as well.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2010