DNA Testing Can Help Detect Possible Health Risks; 'Genetics Is Not A Crystal Ball'“Genetics is not a crystal ball. It doesn't predict your life. It doesn’t tell you when or exactly if something is going to occur,” Dr. Peter Hulick said.
History Channel Drops Out Of Planned John Dillinger Documentary; Proposed Exhumation In DoubtThe History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis sought by two relatives of the notorious criminal who question whether he's truly buried there.
Dillinger Relatives Say Body Buried In Indianapolis Cemetery Might Not Be Him; FBI Disputes 'Common Myth'Two Dillinger relatives say they want the body exhumed and subjected to a forensic analysis and possibly DNA testing "in order to make a positive identification."
Ochoa Relatives Push For Marlen's LawThey will be meeting with a state lawmaker next Tuesday to develop Marlen's Law. It would require both ID and DNA testing for hospital patients, especially those admitted after a home birth.
Mother Wants DNA Testing To Find Her Son's Murderer"It's unfair to me and not only to me, but all the other mothers who's waiting for an answer about the death of their loved one."
Dog DNA Testing Takes Off, Generating DebateThe tests' rise has stirred debate about standards, interpretation and limitations. But to many dog owners, DNA is a way to get to know their companions better.
Government Says It May Need More Time To Reunite Some Separated FamiliesHealth and Human Services is using DNA testing to confirm parentage, which can take time, the government said in a court filing Friday morning.
Chicago Man Freed From Prison After Sentence Vacated In Illinois Teen's 1984 DeathCharges will be dismissed against a man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for the 1984 sexual assault and murder of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Convicted Child Killer To Get DNA Test In 1992 SlayingThe Cook County state’s attorney’s office agreed Wednesday to conduct DNA tests on blood and hair found on the body of a young boy murdered more than two decades ago.
Inmate Hopes DNA Tests Will Exonerate Him In North Chicago MurderForensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
Appeals Court Allows For DNA Testing In 1996 Highland Park Murder CaseA state appeals court has ordered that DNA evidence from a 1997 murder trial in Lake County be tested for the first time.
Fox, Hobbs Call For Mandatory DNA TestingGov.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.
New Law Mandates DNA Paternity TestsGenetic 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.