Illinois State Police Say Improvements Have Cut DNA Test Backlog Nearly In Half Since Last YearIllinois State Police announced Wednesday that they have cut their backlog of DNA tests nearly in half since March of last year.
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.
Hoax: Brian Rini Claimed To Be Timmothy Pitzen, Aurora Boy Missing Since 2011, Police SayA person found in Kentucky on Wednesday is not Timmothy Pitzen, the Aurora boy who disappeared nearly eight years ago, the FBI said Thursday.
Timmothy Pitzen's Family Hopes DNA Tests Will Confirm Today If Boy In Kentucky Is Missing Teen From AuroraDNA test results expected today could confirm whether a 14-year-old boy found in Kentucky is indeed Timmothy Pitzen, of Aurora, who has been missing for nearly eight years.
DNA Tests Confirm Remains Found In Garfield Park Lagoon Not Missing Gary BoyDNA tests on the remains of a toddler found last month in the Garfield Park Lagoon have not yet led to an identity, but they have ruled out one possibility.
Asian Carp DNA Still Appearing In Chicago Area WaterwaysDespite efforts to rid Chicago's Sanitary and Ship Canal of Asian carp, evidence of the invasive fish is still showing up.
Sheriff's Office Makes DNA ID From Bone FragmentsDNA tests on a leg bone found in a Cook County forest preserve six years ago have identified the victim as 49-year-old Glenn Serratt of Justice.