Former Inmate Freed By DNA Evidence Now Charged In Dice Game MurderA Chicago man who served 32 years in prison before DNA evidence overturned his conviction in the 1980 rape and murder of a 3-year-old girl has now been charged with killing a man after a dispute in a dice game.
FBI Reopens 1964 Kidnapping CaseThe FBI has re-opened a 1964 kidnapping case in Chicago, after DNA evidence revealed the man believed to have been the victim was not the infant who was taken from Michael Reese Hospital nearly 50 years ago.
Cook County To Begin Collecting DNA Samples After Supreme Court RulingSome Cook County Jail inmates and others arrested in the county will soon have to give DNA samples, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that taking such samples after an arrest does not amount to an "unreasonable search."
Court Ruling On DNA Swabs Worries Local Privacy AdvocatesThe court ruled it is ok to take a DNA mouth swab from a person simply while under arrest to see if they could be connected to unsolved crimes.
DNA Link Leads To Charges In Brutal 1992 Evanston MurderBond was set Thursday at $750,000 for a Chicago man newly charged in connection with a 1992 murder.
DNA Links Suspect To Red Line Sex AssaultInvestigators say a DNA indexing system led them to the man accused of a sexual assault on Chicago's north side.
DNA Links Prison Inmate To 1989 Murder In Englewood Michael A. Escort, 52, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.
DNA Backs Up Mom’s Doubt: Gacy Victim MisidentifiedFor decades, Sherry Marino doubted that her son was one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims — and on Thursday, DNA tests confirmed the remains she received were not her son, her lawyers told the Chicago Sun-Times.
DNA Leads To Arrest In Sex Assault Of ChildJoliet police say DNA evidence finally caught up to a man who sexually assaulted a toddler six years ago.
Wrongfully Convicted Man Gets $5M Settlement Marcus Lyons was 29 years old and in the U.S. Navy Reserves and about to get his computer science degree when he was arrested.
More DNA Being Analyzed To Determine IDs Of Gacy VictimsInvestigators hope to learn in the next couple of weeks whether any more unknown victims of John Gacy have been identified.
Woman Charged With Kidnapping, Breaking Victim's NoseDNA evidence led to charges against a Chicago woman accused of kidnapping a 50-year-old woman, beating her and leaving her with a broken nose last year in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
NU Investigators Offer To Help Find Holly Staker's KillerThe team that secured Juan Rivera's exoneration in the Holly Staker murder case is now offering to help Waukegan Police find the girl's real killer after 20 years.
Court Overturns Inmate's Conviction In '92 Slaying Of Waukegan GirlHe was sentenced to life in prison for a horrifying crime he claimed he never committed. Now, Juan Rivera could go free. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
John Wayne Gacy Victim Finally Identified Through DNAOne of the unknown victims of John Wayne Gacy has been identified, more than 30 years after his death at the hands of one of the nation's most notorious serial killers.