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Police: DNA helps link Md. man to sex assaults

Prince George's County police say DNA evidence helped link a Silver Spring man arrested after an attempted robbery to two sexual assaults earlier that day.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 12:20pm EST

Tags: Silver Spring, sex assaults

DNA leads police to charge Va. man with 1992 rape

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 12:19pm EDT

Tags: rape,

Richmond VA hospital joins DNA project

A veterans hospital in Richmond has joined a national research initiative to develop a genetic database with DNA samples from 1 million veterans.

Sunday - 06/02/2013, 03:12pm EDT

Tags: McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Veterans Administration,

Study: DNA tests show scale of bad convictions

New DNA testing in hundreds of old Virginia homicide and sexual assault cases supports the exoneration of at least 38 suspects, according to a study released Monday by a national policy group that examined the test results.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Urban Institute,

DNA study seeks origin of Appalachia's Melungeons

For years, varied and sometimes wild claims have been made about the origins of a group of dark-skinned Appalachian residents once known derisively as the Melungeons. Some speculated they were descended from Portuguese explorers, or perhaps from Turkish slaves or Gypsies.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 08:42pm EDT

Tags: Melungeons, Appalachian

Va. to release 78 DNA post-conviction test reports

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 08:12am EDT

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Man convicted in 2004 rape gets life in prison

A Hagerstown man convicted of a 2004 rape in Frederick based on a DNA sample he submitted in Tennessee has been sentenced to life in prison.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 08:44pm EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, rape,

DNA revives search for man missing 18 years

A recently acquired DNA sample from a missing man's birth mother has brought renewed effort to a search for him.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 09:50pm EDT

Tags: Annapolis, jimmy cole

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