DNA

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Identifying Remains of Malaysian Airliner Victims Could Take Months

Forensic pathologists in The Netherlands have spent the weekend attempting to identify the remains of victims from the crash of the Malaysian Airliner. It’s a grim task, with charred remains degrading the quality of the DNA, and experts say it may take weeks if not months to complete the job.

07/28/2014

Derrick Twardoski

DNA Dispute Slows Prosecution in Percy Deadly Fire

Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker says state police testing of evidence may destroy some of the potential trial exhibits in the case.

01/24/2014

Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce

Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce’s Tweets Draw Ire of Judges

The judges are concerned that such statements could taint a jury, harming the defendant’s right to a fair trial.

12/18/2013

St. Louis Man Hopes DNA Proves Innocence

Rodney Lee Lincoln’s case was one of six chosen by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce in 2003 for further scrutiny and DNA testing.

09/12/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Fires 34-Year Court Employee For Helping To Free Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape In 1984

A Jackson County Circuit judge considers the 34-year court employee an insubordinate for offering legal advice and being too chatty about courthouse matters.

07/29/2013

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.  (KMOX/file photo)

St. Louis County Police Host Self-Defense Workshop

County police have announced plans to host a town hall and safety class in response to two assaults by an alleged rapist.

10/08/2012

St. Louis County Police Cruiser

Count Police Searching For Potential Serial Rapist

Both victims were Asian women, and both described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 40s, heavy set, with short hair and some facial hair.

10/03/2012

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DNA Connects Man to 1992 Rape in St. Louis

A convicted killer from northeast Missouri is facing a new charge.

08/14/2012

Johnnie Moore

Man On Trial For Rapes That Put Another In Prison

Lonnie Erby served 17 years in prison on a rape conviction before he was exonerated and freed.

07/11/2012

Flu vaccine testing

MO Senate Considers Changes To DNA Evidence Rules

DNA samples could be destroyed after four months.

03/26/2012

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