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Nov 30 2023
A DNA sample taken from the estranged wife of alleged serial killer Rex Heuermann matches genetic material found on the remains of three Long Island victims, ABC News reports.
The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office has not confirmed the report, but if verified, it would be another bombshell in the case allegedly revealed by DNA.
The purported DNA match between Asa Ellerup’NewsNation
Dec 01 2023
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner must use DNA to confirm the identities of the three people killed in a fiery crash on the Maine Turnpike Wednesday night, state police said Friday. Maine State Police have released no knew information about the wrong-way crash in the Portland area. The driver and passenger in a car traveling south in the northbound lanes were killed, as was the solePortland Press Herald
Nov 28 2023
In April 1985, a driver pulled over in the breakdown lane while traveling through Fairhaven, Massachusetts, on I-195. They spotted something in the brush about 45 feet from the road, and realized it was a human skeleton. Today, after nearly 40 years of uncertainty, we know that the skeleton belonged to Keith Olson of Cranston, Rhode Island, according to a press release from the Bristol CountyBoston.com
Oct 30 2023
Matthew Perry’s impact on television cannot be overstated. When a star dies unexpectedly, the rush to brand them a “genius” sometimes blunts their impact because the word is thrown around too often. But you can’t fool the public with false praise. They know a true icon. That’s why no one questioned the genius of Robin Williams, when he died in 2014, and they won’t question the genius of PerryNew York Post (News)
Sep 29 2023
Oct 04 2023
ELKTON, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Through a DNA confirmation process, two Minnesota men killed in a crash with a train near Elkton have been identified. Previously, according to the Department of Public Safety, around 7:00 p.m. on August 18, a 2011 Kia Sorrento was traveling south on SD Highway 13 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crashed through the warning arm of the train crossing,Dakota News Now
Oct 10 2023
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and former House Speaker Paul Ryan — the GOP presidential ticket in 2012 — have drawn four current presidential candidates to their two-day, closed-door summit beginning Tuesday in Park City, Utah.
Why it matters: Most of the conversation at the 11-year-old E2 Summit will be about foreign policy, tech and finance/business. But this is a powerful gathering ofAxios
Sep 06 2023
After 47 years, a New York man has been exonerated after new DNA testing conclusively excluded him as the perpetrator of a 1975 rape. This is the longest known wrongful conviction in US history to be overturned by DNA evidence. Leonard Mack, 72, spent over seven years in prison after being convicted in 1976 for the crime he did not commit. In May 1975, two teenage girls were walking home fromBBC News
Sep 05 2023
WHITE PLAINS, New York (WABC) — The last time Leonard Mack walked into the Westchester County Courthouse he was in handcuffs, about to be sentenced to prison for rape. Tuesday, was different. “After 48 years, I’m finally going to get closure to this and clear my name,” he said. In 1975, the Vietnam veteran was charged with tying up two high school students at gunpoint, brutally raping one ofSan Jose Mercury News
Sep 27 2023
DNA testing leads to exoneration of California man imprisoned nearly 3 decades on kidnapping and sexual assault convictionsOriginally Published: 27 SEP 23 02:31 ETBy Jeremy Harlan, CNN(CNN) — After a California man spent nearly three decades in prison for kidnapping, sexual assault and robbery convictions, new DNA testing has revealed he was innocent of those crimes, a prosecutor announced.ABC 7 Los Angeles