(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — Forty years after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Northern California, DNA has led to the arrest of her suspected killer, prosecutors announced. Karen Stitt was last seen on the night of Sept. 2, 1982, heading toward a Sunnyvale... Read More.
(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Police have named a man who died in 2013 as the serial killer responsible for the deaths of three women in the late 1980s. Harry Edward Greenwell was identified as the man known as the "I-65" or "Days Inn" killer, an elusive figure... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal lawsuit accuses the New York Police Department of surreptitiously taking DNA samples without obtaining warrants and storing the genetic material in perpetuity in an illegal and unregulated database. The database turns thousands of people, primarily Black and Latino people, into... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Christmas two years ago, Jessica Harvey Galloway was gifted a home DNA test kit by her parents, mom Jeanine Harvey and her dad, John Harvey, who goes by Mike. They never expected that the test they used from Ancestry.com would indicate... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- More than 40 years after a teenage girl's murder in Las Vegas, her suspected killer has been identified through DNA evidence and genetic genealogy. Kim Bryant, 16, was kidnapped, raped and killed on Jan. 26, 1979, police in Las Vegas said. The teen... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Police are taking DNA evidence from decades-old unsolved child murder cases to a private lab in Utah in the hopes of finding "concrete answers for the families," Atlanta's mayor said. From 1979 to 1981, at least 29 Black people, mostly kids and adolescents,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have made an "exciting" discovery of ancient human DNA that they say will allow them to piece together the mysterious ancestry of the people in Southeast Asia. Little is known about the population history of modern humans in Southeast Asia because... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Scientists now have evidence that mammoths were roaming the earth more than ONE million years ago with the discovery of the oldest-dating skeletal fragments ever found. An international team of researchers recently found molars from three... Read More.