(NEW YORK) -- The same month the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, a couple in Kansas, thousands of miles away from Washington, D.C., faced their own abortion decision. Breanna O'Brien said she was 20 weeks pregnant with her first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A suspect was arrested this week in a young woman's 1975 murder after a genetic genealogist -- who called the cold case extremely difficult to solve -- turned to a brand new investigative approach. Lindy Sue Biechler, 19, was stabbed to death... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A suspect has been identified in the 1990 cold case murder of a Seattle teenager through the investigative tool of genetic genealogy, Washington state officials announced. But the suspect, Robert Brooks, won't stand trial, because he died in 2016 from natural causes, the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Common prenatal tests done to test for genetic abnormalities are the subject of a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA issued a notice Tuesday warning people about the risk of "false results, inappropriate use and inappropriate interpretation... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A healthy athlete all his life, Jared Butler entered his college basketball physical exam as the last step before he could step on the court. But an unexpected diagnosis of a potentially lethal heart condition put him on the sidelines while... Read More.
Alan Jackson is opening up about a degenerative nerve condition he's been living with for the past 10 years. In an interview on the Today show, the country legend shares that he's been diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), a genetic neurological disorder that affects the nerves and muscles... Read More.
(MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore.) -- An arrest has been made in a decades-old Oregon cold case murder thanks to an investigative tool known as genetic genealogy, authorities said. Robert Plympton, now 58, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly killing a 19-year-old college student in January 1980,... Read More.
(NAPERVILLE, Ill.) -- Nearly 50 years after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death in suburban Chicago, genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in the case. Barry Lee Whelpley, 76, was arrested on Wednesday for the July 1972 murder of 15-year-old Julie Ann Hanson... Read More.