After a weeklong trial, jurors deliberated five hours before convicting Komlanvi Avitso of first-degree sexual assault for the rape of his Lyft passenger, a 24-year-old Omaha woman.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The man on trial for the 2018 stabbing death of a University of Iowa student is a hard-working, family-centered immigrant from Mexico who was pressured into making a false confession, his defense told jurors Tuesday.
The bill, also known as Katie’s Law, would make Nebraska the 32nd state that requires DNA samples to be taken of those arrested. It would expand an existing state law that requires DNA swabs of anyone convicted of a felony crime.
A forensic scientist recommends a two-phase process once the remains are exhumed. The first phase would be to collect DNA samples from the remains and determine the samples’ integrity. The second phase would be to contract with a lab partner to help with identification.
The Legislature's Judiciary Committee once again heard a proposal (LB496) to enact Katie's Law in Nebraska, requiring law enforcement agencies to collect a DNA sample from any individual arrested for a violent crime.
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CLAIM: While hospitalized President Donald Trump said, “The doctors said they’ve never seen a body kill the coronavirus like my body. They tested my DNA and it wasn’t DNA. It was USA.”
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BERLIN (AP) — German police said Wednesday they are losing hope of finding out who left on a train a box of vials with hamster DNA, which caused alarm in the southwestern town of Heidelberg last week.
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Sheriff Sales, public fingerprinting and the taking of public DNA samples will not take place until April 16, according to a news release.
It was the latest win for a new type of DNA testing that has raised privacy concerns but also has provided new leads in long-dormant cases nationwide.
A large eel could be behind all the speculation, scientists say. Still, Boris Johnson said he “yearns to believe” in the mythical creature.
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who collected DNA from Scotland's Loch Ness suggests the lake's fabled monster might be a giant eel.
Dr. Robert Gallo, who co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS in 1984, offered congratulations. "In my view, this is the most interesting and important therapy-related research advance I have seen in many, many years," Gallo said in a statement.