A dog goes to the bathroom behind a bush. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dog Droppings Tracked Through DNA At Tacoma Apartments

Dog owners at the Monterra Apartment Homes in Tacoma are held responsible for pet droppings through a DNA matching system.


How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: DNA Linked To Coffee Consumption

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?


File photo of a crime scene (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

No DNA Matches In North Bend Dead Infant Case

A state crime lab developed DNA profiles of a man and woman off of evidence from a towel found with the body of a dead newborn baby

CBS Seattle–07/08/2014

File photo of a skull (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

DNA From Skull IDs Woman Missing Since 1990

Advances in DNA technology have allowed experts to determine that a partial skull found 12 years ago belonged to an 18-year-old Washington woman who vanished in 1990.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2013

File photo of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Recommends Death For Byron Scherf

A 54-year-old inmate was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a Washington state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago.

CBS Seattle–05/15/2013

File photo of an investigations group members working in the forensics lab.  (credit: Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Marine Discharged After DNA Results Confirm Rape

An Alaska-based Marine has been dishonorably discharged after police say DNA testing confirmed he sexually assaulted a woman at a party.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

File photo of a baby in a maternity ward. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Researchers: Having Male Children Leaves Male DNA In Female Brains

Researchers have recently learned that mothers of male children could have male DNA left in their brains after birth.


File photo of a glacier floating on arctic water. (credit: Ron Bambridge/GettyImages)

Alaska Glacier Wreckage Is 1950s Cargo Plane Crash

The wreckage of a military plane found this month on an Alaska glacier is that of an Air Force plane that crashed in 1952, killing all 52 people aboard, military officials said Wednesday.


(Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Washington Considers Collecting DNA Upon Arrest

Police and prosecutors hope Washington will join the growing number of states that require people to give DNA samples as soon as they’re arrested for a serious crime, rather than waiting until they’re convicted.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2012

credit: Michael Springer/Getty Images

Puget Sound Cold Case Linked to Mayflower

Advances in DNA testing show a Mayflower descendant should be sought in a Seattle-area murder in 1991.