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.
A 54-year-old inmate was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a Washington state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago.
An Alaska-based Marine has been dishonorably discharged after police say DNA testing confirmed he sexually assaulted a woman at a party.
Researchers have recently learned that mothers of male children could have male DNA left in their brains after birth.
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.
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.
Advances in DNA testing show a Mayflower descendant should be sought in a Seattle-area murder in 1991.