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Corsicana Man Convicted In '81 Stabbing Death Freed A 58-year-old Corsicana man walked free Monday after serving years for a crime he didn't commit -- the repeated stabbing of a woman whose body was found on a dirt road in rural Navarro County.
Partial Fix Found In Mice For Genetic DiseaseIn a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice.
Cornyn Pushes Bill To Eliminate Rape Kit BacklogA Fort Worth science center may play a major role in reducing the huge backlog of untested rape kits… that is if legislation introduced by a Texas senator is approved.
DNA Test Confirms Death Row Inmate's GuiltThe Dallas County District Attorney’s Office will seek a new execution date for a death row inmate now that DNA test results are in.
Company Seeks FDA Approval For Personal DNA Test A genetic test maker is asking the FDA to approve its personalized DNA test in a move that, if successful, could boost acceptance of technology that is viewed skeptically by leading scientists who question its usefulness.
Texas Victims Hope For Justice Amid Rape Kit BacklogTexas rape victims offer support to women fighting for the testing of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits. According to some estimates, between 180,000 and 400,000 rape kits remain untested nationwide, despite DNA technology that can swiftly link rapists to crimes.
DNA Clears Dallas Man In 27-Year-Old Rape CaseA man who has served 27 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault is due to become the latest person exonerated through DNA testing in Dallas County. Johnny Pinchback, 55, has been cleared as a result of forensic testing.
Historians May Have Found Remains Of Legendary Texas RangerEven before Texas was a republic, the first Texas Rangers established a system of law and order. One of those men, James Coryell, is the subject of history and myth. Now, archaeologists think they may have found his grave in rural Falls County.
Dallas Man Declared Innocent After 30 Years In PrisonA Dallas man had his conviction overturned Tuesday for a rape and robbery he didn't commit after serving 30 years in prison, more time than any other inmate subsequently exonerated by DNA evidence in Texas.
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