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Washington Man Charged After DNA Links Him to Park Attack
SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man who they say has been tied by DNA evidence to an assault at a Seattle-area park in August.
The Seattle Times reports Charles Stockwell Jr. was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault.
Charging papers say a 43-year-old Redmond woman was walking he…
Dairy Industry Loses $420 Million From One Bull
The dairy industry reportedly lost nearly $420 million from one single foundation bull with a lethal gene mutation that causes calves to die in the womb. This is a peril in selective breeding. On the positive side, that same foundation bull with nearly 2 million great-grandaughters accounts for 14 p…
Washington Lab Needs More Money to Clear Rape Kit Backlog
SEATTLE (AP) — Lab managers in Washington say they won't be able to make a dent in the state's backlog of thousands of untested rape kits until more money is found.
KING-TV reports that a new state law requires police departments to submit every rape kit for testing within 30 days of …
Origin of Dogs
NEW YORK (AP) — Where did dogs first arrive on the scene? Scientists have long debated that question, and now a study of doggie DNA from around the world is pointing to Central Asia.
Researchers say man's best friend may have evolved somewhere near what is now Nepal and Mongolia...
Yakima County Hires Co-Counsel to Move Murder Case Forward
Kevin Harper's attorney made his point clear: he wants the triple murder case against his client dropped. While Peter Mazzone waits to find out if he wins that motion, he claimed a small victory late Tuesday by getting the help he asked for with a second defense attorney...
DNA Cracks open a Cold Case in Yakima
DNA has helped to crack a rape case in Yakima County that went cold. Yesterday 28-year-old David Endres, also know as David Workman, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for his third sex offense. He was convicted of second-degree rape following a jury trial last month...