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Apr 12, 2017

Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Loses DNA Appeal

Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Loses DNA Appeal

An appeal to allow additional DNA testing in a Texas death penalty case has been denied.

Feb 9, 2015

Bill Aims to Again Expand Access to DNA Testing

Bill Aims to Again Expand Access to DNA Testing

A Texas lawmaker has proposed legislation intended to fix issues created by a 2011 law he authored that makes crime-scene DNA testing difficult for convicts.

Jul 4, 2014

DNA Testing Sought for Remains from Waco Cemetery

DNA Testing Sought for Remains from Waco Cemetery

The committee planning the reburial of about 300 human remains unearthed from a historic Waco cemetery hopes to be able to use DNA technology to identify them.

Sep 6, 2012

KFC Killers Want New DNA Tests

KFC Killers Want New DNA Tests

Two Tyler men convicted of killing five people at a Kilgore KFC in 1983 want new DNA testing of evidence.

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