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Johnny Kennedy (Booking Photo, 2011)

Detroit Police Say They’ve Solved ’93 Homicide

Detroit police say DNA evidence has helped solved a homicide from 20 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

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DNA Event Finds Matches In 2 Missing Persons Cases

Two missing people have been identified after authorities collected DNA samples from their relatives as part of an “Identify the Missing” event in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

Sharon Murray hold a photo of her missing brother. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

State Hopes To Match DNA Samples To Unidentified Bodies In Morgues

Michigan has more than 140 sets of unidentified human remains in its morgues around the state — and more than 4,000 missing persons cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

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Event Aims To Solve Missing Persons Cases

The “Identify the Missing” event is being held next Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Policy Changes Considered After ID Of Body Delayed For Years

Michigan officials are looking at whether policy changes are needed after it took years to determine that an unidentified body was that of a missing 13-year-old girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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DNA Tests Ordered In Dispute Involving Judge, Kids

DNA tests have been ordered in the case of a Flint judge who is facing a $4.1 million lawsuit for financial support of two children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2012

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Asian Carp DNA Detected In Lake Erie’s Maumee Bay

Officials say Asian carp DNA has been found in three water samples collected from Lake Erie’s Maumee Bay

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Workers with the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee  in the Calumet River in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

6 Mile Drag Of Lake Calumet, No Sign Of Asian Carp

A three-day sweep of Chicago’s Lake Calumet turned up no sign of Asian carp, though DNA from the invasive fish has been found repeatedly in the waterway not far from Lake Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

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Michigan State Police Create Rape Kit Testing Unit

Michigan State Police hope to solve rapes in Metro Detroit more quickly when they open a lab to handle rape kits this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Robert Tillman (Booking Photo)

DNA Match Nets Armed Robbery Suspect Months After Crime

Police in Roseville say DNA evidence was used to identify an armed robbery suspect who attempted to rob the Coin Cove coin and jewelry store last June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

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