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  • DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say

    DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say
    A match from a DNA sample left on a piece of latex led police to the 66-year-old suspect who pleaded not guilty this week to killing a 62-year-old man in Koreatown in March, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Responding to complaints about a foul smell in mid-...
  • General Mills drops GMOs from Cheerios

    No more GMOs in your Cheerios. General Mills Inc. said it is no longer using genetically engineered ingredients to make its signature cereal. The switch comes after a nearly yearlong campaign by a consumer activist group to pressure General Mills to...
  • Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15

    Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15
    A Northwest Side man with a long history of arrests has been charged with the brutal rape of a teenage girl who remains in critical condition nearly a month after the attack, authorities said. Detectives were led to Luis Alberto Pantoja, 25, through DNA...
  • Non-GMO Cheerios are just what the customer ordered

    It’s good news that General Mills has decided not to include genetically engineered ingredients in Cheerios. Not because crops whose DNA has been tinkered with in a laboratory are dangerous to human health. There’s still a dearth of evidence...
  • FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight

     FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight
    Contrary to what many consumers assume, a "natural" label on foods doesn't necessarily mean much. The Food and Drug Administration has never defined the term, though it says it doesn't object to its use to describe foods without added color, artificial...
  • Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15

    Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15
    A day after learning that Luis A. Pantoja had been charged in the brutal sexual assault of a teenage girl, a Northwest Side woman on Monday recounted her own alleged harrowing attack by the man, taking some comfort that he was off the streets and...
  • Report proposes engineering marvel to stop Asian carp

     Report proposes engineering marvel to stop Asian carp
    Blocking Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes could require an engineering marvel that rivals the reversal of the Chicago River more than a century ago, according to a new federal study that promises to reignite a fierce debate about the region's...
  • Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant

    Grim Sleeper: Judge allows DNA evidence gathered at restaurant
    A judge on Tuesday ruled that DNA evidence that led to alleged Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained via plates and utensils seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy. Appearing on the stand for the first...
  • DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules

    DNA evidence in Grim Sleeper case was taken legally, judge rules
    A judge ruled Tuesday that DNA evidence that led to accused Grim Sleeper serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. was lawfully obtained from a pizza slice, cups and napkins seized by a police officer who posed as a restaurant busboy in 2010. Appearing on the...
  • Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts

    Lice evolve faster than their human and chimp hosts
    When humans and chimpanzees parted ways about 5 million to 7 million years ago, they took their head lice with them. But since that mutual divergence, those lice have evolved far more rapidly than their primate hosts, according to a new study. The head-...
  • DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case

    DNA evidence yields arrest in 2012 Rowland Heights rape case
    Authorities say they were able to use DNA evidence to track down a man who they say brutally beat and raped a 29-year-old woman in her apartment in 2012. The woman, who has not been identified, woke up at 6 a.m. Oct. 27 in her Rowland Heights ...