| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:02 AM
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 ...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:46 PM
HOUSTON — A Texas man was released on $50,000 bond Tuesday in El Paso, nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned for a pair of fatal drive-by shootings he insists he did not commit.
Prosecutors were deciding whether to retry Daniel Villegas, 36,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A woman acquitted of murder last year in connection to the high-profile slaying of an aspiring model filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Santa Monica police of intimidating witnesses and damaging her reputation.
Kelly Soo Park, 48, alleges three...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Emergent BioSolutions wants to exercise an option to buy 8 acres next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion that eventually could add up to 100 jobs, a company official said.
The Rockville-based biotechnology company bought its...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:27 PM
An Alsip man has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl after DNA evidence linked him to the South Side attack, said police.
Arteria Austin Jr., 23, of the 4100 block of West 127th Street was charged this afternoon with...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Rockville biotechnology company Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has struck a deal to buy Canadian firm Cangene Corp., which employs 100 people in Baltimore, for $222 million in cash, the companies said Thursday.
Emergent is paying $3.24 per share for...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When demolition begins next week on several blocks of rowhomes, it will mark the start of a new phase for the nonprofit created by the city and others to redevelop 88 acres in East Baltimore just north of the Johns Hopkins University medical campus.
| Dec 15, 2013
The Supreme Court erred grievously this year when it permitted Maryland police to collect DNA samples from people who had been arrested and charged with serious crimes — samples that could then be used to match that person's genetic profile with...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Cocaine use may not make you a better dad, but it may make your son a bit more resistant to addiction, says a new study conducted on rats.
Compared with the pups of rats who got no cocaine, the male offspring of rats that were allowed to self-administer...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:50 AM
LONDON -- DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the parents of Maria, a blond, green-eyed 4-year-old girl taken by police in central Greece last week from the Roma settlement where she was living, Bulgarian authorities said Friday....