cbs4
COMING UP: High Tech Mistaken Identity, Tonight At 10 (Watch Preview)

DNA

Eddie Simon (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Man Linked To 2001 Rape Gets 16 Years To Life

A man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman after a DNA sample taken when he was arrested on other charges more than a decade later linked him to the attack has been sentenced to 16 years to life in prison.

06/16/2014

(credit: CBS)

CU Research Shows Similar DNA Among Spouses

Beauty may only be skin deep, but apparently attraction is in DNA.

05/19/2014

A warning sign at the park in Gunbarrel (credit: CBS)

No Suspects Found In Tainted Meatballs Case

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says DNA test results are inconclusive in efforts to track down the person who left tainted meatballs in a Boulder County Park.

05/16/2014

Dony Salazar (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Man Convicted In Cold Case Kidnapping, Rape Gets Maximum Sentence

A man convicted in a cold case kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman in 2000 has received the maximum sentence possible under the terms of a guilty plea agreement.

04/22/2014

Xavier Sebastian McDaniel (credit: JeffCo Sheriff)

Man Convicted Of Brutally Attacking Teen Headed To Prison

The man convicted of brutally attacking a teenager inside her home is headed to prison. Xavier Sebastian McDaniel was sentenced to at least 24 years behind bars.

04/17/2014

Eddie Simon (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Evidence Leads To Conviction In Cold Case Sex Assault From 2001

The Denver district attorney’s office says a man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman after a DNA sample taken when he was arrested on other charges more than a decade later linked him to the attack.

04/11/2014

(credit: CBS)

Boulder Considering Using DNA To Catch Careless Dog Owners

Boulder is considering a unique way to catch people who don’t clean up after their dogs.

03/29/2014

A sign is posted reading, ' Please clean up after your dog.'' (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Boulder Is Asked If DNA Can Track Dog Waste

Boulder’s park department has been asked to investigate whether DNA from dog waste could be used to track down people who don’t clean up after their pets.

03/27/2014

Brandon Campbell (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Burglar Caught By Leaving Soda Can Behind Found Guilty

A serial burglar who was caught after leaving a soda can with his DNA at a crime scene has been found guilty.

03/18/2014

Amy Ahonen (credit: Denver Police Department)

More Of Amy Ahonen’s Remains Found In Clear Creek

On Friday a piece of Amy Ahonen’s skull was found in Clear Creek near Interstate 76 and Sheridan Boulevard in unincorporated Adams County.

03/07/2014

more