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Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates at the news conference (credit: CBS)

Aurora Police Say DNA Evidence In 48 Alleged Sex Cases Destroyed In Error

Preliminary information shows the Aurora Police Department mistakenly destroyed DNA evidence in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009.

06/25/2013

Robert Dewey shakes hands with Gov. John Hickenlooper after signing the bill (credit: CBS)

Payments For Wrongly Imprisoned Approved In Colorado

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper gave a personal apology to man who was wrongly jailed after signing a bill into law Wednesday to compensate the wrongly imprisoned.

06/05/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

Suspect Identified In 1982 Boulder County Slaying

A man convicted of killing his teenage sister-in-law in Illinois is also suspected of killing a 20-year-old woman in Colorado in 1982.

05/30/2013

Evan Ebel (credit: Department of Corrections)

DNA, Fingerprints, Video Tie Ebel To Leon’s Murder

CBS4 has learned that DNA lifted from a payphone mouthpiece and fingerprints on the phone are some of the key evidence that ties Evan Ebel to the murder of 27-year-old Nathan Leon, a father of three.

05/20/2013

Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Lawyers Question DNA Evidence In Ridgeway Case

Defense lawyers are questioning the DNA evidence analysis in the case of a teen accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a suburban Denver girl.

05/03/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

More DNA Sampling Passes Colorado House, Heads To Senate

An expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions has passed the Colorado House.

04/23/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

More DNA Sampling Gets Initial OK In Colorado House

Colorado lawmakers moved to expand DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions after a debate that drew both support and opposition from members of both parties.

04/22/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

Police Say DNA Helped Solve Car Accident Case

The Grand Junction Police Department says DNA helped them arrest a suspect in a fatal car crash.

04/12/2013

Eddie Simon (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Links Man To Cold Case Sex Assault From 2001

Denver’s District Attorney has formally charged a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young woman in 2001.

03/21/2013

Ricky Scott (credit: Denver DA)

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Army Vet

A man accused of murdering an Army veteran in July 2011 has been sentenced to life in prison.

03/07/2013

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