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Utah University Investigates Sperm Bank Switch

The University of Utah has put together a panel of doctors and medical ethicists to find out how a convicted felon working at a fertility clinic two decades ago replaced a patient’s sperm with his own and fathered a woman who is now 21.

01/22/2014

Investigators are trying to determine if Thomas Lippert switched his sperm samples with donors at a fertility clinic. (Courtesy KUTV)

Fertility Clinic Employee May Have Swapped Own Sperm

Family makes discovery after DNA test shows the daughter and father were not related.

01/11/2014

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Saudi Airman Won’t Testify In Rape Case

A Saudi Arabian air force sergeant won’t testify before jurors decide whether he’s guilty of raping 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel last New Year’s Eve.

10/22/2013

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Police Say DNA Sampling Won’t Choke Las Vegas Lab

A new Nevada law requiring DNA samples to be collected from anyone arrested on a felony charge won’t choke an already backlogged crime lab serving southern Nevada.

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2013

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

N.M. Discovers It Doesn’t Have DNA For Some Inmates

The state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn’t collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes.

06/06/2013

U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice  Sonia Sotomayor, Assoicate Justice Stephen Breyer, Assoicate Justice Samuel Alito and Associate Justice Elena Kagan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Supports ‘Brianna’s Law’

A divided U.S. Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

A technician prepares vials for DNA testing. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Nev. Assembly Committee Advances Brianna’s Law

A proposal to collect DNA from people arrested on felony charges is still alive in the Nevada Legislature.

05/15/2013

File photo of a person working a lab. (credit: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Nev. Bill Would Require Collection Of DNA From People Arrested On Felony Charges

A bill that would require the collection of DNA from people arrested on felony charges in Nevada encountered tough questions Thursday from lawmakers concerned that samples from innocent people would not be destroyed properly or promptly.

05/10/2013

File photo of the Circus-Circus hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Saudi Sergeant Pleads Not Guilty On Vegas Hotel Rape Charge

A Saudi Arabia air force sergeant stood in shackles Wednesday in a Nevada courtroom and pleaded not guilty to abducting and raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Year’s Eve.

02/13/2013

File photo of the Circus Circus Hotel on the Strip. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Saudi Sergeant Accused Of Raping Teen Boy In Las Vegas On NYE Posts Bail

Despite a defense attorney’s complaints, a judge in Nevada set bail at $1.22 million Friday for a Saudi Arabia air force sergeant jailed since New Year’s Eve after he was accused of pulling a 13-year-old boy into a Las Vegas Strip hotel room and raping him.

01/18/2013

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