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New DNA Testing Confirms Skinner's Guilt, AG's Office Says
But DNA testing not complete, lawyer warns
"...DNA testing in the case of death row inmate Hank..."

Nov. 15, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop DNA Saga Continues, Pt. 3
Is there enough evidence to set Robert Springsteen free?
"...The current legal dispute is, essentially, a battle of DNA experts, although in the Thursday hearing they were represented..."

June 19, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

CCA Considers Hank Skinner's Death-Case DNA Appeal
Should never-before evidence be tested for DNA?
"...row inmate Hank Skinner will be given access to DNA testing that could demonstrate he is not guilty of..."

May 2, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop DNA Saga Continues, Pt. 2
D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg weighs in on status of yogurt shop murder case
"...Travis Co. District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg says DNA evidence is extremely important to have, to test, and..."

March 24, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

DA Says Swearingen DNA Motion is Stall Tactic
Offer for expedited testing is rejected
"...attorneys for death row inmate Larry Swearingen don't want DNA testing in his case as much as they want..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop Murders: New DNA Test Results Reported to Defense
Attorneys for defendants Robert Springsteen and Michael Scott get results from latest round of DNA testing
"...shop murder defendant Robert Springsteen said today that additional DNA testing has now revealed at least two unknown male..."

Dec. 31, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

CCA Denies DNA Testing in Swearingen Case
Death row inmate doesn't have right to test murder weapon for DNA
"...murder weapon – and therefore is not entitled to DNA testing of those items, the Court of Criminal Appeals..."

Feb. 5, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Prosecutors Say New DNA Evidence in Yogurt Shop Case Doesn't 'Exonerate' Defendant
A lawyer for yogurt shop defendant Robert Springsteen says that re-tested DNA evidence found in a vaginal swab proves his client is not guilty, and that Springsteen should be released from prison.
"...for yogurt shop defendant Robert Springsteen says that re-tested DNA evidence proves his client is not guilty, and that..."

April 16, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lawmakers Urge Pretrial DNA Testing in Death Penalty Cases
AG joins senators in saying measure would speed exonerations
"...it can take years after a conviction to secure DNA testing...."

March 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Swearingen Seeks DNA Testing
Execution scheduled for late February
"...A motion filed yesterday in Montgomery County seeks DNA testing on several items of evidence related to the..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

DNA
Capital T Theatre's DNA reveals more about how animals behave in a group than an episode of Nature
"...to be patronizing toward the band of teens in DNA, the dark comedy receiving its local premiere from Capital..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Judge Rules Against DNA Testing in Reed Case
Resets the execution date for March 5
"...A last-ditch effort to introduce new DNA testing into the case of Rodney Reed was denied..."

Nov. 25, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Skinner Will Get DNA Testing
AG's office reverses course
"...board, death row inmate Hank Skinner will finally get DNA testing he's been requesting for more than a decade...."

June 1, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Senate Passes DNA Bill
Other criminal justice reforms stalled
"...today passed a measure to increase access to post-conviction DNA testing...."

April 6, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Does DNA Testing Prove Skinner's Guilt?
That depends on whom you ask
"...also to properly package and store additional evidence, making DNA testing on an array of items impossible, according to..."

Feb. 6, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

DNA Testing Puts Hank Skinner at Murder Scene
But it doesn't necessarily mean he's guilty, attorneys argue
"...DNA testing in the case of death row inmate Hank..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop DNA Saga Continues, Part 2
Travis Co. D.A.'s office still considering new DNA evidence
"...Travis Co. District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg says DNA evidence is extremely important to have, to test, and..."

March 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop DNA Saga Continues
Defense attorney Joe James Sawyer says D.A.'s office is ignoring science
"...forensic testing that revealed, a year ago, unknown male DNA found inside the youngest victim, 13-year-old Amy Ayers. The..."

March 17, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop Saga: New Unknown DNA Evidence
The DNA of yet two more unknown males has been discovered
"...murder defendant Robert Springsteen said Dec. 31 that additional DNA testing has now revealed at least two unknown male..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Defense Cries Foul on Yogurt Shop DNA
Prosecutors' yogurt shop murder case appears to be in trouble
"...feet on providing defense attorneys the results of additional DNA testing...."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Death Watch: DNA Testing Denied for Rodney Reed
Reed and Pruett strike out. But justice for Duane Buck?
"...affirmed a Bastrop County court's decision to deny additional DNA testing to Rodney Reed. The state's highest criminal court..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

APD's DNA Lab Shutters
Department must change its operating procedures
"...Department will operate without the use of its own DNA lab for the next four to six months. As..."

June 17, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

APD Asks City Council for Financial Help With DNA Testing
And more news from the dais
"...have been tapped to test the bulk of APD's DNA evidence, including its now-cleared rape kit backlog. The two..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Lawyers Disagree on DNA Test Results in Skinner Case
Questions still linger about brutal crime
"...it also failed to properly store additional evidence, making DNA testing on items impossible, according to Skinner's defense team...."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Skinner Defense: New DNA Testing Suggests His Innocence
Attorneys suggest an uncle of Twila Busby is more likely suspect
"...The results of new, additional DNA testing in the Hank Skinner case demonstrates he is..."

Sept. 6, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Long Wait for Yogurt Shop Murders DNA
New DNA testing could exonerate defendants, lawyers say – if only they could see those test results.
"..."expected" they already knew the identity of a male DNA contributor whose previously undetected profile was revealed during retesting..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

DNA Testing Granted in Skinner Case
It took more than a decade, but Skinner wins fight to test evidence
"...row inmate Hank Skinner is poised to get the DNA testing that he's been requesting for more than a..."

June 8, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Acevedo Defends DNA Lab
Police chief says whistle-blower's accusations are overblown
"...also home to the department's forensics labs, including the DNA lab – to respond to the latest accusations made..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Reed Defense DNA-Deprived?
A citizen sleuth raises new charges in the Stacey Stites murder case.
"...At issue is a May 13, 1998, DNA report ordered for the defense by District Judge Harold..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Yogurt Shop DNA
After months of testing, the state knows a lot about who doesn't match the new DNA evidence
"...already knew the identity of the male donor whose DNA was found inside the vaginal cavity of 13-year-old Amy..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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