ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Legislation named after a slain New Mexico State University student was signed into law by President Obama Thursday.
The Katie Sepich enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012 creates incentives for states if they implement programs to collect DNA from people arrested or charged with serious crimes.
In most states DNA is only collected if a person is convicted.
Katie Sepich was raped and murdered in 2003.
At the time New Mexico did not collect DNA from felony arrests and her killer, Gabriel Avila, was not identified until three years later when he was convicted of another crime.
When it's cold outside Albuquerque and Rio Rancho's homeless sometimes count on the kindness of strangers to keep warm.
On the Fourth Day of Thriftmas Gina Nielsen shows us how to make a framed display for your Christmas cards.
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