A Pennsylvania judge ruled that the maker of a DNA-mixture interpretation software does not have to reveal the source code of the program as part of a murder trial.
The state of California filed an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit by the heirs of a...
The researchers extracted usable DNA from bones and teeth of 35 ancient humans living throughout...
A man who has spent 30 years behind bars for a 1985 rape will get a whole new trial, since the...
Peter Neufeld, co-founder and co-director of the Innocence Project, explains the problems with certain types of forensic evidence.
Texas leads the nation when it comes to exonerating wrongfully convicted people, and the state may be adding to those numbers through closer scrutiny of DNA evidence practices.
In Ohio, more than 9,000 rape kits went untested for DNA matches until Attorney General Mike DeWine launched an initiative in 2011 to bring sexual criminals to justice.
A House lawmaker publicly suggested that the previous day's IRS systems failure could have been caused by a cyberattack.
A state police forensics expert took the stand in Jessica Alinsky’s murder trial Wednesday morning and testified the level of manipulation he saw at the crime scene was “unlike anything I’ve seen before or since.”
As vehicles become increasingly more connected to smartphones, infrastructure and other vehicles, it will become vital for all parties to collaborate and become informed on the risks associated with connectivity.
Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda was exhumed in 2013, and forensic tests identified strange bacteria in the bones. New DNA results might now shed light into his mysterious death.
According to court documents: The deputy sheriff then activated the stun-cuff, which administered an electric shock to Victim I for approximately five seconds.
A record-setting 149 men and women were exonerated last year after spending an average of 141/2 years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit, according to a report to be released Wednesday.
After all the victims endure, investigators sometimes decide not to submit the kits for testing. It's not that the decision is capricious — officials, when asked, had logical reasons.
Eagles have been used to hunt small game for more than a thousand years. Now, a Dutch team is considering hunting 21st-century prey: the rogue drone.
Car paint fragments bring a serious challenge to forensic experts, considering how they vary by make and model, and even how they age and weather over time.
Shaun Bridges, a Secret Service agent who pled guilty to stealing from the Silk Road website while he was supposed to be investigating it, has been arrested again.
A flawed way of calculating the odds that a defendant left DNA at a crime scene is the next target of prosecutors and criminal justice advocates working together in Texas to weed out wrongful convictions.
A lidar scanner uses a combination of lasers and a camera to create detailed, three-dimensional models of entire physical environments.