Here’s what you might have missed over the weekend, and what you’ll want to know to get you through your work week.
Three men who were awaiting trial for violent crimes escaped a California county jail on Friday, and a massive manhunt is still underway three days later.
Lee, who had been on death row since 2004, quickly became a person of interest in the revived Boisfontaine investigation.
Civil asset forfeiture “takes the profit out of the crime” by eliminating the funds needed to continue illegal activity. However, critics say it can be a legal slush fund for law enforcement.
A New Jersey prison inmate now on his second hunger strike to protest prison conditions will be force fed, due to his impending death, according to a court decision.
Genetic forensic work has provided more clues about the mystery of dozens of Roman-era decapitated bodies found in the gardens of a British mansion.
New legislation in Washington State could end the backlog of 6,000 rape-kits statewide, and is proposing a novel way to pay for the testing.
One day before the 20-year statute of limitations was to expire, Demetrius Jones was indicted for the crime after DNA had come up with a “hit” from an unrelated 2011 attack.
Pedestrians on a quiet walking path along the Grand Canal west of Dublin made a grisly discovery over the weekend: a suitcase that contained a human torso.
Here’s what you might have missed over the long weekend, and what you’ll want to know to get you through your work week.
A British man who was acquitted on murder charges in the death of a 77-year-old grandmother—apparently beaten to death with a marble rolling pin—is on trial again.
The new crime-show "Killing Fields" tracks a real, active cold-case murder investigation, week after week, looking into the unsolved 1997 killing of Eugenie Boisfontaine.
The use of DNA in criminal cases has rapidly grown in recent years and forensic labs are confronted with more samples to analyze, track and store. At the same time, many states have passed legislation to include arrestee DNA samples for analysis, adding to backlogs.
The largest DNA sequencing effort ever undertaken will help identify half a million soldiers and civilians lost in the Vietnam War more than 40 years ago.
History is filled with cases of child labor, slavery and abuse—and sadly many cases still remain today. Now, researchers are using modern-day forensic analysis to find out how children were treated, or often mistreated, in past cultures.