The items left behind by survivors provide a unique snapshot into 1813, and might help us understand how the crew survived in the frigid Alaskan winter, awaiting rescue for almost a month.
As the world commemorates the 14th anniversary of one of the world’s deadliest terrorist attacks, and the largest crime scene in American history, authorities are still wrestling with investigating and stopping terrorism in the post-9/11 world.
As host of one of primetime’s longest running crime shows, John Walsh has helped capture more dangerous fugitives than any other law enforcement agent in history.
For the first time, age is being determined from blood and tooth samples – and European police agencies are already clamoring to use it.
The DNA samples from the crime scene do not match the officer, authorities have said, and may provide crucial clues into the identities of the killers.
Forensics is complicated, and sound bites are few. But always keep in mind that you are exploring a story about a dead human being. You owe it to that person—and to your audience, and to the public record—to get the details of the death investigation rigorously right.
A survey done by tax advisory firm KPMG reports that 81 percent of health care technology and security officers say their organization has been compromised by a data breach in the last two years. And the effects of those breaches can be seen reaching into pockets, wallets and phones - all at the same time.
The anthropology disciplines were added to the Texas lab in 2006, and have proved instrumental in forensic investigations.
Crammed in an old grocery store within a busy shopping plaza, the previous northwest Ohio office of the BCI was in dire need of upgrades. But the ten-year long journey to build this state-of-the-art crime lab was not as straightforward as it might have seemed.
Paroled sex offenders in the US island territory of Guam might soon be handcuffed in more ways than one.
Building a forensics lab is as complex as the work that goes on inside. Take an inside look at the construction of two top-flight Forensic Science laboratories, and read about what one company learned about the crime lab of the future.
A parole board in California has repeatedly denied to release Fred Swanigan saying that he lacks “insight” into the murder he was convicted of in 1981 since he refuses to admit to the crime.
Computer forensic techniques allow investigators to collect evidence from various digital devices. Tools and techniques exist that allow the discovery of difficult-to-get evidence, including destroyed, locked or obfuscated data. At the same time, criminals routinely make attempts to counter forensic efforts by wiping data, deleting files, faking or clearing logs, histories and other traces of performed activities.
“Saturation patrols” are being conducted in a town about 55 miles northwest of Chicago to investigate any suspicious activity and reassure residents, after three men are suspected of fatally shooting an officer on Tuesday.
The quicker turnaround on DNA samples could free up laboratories to make headway on other testing – notably that of the nationwide rape-kit backlog, said some advocates.