The CIA pulled a number of officers from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing as a precautionary measure in the wake of the massive cyber theft of the personal data of federal employees, current and former U.S. officials said.
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The Malaysian Airlines Flight 17’s suspicious crash in Ukraine last year is now being called a deliberate attack with a surface-to-air missile, according to a report released today by investigators. Though they stopped short of naming suspects, the results are leading to further international pressure to catch and prosecute the likely culprits from the rebel-held region.
After spending millions to station officers for over 1,200 days on the off-chance that Julian Assange would step out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the Metropolitan Police Service announced Monday that it would remove its constant overt presence outside the building.
The three men who showed up at Michael Usry’s door last December were unfailingly polite. They told him they were cops investigating a hit-and-run that had occurred a few blocks away, near New Orleans City Park, and they invited Usry to accompany them to a police station so he could answer some questions. Certain that he hadn’t committed any crime, the 36-year-old filmmaker agreed to make the trip.
Steven Mark Chaney sat in a Texas courtroom with the rest of his life on the line and listened as a forensic dentist told jurors it was his teeth that caused bite marks on the arm of a dead drug dealer named John Sweek.
The convicted killers who left Philadelphia for a life behind bars as teenagers are as different as the details of their crimes.
Apple has purged its iOS App Store of several titles that it said had the ability to compromise encrypted connections between end users and the servers they connect to. The company advised users to uninstall the apps from their iPhones and iPads to prevent potentially harmful monitoring, but it has yet to name any of the offending titles.
Lt. Don Ridley held the T-shaped device, pointing it toward a reporter standing in a conference room at the Oxford Police Department station on Wednesday. “As far as we know, this does not cause cancer,” Ridley joked, as the device — a laser-emitting scanner — silently did its work.
This surveillance technology also captures officers who, in the words of a local Cleveland county prosecutor, have acted with "remarkable restraint." In this instance, body cam footage of several Cleveland patrol officers shows them doing everything they could to convince a man to put down his weapon.
The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announced that it has awarded more than $29 million in research and development funding to over 60 recipients who proposed work designed to strengthen forensic science and advance criminal justice policy and practice.
DNA testing has confirmed that remains found after a plane went missing off the southeast coast of Florida belong to a missing British pilot.
Forensic science researchers continue to look at post-mortem changes to find new ways to estimate time of death. A Portuguese team is now looking at the blood’s chemistry to understand the changes that happen after death, and potentially detail the time of death up to 11 days, according to a study in the journal Toxicology Research.
In 2001, an analyst in the DNA unit of Arizona’s state crime laboratory noticed something interesting. Two seemingly unrelated individuals—one white and one black—shared the same two markers at nine of the 13 places in the standard DNA profile. Yet that particular genetic profile should have been exceedingly rare.
Massachusetts State Police began reviewing cases where its crime lab analysts conducted the kind of pre-DNA forensic hair analysis that has since been widely discredited, a review that parallels one by the FBI that has already led to wrongful convictions being reversed.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secretary of state, was repeatedly hit by attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany in 2014, according to a congressional document obtained by The Associated Press.