A large police presence greeted runners and spectators filtering in Monday morning for the Boston Marathon, a year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
The new Indian River County Sheriff's Office forensic sciences complex in Florida may look like just a big building on the outside, but on the inside it's the newest weapon in local law enforcement's arsenal to catch and prosecute criminals.
In 1990, a sketch was made of what Jane Doe looked like from photos taken during her autopsy. Since that time, technology has advanced to create a digitally enhanced version of the autopsy photos that gives a clearer picture of how Jane Doe looked at the time of her death.
Ohio officials are hoping the new rule will help stymie illegal-drug makers who tweaked the compounds to produce synthetic drugs, which can have effects similar to, but longer-lasting than, amphetamines.
The man who represented the two in their lawsuit against the county, produced evidence that he said showed that a county detective planted hairs and hid other evidence that might have stopped a conviction. Lawyers for the county disputed the evidence’s scientific value.
This market survey report summarizes information on commercial body-worn cameras to aid criminal justice practitioners considering planning, acquisition and implementation of the technology in their agency.
A researcher is using network science and a connected society to fight crime. Data produced by dynamical relationships is integrated into a statistical framework using algorithms that can model connectivity between individual “players,” laying out the multiple relationships into a network representation.
Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members.
The prosecution in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Thursday challenged the credibility of an expert witness for the defense, which was trying to show that the athlete killed his girlfriend by mistake.
The nationally known DNA lab at the University of North Texas has helped solve the mystery of what happened to two South Dakota high school girls who disappeared in late May 1971.
This report provides a “landscape” view of the issues and products associated with mobile devices for fingerprint identification, with a focus on forensic applications.
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and findings of a forensic expert for the defense.
The application process for positions in the new NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) is now open. NIST is welcoming members of the forensic science, criminal justice and academic research communities to serve as committee and subcommittee members.
Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers — the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S. — aren't foolproof.
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.