Authorities in South Carolina say a man was shot to death in a confrontation with sheriff's deputies.
The state crime lab analyzes just about everything that could come from a crime scene, including drug samples, DNA, marks from tools and firearms and bloody clothes from crime scenes.
The same suspect reportedly shot and killed another man. When they got to the crime scene on North Rose Street, it was the same gun.
The popular criminal forensic investigation television shows portray every forensic science investigation tool and technique as infallible and always accurate. But, in real life, this is not true. Some of the forensic science procedures used in criminal investigations are very controversial.
Many of the systems that have been affected by the malware were infected when attackers exploited a vulnerability in the Magento CMS. A critical vulnerability patch for Magneto, which is used to power a number of e-commerce sites, was published on October 31
Putting names to those who die while crossing the Mediterranean to Europe is a huge challenge for forensic scientists, with clues sometimes limited to no more than a scar or a solitary tatoo.
Being able to understand and address the main security challenges cloud apps can introduce to your organization requires visibility into what data is stored in the cloud as well as the contextual factors of how that data is being accessed or used.
Police officers could soon be using body cameras to interview suspects at crime scenes as part of new cost-cutting plans.
After a year as the News-Miner’s crime reporter I thought nothing much could shock or disturb me anymore, but class number six — crime scene investigations — made me realize I’d been wrong about that.
With world powers divided over the cause of a Russian jetliner crash, much rests on forensic teams as they scour a sandy trail of wreckage almost a week after 224 people died in Egypt's worst air disaster.
Largely through her own persistence — dozens of phone calls pushing police and prosecutors over nearly 16 years — did police finally nab the suspect: a serial rapist on the brink of walking free from prison.
Investigators were able to access texts in the case against Kyle Navin using a new kind of software that is having a big impact on law enforcement.
A convicted rapist lost his bid for a new trial Thursday after a divided Arkansas Supreme Court found that the trial court was within its rights to exclude evidence of another person's DNA at the scene of the crime.
FBI General Counsel James Baker today spoke about how encryption is making it increasingly difficult for law enforcement agencies to conduct surveillance. While the FBI has previously argued in favor of backdoors that let authorities defeat encryption, Baker said the issue must ultimately be decided by the American people.
Not only can secondary DNA transfer falsely link someone to a crime, but it also can weaken the impact of potential evidence that could have been used to identify the guilty party.