Students in Canyon Del Oro High School’s forensics class may have a bit more experience than their competition when they head to Phoenix to compete in the annual state forensics competition.
There are many things that Anthony Caravella doesn't remember about 1983, but he told jurors that one thing is for sure — he didn't rape or murder Ada Cox Jankowski.
A new set of publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could make it easier, faster, and most importantly, more reliable, for forensic examiners to match a set of fingerprints with those on file in any database, whether local, state or national.
After questioning more than 200 people and matching fingerprints of at least 72 with those found at the scene of crime, officers investigating the murder of a research student at Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI), Agra, have zeroed in on a student of the same institute as the likely killer.
Two men have sued a disgraced crime laboratory worker with the Cleveland Police Department, accusing him of fabricating evidence that contributed to their wrongful convictions for murder and 13 years spent in prison.
A law proposed in Texas would require all biological evidence collected in cases in which the state is seeking the death penalty to undergo DNA testing before trial, a change intended to reduce the risk of an innocent person being put to death.
A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.
Authorities in Louisiana say they tracked a man accused of stealing drugs from a pharmacy because he left behind a pickax he used to break in — and forgot to remove the price tag.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has announced that it will feature its Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS50 FT-IR spectrometer during Pittcon 2013.
The trial of Mark Norwood, charged with the 1986 murder of Christine Morton — a crime that her husband, Michael Morton, recently was exonerated — has begun in San Angelo with jury selection.
Lawyers, including judges and prosecutors, are being taught how forensic evidence can be used in cases involving political violence.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy lobbied for more federal support to test a backlog of more than 10,000 rape kits from the city of Detroit and won praise from a national advocate for victims of sexual assault.
Bill Hyzer’s most groundbreaking and unsung achievement was an invention he devised in a single afternoon. It also is the reason he was honored by the national American Board of Forensic Odontology.
Join NIJ on one of three dates for the live webinar Falling Into Decay: Postmortem Interval and Molecular Autopsy.
Police have arrested six men accused of the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist who was camping with her husband in an Indian forest in the central state of Madhya Pradesh.