A suspected drunken driver barreled through police barricades and drove down a crowded street at the South by Southwest festival early Thursday morning, killing two people and injuring 23 in an act authorities say was intentional.
On February 24-28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Energy, in coordination with the State of New Jersey law enforcement and first responder partners, conducted an exercise of the National Technical Nuclear Forensics Ground Collections Task Force.
Washburn University and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are breaking ground for the Forensic Science Center in May when students begin their summer break this year.
A team of Michigan State University computer scientists have built the first three-dimensional model of a human fingerprint.
This research aimed to develop two microfluidic components for the analysis of low copy number (LCN) DNA samples.
The woman allegedly raped last fall by an on-duty San Jose police officer is in the country illegally, sources said Wednesday, a revelation that looks certain to strain the already shaky trust between immigrant communities and local law enforcement.
A 28-year-old man bound over to stand trial on charges of killing an 18-month-old girl and three adults will learn if he could face the death penalty after his arraignment next month. The bindover for trial came soon after forensics experts linked a shotgun to the man.
Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Thursday displayed a sequence of photos showing the blood stains and blood spatter found on the floors, walls, stairs and chairs in the athlete's house after he fatally shot his girlfriend.
In court arguments, the less gruesome the description of a crime, the less likely the punishment will match U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines, according to researchers at Duke University.
This study evaluated the quality of commercially available photo scales, documented manufacturing processes, and suggested pathways for establishing standards for forensic photo scales that will ensure accuracy and instill user confidence.
Preliminary DNA evidence shows a possible tie of Edwin Alemany to three of the attacks he is charged with committing, including the murder of Wilbraham native Amy Lord, according to a motion filed by Assistant District Attorney John Pappas.
The authors built a digitizing device that scans impression evidence and generates a high-resolution 3-D surface image and a co-registered 2-D color image.
Kneeling in court and swinging a cricket bat at Oscar Pistorius' toilet door, a South African forensic analyst demonstrated Wednesday how the double-amputee athlete may have bashed the door to get to the girlfriend he had just fatally shot.
Any exoneration is remarkable, of course. Any act of justice after decades of injustice is laudable. It is never too late to put to right a wrong. But what also is striking about this case is how weak it always was, how frequently Glenn Ford's constitutional rights were denied, and yet how determined Louisiana's judges were over decades to defend an indefensible result.
On March 10, fire investigator Steve Probst criticized the Ontario Fire Marshal’s investigation at the scene of Ryerson student Carina Petrache’s 2010 homicide. Probst was testifying as part of Farshad Badakhshan’s defence.