A bill heard at the Capitol on Thursday would strengthen Montana’s DUI laws by fining those who refuse a breathalyzer, and using the money to fund local crime labs.
An attorney for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attacked the credibility and limited experience of a Massachusetts State Police trooper who analyzed tire tracks for the murder case.
D.C. prosecutors have stopped sending DNA evidence to the city’s new state-of-the-art crime lab after they said they discovered errors in the way analysts determined whether a sample can be linked to a suspect or a victim.
Forensic science manager Greg Mason calls it the Ferrari of crime scene processing. He's talking about the new full spectrum imaging systems designed to detect and capture images of fingerprints and other evidence without the need for powder or chemicals.
A brand new crime fighting tool just rolled into town and it's being called a game changer. From the outside it might just appear like any normal van, but what's inside has local FBI agents pumped.
One of the bone samples is approximately 400 years old, while the second dates back to the 1870s.
Richardson, a BPD detective for 27 years, discussed what he found inside the Reinert home and, under questioning from County Attorney Scott Twito, focused on using forensic technology to calculate the path of a bullet fired in the master bedroom.
After he consistently refused to provide any samples to the police, officers snagged a few samples of Raynor's sweat from a chair he had been sitting in during an interrogation session.
Forensic scientist Laetitia Sijen from the Netherlands Forensic Institute has been questioned since yesterday in the High Court at Wellington, New Zealand over tests that found central nervous system tissue on a mark on the shirt.
The Justice Department reportedly did not find enough evidence to charge white officer Darren Wilson with any civil rights violations for shooting Michael Brown last August. But they did find plenty of evidence of routine discrimination by Ferguson police against black residents.
The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails — on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in Chappaqua, New York, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press.
Cal Harris jurors are expected to hear today from the prosecution's key expert witness on blood evidence. Dr. Henry Lee, a forensic scientist based in Connecticut, has testified about blood evidence found in Cal Harris' Spencer home during the Tioga County businessman's two previous trials in 2007 and 2009. Lee is scheduled to testify in Schoharie County Court.
The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report.
Forensics experts who investigate crime scenes are looking for answers to three key questions: “Who did it; how did they do it; and can we stop them from doing it again?” The field of nuclear forensics, an important element of LLNL’s national security mission, has similar goals and uses similar techniques — but with even higher stakes.
A recently released report by the US Government Accountability Office has revealed that despite some improvements, the Federal Aviation Administration still needs to quash significant security control weaknesses that threaten the agency’s ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system.