Daily Archives: September 10, 2010

DNA expert testifies in Day 3 of Pollok murder trial


KTRE East Texas
LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – The third day of a retrial began in a six-year-old murder case with a DNA expert on the stand.

Charges underway at scorned state crime lab


The SunNews.com North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s attorney general appointed an interim director of the embattled state-run crime lab Wednesday to review the department for problems like those found in a unit that analyzes blood.

Two men freed from prison by DNA to tell blue-ribbon panel their stories today

Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE – Two men who each spent more than 20 years in Florida prisons before DNA proved they were innocent are expected to tell their stories today to a special blue-ribbon panel.

Mass. woman in womb-cut case gives DNA sample

Associated Press Louisiana
WORCESTER, Mass. – A Worcester woman accused of killing her pregnant friend and cutting the baby from the womb has complied with a court order to give prosecutors a DNA sample.

Census good for DNA test business


Global Times Beijing
The nationwide population census’ focus on getting parents to register children born outside of the family planning policy has created a surge in business for paternity testing companies.

DNA samples in Newark, Louisiana burglary rape cases lead to arrest of worker on offshore oil rig


Newark Post
DNA samples collected in Delaware and Louisiana have led police to a man suspected in two 2006 rapes in Newark.