Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

26 Years Later, Man Tried For Teen’s Death


WCVB The BostonChannel.com
BOSTON — Elsie “Yolanda” Hernandez was an 18-year-old cashier at a Roxbury department store who was looking forward to starting classes at Northeastern University when she was killed while walking home from work.

Casey Anthony case: DNA tests on Caylee’s shorts must be done in U.S., judge says

The Orlando Sentinel
The judge in the Casey Anthony case said today he may allow the defense’s request for DNA tests of Caylee’s shorts.

Judge Belvin Perry said he is inclined to let the shorts and a canvas bag found near Caylee’s remains to be tested, but he insists “the tests will have to be done here in the United States.”

The Innocence Project and Winston & Strawn Launch First Online Database of DNA Wrongful Convictions

PR Newswire
NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Innocence Project and Winston & Strawn LLP today launched InnocenceRecord.org, the first on-line, searchable database of the court records and other data of the cases of those who have been wrongfully convicted and later exonerated through DNA evidence.