New York Post
SREBRENICA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA — Across from the abandoned Potocari battery factory, where Muslim residents of this infamously brutalized town were imprisoned in 1995 before women were separated and the men and boys taken away to be killed, a memorial center has risen.
The Standard Kenya
A woman has obtained a court order to extract samples from the body of late marathoner Samuel Kamau Wanjiru for DNA analysis for her unborn child.
Honolulu Civil Beat
Barely half of Honolulu rape cases were solved in 2009, but 60-80 percent of rape kits collected that year never made it to the crime lab for analysis, a Civil Beat investigation has found.
Richmond Times Dispatch Virginia
Paul B. Ferrara, 68, the former head of Virginia’s forensic-science laboratory who helped pioneer the use of DNA as a crime-fighting tool in the U.S., died Monday.
When George Bernard Murray was deployed overseas during World War II, his family expected the young Oceano man to return home.
Detroit Free Press
The stunning discovery of piles of evidence in a rotting old building last week put Detroit on a growing national list of crime labs accused in recent years of making big mistakes.
With law enforcement officers relying more and more on DNA evidence to convict or exonerate suspects, a new Justice Department report raises concerns over the tens of thousands of old rape kits piling up in police evidence rooms across the country.
The Tribune Bahamas
A SENIOR police officer accused of raping a mentally-challenged woman and fathering her child has not been positively identified in DNA tests.
Wall Street Journal
At a makeshift morgue outside of Joplin, Mo., the bodies of more than 100 people are in the parking lot, in semi-trailer trucks refrigerated to 35 degrees. Inside a 25,000-square-foot warehouse, a team of 75 federal investigators gathers information about each unidentified person killed by the tornado.
THE capture and conviction of John Cooper for two double killings is a tale of technological advances.