ABC News Texas
…Technicians at the University of North Texas Health Science Center are employing their sophisticated testing technology to provide critical clues. Forensic pathologist Dr. Arthur Eisenberg told WLS-TV, “It’s not so much that it was a high-profile serial killer, but the fact is these families have gone this long without knowing…”
The local courts are being given the authority to order DNA tests in paternity cases, under new legislation currently before Parliament.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 17 (UPI) — DNA testing has settled a 70-year debate over possible conjoined twins buried at an ancient site in southern Indiana, researchers say.
SALT LAKE CITY — Science is changing the way police officers solve cases that have remained a mystery for several years, particularly in high profile murder cases where DNA evidence was hard to obtain.
Defence lawyers have questioned the computer-based method used by a US DNA expert in the investigation into the murder of two soldiers in March 2009.
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory has now eliminated the crime lab’s long-held DNA case backlog and the DNA unit is now operating in real-time to assist law enforcement agencies across the state in tracking down criminals.
The University of North Texas is home to a forensics lab that plays a large role in investigations across the nation.
Using funds seized from criminals and crime scenes, the PD has voted to approve funding an annual fee of as much as $66,000 for a off-site local DNA processing service.
The Nassau Guardian
The first of drawings for a forensic and DNA lab in the Bahamas will be completed by November 25 according to Deputy Commissioner of Police Quinn McCartney, a forensics expert.
The St. Louis Police Officer’s Association has filed a formal grievance with the department, and is seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the collection of officer’s DNA samples through saliva swabs.