Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Parker wants HPD to give up control of crime lab

Houston Chronicle
Two of Mayor Annise Parker’s goals for her second term, as outlined in her inaugural address this week, may hinge on the cooperation of Harris County.
Parker said she intends to take the city’s long-troubled crime lab from the Houston Police Department and make it independent; she also wants to phase out the city jail and house offenders in the county jail instead.

Sandringham remains: police question royal estate staff

The Guardian UK
The mystery over the body of a young woman found at Sandringham deepened as police revealed they were examining events that took place at the Queen’s residence in late summer.