Daily Archives: September 8, 2010

Developing News: State Crime Lab gets money to improve forensic analysis


Todays THV Arkansas
Arkansas State Crime Laboratory will receive a total of $868,665 in U.S. Department of Justice funds to hire new employees, provide training for forensic analysts and coroners, and purchase new equipment.

NFSTC launches forensic innovation center to expand services


Maddux Newswire Tampa Bay
LARGO, FL (September 2010): The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announces the Forensic Innovation Center (FIC), a new, for-profit enterprise in Largo, FL. The new organization will expand NFSTC offerings and provide up to 40 new job opportunities in Pinellas County over the next three years.

Burglary suspect nabbed by DNA in Tinicum


Daily Times Delaware County, PA
TINICUM — DNA evidence led to the capture of an alleged burglar who was chased out of a Wanamaker Avenue home back in May by a woman armed with a sword.

Yevgeniy Skalyga, 22, of Constitution Avenue in the Woodlyn section of Ridley Township, is being held in Delaware County prison in lieu of 10 percent of $75,000 bail.

DNA evidence questioned in actor’s stabbing trial


Sign on San Diego News
VISTA — A forensic biologist testified Tuesday that DNA from at least two people was found on a knife prosecutors said was used to stab a San Marcos woman at her home two years ago — but the DNA didn’t match either the defendant or the victim.

Human remains found in tiger shark’s stomach


Boston Herald
NASSAU, Bahamas – Cops are trying to identify human remains found in a tiger shark’s stomach.

Police were conducting DNA tests on the two legs, two arms and severed torso found inside the 12-foot shark, said Assistant Police Commissioner Glenn Miller.