Daily Archives: December 14, 2010

Czech couple was Germany’s bank-robbing “gentlemen,” DNA tests show

Karlsruhe, Germany – A married couple who lived in the southwest of the Czech Republic robbed 21 German banks over a 15-year period, police in Karlsruhe confirmed Tuesday based on DNA tests.

DNA lab hits the big time

The Chronicle Journal CANADA
A Thunder Bay DNA lab is expecting a big boost in business after earning an international accreditation for forensic science testing.

FDLE Documents Record Month for DNA Database

WMBB.com Florida
A computerized search, through a program called CODIS can help catch criminals. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement the Combined DNA Indexing System documented its highest number of hits last month.

Update: While DA touts one Stocking Stranglings DNA match on Carlton Gary, defense says another test exonerates him

While one DNA test on 1970s Stocking Stranglings evidence matched convicted strangler Carlton Gary, another exonerated him in one of the three cases in which he was convicted, attorneys said in dueling press conferences today.

Forensic Science Service to be wound up

BBC News
The government-owned Forensic Science Service, which employs 1,600 people, is to be wound up – closing by 2012.