When William Holland traveled from Atlanta to Cameroon to dig into his family roots, the quest succeeded beyond his wildest dreams: A blend of genetic testing and genealogical sleuthing connected him with one of the West African nation’s royal families. The king of Mankon, a region in Cameroon, embraced Holland so completely that the American was ceremonially given the name of the king’s father.
Richmond Times Dispatch
JARRATT — Thomas E. Haynesworth hopes to return home soon from an errand he set off on 27 years ago as a teenager with no criminal record.
CNet News Scotland
Scottish researchers say they’re having success getting fingerprints from fabric, a feat that traditionally has been difficult for forensic sleuths.
Daily Breeze.com California
LOS ANGELES – Police have cleared a vast backlog of sexual assault evidence kits that had gone untested for years, an official said Tuesday.