Tribune Daily Chronicle California
For the first time since the Grim Sleeper case, forensic investigators with the California Attorney General’s office have identified a suspect in a major violent crime by using familial DNA.
Daily Archives: March 15, 2011
East Haven Patch Connecticut
As one of the hottest topics to go before the Judiciary Committee this year, the death penalty bills filled the hearing room with members of the public with vested interest and those testifying. Overall, 63 people testified with 45 in favor of abolishing capital punishment and 18 opposed.
STAMFORD — State lawmakers heard testimony this week from a New Mexico mother whose daughter was raped and murdered and from several civil rights advocates who opposed a proposed bill that would require felony suspects to submit DNA samples after an arrest, instead of after a conviction.
The Jefferson County Regional Crime Laboratory in Beaumont, Texas, has selected Qualtrax as a compliance management tool for its facility.
“Our mission is to provide meaningful, timely, unbiased, and accurate forensic services to the community,” said Linda Johnson, Lab Director. “Using Qualtrax will help us keep our commitment to the community by allowing us to reduce the amount of time spent on administrative tasks required to maintain quality documentation and processes, and dedicate more time to serving our community.”
KOHAT, March 13: An infant baby boy is causing headache to Kohat police as a couple whose newborn baby was stolen from a hospital last November and the issueless old couple of Hangu from whom the infant was recovered claim the boy belongs to them.