One year after DNA evidence exonerated Alan Northrop, who had served 17 years in prison for a rape and kidnapping he didn’t commit, he’s still waiting for the state of Washington to compensate him for its mistake.
Daily Archives: April 27, 2011
The Texas Tribune
Thousands of untested rape kits could be examined for DNA evidence, but a bill considered today by a Senate panel carries a hefty price tag. The result could be that the boxes remain stacked on shelves in police storage rooms across the state.
Florence, 6 April (AKI) – Art historians are due to dig up the remains of who they believe posed for Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic Mona Lisa in order to extract the DNA to recreate the face of the noblewoman who died almost 500 years ago and provided the world with what may be history’s most famous smile.