New York Post
SREBRENICA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA — Across from the abandoned Potocari battery factory, where Muslim residents of this infamously brutalized town were imprisoned in 1995 before women were separated and the men and boys taken away to be killed, a memorial center has risen.
Monthly Archives: May 2011
New York Post
Honolulu Civil Beat
Barely half of Honolulu rape cases were solved in 2009, but 60-80 percent of rape kits collected that year never made it to the crime lab for analysis, a Civil Beat investigation has found.
With law enforcement officers relying more and more on DNA evidence to convict or exonerate suspects, a new Justice Department report raises concerns over the tens of thousands of old rape kits piling up in police evidence rooms across the country.
Wall Street Journal
At a makeshift morgue outside of Joplin, Mo., the bodies of more than 100 people are in the parking lot, in semi-trailer trucks refrigerated to 35 degrees. Inside a 25,000-square-foot warehouse, a team of 75 federal investigators gathers information about each unidentified person killed by the tornado.
New York Press
This is the first time in New York’s history that an animal’s DNA was used for sentencing, and one group clearly stands to benefit: wrongfully convicted animal abusers. A David Grann article is in the works.
The Dawn Pakistan
…The investigators told that they had dispatched four DNA samples obtained from the remains of the raiders to the KRL Islamabad, which reportedly had a gene database of different ethnicities around the world…