Daily Archives: June 25, 2011

Crime lab focusing on DNA evidence from burglaries


Shreveport Times Louisiana
…A recent push from the Northwest Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory is responsible for clearing dozens of burglary cases in the area by using DNA evidence. Blood, cigarette butts and clothing left at the scene are liabilities for thieves…

Argentine heirs hope DNA test ends identity fight


Reuters Argentina
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The adopted children of one of Argentina’s wealthiest women came forward to give blood samples on Friday, hoping to quell suspicions they were stolen as babies from murdered political prisoners during military rule.

Get DNA samples from all arrested in NJ


News Times New Jersey
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey lawmaker wants law enforcement officials to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested in the state.