Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

DNA: Law requiring arrestees’ samples struck down

San Francisco Chronicle
A voter-approved California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony violates the constitutional privacy rights of people who have not been charged with or convicted of a crime, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

ABC News: New D.B. Cooper Clues Come From ‘Niece’

ABC News has a report out this morning that claims to name the source of the new information in the D.B. Cooper skyjacking. ABC says unnamed and unspecified sources have confirmed that a woman named Marla Cooper provided the FBI with a guitar strap for fingerprint testing.