Daily Archives: December 31, 2011
New laws to crack down on repeat methamphetamine offenders and to strengthen the Illinois DNA database are among the measures initiated by Attorney General Lisa Madigan in the 2011 legislative session that will take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012.
HUNTSVILLE, AL— Workers with the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences are feeling a bit of financial pressure. The director of the Huntsville lab says repeated cuts and increases in cases for his agency are starting to affect his team. Employees are seeing evidence pile up and many investigations get put on hold.
A finger long claimed to be from a yeti, once revered in a monastery in Nepal and taken in the 1950s by a Bigfoot researcher, has been identified after decades of mystery. Turns out, it’s just a regular old human finger — albeit one with a very interesting history.