Daily Archives: May 26, 2012

DNA on beer can needle ‘likely’ belongs to Clemens

Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON — A needle stored with a beer can appeared to contain an extremely tiny amount of Roger Clemens’ DNA, which turned out to be good news and bad news for both sides in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.

RCMP to close three forensic labs

Canada
OTTAWA—The RCMP will shut three of its six forensic labs key in a bid to save $3.5 million a year.

Utah crime lab: Evidence, frustration piling up

Ideally, Jay Henry and his staff at the State Crime Lab would take just three weeks to analyze the DNA, ballistics and fingerprint evidence that helps put criminals behind bars or exonerates the innocent.