Daily Archives: August 27, 2014

Experts identifying Flight 17 victims find DNA samples from 283 people, 173 positive IDs

MH17 DebrisTHE HAGUE, Netherlands — Experts working to identify the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have gathered DNA samples from 283 people and have positively identified 173.

Governor Quinn Opens State-of-the-Art Police Forensic Laboratory in Belleville

blue helix2BELLEVILLE – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by state and local officials to open a new State Police Metro-East Forensic Science Laboratory in Belleville. The facility will provide the Illinois State Police (ISP) and police agencies throughout the region with enhanced crime-solving abilities. The event is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to ensure the safety of all people in every community across Illinois.