Daily Archives: August 29, 2014

Crime lab backlog held up DNA evidence on Evans’ gun

EvansCook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said Thursday that a backlog at the Illinois State Police crime lab was responsible for a nearly one-year delay in processing key DNA evidence that has led to charges against a Chicago Police commander for allegedly putting a gun in a suspect’s mouth.

23-Year-Old Utah Murder Solved With Help of DNA, LEGO Bricks

legosInvestigators have Utah cracked the 23-year-old killing of an elderly woman — with the help of DNA and LEGO toys, police said Thursday.