Daily Archives: February 18, 2016

Ohio crime lab to test 10,000th formerly shelved rape kit

DeWineCLEVELAND, Ohio – Just more than four years ago, Attorney General Mike DeWine asked Ohio police departments to follow Cleveland’s lead in clearing evidence room shelves of untested rape kits.
This week forensic analysts at a beefed-up state DNA lab will test the 10,000th sexual assault kit submitted as part of the statewide initiative.

Pared down bill would limit law enforcement DNA sample collection

(Harrisburg) — The state House has scaled back a measure that aims to redefine how law enforcement could use DNA samples in Pennsylvania.