| May 24, 2010
| 7:50 PM
It's been used to catch murderers and rapists, now DNA is tracking down the everyday burglar.
But with high costs for DNA testing and forensic science backlogs there's many will wonder if it's really worth it to catch petty criminals.
| Oct 25, 2010
When you enter the new $14 million home of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven, you are instantly immersed in the bloodstained world of forensic investigation, and particularly in the cases handled by Lee in his...
| Nov 1, 2010
Three teenaged girls in Dale City faced a real life horror Halloween night last year. At a shopping plaza, a gunman forced the girls down a nearby hill to a ravine. "He had them lay face down away from him", said Detective Steve Piaskowski with the Prince...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 6:48 PM
A mock crime scene has some metro kids learning about crime scene investigation over their winter break.
The class gives kids a chance to work first hand with Mission, Kansas police investigators. Students learn about solving crimes through forensic...
| Jan 6, 2011
It's a potential murder mystery that occurred at sea. A dead Ukrainian sailor was found on a ship at the Port of Houston. Now, the FBI is looking into the death.
It's a case that involves international law with lots of agencies deciding who will lead the...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:44 PM
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a five year old breaking and entering case.
Deputies arrested 29-year-old Timothy Brad Puryear in connection with the breaking and entering of Edmondson's Cleaners in South Boston back in April...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 5:36 PM
A new year means new federal and state laws with which employers must comply, including regulations for an alphabet soup of programs in health care, genetic information and employee credit checks.
"Legislative stuff can be a little tedious," Janice B....
| May 4, 2010
“Three Wishes: A True Story of Good Friends, Crushing Heartbreak, and Astonishing Luck on Our Way to Love and Motherhood”
By Pamela Ferdinand, Carey Goldberg and Beth JonesLittle, Brown and Company, 288 pages, $24.99
Pamela Ferdinand had...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Like the classic fish tale, this idea started small and grew into a monster.
Several months ago, our friends at the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department sent me a little news item about the illegal shooting of raptors in the last few years....
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:56 PM
If Casey Anthony had been tried 30 years ago in that same Orange County courtroom, she probably would be facing a death sentence today instead of the few measly years she spent awaiting trial.
The 25-year-old mother who last week slipped out of a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Dr. Tim Rohrig has a way to describe the dangers of potpourri and bath salts.
“It's like playing chemical Russian roulette,” says Rohrig who leads the Sedgwick County Forensic Science Center.
His scientists are trying to catch up to a...