DNA Evidence

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Name: DNA Evidence
First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

3rd arrest in sex assault|DNA connection made in 2011 case

BY JONATHAN SHUGARTS REPUBLICAN-AMERICANWATERBURY — DNA evidence has led police to arrest a third suspect in connection with a brutal sexual assault on a young girl in 2011. Stephen Gibson, 43, who has more than 40 criminal convictions on his record, ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - 57 mins ago]
Entities: DNA, Arrests, Sex, Assault
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Charge filed in death of Decatur woman found in Rochester

ROCHESTER – A charge has been filed in connection with the death of a Decatur woman whose skeletal remains were found in July in Rochester., 40, has been charged with concealment of a homicidal death, a Class 3 felony punishable by two to five years in ... [Published Herald & Review - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

After review of 20 old rape cases, investigators want to test three evidence kits

New details of unprocessed rape kits in Salt Lake City show potentially valuable DNA evidence was not tested in one child rape case and two cases of women reportedly attacked by strangers.In 20 rape cases released this week in an ongoing police review ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

DNA Evidence Leads to Arrests in 2009 Armed Robbery

WILDWOOD CREST - Wildwood Crest Police Department was notified by the New Jersey Department of Criminal Justice, CODIS Unit, (Combined DNA Index System) June 2 of a positive match through DNA of a possible suspect from an armed robbery that took place ... [Published Cape May County Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Police: DNA evidence ties man to Waveland pharmacy burglary

WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) -Blood recovered from the scene of the crime helped nab the man suspected of robbing a Waveland pharmacy in February. That is according to officials with the Waveland Police Department.Waveland police Investigator Eddie Peterson said ... [Published WLOX - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

New trial for lifer after DNA raises questions about murder conviction

Joseph A. Slobodzian, Inquirer Staff WriterPosted:Friday, September 19, 2014, 1:06 PMThe Philadelphia District Attorney's office announced Friday that it has agreed to a new trial for Anthony Wright, now serving life in prison for the 1991 rape and murder ... [Published Philly.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Thailand conducts autopsies on slain UK tourists

BANGKOK: Police in Thailand said they have conducted autopsies on two British tourists whose bludgeoned bodies were found on a scenic resort island this week.DNA samples have also been collected from several people who were among those in the area where ... [Published Arab News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-prosecutor: McCrory would be 'damn fool' to pardon men released after DNA evidence

Two North Carolina men freed by DNA evidence after 30 years in prison are awaiting the governor's decision on their pardon application.Henry McCollum, the state's longest-serving death row inmate, and his half-brother Leon Brown were freed two weeks ... [Published WBTV News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Ex-DFCS counselor, now on the run, gets life plus 51 years for raping girl

A former counselor was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old girl in his care after plying her with alcohol on Thursday. Now police have to find and once again arrest the 39-year-old who is on the run and wasn’t in court to hear his sentence: life plus ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Trial for man accused of killing coworker begins

The gruesome details of a workplace killing emerge Thursday more than two years after a woman was killed and left to be found by co-workers.A jury was selected Thursday afternoon in the trial of David Dooley, and opening statements began shortly after ... [Published WLWT - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Wants to Kill the Death Penalty

When he was 22 years old Kirk Bloodsworth was sentenced to death for the murder of a nine-year-old girl. The case against him relied solely on one person’s eye-witness testimony; no physical evidence linked him to the scene. After he spent eight years ... [Published TakePart - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 5 reports

DNA links teen to car vandalism from two years ago

Updated: 09/18/2014 4:34 PMCreated: 09/18/2014 4:24 PM WNYT.comBy: WNYT StaffCLIFTON PARK – DNA evidence was used to link a 19-year-old to a vandalized car from nearly two years ago.Joseph Kelly, 19, is accused of breaking a window on the car, along with ... [Published WNYT - Sep 18 2014]

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"[A rape kit] may continue to have evidentiary value outside the scope of this particular case" Gill agreed
“There was 20 or 30 people who came. They presented a petition in support of Commander Evans while at the same time saying, "Look, we’re not even addressing the allegation. We’re just talking to you about the character" “ of the man,  the superintendent said during a taping of, “Connected to Chicago,” to be broadcast at 2 p.m. Saturday on WLS-AM Radio (890)
"He said he understood and that he wanted to help police find out who killed his wife" Tynan said
"We are committed in the District Attorney's office to giving everyone a fair trial" said Assistant District Attorney Mark Gilson, a veteran homicide prosecutor who in April was named head of the office's new Conviction Review Unit

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3rd arrest in sex assault|DNA connection made i... [Published Waterbury Republican American - 57 mins ago]
Charge filed in death of Decatur woman found in... [Published Herald & Review - 1 hour ago]
After review of 20 old rape cases, investigator... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Purported mob associate, once wrongly convicted... [Published Staten Island Live - 7 hours ago]
Indicted commander has community support, CPD C... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 8 hours ago]
Jury convicts Flagstaff man in series of sexual... [Published AZCentral.com - 8 hours ago]
DNA Evidence Leads to Arrests in 2009 Armed Rob... [Published Cape May County Herald - 9 hours ago]
Senate Democrats Stop Blocking Rape Kit Bill [Published National Review - 9 hours ago]
Police: DNA evidence ties man to Waveland pharm... [Published WLOX - 9 hours ago]
2 arrested in rape, kidnapping of Metairie woman [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 10 hours ago]
Judge to decide if Ronald Meadow's statements t... [Published Syracuse Online - 11 hours ago]
Charges are filed against Cleveland rape suspect [Published 19 Action News - 13 hours ago]
New trial for lifer after DNA raises questions ... [Published Philly.com - 13 hours ago]
When Jurors + Verdict Forms = Mistakes [Published New Jersey Law Journal - 13 hours ago]
Former area man charged in connection with body... [Published State Journal-Register - 14 hours ago]
Serial rape case goes to jury [Published Arizona Daily Sun - 15 hours ago]
Race car driver arrested more than a year after... [Published Mail Online UK - 16 hours ago]
Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - 18 hours ago]
Truth matters in rape-murder case not ex-DA’s l... [Published Robesonian - 18 hours ago]
Runners put their best foot forward to support ... [Published WKYC News - 21 hours ago]
Matthew’s Ridge murder… Victim was raped, suffe... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 19 2014]
Goat Stolen From Lox Groves Home [Published Town-Crier Online - Sep 19 2014]
Letter: DNA, exonerations and the death penalty [Published Fayetteville Observer - Sep 19 2014]
McGovern: Irish nanny’s defense gets a sudden b... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 19 2014]
A disturbing week of predators in the courts [Published Adelaide Now - Sep 19 2014]
Finding Nemo’s Journey is True, Researchers Say [Published Your Story - Sep 19 2014]
Ex-DFCS counselor, now on the run, gets life pl... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Goodlatte, Bass, Maloney Praise Senate Passage ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Trial for man accused of killing coworker begins [Published WLWT - Sep 19 2014]
DFCS counselor bails during rape trial, sentenc... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 19 2014]
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Wonkbook: What Congress got done, just before g... [Published Ezra Klein - 18 hours ago]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
Thai PM ‘sorry’ for suggesting only ugly people... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 18 2014]
Thailand’s prime minister apologized Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country’s world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis, unless they are ugly, in the wake of the killing of two British tourists this week. The bodies ...
British man fought back before he was drowned i... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 17 2014]
Police in Thailand said Wednesday they have conducted autopsies on two British tourists whose bludgeoned bodies were found on a scenic resort island this week. STR/AFP/Getty ImagesThai workers carry the bodies of two British tourists on Koh Tao island ...
UCLA in the News September 16, 2014 [Published UCLA Newsroom - Sep 16 2014]
The precarious state of the push for gay rights. Identical twins pose an unusual challenge in the use of DNA evidence at trial. And more. ...
The 126-Year Murder Mystery of Jack the Ripper ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 15 2014]
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Everything from social media and blogs to newspapers have been abuzz with recent claims of DNA evidence solving the 126-year murder mystery involving the shadowy Jack the Ripper.  While amateur sleuth, ...
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Did DNA Evidence Really Identify Jack the Ripper? [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
A Horrifying Miscarriage of Justice in North Ca... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
Get Over It, Man! [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 19 2014]
Retrial ordered after 48 years [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 27 2014]
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