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Peek Into Tiny Crime Scenes Built By An Obsessed Millionaire

National Geographic | Kalya Koltes | Posted 09.02.2016 | Crime

This post originally appeared on National Geographic At first glance, the miniatures in the Maryland medical examiner’s office look like ordinary d...

Policymakers Must Help Unleash The Potential of DNA Forensics

Steven Blumenfeld | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Steven Blumenfeld

While some policymakers may be tempted to treat DNA forensic capabilities as a panacea for criminal investigations, the evolution of DNA forensics may also represent a Pandora's box of ethical, privacy, legal and financial concerns that require deep consideration.

Gruesome Crime Scene Photos Unveiled At Cannibal Trial (Warning: Graphic)

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.02.2014 | Crime

In the murder trial of Luka Magnotta, the so-called "Canadian Cannibal," jurors were shown gruesome crime scene photos of a blood-soaked apartment in ...

We Are Naturally Bad Sleuths.. And Frequently Fail To Find The Truth

Mark Godsey | Posted 10.25.2013 | TED Weekends
Mark Godsey

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgHow could 10 witnesses have all said they were certain a defendant was the perpetrator of the crime, when DNA testing later proved that he was innocent?

PHOTOS: Newly Released Pictures Of Old New York City

Posted 04.25.2012 | Home

The New York City Department of Records released 870,000 images of New York City and its municipal operations and made them available to the public vi...

Weird Advertisements Bring Together Classical Music And Crime Scene Cleanup

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2012 | Weird News

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Who says beautiful music and blood spatter cleanup can't go together. When Ch...

Why Eyewitness Memory Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be (Part I)

Sam Sommers | Posted 10.30.2011 | Crime
Sam Sommers

Few moments in a courtroom are as compelling to a jury as seeing a confident witness point out a defendant and say, "that's the man I saw at the crime scene."

'Sherlockian': Graham Moore's Debut Mystery On The Central Mystery Of Conan Doyle's Life (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What would Sherlock Holmes do? It's the question asked by the main character of "The Sherlockian" while he paces a crime scene: In December 1893, She...

New Crime Scene Tape Keeps Other Cops Away | By Rocco Parascandola | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The tape - which is a bit different from the famous tape that blares, "POLICE LINE DO NOT CROSS" - is meant to ward off curious onlookers, mostly othe...

New Zealand Thief Helps Cops By Leaving Name At Crime Scene

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A thief in New Zealand has taken the unusual step of leaving his contact details at the site of his crime....