Stories tagged: evidence
Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Finicum shooting: Judge throws out 3D model of FBI agent’s position
A judge on Monday threw out a key part of the federal government’s case against indicted FBI Agent W. Joseph Astarita – a 3D model that pinpointed where prosecutors suspect …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain
The Pentagon said Thursday a “preponderance of the evidence” indicates there were chemical weapons, including “elements” of sarin nerve gas, at the three Syrian sites bombed by the U.S. and …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 3:05 p.m.
Billings police double evidence staff following drug theft
The Billings Police Department has doubled staff at its evidence facility after authorities say an employee stole drugs, compromising a number of cases.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Cosby lawyers: Prosecutors withheld, destroyed key evidence
Bill Cosby’s lawyers have accused prosecutors of withholding and destroying evidence that they say could have helped the 80-year-old entertainer defend himself against charges he drugged and molested a woman …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Video recovered, ten more charged in Penn State frat death
Investigators are filing new charges after recovering deleted security camera footage taken in a Penn State fraternity house the night a pledge consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol and suffered …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Iraq asks U.N. to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State
Iraq is asking the U.N. Security Council for assistance in collecting evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible crimes against humanity.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
In Baltimore, more officers accused of faking evidence
Public defenders in Baltimore say charges against a client have been dropped because police body-camera video “appears to depict multiple officers working together to manufacture evidence.”
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts
DNA evidence is being credited with finding the man authorities say killed a New York City woman who was out running near her mother’s Massachusetts home last summer.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Gresham, Portland settle lawsuit over filming of police
The cities of Portland and Gresham have settled a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a woman whose cell phone was seized by a police officer as she recorded an …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
Colville police destroy evidence in kidnapping case; sex offender gets lighter sentence
On Memorial Day 2015, Heather Kilgore was attacked outside the roadside coffee shop she worked at in Colville. Jason Foster, the man who threatened her with a knife, avoided a …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Hundreds of Texas cases jeopardized after evidence destroyed
Authorities say hundreds of criminal cases in the Houston area are in jeopardy after a deputy constable destroyed more than 20,000 pieces of evidence while cleaning out a crammed property …
Fri., May 24, 2013
Crime lab lapses scrutinized
Donita and Karl Ambrogini’s 16-year-old daughter hovered at the edge of the roof, turning to look at her parents as tears rolled down her face. “Mom, I can’t do this, …
Wed., April 17, 2013
Crime lab work went undone
A former manager at the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab in Cheney is accused of lying to his boss about completing tests on evidence from at least five cases. The …
Thu., June 14, 2012, 1:46 p.m.
Car may hold clues in home-invasion robbery
Police are hoping fingerprints and DNA samples found on a car stolen in a home-invasion robbery will help them solve the crime.
Thu., May 31, 2012, 2:03 p.m.
Confiscated pot stinking up Oregon courthouse
COQUILLE, Ore. — The atmosphere at the Coos County Courthouse this spring is a bit heady. Blame it on the pot in the evidence lockers and too little ventilation.
Thu., May 15, 1997
Tangle Of Wreckage Testimony To Horror Of Oklahoma City Truck Axle, Photos Used To Tie Mcveigh To Bombing
The rear axle of the bomb-carrying truck lies beside the car the axle struck more than 500 feet from the scene of the April 19, 1995, explosion in Oklahoma City. …
Wed., April 10, 1996
Kaczynski Had Hit List In Cabin, Agents Say
One week after Theodore Kaczynski’s arrest at his remote mountain cabin, his secretive life has become a national public drama as federal authorities prepare to accuse him formally of being …