Stories tagged: Washington State Patrol crime lab
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, …
Fri., Feb. 25, 2011
DNA index helps link suspects to crimes
DNA testing in Washington is identifying more criminals than ever before. The Washington State Patrol crime lab reported 379 hits last year using a DNA index system and DNA samples …
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010
DNA profile links felon to ’86 killing
DNA has linked a Montana man to a Spokane woman’s 1986 slaying, and police are checking to see if his biological profile is a match in at least three other …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010, 9:16 a.m.
DNA on fake beard helps nab robbery suspect
A seven-month-old robbery may be solved thanks to DNA from a fake beard worn by the culprit.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2009, 2:02 p.m.
Valley man challenges 2003 conviction for making ricin
Kenneth Olsen argues his conviction and sentence should be overturned because of problems with prosecution’s expert witness