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  • MT: Forensic Evidence doesn't match story. Result: Homicide Charges

    04/05/2015 2:50:22 PM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 April, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Two years ago, in May of 2013, James George Stiffler shot a man who was burglarizing his home in Lewis and Clark County, Montana. The burglar, Henry Tomas Johnson of Helena, managed to make it to his car, but died before being able to leave the property. The case illustrates the ability of forensic science to determine details of what happened. From Henry Thomas Johnson, 37, of Helena, was shot dead in 2013 while apparently ransacking a home in Lewis and Clark County. Nearly two years later, the county attorney has charged homeowner James George Stiffler with felony...
  • Forensic profiler: Obama 'slipping mentally' Veteran of O.J., Natalie Holloway cases expects 'more

    07/13/2014 12:50:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 133 replies
    wnd ^ | 7/13/14 | Bob Unruh
    A forensic profiler whose career has included work on the double-murder case against O.J. Simpson and the Natalie Holloway disappearance says Barack Obama is confessing he’s under enormous pressure and is “slipping mentally.” “Not madness such as total loss of control mentally, but more and more drastic behavior seen in disturbed traumatized leaders,” said Andrew G. Hodges, M.D., who wrote “The Obama Confession: Secret Fear, Secret Fury.” Hodges, an expert who previously suggested Obama was revealing alarming ideas about martial law and described how the president wants “total gun control,” provided to WND an analysis of some of Obama’s recent...
  • Forensic profiler: Obama confessing election fraudConcludes 'in his secret fury he stole

    11/25/2012 1:41:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 59 replies
    WND ^ | 11/25/12 | Bob Unruh
    A forensic profiler whose previous cases have included the Natalie Holloway disappearance and the O.J. Simpson double murder says Barack Obama is confessing to stealing the 2012 president election. “Obama appears to unconsciously confess on multiple occasions that in his secret fury he stole the 2012 presidential election – continuing his attacks on our nation,” Andrew G. Hodges, M.D., told WND in an assessment of Obama.
  • Is Strauss-Khan sex assault case about to collapse?

    06/30/2011 9:27:10 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5:02 AM on 1st July 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    The sexual assault case against ex IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Khan is close to collapse, it was tonight revealed. The New York hotel maid who accused Strauss-Khan of raping her in his $3,000-a-night suite, lied to investigators, law enforcement sources told the New York Times. Despite a wealth of forensic evidence against the 62-year-old, prosecutors have dismissed a lot of what the maid said about the alleged encounter, according to the newspaper.
  • Release of Obama's birth certificate shows power of alternative media

    05/07/2011 1:09:22 PM PDT · by westcoastwillieg · 23 replies
    Greely Gazette ^ | 5/6/11 | Jack Minor
    It's finally happened. After three years of Americans asking one simple question, he finally answered us. "Where's the birth certificate?" had been asked by millions of Americans. The request was for information that each member of the public is asked to produce every day for various purposes. Following a USA Today poll, showing that only 38% of the American people believe he was definitely born in the US, Obama felt he had no choice. Additionally, there was a book coming out by author, Jerome Corsi, titled, "Where's the Birth Certificate?" Less than a full day after the book had risen...
  • 2 little words started race for mayor: forensic audit (Chicago about to open its books?)

    10/07/2010 6:08:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/06/10 | John Kass
    2 little words started race for mayor: forensic auditJohn Kass October 6, 2010 Before we feast on the tribalism and intrigue of the upcoming Chicago mayoral campaign, let's not forget something. Let's not forget the guy who may have started it all. He did it by uttering two little words, and they echoed ominously through Chicago's political sub-basements. Just days after the two little words were said, Mayor Richard Daley announced he wouldn't seek re-election. Remember those two little words? "You mean, 'forensic audit'?" said Ald. Scott Waguespack, 32nd. "Those two little words?" Precisely. Forensic audit. **SNIP** And Emanuel? He's...
  • Iraqi Police Trained in Forensic Science

    04/18/2009 12:47:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 217+ views
    Capt. Ghissan K. Towman, Police Department forensic examiner in Hillah, and Jessica D. Janisch, Joint Expeditionary Forensics Facility-1 certified latent print examiner, compare fingerprints collected from a CD during a training exercise, April 2, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Bethany L. Little. WASHINGTON — Coalition forces in Iraq are increasingly working to develop the country’s non-military capabilities, such as its criminal justice program. In recent weeks, that has meant training the Iraqis in forensic science. Troops assigned to the Coalition’s Joint Expeditionary Forensics Facility (JEFF )-1 began training Iraqi Police outside Forward Operating Base Kalsu in southern Iraq, April...
  • In with a bullet (forensic bullet-tagging technology)

    08/07/2008 10:14:57 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 36 replies · 188+ views
    A new bullet-tagging technology being developed in the UK could give forensic teams a robust new tool in the fight against gun crime. The breakthrough has been achieved by a multidisciplinary team from Brighton, Brunel, Cranfield, Surrey and York universities, with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Project partners include the Forensic Science Service, BAE Systems and coatings manufacturer Andura. The tags, which measure 30 microns in diameter, are applied to gun cartridges by being embedded in cartridge coatings made from polylactic acid, sucrose ester and tetrahydrofuran. They then attach themselves to the hands or gloves...
  • Forensic Photography Brings Color Back To Ancient Textiles

    02/08/2007 3:06:04 PM PST · by blam · 17 replies · 791+ views
    OHS ^ | 2-7-2007
    FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY BRINGS COLOR BACK TO ANCIENT TEXTILES COLUMBUS , Ohio – Archaeologists are now turning to forensic crime lab techniques to hunt for dyes, paint, and other decoration in prehistoric textiles. Although ancient fabrics can offer clues about prehistoric cultures, often their colors are faded, patterns dissolved, and fibers crumbling. Forensic photography can be used as an inexpensive and non-destructive tool to analyze these artifacts more efficiently, according to new Ohio State University research. Kathryn Jakes Forensic photography helps researchers collect information from fragile artifacts before using expensive chemical tests, which cause damage during material sampling. The forensic method...
  • Sweden: Rapist sues police over car damage

    12/22/2006 2:34:36 AM PST · by WesternCulture · 6 replies · 512+ views ^ | 12/22/2006 | TT/The Local
    Rapist sues police over car damage Niklas Lindgren, the 'Haga Man' rapist sentenced to 14 years imprisonment earlier this year for a series of brutal attacks in Umeå, is demanding compensation from police for damage caused to his car during their investigation. Police forensics experts cut up a seat belt in Lindgren's car as they searched for evidence linking him to the crimes, Västerbottens-kuriren reports. Traces of blood on the seat belt were believed to have come from a woman whom Lindgren attacked and raped. Instead of sending the whole car to the laboratory in Linköping, the police cut off...
  • Richard (Dickie) Hovey, Unidentified Murder Victim,1968,Toronto ( Yorkville), Your Help Needed,

    12/20/2006 11:49:24 AM PST · by Candor7 · 15 replies · 1,994+ views
    Telagraph Journal ^ | 2006-12-20 | Quentin Casey
    Facial reconstruction turns N.B. cold case Canadian press with Quentin Casey Telegraph-Journal Published 2006-12-20 A young man whose remains were found in a rural area north of Toronto nearly 40 years ago has been identified as Richard "Dickie" Hovey of Fredericton. Police say Hovey, who moved to Toronto in 1966 or 1967, was a musician in the city's trendy Yorkville neighbourhood before he vanished in the late spring or early summer of 1967. His body was found in a rural area near Schomberg, Ont., northwest of Toronto, in 1968, but never identified. He was approximately 17 years old at the...
  • Forensic specialists to examine al-Zarqawi

    06/10/2006 9:33:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 66 replies · 1,459+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/10/06 | Patrick Quinn - ap
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military flew in two forensic specialists Saturday to examine the remains of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi "to see how he actually died" and to reconstruct the last minutes of his life, a spokesman said. The examination comes after U.S. authorities altered their initial account of the al-Qaida leader's death, first saying he died outright in a U.S. airstrike, then saying he survived but died soon after. Also, an Iraqi man raised fresh questions, telling Associated Press Television News that he saw U.S. soldiers beating an injured man resembling al-Zarqawi until blood flowed from his nose. Maj....
  • Forensic experts identify keys to crimes (C.S.I. Air Force)

    05/19/2006 4:17:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 318+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | May 18, 2006 | Margo Turner
    5/18/2006 - ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. (AFPN) -- For forensic science consultants at the Air Force Office of Special Investigations' 33rd Field Investigations Squadron, criminal investigations in the Air Force begin at the crime scene. The work of Air Force forensic science consultants is similar to that of criminal investigators in the television show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” said the squadron's Special Agent Tam Reed. “However, unlike CSI, we don’t get lab results back within an hour,” said Agent Reed, an AFOSI agent since joining the Air Force in 2000. The squadron doesn’t have its own lab for processing...
  • CSI: Iraq (Iraqi Police Receive Forensic Equipment)

    04/13/2006 4:51:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 494+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Pfc. Edgar Reyes
    Iraqi police officers using a forklift to move forensic processing equipment received from the 988th Military Police Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, to help the Iraqi police track down criminals and terrorists involved in crimes. U.S. Army photo by 988th Military Police Company CSI: Iraq Iraqi Police Receive Forensic Equipment By U.S. Army Pfc. Edgar Reyes2nd Brigade Combat Team4th Infantry Division FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq, April 13, 2006 — The 988th Military Police Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, delivered new forensic equipment to the Iraqi Criminal Investigative Service crime lab March 25....
  • Judicial society announces Greensboro location (Janet Reno on hand to announce forensic think tank)

    11/14/2005 4:23:24 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies · 416+ views
    Biz Journal ^ | 11/14/05 | Michelle Cater Rash
    Judicial society announces Greensboro location Michelle Cater Rash The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area - 3:09 PM EST Monday The American Judicature Society formally announced Monday that its new Institute of Forensic Science and Public Policy will be coming to downtown Greensboro. Close to 100 city leaders, attorneys and judges gathered in the former City Club on the top floor of the Jefferson Pilot building for the announcement. The institute will be a think tank to look at forensic science standards for use by law enforcement agencies, attorneys and courts. The institute will be advised by the society's...
  • Forensic astronomers date famous photograph

    09/12/2005 3:08:27 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 51 replies · 2,144+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 9-12-05 | AFP -yahoo
    PARIS (AFP) - US astronomers said they had pinpointed the moment and location when one of the most famous landscape pictures in photographic history was taken. "Autumn Moon, the High Sierra from Glacier Point," taken by Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park, is a thrilling view of the American West, featuring a waxing Moon rising over dark, ice-tinged peaks. But precisely when Adams took the iconic black-and-white picture has never been clear, and dates for it range from the mid to the late 1940s.
  • CBA to Examine Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D. Medical Examiner for Pinellas and Pasco Counties,

    04/02/2005 5:14:14 AM PST · by BellStar · 42 replies · 1,912+ views
    Clearwater Bar Association ^ | July 26 2001 | CBA Mark S. Hamilton
    Scheduled speaker for the July 26 membership luncheon at the Harborview Center is Jon R. Thogmartin, M.D., District Medical Examiner for District 6, Pinellas and Pasco Counties, since December 2000. Dr. Thogmartin was born in Wellington, Texas, and received his doctorate in medicine in 1990 from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his bachelor of science in biology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1986, magna cum laude. Dr. Thogmartin was Associate Medical Examiner in Broward County and Dade County before becoming District 15 Medical Examiner in Palm Beach County in April 1999, a position...
  • Forensic Scientists reveal what Jesus may have looked like as a 12-year old

    02/12/2005 11:59:27 AM PST · by NYer · 879 replies · 18,175+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | February 12, 2005
    Rome, Feb. 11, 2005 (CNA) - Forensic scientists in Italy are working on a different kind of investigation—one that dates back 2000 years. In an astounding announcement, the scientists think they may have re-created an image of Jesus Christ when He was a 12-year old boy.Using the Shroud of Turin, a centuries-old linen cloth, which many believe bears the face of the crucified Christ, the investigators first created a computer-modeled, composite picture of the Christ’s face.Dr. Carlo Bui, one of the scientists said that, “the face of the man on the shroud is the face of a suffering man. He...
  • Tsunami forensics team evokes Bible images

    01/07/2005 7:39:56 AM PST · by ddtorque · 9 replies · 624+ views
    They're known as "the team that sleeps with the dead" -- a group of [Israeli] forensic workers who have matched body parts to identities after countless scenes of carnage in Israel. Now in Thailand, they have only one way to describe the aftermath of the tsunami: a disaster, literally, of biblical proportions. ...[The Israeli team] Zaka came with Israeli dental, fingerprint and DNA experts to resort areas in southern Thailand to help find and identify missing Israelis. But they have ended up working on as many victims as they can, of all nationalities. "Everything we know in Israel, all the...
  • Don't look now, but camera is watching

    08/13/2004 6:16:24 AM PDT · by MizSterious · 33 replies · 2,067+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 2004-08-13 | Bob Mims
    Don't look now, but camera is watching Privacy: The video eye is almost everywhere these days, but the view isn't like they portray on crime shows By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune 2004-08-13 00:25:49.959 On a plane, train or bus, strolling a mall or park, using an ATM, riding an elevator, pumping gas, feeding coins into a tollbooth, in class or even your doctor's examining room - someone could be watching.     Are you a store clerk? Your cash register may be the star attraction of a security cam. So may be the hallways at...