The Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected a bid by a man convicted of a 1995 killing in New Haven for DNA testing of a hat recovered from the crime scene, ruling the evidence against him was strong.
Massachusetts authorities say advances in DNA technology have allowed investigators to link Boston Strangler suspect Albert DeSalvo to one of the murders nearly fifty years ago.
A Jamaica native has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release for the 2004 shooting death of a woman in East Hartford.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A former Waterbury man is set to be sentenced for his role in the 1999 killing of a woman who authorities say was held down, assaulted and strangled in a basement. […]
A private investigator is charged with bribery and witness-tampering in connection with the cases of two men released from prison two years ago after serving 16 years in prison in the 1993 murder of a New Haven shopkeeper.
A man convicted in the 1986 killing of a Wallingford woman has been sentenced to sixty years in prison. Another man was cleared of the killing, after spending two decades behind bars.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The FBI has restored a Connecticut crime lab’s access to national DNA databanks. The forensic laboratory in Meriden has been struggling with a huge case backload and other problems identified in […]
The jury has convicted a man of the 1986 killing of a mother of four, after another man who served 20 years in prison for the crime was exonerated.
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Federal authorities are questioning the validity of DNA testing procedures at the Connecticut state police crime laboratory, according to preliminary audits of the Meriden facility.
Pedro Miranda of New Britain has been found of murder and three other charges by a Hartford Superior Court jury in the killing of 17-year-old Carmen Lopez of Hartford.