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Crime Fighting With DNA Technology Expands In Westchester County

A high-tech crime-fighting tool once reserved for solving murders and rapes is now being used to bust petty criminals.

11/19/2013

Nassau County Medical Examiner building (credit: nassaucountyny.gov)

Nassau County Crime Evidence Retested Following Fears Of Crime Lab Mistakes

The head of the lab advisory board said that no one is going to get out of jail following the retesting.

10/03/2013

New York City Medical Examiner's Office (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime Lab

One employee has been fired and another suspended after the crime lab discovered more than 50 cases in which DNA samples weren’t sent to a state database.

02/01/2013

Erin Marino Mugshot (Nassau PD)

Hicksville Woman’s DWI Conviction Tossed Amid Crime Lab Woes

A New York judge has thrown out a defendant’s drunken driving conviction amid growing questions over the accuracy of results from the Nassau County crime lab.

03/07/2011

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

NY Judge Rejects DA’s Bid For Crime Lab Prosecutor

Nassau officials closed the crime lab last week amid revelations that examiners were producing inaccurate measurements in drug cases.

02/25/2011

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

Special Prosecutor Sought To Probe L.I. Crime Lab

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said she will ask court approval to appoint Eric Dinallo to lead an investigation. Dinallo is the former state insurance superintendent.

02/22/2011

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

LI Attorney: Closed Lab Could Have Big Impact

While the closure of the Nassau County Crime Lab had its supporters, there are some attorneys among them that are carefully looking over their own cases to see if the closure would affect their clients.

02/20/2011

Crime Lab - File / Photo: AP

DA: Errors At Nassau County Crime Lab ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Testing performed by a troubled Long Island police lab appears to have produced erroneous results.

02/10/2011

Nassau County Police Department Patch

NY Crime Lab On Probation After Review

Among the problems were a failure to comply with procedures on maintaining equipment and instruments and failure to properly document procedures for record storage.

12/07/2010