DNA evidence

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens D.A. Says Rape Conviction Underlines The Importance Of DNA Evidence

Andrew Barrett, 22, was convicted of first-degree course of sexual conduct, first-degree rape, first-degree attempted rape, and third-degree robbery, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced on Wednesday.

05/07/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: DNA Links Convicted Felon To 1996 Cold Case Rape

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.

04/01/2014

Animal CSI

New York City Uses CSI-Style Techniques To Solve Crimes Against Animals

New York City is getting tough on animal abuse, and investigators use cutting-edge technology to put them behind bars.

11/06/2013

Gerard Richardson appeared in a Somerset County courtroom on Thursday afternoon. (Photo: CBS 2)

New Jersey Man Freed After Bite-Mark Evidence Re-Examined

Richardson was convicted in 1995 of the murder of 19-year-old Monica Reyes, whose body was found in a ditch in Bernards Township in north-central New Jersey.

10/29/2013

Hempstead Hammer Attack, Home Invasion Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Hammer Attack Suspect Tied To Great Neck Break-In

A man wanted in a violent hammer attack of a Hempstead woman last year, has been connected via DNA to the rape of a 2-year-old Texas girl and one of six violent break-ins on L.I., Nassau Police said.

01/13/2011