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Entries from August 2008

DNA Articles

August 31st, 2008 · No Comments

The graphic is from an August 6th article by Kevin Johnson in USA Today called, DNA not kept in half of states.  From the piece:  “Half the states lack requirements to preserve DNA evidence, despite a series of dramatic exonerations based on the critical biological material.”  (After my book I became very interested in the subject […]

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Tags: Crime Science

Former Murder Site Voted Greenest Block in Brooklyn

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

I saw that the block where Jean Sanseverino was murdered (I wrote about her in The Restless Sleep) was once again voted one of “The Greenest Blocks in Brooklyn,” by The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (it was tied for second place this year). The picture is from their website. Jean’s block was State Street, between Hoyt […]

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Tags: Old Murder Cases

Baltimore County Police Department Website

August 9th, 2008 · 6 Comments

 I noticed that the website for the Baltimore County Police Department’s Homicide Unit, Unsolved Case Squad has cases going back to the 1970’s. The picture is of Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a victim from 1970.  Perhaps her case is, realistically, still a long shot, but I like that her picture is up there and that the detectives are still trying […]

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Tags: New Websites, Books and other Resources

It’s a New Blog

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve updated the software I use for this blog (thank you, Jackie Broner!).  This is my first post using the new software, I’m a little nervous.  You know how these things go.  Something is bound to go wrong.  Oh wow, I see it’s fairly easy to imbed video or music into my posts, not that […]

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