Articles Tagged “DNA”

  • SHSU Researchers Hope to Unmask DNA from IED’s

    Researchers at Sam Houston State University hope to unmask manufacturers of homemade explosives using new advancements in DNA technology. In a study published in “Forensic Science International: Genetics,” a team of graduate students and faculty…

  • Six Indicted in Walker County for Murder Last September

    The Huntsville Item reports that five members of a gang are now under indictment for a September murder in Walker County in which the skeletal remains of the victim were found off Grivich Drive. The…

  • SHSU Forensic Science Faculty Appointed to Texas Forensic Science Commission

    Sam Houston State University College of Criminal Justice professors Sarah Kerrigan and Sheree Hughes-Stamm have been appointed by Gov. Gregg Abbott to serve on the Texas Forensic Science Commission, a statewide body that accredits crime…

  • Change of Venue Denied in Howard Wayne Lewis Murder Case

    The Item reports that 12th Judicial District Judge Don Kraemer has ruled against a change-of-venue for Howard Wayne Lewis who has been accused of the murder of his infant son and the child’s grandmother over…

  • Coronado Case Update

    Sources have told Channel 2 News in Houston that a body found in Northwest Houston in a field may be that of the missing 14-year-old Adriana Coronado who authorities have been searching for after finding…

  • SHSU Advancing Forensic Botany

    Sam Houston State University is advancing the field of forensic botany with the publication of two recent studies that use marijuana DNA to link drug supplies and pollen DNA to aid in forensic investigations. In…

  • Congressman Brady Meets with Local Law Enforcement

    Our 8th District Congressman and Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee Kevin Brady met with local law enforcement leaders at City Hall Monday to discuss federal and other issues affecting local enforcement .…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Sentenced For Aggravated Kidnapping

    Thirty-one-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez was sentenced to 30 years in prison for aggravated kidnapping Friday for assaulting a woman who used the pseudonym Lena in court for identity protection. DNA evidence was found on the…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Trial Starts

    Yesterday, testimony began in the aggravated kidnapping trial of 31-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez. He was indicted by a grand jury in Walker County last year after DNA evidence was said to have linked him to…

  • SHSU Offers New PhD In Forensic Science

    Sam Houston State University has made another bold move forward in their academic offerings. Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles updates us . . . .   Ms. Kuhles tells us that, “According to Bureau…