Kentucky police use new technology to nab suspects in hours instead of weeks as rapid DNA market takes off

The Kentucky State Police started using a new DNA test in February that law enforcement officials say could completely revolutionize criminal investigations, analyzing the data in under two hours instead of days or weeks. Colorado-based ANDE Rapid DNA is offering its quick DNA testing to Kentucky state police for free as part of an ongoing pilot program. Kentucky is the first state to use ANDE’s technology for sexual assault cases and it’s getting a lot of notice from other states. ANDE Rapid DNA declined to provide its sales data, but…

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Two further suspects charged in Brussels bombing case

Belgium has charged two more men with terrorist offences over alleged links to the rental of a property thought to have been used as a safe house before the Brussels attacks, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday. They identified the two men charged on Monday as Smail F., born in 1984, and Ibrahim F., born in 1988 and did not say when they were detained. Under Belgian law, suspects usually need to appear before an examining judge within 24 hours. That brought to six the total of suspects caught and charged…

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