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DA notifies inmates about NY crime lab problems

A New York prosecutor has notified nearly 300 inmates that there have been questions about the accuracy of the Nassau County crime lab. Full story

NC crime lab flags dozens more mishandled cases

North Carolina's crime lab has found dozens more cases of mishandled blood evidence. Full story

NY judge orders DWI retrial amid crime lab woes

A New York judge has ordered a retrial in a drunken driving case because of questions over the accuracy of results from the crime lab in Nassau County on Long Island. Full story

NY gov asks inspector to review troubled crime lab

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed the state Inspector general to review testing procedures and protocols of a police department crime lab that was closed after revelations that it was generating inaccurate measurements in drug cases. Full story

New York county crime lab closed down in probe

A New York government crime lab was shut down on Friday as part of a probe into whether drug evidence was being tested accurately, authorities said, in a move that could prompt prisoners to seek to have their convictions overturned. Full story

Review sees flaws in dozens of N.C. prosecutions

North Carolina's top prosecutor said Wednesday criminal cases may be reopened following an investigation that found state crime lab analysts omitted, overstated or falsely reported blood evidence. Full story

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