Allegheny Co. Crime Lab Gets New High-Tech Ballistics EquipmentThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is giving the Allegheny County Crime Lab a new, high-tech piece of equipment that will help investigators solve crimes involving guns.
Allegheny County Crime Lab Facing Uncertain FutureThe state subsidy for the Allegheny County crime lab has dwindled from about seven million dollars down to zero in recent years. A number of officials told legislators from Harrisburg what could happen if that doesn't change.
Hearing Postponed For Local Rapper Facing Drug ChargesThe hearing for a young Wilkinsburg rapper who is facing drug charges has been postponed.
Forensic Evidence Helps Local Murder InvestigationThe badly decomposed body of a woman was discovered wrapped in a carpet and discarded in a wooded area in Wilkinsburg leaving the police and forensic scientists at the Allegheny County Crime Lab little to go on.
Local Crime Lab Helping To Solve Homicide CasesThey are the real CSI. Forensic scientists don't carry weapons and don't make arrests; but in the new Allegheny County Crime Lab, they're using state-of-the-art technology to help police solve murders and rapes
Allegheny County Crime Lab Goes High-TechFor years, Allegheny County’s crime lab suffered from a lack of funding, staff and resources; and as a result, some violent criminals were never prosecuted.
Allegheny County Crime Lab No Longer BackloggedFederal grants have allowed the forensic scientists at the county's new crime lab to analyze and process the evidence under the watchful eyes of the current Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams.