homicide http://news.stlpublicradio.org en SLU conference investigates criminal deaths, forensic science http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slu-conference-investigates-criminal-deaths-forensic-science <p><a href="http://www.slu.edu/medschool.xml">Saint Louis University</a> is hosting a <a href="http://medschool.slu.edu/masters/index.php?page=general-information">conference</a> this week on advances in criminal death investigation and forensic science.</p><p>Conference organizer and SLU pathologist <a href="http://path.slu.edu/index.php?page=mary-case-m-d">Dr. Mary Case</a> is the chief medical examiner for St. Charles, Jefferson, and Franklin counties. Case says that this year, the biennial event has drawn about 200 participants from across the country.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:23:48 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 1726 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SLU conference investigates criminal deaths, forensic science St. Louis police to add 10 homicide detectives http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-add-10-homicide-detectives <p>The homicide unit of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is getting a little bigger.</p><p>The Board of Police Commissioners at its meeting today approved adding 10 detectives to the unit. Four of them have been serving with the division on a temporary basis, and the six others will be selected from among the city&#39;s 900 patrol officers.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:50:10 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1691 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis police to add 10 homicide detectives