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New series takes unconvincing look at Dakota James case

New series takes unconvincing look at Dakota James case

Griffin Sendek | Features Editor 01/24/19 If you turn on the TV and flip through the channels, chances are you are quickly going to find some program retelling the story of some murder or unexplained death. These dime-a-dozen made-for-TV specials draw in a wide audience and are good for a captivating hour of entertainment. What […]

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

Raymond Arke | News Editor The family of deceased Duquesne student Dakota James is disputing the cause of death as announced by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, reported WPXI, Pittsburgh’s NBC affiliate, on May 26. This comes one day after the Medical Examiner announced the cause of death as accidental drowning. The family hired Cyril […]

Experts say JFK killed by multiple gunmen

Experts say JFK killed by multiple gunmen

By Julian Routh and Addie Smith | The Duquesne Duke History books say that President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald alone. But a conference in the Power Center Ballroom last week brought up other possibilities.  The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law hosted a three-day symposium […]