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'A MOTHER, A MURDER AND MS-13'

Police on Long Island wrote off missing immigrant teens as runaways. One mother knew better — and searched MS-13's killing fields for answers.
RETHINKING THE EVIDENCE

Joe Bryan has spent the past three decades in prison for the murder of his wife, a crime he claims he didn't commit. His conviction rested largely on "bloodstain-pattern analysis" — a technique still in use throughout the criminal-justice system, despite concerns about its reliability.