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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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SUNY researchers develop crime scene tool

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Researchers at the State University at Albany report developing a fast, accurate method for crime scene investigators to detect and recover gunshot residue from a crime scene or suspect.

According to the university, researchers Igor Lednev and Justin Bueno have developed an approach that combines tape lifting and infrared spectroscopic imaging.

When a gun is fired, particles from the bullet are discharged onto the shooter's hands and clothes, nearby furniture, and other surfaces.

That residue can show where a gun was fired and who was nearby.

The chemists' method creates a molecular so-called "fingerprint" identifying a wider range of residue material than typically used.

Their findings appear this month in the American Chemical Society journal Analytical Chemistry.
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