Rape victims in Iowa are still waiting months for evidence testing


She's called at least 10 times, only to be told there is a backlog and it's in process. September14, 2017 n late February, 42-year-old Gina Battani told her local police she was sexually assaulted by someone she knew. But nearly seven months later, analysis of the evidence collected from her case has not been completed by the state crime lab — whil...
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96 Iowa convictions based on hair evidence under review


One challenge for Cook and her team: tracking down the evidence used for these convictions, some of which date back a quarter of a century. Hair comparison evidence was frequently used before DNA testing became standard practice. January 30, 2017 The State of Iowa is getting a $632,000 federal grant to continue a review of convictions in Iowa court...
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Iowa woman arrested in 2012 cold case


The Omaha Police Department's Cold Case Unit is a recipient of the 2014 Solving Cold Case with DNA Grant from the National Institute of Justice December 22, 2016 OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Omaha Police have announced an arrest in a cold case murder from 2012.The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's office arrested 41-year-old Shanna Golyar in the murder of Car...
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Update: Former North Iowa state trooper tells judge he's 'ashamed' of stealing drugs


He said he stole the pills because he became addicted to opioid painkillers after he was prescribed the drugs for painful intestinal disorders. Haugen said the last three and a half years "have been absolute hell," noting addiction affects the frontal lobe, the part of the brain that controls judgment. December 19, 2016 MASON CITY | A former state ...
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Exclusive: Former State Trooper Opens Up About Addiction


"I loved (being an Iowa state trooper)," Haugen said. "It was very rewarding. I loved helping people." Enter Article DATE HERE "Those drugs will hook you and they will suck you right in." FOREST CITY, Iowa -- Michael Haugen has more time these days to reflect on his life as a small-town Iowa boy who grew up to be a proud lawman. "I loved (bein...
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Former North Iowa trooper pleads guilty to theft, records tampering


Haugen was accused of taking approximately 150 prescription pills from six criminal cases from 2014 to 2016 valued at more than $500. October 6, 2016 MASON CITY — A former Iowa state trooper has admitted to stealing pain pills from the evidence room at the agency's Mason City post and altering documents about the evidence.Michael Haugen, 32, Forest...
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Former trooper pleads not guilty to stealing drug evidence

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Former trooper pleads not guilty to stealing drug evidence


Haugen is accused of taking approximately 150 prescription pills from six criminal cases from 2014 to 2016 from the evidence room at the Iowa State Patrol post in Mason City. August 2, 2016 MASON CITY | A former Iowa state trooper accused of stealing drug evidence while stationed at the agency's Mason City post has pleaded not guilty. Michael Hauge...
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