Wisconsin DOJ: 63 of 6,000 Sexual Assault Kits Tested So Far


May 15, 2017 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Only about 60 of 6,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits sitting on Wisconsin shelves have been analyzed so far, state Department of Justice officials said Monday. Attorney General Brad Schimel has said the kits are sitting for a variety of reasons, including that prosecutors decided some cases were too weak to...
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VA police officer sentenced for taking medications


Walters, 37, of Madison, was sentenced to two years of probation. He pleaded guilty on Jan. 5. Enter Article DATE HERE MADISON, Wis. - A former lieutenant with the state Department of Veterans Affairs Police Department was sentenced Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance. David Walters, 37, of Madison, was sentenced to two years of p...
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Attorney general announces first-of-its-kind campaign to reduce sexual assault kit backlog


Wisconsin received the two largest grants in the country to locate and address untested kits in hospitals and law enforcement agencies across the state, Schimel said. The DOJ announced the receipt of $4 million in grants in September 2015 to inventory the untested kits. January 31, 2017 In an attempt to curb the backlog of an estimated 6,000 u...
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Milwaukee Man Released After Serving 24 Years For Wrongful Conviction


Daryl Holloway Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Sexual Assault and Armed Burglary in 1993 Enter Article DATE HERE Daryl Holloway was released from Green Bay Correctional Institution Wednesday morning after serving 24 years for crimes he did not commit.  Holloway was convicted of sexual assault and armed burglary in 1993. He was sentenced to 12...
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Drug charges against officer upheld


Alt was charged with misconduct in office, as well as multiple drug offenses, after authorities said a hidden camera caught him stealing medication from the Sauk Prairie Police Department's evidence room. Enter Article DATE HERE Despite a defense attorney's claim that prosecutors haven't made their case, a judge ruled Wednesday that charges ag...
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Steven Avery's lawyer promises evidence 'tsunami'


Kathleen Zellner says she's 'doing more than tweeting' in her quest to free Steven Avery July 8, 2016 "Making a Murderer" fans had better get their boots on. Steven Avery's defense attorney promises an enormous wave of evidence on behalf of her celebrity client, convicted Manitowoc County killer Steven Avery. "If you think we are just tweeting...th...
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DARE officer sentenced for embezzling thousands


BROWN COUNTY, WI (KTRK) -- A former Brown County deputy who stole thousands from the DARE program has been sentenced to two years in prison and seven years on extended supervision. June 18, 2016 BROWN COUNTY, WI (KTRK) -- A former Brown County deputy who stole thousands from the DARE program has been sentenced to two years in prison and seven years...
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Offenders getting snared by DNA databank hits


The man escaped, but he left behind some critical evidence during the struggle that has now come back to haunt him. June 20, 2016 APPLETON – When a 26-year-old woman was attacked by a stranger on the College Avenue bridge in November 2010, she fought valiantly, scratching him and gouging at his eyes. The man escaped, but he left behind some critica...
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