Wisconsin

In this image made from a pool video by KSTP-TV, Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, who is accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months, makes his initial court appearance Monday, Jan 14, 2019. (KSTP-TV via AP, Pool)
(KSTP-TV via AP, Pool)
January 15, 2019 - 3:47 pm
By AMY FORLITI and TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) — For nearly three months, prosecutors say, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was held in a remote woodland cabin and often forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper's bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours,...
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January 14, 2019 - 2:00 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin man has been charged with kidnapping, two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and armed burglary in the abduction of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and the slaying of her parents. Jake Thomas Patterson was arrested Thursday after Jayme apparently escaped from a...
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(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By JEFF BAENEN and GRETCHEN EHLKE, Associated Press BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 21-year-old man is jailed in the deaths of a Wisconsin couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said Friday, a day after the girl approached a stranger along a rural road saying she'd...
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Associated Press
December 06, 2018 - 8:53 am
By Scott Bauer & Todd Richmond MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin says he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Republican Gov. Scott Walker, to veto sweeping GOP legislation that would strip the new administration of some powers. If that doesn't...
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(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 5:26 pm
By SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday at a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of Walker's...
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Associated Press
November 05, 2018 - 9:22 am
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Investigators have yet to determine why a pickup truck veered across a highway in rural western Wisconsin and crashed into Girl Scouts collecting trash, killing three and critically injuring a parent. Colten Treu, 21, sped off after the collision in Lake Hallie Saturday...
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(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 4:41 pm
By TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — A shooter opened fire inside a Wisconsin software company on Wednesday, wounding three people before responding officers fatally shot the assailant as workers ran from the office building or hid inside, according to police...
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August 13, 2018 - 12:59 pm
By SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead of Tuesday's primary where Trump...
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