Wisconsin

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Jeff Katz
December 05, 2019 - 4:14 pm
A Wisconsin town has outlawed the throwing of snowballs "in the interest of public safety." According to WCCO, the town of Wausau, Wisconsin, has enacted a law which stipulates that "no person shall throw or shoot any object, arrow, stone, snowball or other missile or projectile, by hand or by any...
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Sarah Rogstad, right, hugs Morgan Rogstad, grade 9, after being reunited at the Tipler Middle school reunification center on Tuesday December 3, 2019, in Oshkosh, Wis. (Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
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December 03, 2019 - 4:24 pm
By IVAN MORENO, TODD RICHMOND and GRETCHEN EHLKE Associated Press OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school resource officer shot a 16-year-old student Tuesday after the boy stabbed him in his office, marking the second time in as many days that a school resource officer has been involved in a...
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Waukesha South High School students find their waiting parents and friends and hug after they leave the building following shots fired inside the school, Monday, December 2, 2019.
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December 02, 2019 - 3:21 pm
By GRETCHEN EHLKE and IVAN MORENO Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — An officer shot an armed male student Monday morning in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the suspect pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said. A Waukesha South High School student informed a school...
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Jeff Katz
October 18, 2019 - 11:37 am
The city of Madison, Wisconsin joined a statewide movement on Tuesday claiming racism is a public health crisis, WISC-TV reports. Tonight @CityofMadison joined at least 32 other organizations in Wisconsin declaring racism a public health crisis. Other notable orgs include @UWHealth , @...
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August 26, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Rep. Sean Duffy, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who was on the cast of MTV's "The Real World" before he went into politics, announced Monday that he is resigning from his Wisconsin congressional seat to spend more time...
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July 23, 2019 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest outside Democratic group will spend as much as $450,000 per week on an ad campaign aimed at weakening President Donald Trump in battleground states. Priorities USA Chairman Guy Cecil says the first batch of online ads went live Tuesday. They are targeting Pennsylvania...
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April 15, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By GRETCHEN EHLKE Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 17-year-old told investigators that he fatally shot an elderly couple and was planning to cause harm at his high school in eastern Wisconsin, police said Monday. Police officers responding to a 911 call for assistance found the bodies of the man...
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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)
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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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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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