Wisconsin

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Paul and Jordana
December 05, 2018 - 5:16 pm
The Wisconsin legislature has passed laws limiting the power of the Governor and Attorney General – two offices recently won by Democratic candidates. Next year will mark the first time in a decade that Republicans will share power, and they seem to want to limit how much they share. Minnesota...
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Adam Carter
November 15, 2018 - 2:00 pm
"We don't sleep a lot," Chris Fitzgerald says as he contemplates how the last month has differed from other typical months as sheriff of Barron County Wisconsin. It has now been one month since 13-year old Jayme Closs disappeared, possibly taken by the person or persons who shot and killed her...
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Chippewa County, WI Sheriff's Office
November 06, 2018 - 5:03 pm
By IVAN MORENO LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Vehicular homicide charges were filed Tuesday against a 21-year-old man accused of inhaling chemical vapors before he crashed his truck into a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash along a highway, killing three children and one adult, Wisconsin prosecutors...
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Sherri Jasper, a Girl Scout board member and counselor at Halmstad Elementary School, leads the program for a candlelight vigil at the school in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Sunday evening, Nov. 4, 2018. The western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash Saturday along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 7:15 am
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) - Records indicte the man who drove a pickup truck into a group of Girl Scouts on Saturday, killing three girls and an adult, was impaired when the crash occurred. Sgt. Daniel Sokup of the Lake Hallie Police Department said the driver of the black Ford F-150 pickup truck fled...
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Adam Carter
October 24, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Two aunts of Jayme Closs appeared at a news conference Wednesday updating the public on the search for the missing 13-year old Wisconsin girl. "Jayme, not a moment goes by when we aren't thinking of you, and praying for you," said Jennifer Smith, the sister of Jayme Closs' mother Denise Closs, who...
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Jayme Closs is missing
Barron County, WI sheriffs office
Sloane Martin
October 16, 2018 - 4:42 am
The Barron County Sheriff in western Wisconsin is ruling out a tip from Miami Police who tweeted the 13-year-old missing girl whose parents were killed was spotted in Florida. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said the FBI ruled out the Miami tip in the disappearance of Jayme Closs. "We have no credible...
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Sloane Martin
August 21, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Minnesota is a national leader in girls participation in high school sports. Per capita, Minnesota has more girls playing sports than any other state and the rate is more than 60 percent higher than Wisconsin's, according to data from the National Federation of State High School Associations...
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Courtesy of Pierce County Sheriff
Adam Carter
August 07, 2018 - 5:18 pm
A gruesome scene in River Falls, where a roofer attacked a fellow worker with a circular saw, killing him. According to Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove, it happened Monday afternoon in rural River Falls. "We had a group of gentlemen who were roofing at a residence in our county," Sheriff Hove said...
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