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Wisconsin Crime

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Killing Woman, Ditching Body

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former suburban Milwaukee police officer pleaded guilty to killing an Oregon woman and ditching her body in a suitcase along a hi...

Accused 1982 Killer Of Teen Girl Says She Was 'Haunting' Him

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

A Wisconsin man, wracked with guilt over his involvement in the death of a teenage girl, surrendered to police because the girl’s spirit had haunted...

Cody Jackson Accused Of Holding Girl Captive While Under Police Supervision

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.15.2015 | Crime

Newly released federal court documents detail a disturbing case against an alleged sexual predator, who is accused of abducting, raping and impregnati...

2015 Is Off To A Violent Start

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

While millions of merrymakers around the country welcomed in the new year, police around the U.S. were busy responding to numerous reports of criminal...

Sword Wielding Man Doesn't Want To Buy Popcorn From Cub Scouts

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.06.2014 | Weird News

This is one way to earn your survival patch. A group of Cub Scouts selling popcorn door-to-door in Wisconsin encountered a sword wielding man who p...

Murder Victim's Mom Sues Home Depot

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.14.2014 | Crime

The mother of a pregnant woman who was murdered and then sexually assaulted by her former supervisor has filed a lawsuit against a Chicago flower comp...

Wisconsin Police Chief Accused Of Harassing Tea Party Protester

Associated Press | Todd Richmond | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin police chief was charged Thursday with a misdemeanor for allegedly registering a tea party leader for solic...

Preteens Charged In 'Slender Man' Stabbing To Appear In Court

Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

WEST BEND, Wis. -- Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing and nearly killing a classmate to curry favor with a fictional online character...

Foster Mom Recalls Oregon Woman Found In Suitcase

Associated Press | M.L. JOHNSON and GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

An Oregon teenager identified Monday as one of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases in Wisconsin had a hard time after giving up her son to ...

Second Woman Found In Suitcase Is Identified

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

Authorities have identified Jenny Gamez as the second woman found dead in a suitcase left on the side of a rural Wisconsin roadway. According to th...

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Did Police Do All They Could In Wisconsin Suitcase Bodies Case?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

The arrest of a former police officer this week after the discovery of two women's bodies stuffed into suitcases and dumped in Wisconsin has raised qu...

Two Bodies Found In Suitcases In Grassy Ditch

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, June 25 (Reuters) - A Milwaukee-area man was taken into custody on Wednesday in connection with the deat...

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LISTEN: Chilling 911 Call Released In 'Slenderman' Stabbing Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

Wisconsin police have released audio of the 911 call placed after the alleged stabbing of a 12-year-old girl by two young friends who police say were ...

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Police Reveal Dark Details About 12-Year-Olds Accused Of Stabbing Friend For 'Slenderman'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.13.2014 | Crime

A police criminal complaint filed against two 12-year-old girls who allegedly stabbed their 12-year-old friend 19 times this past weekend offers dark ...

Two 12-Year-Old Girls Stabbed Friend 19 Times In Planned Attack: Police

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime

Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls arrested in the weekend stabbing of their friend plotted for months before the attack, the Waukesha Police Department ...

Woman Offered Sex And $1K To Potential Hit Man: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.06.2014 | Crime

A woman in Merrill, Wis., is behind bars after allegedly attempting to hire a hit man to kill her fiance. Last week, Jessica Strom, 33, allegedly t...

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Girl Disappears On Bike Ride To School

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.09.2013 | Crime

Wisconsin authorities are searching for a missing 15-year-old girl who disappeared while riding her bicycle to school. UPDATE: Kathryn Stalbaum has...

Man Told Young Son To Lie About Shooting Sister In Face: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

A Wisconsin dad is under fire for allegedly telling his 6-year-old son to lie about shooting his 4-year-old sister in the face. The incident happen...

Woman Allegedly Holds Men Hostage For Sex

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.16.2013 | Crime

A Wisconsin woman is in jail after being accused of holding two men against their will and forcing one of them to have sex with her. Terry L. Boyd,...

Teen Allegedly Tied Up, Strangled Former Flame

Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

A Wisconsin teen has been accused in the murder of a college actress who was found last month strangled to death. Daniel Joseph Bartelt, 19, was ch...

Teen Actress Found Strangled In Bed

Posted 07.24.2013 | Crime

A teenaged actress in Hartford, Wis., was found dead in her bed last week with strangle marks around her neck after a cast party. Hartford police h...

FURNITURE FORNICATION: Man Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Couch

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.26.2013 | Weird News

More cushion for the pushin'! A Wisconsin man who was caught last year having sex with a couch pleaded guilty to public lewdness Monday. Gerard ...

Cops: Man Claims Sex With Goat Is His Constitutional Right

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News

He was only kidding! A man in Waukesha, Wis., is accused of harassing bar patrons about their feelings on the constitutionality of human-on-goat se...

Man Accidentally Shoots Girlfriend In The Butt On Valentine's Day: Cops

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.25.2013 | Weird News

SHOT IN THE BUTT, AND HE'S TO BLAME. A 24-year-old man has given love a bad name. His name has not been released, but the lad from Oak Creek, Wis. ...

Police: Knife-Wielding Teens Stole Condoms And Candy

Posted 12.11.2012 | Weird News

Boys will be boys -- and then there's this. A trio of 13-year-old boys allegedly looted a Wisconsin pharmacy for condoms and candy before threateni...