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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...

Former Cop Pleads Not Guilty In Bodies-in-suitcases Case

AP | M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 07.17.2014 | Crime

ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) — A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he tried to hide their...

'Slender Man' Stabbing Suspect Declared Incompetent

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors believe that one of the two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional characte...

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 ...

Demonic Creature Motive For Waukesha Teen Stabbing?

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 08.02.2014 | Crime

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the wood to p...

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...

Dad Gets 5 Years in Prison for Starving Teen Daughter

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Wisconsin father convicted of abuse for starving his teenage daughter down to 68 pounds to five years in pr...

Have You Seen This Stolen Stradivarius?

AP | Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say they are investigating the theft of an "exceptionally valuable" Stradivarius violin. The rare violin was on l...

Driver Allegedly Doesn't Notice Cyclist Stuck In Windshield

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who became lodged in the windshield of a car that struck him said he turned to the driver and said, "Hello, I...

Dad Accused Of Starving Daughter Testifies

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison man accused of locking his teenage daughter in the basement and starving her down to 68 pounds has taken the stand in...

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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...

Cops Bypassed Trunk Where Toddler Was Found Dead

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. — A Wisconsin toddler found in the trunk of a car likely died of hyperthermia due to the heat, authorities said Friday. The P...

96-Year-Old Store Owner Refuses To Let Robber Rob Her

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Weird News

MARSHFIELD, Wis. -- A masked robber apparently thought the 96-year-old owner of a neighborhood grocery store in Marshfield would be an easy target for...