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# wisconsin - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Court overturning of Wisconsin governor’s lockdown hailed by Donald Trump

Some bars in the key election state opened to customers after a judge struck down the stay-at-home order.

# wisconsin - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'I am innocent': Making A Murderer offender Brendan Dassey has pardon bid rejected

He will be eligible for parole in 2048.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it

The school district has said it has a zero-tolerance policy on employees using racial slurs.

# wisconsin - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

# wisconsin - Thursday 28 March, 2019

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for best breasts and bum

You just can’t be at that nonsense.

# wisconsin - Friday 11 January, 2019

13-year-old girl who went missing after parents were killed in October found alive hour from her home

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs has been located.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From The42 'The guys would like continuity' - Padraig Harrington open to captaining Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup 'for the good of the team' O Captain My Captain This post contains videos

'The guys would like continuity' - Padraig Harrington open to captaining Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup 'for the good of the team'

The Dubliner said that Team Europe would benefit from continuity following their success at Le Golf National last weekend.

# wisconsin - Monday 25 June, 2018

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer

Dassey was 16 years old when he confessed to authorities that he had joined his uncle in a murder.

# wisconsin - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

# wisconsin - Friday 2 February, 2018

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

# wisconsin - Friday 8 December, 2017

Major setback for Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey as court decides he must stay jailed

It wasn’t immediately clear if Dassey’s legal team would appeal to the US Supreme Court.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Steven Avery denied a request for a new trial

Avery’s conviction was the subject of a popular Netflix documentary.

# wisconsin - Friday 15 September, 2017

Girl in US accused of stabbing classmate to please character had 'swirled into madness'

The victim barely survived her injuries.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Girl pleads guilty to stabbing friend 19 times in attack inspired by 'Slender Man'

Anissa Weier, who was 12 years old at the time, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of attempted second-degree homicide.

# wisconsin - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Hero' British hacker arrested in US on charges of creating software to attack banks

Marcus Hutchins had previously been hailed as a hero for thwarting the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware onslaught on countries worldwide in May 2017.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Prisoner dehydration death erupts into US scandal

The details of Terrill Thomas’s death have sparked national outrage.

# wisconsin - Monday 10 April, 2017

Massive manhunt for 'highly dangerous' man who posted manifesto to Trump

Joseph Jakubowski is considered armed and highly dangerous.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin but local butter lovers are fighting back

They’ve filed a lawsuit challenging the ban.

# wisconsin - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'

Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican

“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”

# wisconsin - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Clinton campaign to take part in recount of votes in Wisconsin

Green Party candidate Jill Stein has requested a recount in Wisconsin and has announced her intention to also seek recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

# wisconsin - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Nearly 24 hours from freedom, Brendan Dassey's release from prison has been blocked

His conviction has been overturned but State prosecutors are appealing that decision.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Explainer: What happens next to Brendan Dassey of Making A Murderer?

After his his conviction was overturned, he may be released from prison in the next 90 days unless the authorities schedule a new trial.

# wisconsin - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police

The local mayor appealed for calm.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'All I want to do is hug him': Man tells of heartbreak after son vanished while on holiday with mother

John Hopkins searched for his son Cody for three years, only finding him when his wife died.

# wisconsin - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Toddler shoots mother dead from back seat as she drives

The death of Patrice Price is the 77th such shooting incident involving a child in the US this year.

# wisconsin - Monday 25 April, 2016

Teenager killed by police after shooting classmates at high school prom

“If someone was going to shoot the school, we thought it was going to be him.”

# wisconsin - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton just took a walloping in Wisconsin

The results serve notice that the Democrat and Republican nominations for president are far from done deals.

# wisconsin - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally Angry Face Off This post contains videos

Watch: Teenage girl pepper sprayed and allegedly groped at Trump rally

The girl punched a man after she claims her chest was groped.

# wisconsin - Sunday 7 February, 2016

This is why it's never a good idea to park your car on a frozen lake...

What could possibly go wrong?

# wisconsin - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Making a Murderer's Steven Avery files new appeal as ex-fiancée says "He's not innocent"

The 53-year-old has taken his first action since the release of the Netflix documentary.

# wisconsin - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years

At 11 am on 1 August 1878, a group of Franciscan sisters began praying at a convent in Wisconsin. They’re still going.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

# wisconsin - Friday 27 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This basketball player forgot his mic was on and completely mortified himself Scarlet

This basketball player forgot his mic was on and completely mortified himself

He tried to covertly tell his teammates that he thought a woman was “beautiful’. Well, she knows now.

# wisconsin - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Black teenager shot and killed by police in Wisconsin

Protesters gathered last night at the apartment where the apparently unarmed 19-year-old was shot.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman asked to leave US McDonald's for having a baby kangaroo in a car seat Jump Around

Woman asked to leave US McDonald's for having a baby kangaroo in a car seat

Oh y’know, just a baby kangaroo in a car seat. As you do.

# wisconsin - Monday 26 January, 2015

Celtic punk band to Republican Governor: "Stop using our music ... we literally hate you"

Scott Walker’s use of their song is a “like a white supremacist coming out to gangsta rap” according to the Dropkick Murphys.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dog pukes up missing wedding ring five years after it was lost Puked His Ring

# wisconsin - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dad takes toddler shopping for food. Toddler has other plans. The Big Shop

Dad takes toddler shopping for food. Toddler has other plans.

Well, we’re done here.

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