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Brown County considers veterans’ court

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Judges in Brown County are working to establish a special court for military veterans. Judge Kendall Kelley said that in some cases military veteran offenders are more in need of treatment than prison. Kelley said the goal is to find the most effective way of dealing with the mental health issues that can plague veterans, ...

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Plea deal reached in fatal Green Bay stabbing

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A woman who claimed she fatally stabbed an acquaintance because she was tired of being beaten has reached a plea deal in Brown County. Forty-two-year-old Nawanna Polk pleaded guilty to reduced charges of second-degree intentional homicide Tuesday. She was accused of stabbing and killing Kenneth Erving in October 2009, the city’s first homicide of the ...

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