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Christian Gossett

Apr 13, 2022

Sparr to fill Winnebago County DA vacancy

Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday his appointment of Eric Sparr to serve as Winnebago County District Attorney, filling District Attorney Christian Gossett’s vacancy.

Mar 14, 2016

Council may propose criminal procedure changes

More than 20 years in the making, a proposal to overhaul the state's rules of criminal procedure still could not make it through the state Legislature this year.

Nov 11, 2014

UW-Oshkosh student charged in ricin case

A 21-year-old University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student was charged Monday in federal court with possessing the deadly toxin ricin.

Mar 13, 2014

Bill seeks to improve attorney pay

The Assembly's judiciary committee heard a bill Thursday that would allow lawyers who are later hired as an assistant district attorney to count time spent as an elected official toward their pay scale.

Oct 23, 2013

No charges in Winnebago County skydiving death

A skydiver's death this summer happened because of poor weather conditions and communication problems, according to Winnebago County sheriff's office. Prosecutors have declined to file any criminal charges.

Jun 17, 2013

Prosecutors in peril: Dangers of job don’t deter attorneys in public eye

Assistant Attorney General Karie Cattanach has seen some disturbing things in her line of work, but it was a doctored photo of her 18-month-old daughter that shook her to the core.

Apr 22, 2013

DA promises thorough probe of police shooting

The district attorney in Winnebago County is promising a "very thorough" investigation into whether a town of Menasha police officer was justified when he shot and killed an armed 66-year-old man.

Sep 21, 2012

Appeals court: Judges can prohibit DA’s hidden gun

A state appeals court says Winnebago County's judges can bar prosecutors from carrying concealed weapons in courtrooms.

Aug 1, 2012

Court says huffing chemical not intoxicant (UPDATE)

A judge correctly dismissed an impaired driving charge against a woman accused of "huffing" because the chemical she allegedly inhaled doesn't qualify as an intoxicant under Wisconsin law, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Jul 22, 2012

Teen pleads no contest in Wis. crash that killed 3

A teenager has pleaded no contest in a Fond du Lac County crash that killed three of her friends.

Jul 1, 2012

Court won’t step into concealed carry dispute

The state Supreme Court won't help a prosecutor carry a concealed weapon in the courtrooms.

Jun 19, 2012

Winnebago Co. judges defend gun ban in courthouse

Winnebago County judges say they are prohibiting guns in their courtrooms to ensure everyone has a safe environment in which to settle a dispute.

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