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Man wants to defend himself in fatal parade attack

A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others by driving an SUV through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin last year wants to represent himself in a trial that is scheduled to begin in a little more than a week.

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EXPLAINER: How parade crash insanity plea will work

A man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, this week served notice he will try to persuade a jury that he was mentally ill during the incident and if convicted should go to an institution instead of prison.

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Attorneys in Wisconsin parade crash want 2023 trial

Attorneys for a man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee told a judge Tuesday that they can't be ready for trial by fall as scheduled and need to push the proceeding into next year.

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Wisconsin Assembly OKs bail amendment after parade deaths

The Wisconsin Assembly approved amending the state constitution Tuesday to make it harder for violent criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who authorities say plowed into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee.

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Wisconsin Assembly OKs bail amendment after parade deaths (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Assembly was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal amending the state constitution to make it harder for violent criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who authorities say plowed into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee.

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Prosecutors add dozens of charges in Wisconsin parade deaths

A man accused of driving an SUV through a Wisconsin Christmas parade crashed into people head-on, ran them over as they lay on the ground and at one point leaned out his window to steer because someone had landed on his windshield and was blocking his view, prosecutors alleged Wednesday in a criminal complaint that levies dozens of new charges against him.

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Evers attorney: Complaint over Milwaukee prosecutor invalid

A complaint demanding that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers remove Milwaukee County's district attorney from office over a bail recommendation for a man who later drove his SUV through a suburban parade isn't valid, an attorney hired by the governor's administration concluded Tuesday.

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Wisconsin lawmakers push for higher bail after parade deaths

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing for tougher bail policies after a man who is charged with driving his SUV through a Waukesha Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring more than 60, had been released on $1,000 bail in a domestic violence case.

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Group seeks to oust prosecutor after Wisconsin parade crash

Wisconsin's governor received a complaint Monday seeking the removal of Milwaukee County's district attorney because one his prosecutors recommended $1,000 bail for a man who authorities say later drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in a nearby county, killing six people.

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Republicans urge removal of DA over parade deaths

More than a dozen Republican Wisconsin state lawmakers on Monday called on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to remove Milwaukee County's top prosecutor because his office recommended $1,000 bail for a man before he allegedly drove his vehicle through a Christmas parade, killing six people.

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