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Man charged with killing 2 children in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 28-year-old Madison man is charged with killing his girlfriend’s two young sons. According to the criminal complaint obtained by WISC-TV, David Hoem picked up 3-year-old Kemaury McArthur and 4-year-old Kevin McArthur from their father on July 5, saying he was taking them shopping, which was a regular occurrence. Police say surveillance footage showed Hoem leaving ...

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Court rules statements must be suppressed

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Supreme Court says statements a Whitefish Bay man made to police after he had retained an attorney are inadmissible in court. Brad Forbush is fighting sexual assault and false imprisonment charges in Sheboygan County. According to court documents, detectives elicited potentially incriminating statements from him even though he was represented by an attorney. Forbush ...

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Court: Closing sex trial to minors OK (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Milwaukee judge lawfully closed a sexual assault trial to children after deciding they shouldn’t be exposed to graphic testimony, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. Ronald Carpenter’s case raises questions about when judges can restrict access to criminal trials and who they can keep out of court. Carpenter’s attorney, Paul ...

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