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Wis. Supreme Court: Teen’s life prison sentence OK (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fourteen-year-olds convicted of homicide can be sent to prison for life without parole, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday in upholding a life sentence for a man who helped throw a boy off a parking ramp when he was a teenager. In a case watched by psychiatrists, family advocates and defense ...

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Judge: NCR must pay $700M for Wis. river cleanup

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. must pay an estimated $700 million to help clean a contaminated river. The judge this week ruled Atlanta-based NCR and the Appleton-based paper company are responsible for cleaning up the Green Bay-area Fox River. The waterway is contaminated with toxic PCBs. NCR used the ...

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Wis. farmer accused of setting off bomb in marina

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin farmer is accused of setting off a pipe bomb that destroyed three fishing boats and damaged a pleasure boat in Kewaunee’s Salmon Harbor Marina. Forty-seven-year-old Joseph Sloma of Denmark made his initial court appearance this week in U.S. District Court in Green Bay. According to a criminal complaint, Sloma and another man — ...

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Defendant in vat death denied parole

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of the six Wisconsin men convicted of killing a paper mill co-worker in 1992 has been denied parole a second time. Sixty-four-year-old Rey Moore is serving a life prison term for the death of Tom Monfils, whose body was found in a pulp vat at a Green Bay paper mill. Moore’s case is still under ...

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Plea deal reached in Green Bay stabbing death

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A plea deal has been reached with one of two men charged in a Green Bay stabbing death last June. Twenty-seven-year-old Mao Xiong pleaded no contest to second-degree intentional homicide in the death of 35-year-old Eric Vieau. WLUK-TV reports Xiong could now face 60 years in prison. He originally was charged with first-degree intentional homicide, ...

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