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Racine man gets 5 years for fatal hit-and-run

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Racine man convicted in the hit-and-run death of another man has been sentenced to five years in prison. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Terrence D. Jammerson was intoxicated when the pickup truck he was driving in April struck 46-year-old David Leimbach. A Racine Journal Times report says the victim died of his injuries a short time later. ...

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Prosecutor: Suspect hit wrong man in fatal hit-run

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man mowed down in an act of revenge near the University of Minnesota was actually not the suspect’s intended target. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that prosecutors now say 23-year-old Benjamin Van Handel of Appleton was killed April 15 in a case of mistaken identity. Authorities had initially said 29-year-old Timothy Bakdash ...

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Waupaca man get 2 years for perjury in homicide case

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) — A Waupaca man has been sentenced to two years behind bars for perjury in a homicide case. A jury last month found Walter Engel guilty of making false statements under oath during a John Doe proceeding into the circumstances surrounding the death of Kevin McCoy. Rory Kuenzi was found guilty of fatal hit-and-run and vehicular homicide ...

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Man makes 1st appearance in fatal hit-and-run

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Timothy Bakdash’s court appearance lasted just a few minutes Tuesday. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the judge kept his bail at $1 million. A complaint alleges Bakdash told a witness he had “no remorse” for the April 15 crash that killed 23-year-old Benjamin Van Handel of Appleton. Police say the hit-and-run stemmed from an argument Bakdash ...

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2010AP1553-CR State v. Cain

Hit-and-Run Probable cause Arthur Cain appeals judgments convicting him of two counts of disorderly conduct, one count of operating a motor vehicle after revocation (OAR), and fifth offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). Cain contends that: (1) police lacked probable cause to arrest him for disorderly conduct in his residence, requiring suppression of the evidence obtained following his ...

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