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Nov 28, 2016

Hearing set for man accused of assaulting 5 women

A former University of Wisconsin-Madison student accused of sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment involving five women, including some he met at classes, will be back in court next month.

Oct 27, 2016

Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women

A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his apartment after a date this month was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting four other women since early 2015.

Mar 5, 2016

Ex-deputy found insane in killings to be let out of hospital

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy found not legally responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law in 2014 due to a mental disease will be released from a mental institution because his body has degenerated due to ALS and he is no longer a threat to public safety, a judge ruled Friday.

Nov 27, 2015

Former deputy who killed 2 seeks release from institution

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy who shot and killed his wife and her sister last year is asking to be released from the mental institution where he's committed.

Apr 23, 2015

Ex-deputy with Lou Gehrig’s disease not guilty in killings

A jury on Thursday found a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease not legally responsible in the killing of his wife and sister-in-law.

Apr 15, 2015

Lawyer: Ex-deputy with ALS was mentally ill during killings

A defense attorney has told jurors that ALS affected the brain of a former Dane County sheriff's deputy on trial for the killings of his wife and sister-in-law.

Sep 4, 2014

Judge orders trial for deputy in double homicide (UPDATE)

A judge on Thursday ordered a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy to stand trial in the shooting deaths of his wife and sister-in-law.

Jan 29, 2014

Dad gets 5 years in prison for starving girl (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin father convicted of abuse for starving his teenage daughter down to 68 pounds was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison.

Jan 19, 2012

Dane County cuts court monitoring

The dissolution of a 22-year-old court monitoring system has pushed Dane County judges toward the sidelines in sentencing in-home electronic supervision.


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