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Wisconsin Republicans seek higher bails after parade deaths

Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to amend the state constitution to make it harder for criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who was out on bail when authorities say he 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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Ethics chief wants Milwaukee DA gone

The state Ethics Commission's chairman says Republican Gov. Scott Walker should remove Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm from office for running an investigation that has cost the commission's administrator his job.

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Former Walker aide loses federal appeal

A former aide to Gov. Scott Walker has lost an appeal of a federal court ruling rejecting her lawsuit alleging that prosecutors in the now-closed John Doe investigation overstepped their constitutional authority.

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