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Federal prosecutor in Wisconsin resigns

The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin has submitted his resignation days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country's federal prosecutors to resign.

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Woman indicted in newborn’s kidnapping

A Colorado woman was indicted Wednesday on federal charges alleging that she kidnapped her half sister's newborn from Wisconsin and left him behind an Iowa gas station in freezing weather.

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Court papers: Woman faked pregnancy, stole baby

An hour after a woman reported her newborn son missing from a Wisconsin home, police were questioning her step-sister — found with a prosthetic pregnancy belly, baby clothes and a stroller, but no baby, according to court documents.

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6 charged in big marijuana bust in northern Wis.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged six men with working in a large-scale marijuana growing operation in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin. U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil said on Friday that five of the men are Mexican citizens and one of them, 40-year-old Norberto Burciago, is from St. Paul, Minn. Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan said nearly 10,000 ...

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U.S. Attorney: Marijuana destroyed from Wisconsin national forest

PARK FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested one man and are seeking four more after eradicating a large marijuana growing operation found in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil said the man was arrested at the scene of the grow site that involved thousands of plants over a several-acre area about 25 miles northwest of ...

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Feds pondering felony count in abortion plot

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they may pursue a felony charge against a Marshfield man accused of plotting to kill Madison abortion providers. They charged 63-year-old Ralph Lang on Thursday with a misdemeanor count of attempting to injure or intimate a person who provides reproductive health services. U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil said he’s considering pursuing a felony charge ...

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Wis. man accused of robbing bank pleads guilty

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a Fitchburg bank. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Mathew Carl Koski of Pewaukee walked into the Park Bank in January and presented a note that said wanted money and he had planted bombs around the bank’s lobby and entrances. He made off with about $5,625. Police didn’t ...

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