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John Vaudreuil

Mar 13, 2017

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.

Mar 10, 2017

19 plead guilty in large Minnesota-Wisconsin meth ring

Nineteen people have pleaded guilty in a drug ring that authorities say trafficked 127 pounds of methamphetamine from the Minneapolis area to central Wisconsin communities over a three-year span.

Mar 2, 2016

Civil rights investigation possible at youth prison

Federal officials looking into abuse allegations at Wisconsin's youth prison are trying to determine if criminal charges are warranted and also whether another investigation into civil rights violations is in order.

Feb 24, 2015

Former Badger, twin to plead guilty to fed charges

A former University of Wisconsin football player and his twin brother are scheduled to plead guilty in federal court next month in a string of November robberies.

Nov 20, 2014

US attorney collects $3.7 million in 2014 cases

The U.S. attorney's office in Madison says it collected about $3.7 million in criminal and civil actions during the 2014 federal fiscal year.

Feb 20, 2014

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.

Feb 7, 2014

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.

Jan 10, 2014

US Attorneys in Wis. recovered $13.8M in 2013

Eastern District of Wisconsin U.S. Attorney Jim Santelle says his office collected about $9.7 million in civil and criminal cases in fiscal year 2013.

Nov 7, 2013

Obama nominates Godfrey & Kahn’s Peterson for Western District seat

President Barack Obama nominated a Madison attorney Thursday to fill a vacant federal judge position in the Western District of Wisconsin.

Sep 5, 2013

Federal court officials predict sequester fallout (UPDATE)

Wisconsin’s federal court system is bracing for another round of budget cuts brought on by the sequester.

Aug 1, 2013

3 Wisconsinites recommended for federal judgeship

Wisconsin's two U.S. senators are forwarding three candidates to the White House to fill the open federal judicial seat in the Western District.

Jun 28, 2013

Chinese firm accused of stealing US wind turbine technology

China's largest wind turbine company and three people are accused of trade secrets from a U.S. software company, the Justice Department announced Thursday.


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