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Jan 20, 2023

Man charged with imprisoning woman in La Crosse house

Prosecutors have charged a 27-year-old man with imprisoning a woman in her home in La Crosse earlier this month.

Dec 9, 2022

Trial ordered for 5 men in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Five men were turned over for trial Wednesday on charges involving a foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Dec 16, 2020

Extradition delayed for Wisconsin man charged in kidnap plot

A Wisconsin man accused in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer should be extradited to Michigan, but he will be given a chance to appeal first, a judge has ruled.

Jul 31, 2014

Woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

A Colorado woman has been convicted of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station as police closed in.

Jul 30, 2014

Kidnapping defendant wails on stand, prompts break

The federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her half-sister's newborn in Wisconsin and abandoning him in Iowa has been halted briefly after the defendant began sobbing uncontrollably on the witness stand.

Jul 28, 2014

Expert testifies in baby kidnapping case

An FBI expert testified Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures, saying visits to websites about fake pregnancy bellies were found on computers seized from the woman's home.

Jun 25, 2014

New indictment in kidnapping of 5-day-old nephew

Federal prosecutors in Madison have filed a new indictment against the Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her 5-day-old nephew from Wisconsin and leaving him overnight in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station.

Feb 27, 2014

Woman pleads not guilty in newborn kidnapping

A woman accused of abducting her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him outside a gas station in Iowa has pleaded not guilty to a federal kidnapping charge.

Feb 21, 2014

Accused kidnapper appears in federal court

A woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew and leaving him outside an Iowa gas station in frigid temperatures has made her first court appearance in Wisconsin.

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 19, 2014

Kidnapping suspect to make Wis. court appearance

The woman charged with kidnapping a Wisconsin newborn and leaving him behind an Iowa gas station is scheduled to make her initial federal court appearance Friday.

Feb 14, 2014

Suspect in baby’s kidnapping due in court in Iowa

A woman charged with kidnapping a Wisconsin newborn and leaving him behind an Iowa gas station is due in court Friday.

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