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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.

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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.

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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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2 men sentenced in Madison sexual assault

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two men convicted of abducting a 23-year-old Minneapolis woman and repeatedly sexually assaulting her last summer in Madison have been sentenced to 20 and 27 years in prison. Dane County Judge Nicholas McNamara called the crimes horrific at the sentencing Friday and said it was every person’s worst nightmare. The Wisconsin State Journal reports 35-year-old Sergion ...

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Convicted rapist sentenced to 120 years in prison

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who was on parole when he allegedly grabbed a Grayslake, Ill.. woman as she was leaving a shopping mall and raped her last year has been sentenced to 120 years in prison. Richard Gallatin was sentenced Thursday by Lake County Associate Judge George Bridges for aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, ...

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Court: Closing sex trial to minors OK (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Milwaukee judge lawfully closed a sexual assault trial to children after deciding they shouldn’t be exposed to graphic testimony, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. Ronald Carpenter’s case raises questions about when judges can restrict access to criminal trials and who they can keep out of court. Carpenter’s attorney, Paul ...

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