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Feb 13, 2014

Suspect in Wis. newborn kidnap is charged in Iowa (UPDATE)

An Iowa prosecutor added a child endangerment charge Thursday against a woman suspected of kidnapping her half sister's newborn and leaving him behind a gas station for more than a day in freezing temperatures.

Jul 24, 2011

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 […]

May 19, 2011

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 […]

Apr 13, 2011

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 […]


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