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Father found guilty in death of infant son

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A jury in Sheboygan County has convicted a young father of reckless homicide in the death of his infant son. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Andrew Goldston caused the brain injuries that resulted in the March 2010 death of 1-month-old Leander. A jury deliberated for about five hours Thursday before deciding the child’s injuries were too severe for ...

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Mom testifies about last moments of infant’s life

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The mother of an infant allegedly killed by his father has testified in Sheboygan County Circuit Court about the last moments with her baby. Tammy DePagter said she argued with her then-boyfriend, Andrew Goldston, on March 9, 2010, and he took their 1-month-old son, Leander, out of her arms. DePagter said Monday the baby was fine ...

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Milwaukee man charged in infant son’s death

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man accused of killing his infant son allegedly hit the baby in the head with a video game controller and then threw him twice against a couch. Twenty-five-year-old Francisco Marquez-Luna is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the Memorial Day weekend death of his 10-month-old son, Derek Marquez. According to the complaint, Marquez-Luna picked up ...

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Baraboo man charged in death of 13-month-old daughter

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — A Baraboo man whose toddler died of brain damage three months ago has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide. The charge was filed Thursday against 24-year-old Dustin A. Mann. It carries a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison. The 13-month-old girl was brought to an emergency room February 6. She was transferred to another hospital, ...

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Sheriff: Victim allegedly was pushed off cliff

RED CLIFF, Wis. (AP) — Authorities now say an 18-year-old man who died after falling from a Lake Superior cliff was allegedly pushed. Bayfield County District Attorney Craig Haukaas said Monday he will file a complaint charging a 22-year-old Ashland man with second-degree reckless homicide and felony murder in the death of Marvin Charette III of Washburn. A kayaker found ...

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Man charged in fatal bar fight (UPDATE)

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Louisiana man is charged with reckless homicide in a fatal altercation outside a bar in southeastern Wisconsin. Prosecutors in Racine County say 32-year-old Larry Dunn of Houma, La., struck Andrew Schuckman outside Peg & Lou’s Bar & Grill in Racine early Tuesday, causing him to fall to the ground and hit his head. A bartender ...

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Woman sentenced to 9 years in newborn’s death

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — The woman who gave birth in the bathroom of a restaurant in Racine, then discarded the newborn in an outdoor trash bin, has been sentenced to prison. The Journal Times of Racine reports 24-year-old Breanna Gering of Franklin was sentenced Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court to nine years prison and five years of extended supervision. ...

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Court upholds conviction in baby’s death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court says a man accused of shaking an infant to death was properly convicted. A jury in 2007 convicted Craig C. Tolonen of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of 6-month-old Serenitee Halbert about a year earlier in Allenton. Tolonen told police he shook the baby and threw her onto a couch when ...

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Mom in prayer death case requests new trial

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman convicted of homicide for forgoing medical treatment for her daughter in favor of prayer is asking for a new trial. Leilani Neumann and her husband Dale claim trial attorney Gene Linehan committed errors during their 2009 trial that confused the jury and failed to properly represent them. According to the Wausau Daily Herald, ...

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Wisconsin man charged in woman’s OD death

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Waukesha man is accused of providing a woman with a prescription drug that police say killed her. Forty-nine-year-old Leon Thomas is charged with first-degree reckless homicide and maintaining a drug trafficking place. According to the complaint, 21-year-old Holly Reidy visited Thomas at his apartment last February. According to the complaint, Thomas provided Reidy with a ...

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