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Slender Man

Aug 10, 2022

Wisconsin woman in Slender Man attack drops release request

One of two Wisconsin women who were sent to a state mental health facility after a 2014 stabbing attack on a sixth-grade classmate that they claimed was to appease the horror character Slender Man has withdrawn her petition for release.

Jul 1, 2021

Judge orders release of woman in Slender Man case

A Wisconsin judge on Thursday ordered the release of a woman convicted of stabbing her classmate to please the Slender Man character in 2014.

Aug 12, 2020

1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal

One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn't kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday.

Feb 25, 2019

Documentary looks at defense of Geyser in Slender Man stabbing

In May 2014, two 12-year-old Waukesha girls, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, lured their friend, Payton Leutner, into a Waukesha park and stabbed her 19 times.

Dec 27, 2017

Foxconn, explosion, budget, misconduct top stories of 2017

Foxconn's arrival. A fatal explosion. A late state budget. Sexual misconduct in the Legislature. Wisconsin saw another tumultuous year in 2017. Here's a look at the biggest stories in the state in the past 12 months:

Aug 11, 2017

Judge orders juries sequestered during Slender Man trials

A judge has ordered jurors be sequestered during the trials of two teens accused of stabbing a classmate to impress a fictitious character called Slender Man.

Dec 22, 2016

Lawyers want confession in Slender Man case thrown out

The lawyers for a Wisconsin girl accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man are challenging her confession.


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