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Girl accused in Slender Man sentenced (UPDATE)

One of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in a mental hospital, the maximum punishment possible.

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In year of big stories, legal news was the biggest

Violence and arson on the north side of Milwaukee after the fatal shooting of a black man by police. A big development in the "Making a Murderer" case that so transfixed TV viewers nationwide. A gunman who opened fire on prom-goers in a small northern Wisconsin town.

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Girls accused in Slender Man stabbing seek release (UPDATE)

Two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill their friend as a sacrifice to the horror fiction character Slender Man are seeking their release after nearly two years in custody, saying in court papers Wednesday that they're not dangerous and can safely return to their families.

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