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Jun 21, 2022

Man accused in fatal Wisconsin parade crash changes plea

A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year has decided to mount an insanity defense, his attorneys said Monday.

Mar 31, 2022

Man charged in deadly parade crash says jail isn’t safe

A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha says he doesn't feel safe in jail.

Feb 22, 2022

Senate passes amendment to allow for setting higher bail (UPDATE)

The state Senate was poised Tuesday to pass a constitutional amendment to make it harder for criminal defendants to get out of jail on bail.

Feb 21, 2022

Gableman wants to jail mayors again in elections probe

The former state Supreme Court justice leading a review of Wisconsin's 2020 elections is changing course, saying he now wants to jail Madison and Green Bay's mayors and other officials if they don't comply with his subpoeans.

Feb 17, 2022

Wisconsin Assembly OKs bail amendment after parade deaths

The Wisconsin Assembly approved amending the state constitution Tuesday to make it harder for violent criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who authorities say plowed into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee.

Feb 15, 2022

Wisconsin Assembly OKs bail amendment after parade deaths (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Assembly was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal amending the state constitution to make it harder for violent criminal defendants to get out on bail, hoping to capitalize on anger over the killing of six people by a driver who authorities say plowed into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee.

Jan 14, 2022

Waukesha parade suspect to stand trial for murder

A Milwaukee man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he drove an SUV through a suburban Christmas parade must stand trial, a court commissioner ordered Friday.

Jan 12, 2022

Time for bipartisan bail reform

On Nov. 21, the nation looked on in horror to see a man drive through the Waukesha parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more.

Jan 7, 2022

Wisconsin lawmakers push for higher bail after parade deaths

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing for tougher bail policies after a man who is charged with driving his SUV through a Waukesha Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring more than 60, had been released on $1,000 bail in a domestic violence case.

Dec 30, 2021

City removes Christmas parade memorial

Officials in Waukesha have taken down a makeshift memorial honoring people who were killed and injured when an SUV plowed through the city's Christmas parade last month.

Dec 2, 2021

DA: Overworked assistant set bail too low for parade suspect

Milwaukee County's top prosecutor said Thursday that a young assistant in his office rushed to set $1,000 bail for a man before he allegedly drove his vehicle through a Christmas parade because she was overworked and never saw his risk assessment.

Dec 2, 2021

Suspect in Waukesha parade carnage says he feels ‘demonized’

The man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing six people and injuring dozens, said Wednesday that he feels like he's being "demonized."

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