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# wisconsin - Monday 23 November, 2020

Police arrest 15-year-old boy over Wisconsin mall shooting

The name of the suspect has not been released, and authorities did not announce any charges.

# wisconsin - Friday 20 November, 2020

US police respond to shooting with 'multiple victims' at mall in Wisconsin

Officers reportedly responded to the incident at 3pm local time.

# wisconsin - Friday 18 September, 2020

Trump heats up culture wars as he appeals to voters in Wisconsin

Trump has hinged his election campaign on core supporters rather than focusing on winning over a narrow slice of undecided voters.

# wisconsin - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'Nothing but pain': Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since Wisconsin police shooting

In a video from his hospital bed he said: “It hurts to breathe, it hurts to sleep, it hurts to move from side to side, it hurts to eat.”

# wisconsin - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

Biden says campaign raised record-breaking $364 million in August as Democratic nominee heads to Kenosha

His campaign has called it “the best month of online fundraising in American political history.”.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump describes protesters as 'domestic terrorists' during visit to Wisconsin

The city of Kenosha has been the scene of demonstrations since the shooting of Jacob Blake last week.

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# wisconsin - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Facebook admits 'operational mistake' over posts about Wisconsin protests

The page for the “Kenosha Guard” violated Facebook’s policies and had been flagged, Zuckerberg said

# wisconsin - Friday 28 August, 2020

Handcuffs attaching paralysed police shooting victim Jacob Blake to his hospital bed removed

Jacob Blake cannot move from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back.

# wisconsin - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Police officer in Jacob Blake shooting named as protests continue

It comes after a white 17-year-old police admirer was arrested over the killing of two people gunned down during a third night of protests in the US.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

Man ‘not likely to walk again after police shooting’ in Wisconsin

The shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, apparently in the back, was captured on phone video.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'

Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.

# wisconsin - Monday 24 August, 2020

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back

The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.

# wisconsin - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Court overturning of Wisconsin governor’s lockdown hailed by Donald Trump

Some bars in the key election state opened to customers after a judge struck down the stay-at-home order.

# wisconsin - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'I am innocent': Making A Murderer offender Brendan Dassey has pardon bid rejected

He will be eligible for parole in 2048.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

School guard in US rehired after being fired for repeating n-word while telling student not to say it

The school district has said it has a zero-tolerance policy on employees using racial slurs.

# wisconsin - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

# wisconsin - Thursday 28 March, 2019

US man pleads guilty to kidnapping girl and killing her parents

The 13-year-old victim was held captive in a remote cabin for three months.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for best breasts and bum

You just can’t be at that nonsense.

# wisconsin - Friday 11 January, 2019

13-year-old girl who went missing after parents were killed in October found alive hour from her home

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs has been located.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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'The guys would like continuity' - Padraig Harrington open to captaining Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup 'for the good of the team'

The Dubliner said that Team Europe would benefit from continuity following their success at Le Golf National last weekend.

# wisconsin - Monday 25 June, 2018

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer

Dassey was 16 years old when he confessed to authorities that he had joined his uncle in a murder.

# wisconsin - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

# wisconsin - Friday 2 February, 2018

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

# wisconsin - Friday 8 December, 2017

Major setback for Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey as court decides he must stay jailed

It wasn’t immediately clear if Dassey’s legal team would appeal to the US Supreme Court.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Steven Avery denied a request for a new trial

Avery’s conviction was the subject of a popular Netflix documentary.

# wisconsin - Friday 15 September, 2017

Girl in US accused of stabbing classmate to please character had 'swirled into madness'

The victim barely survived her injuries.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Girl pleads guilty to stabbing friend 19 times in attack inspired by 'Slender Man'

Anissa Weier, who was 12 years old at the time, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of attempted second-degree homicide.

# wisconsin - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Hero' British hacker arrested in US on charges of creating software to attack banks

Marcus Hutchins had previously been hailed as a hero for thwarting the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware onslaught on countries worldwide in May 2017.

# wisconsin - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Prisoner dehydration death erupts into US scandal

The details of Terrill Thomas’s death have sparked national outrage.

# wisconsin - Monday 10 April, 2017

Massive manhunt for 'highly dangerous' man who posted manifesto to Trump

Joseph Jakubowski is considered armed and highly dangerous.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin but local butter lovers are fighting back

They’ve filed a lawsuit challenging the ban.

# wisconsin - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Donald Trump calls election recount 'a scam'

Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Why Wisconsin voters who backed Obama jumped ship from Democrat to Republican

“I went to try and get help and they turned me down. But the Mexicans come in there or any type of Hispanics come there, and they got the help.”

# wisconsin - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Clinton campaign to take part in recount of votes in Wisconsin

Green Party candidate Jill Stein has requested a recount in Wisconsin and has announced her intention to also seek recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

# wisconsin - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Nearly 24 hours from freedom, Brendan Dassey's release from prison has been blocked

His conviction has been overturned but State prosecutors are appealing that decision.

# wisconsin - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Explainer: What happens next to Brendan Dassey of Making A Murderer?

After his his conviction was overturned, he may be released from prison in the next 90 days unless the authorities schedule a new trial.

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