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# Wisconsin

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2022
# Waukesha
Man convicted of killing six people with SUV at Wisconsin Christmas parade
Darrell Brooks drove his Ford Escape into the Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee moments after fleeing a domestic disturbance, prosecutors said.
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# Charges
Man charged with five homicide counts in Wisconsin Christmas parade crash
Authorities say 62 people were injured, and a child died this evening, bringing the total number who have died to six.
# Wisconsin
Police to charge driver with 'intentional homicide' after five killed at US Christmas parade
Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson said the suspect was not being pursued by police when he drove into the parade.
At least five people have died and 48 people have been injured.
Police had initially investigated whether the suspect was fleeing police when he drove into the parade - but is being charged with intentional homicide.
# kenosha
No verdict reached after first day of deliberations by Kyle Rittenhouse jury
He faces life in prison if convicted as charged for using a semi-automatic rifle to kill two men and wound a third.
# Kyle Rittenhouse
US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack
Kyle Rittenhouse gave evidence about the shootings in Wisconsin.
# kenosha
No police officers charged over shooting of African American Jacob Blake
The shooting sparked protests in the US.
# US Election
Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state
Joe Biden won the state by about 20,600 votes.
# Milwaukee
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.
# Wauwatosa
US police respond to shooting with 'multiple victims' at mall in Wisconsin
Officers reportedly responded to the incident at 3pm local time.
# Trump
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.
# kenosha
'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.”
# never mind the ballots
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.
# Presidential Election
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.”.
# kenosha
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.
# Wisconsin
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.
# Mark Zuckerberg
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
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.
# jacob blake
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.
# Wisconsin
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.
# jacob blake
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.
# jacob blake
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.
# United States
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
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.
# United States
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.
# Netflix
'I am innocent': Making A Murderer offender Brendan Dassey has pardon bid rejected
He will be eligible for parole in 2048.
# Racial Slur
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
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.
# jayme closs
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.
# Ah here
Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for best breasts and bum
You just can’t be at that nonsense.
# Wisconsin
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.
# O Captain My Captain
'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
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.
# Chicago
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.
# Slender Man
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
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.
# making a murderer
Steven Avery denied a request for a new trial
Avery’s conviction was the subject of a popular Netflix documentary.
# Slender Man
Girl in US accused of stabbing classmate to please character had 'swirled into madness'
The victim barely survived her injuries.
# Wisconsin
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.
# marcus hutchins
'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
Prisoner dehydration death erupts into US scandal
The details of Terrill Thomas’s death have sparked national outrage.