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Parade · Waukesha

Judge to weigh change of venue in Wisconsin parade deaths

65% Center coverage: 14 sources
A judge set an October trial date Friday for a man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others when he drove his SUV into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year. Darrell Brooks Jr. has pleaded not guilty to more than 70 charges, including six homicide counts in connection with the Nov. 21 incident in downtown Waukesha.See the Story
Parade · Waukesha

Man charged in deadly parade crash says jail isn't safe - Channel3000.com

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Darrell Brooks, who is Black, sent a letter to his mother saying that guards paid inmates to spit in his food. He also accused guards and inmates of using racial slurs against him. Brooks is accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha.See the Story
Parade · Waukesha

Judge sets October trial in Waukesha parade deaths, orders survey to gauge if impartial jury is possible

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
Darrell Brooks Jr. has pleaded not guilty to more than 70 charges, including six homicide counts in connection with the Nov. 21 incident in downtown Waukesha. Prosecutors told her they would likely need five to seven days to present their case. Judge Jennifer Darow acknowledged during the hearing that she knows the father of one of the people who were killed.See the Story
Parade · Waukesha

'Dancing Grannies' feature 1st performance since 4 members killed in Waukesha Christmas Parade

Coverage: 2 sources
The Dancing Grannies lost four members in the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack. Two of the Irish songs they performed to were choreographed by one of the fallen members. The group also took time before dancing to toast to those they lost and wore patches with the number four to honor those lost.See the Story
White House · Waukesha

Doocy grills new press secretary over Biden visiting Buffalo but not Waukesha

100% Right coverage: 5 sources
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre struggled to answer why Joe Biden is visiting Buffalo after a mass shooting. Yet he couldn't visit Waukesha after a terrorist killed 6 people and injured dozens more after he plowed through a Christmas parade. The terrorist was Darrell Brooks, who killed a child and injured 18 children with his SUV.See the Story
Waukesha · Waukesha

Standoff ends at Baymont Inn & Suites in Waukesha

Coverage: 2 sources
Officers from a number of Waukesha County departments were blocking off streets and evacuating areas surrounding the hotel at 2111 E. Moreland Blvd. Businesses, including a nearby car dealership, were being evacuated, according to emergency radio traffic. Authorities sent out a reverse 911 alert asking people within a half-mile radius of the hotel to avoid the area.See the Story
US & Canada · Waukesha

Waukesha victim would have abhorred violence in Buffalo — Michael Carlson

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
My sister Tamara Durand was killed in the Waukesha parade tragedy last November. I read that the young man in Buffalo who shot and killed 10 people at a supermarket wrote her name on the barrel of his rifle. Tam shared love with all her neighbors and practiced a life of giving and compassion in the manner of Christ.See the Story
Waukesha · Waukesha

Waukesha County: Awarded Triple-A bond rating, highest possible by rating organizations

Waukesha County has earned Triple-A bond ratings from both Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings. The rating signifies exceptional creditworthiness and ability to meet financial obligations. This year marks the 34th consecutive year that Moody's has awarded, and the 25th year that Fitch has awarded. In 1998 Waukesham County became the first government in Wisconsin to be awarded AAA bond rating.See the Story
Paramedic · Waukesha

Salute to service: Brian Peterson

Greendale firefighter and paramedic, Brian Peterson was having dinner with his wife in Waukesha on Sunday, November 21, 2021 when he saw a vehicle driving erratically. Brian used his training to come to the aid of several victims, including Betty Streng, a member of the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies. Brian Peterson is one of our WaterStone Bank Salute to Service honorees for 2022.See the Story

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