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Kristen Rose Smith (credit: Cedar County Sheriff's Office, Iowa)

Kidnapping Defendant: Dad Asked Her To Take Child

A Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her half-sister’s newborn in Wisconsin and abandoning him in Iowa says she took the 4-day-old at the father’s request.

23 hours ago

Kristen Rose Smith (credit: Town of West Branch Police)

Trial Begins For Colorado Woman Accused In Wisconsin Baby Kidnapping

An FBI expert testifying in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin.

07/28/2014

Turhan Robinson in a Wanted poster released by US Marshals after his escape Friday morning. (credit: US Marshals)

Inmate Captured After Escaping From Truck Stop In Wheat Ridge

Police have captured an inmate who escaped from custody in Wheat Ridge Friday morning.

06/20/2014

Kristen Rose Smith (credit: Town of West Branch Police)

911 Call Shows Mom Doubted Half-Sister Took Baby

A recording of a 911 call from the mother of a Wisconsin infant who was taken from his home last week shows the distraught woman didn’t think her half-sister, who is now charged in the kidnapping, had committed the crime.

02/10/2014

Eric Studesville (credit: CBS)

Broncos RB Coach Eric Studesville Reflects On Losing His Parents Too Early

As one of the Denver Broncos coaches hit the road this week for the Super Bowl, he was thinking about two special people — his parents.

01/27/2014

Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs the ball against the Stanford Cardinal in the 99th Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio on January 1, 2013 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Montee Ball Out To Make A Name For Himself — Again

Whether known as Mon-TAY or Mon-TEE, running back Montee Ball made quite a name for himself during his record-setting career at Wisconsin.

05/11/2013

Aaron Gregory Lucas (credit: Fountain Police Department)

Authorities: Colorado Soldier’s DNA Matches Texas Child Sex Case

Authorities say the DNA of an Army officer facing child sexual assault charges in Colorado and Alabama also matches a case in Texas.

01/16/2013

MADISON, WI - MARCH 10: Protestors look up toward the Wisconsin assembly chamber on March 10, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Thousands of demonstrators continue to protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol as the Wisconsin House voted to pass the state's controversial budget bill one day after Wisconsin Republican Senators voted to curb collective bargaining rights for public union workers in a surprise vote with no Democrats present. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Effects of Madison Madness

There has already been a lot of coverage and analysis about what happened, from the constitutional maneuvering to the vociferous protests. But what isn’t entirely yet clear is what effect this situation will have on politics outside of Madison.

03/10/2011