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News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - The mother of six of the seven children who were shot at last week in a Milwaukee gunfight has been charged with child neglect. Twenty-five-year-old Octavia Burton of Milwaukee faces seven misdemeanor counts of child neglect. Police say Burton was in a van with her children on July 17 when the man driving the van got into a gunfight. Police say they later found insect infestations "in every room" of her home.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for leading police on a drunken driving chase that ended in a near-fatal crash. Forty-one-year-old Kevin Hutchins Jr. of Milwaukee reached speeds of 100 mph during a seven-mile police chase. Deputy Scott Griffin was critically injured when Hutchins' vehicle bounced off of a barricade and smashed into his squad car. The incident was Hutchins' third drunken driving offense.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The trial has begun for a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures. Kristen Smith, of Aurora, Colorado, faces one count of kidnapping in federal court. She could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted by a jury in Madison, Wisconsin. Prosecutors argue that Smith kidnapped days-old Kayden Powell from the Town of Beloit home where his parents were staying in February. Police arrested her at a gas station in West Branch, Iowa, later that day. Police discovered Kayden unharmed the next morning hidden in a crate behind another gas station.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The trial has begun for a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures. Kristen Smith, of Aurora, Colorado, faces one count of kidnapping in federal court. She could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted by a jury in Madison, Wisconsin. Prosecutors argue that Smith kidnapped days-old Kayden Powell from the Town of Beloit home where his parents were staying in February.

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