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Woman, 76, Gets 10 Years for 1957 Murder of Daughter

Judge rejects leniency for Ruby Klakow of Wisconsin

(Newser) - Prosecutors wanted the judge to impose a 45-day jail sentence along with 10 years of probation. Instead, she gave 76-year-old Ruby Klokow of Sheboygan 10 years in prison after Klokow pleaded no contest to killing her infant daughter in 1957, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . A lesser sentence would "... More »

Alcoholic Mayor Divides Wisconsin City

Some in Sheboygan push for Bob Ryan's recall, but others want him left alone

(Newser) - Sheboygan mayor Bob Ryan is an alcoholic who has fallen off the wagon four times in the two years he has been in office, resulting in bar fights, lawsuits, and YouTube embarrasment. Now this Wisconsin city of 50,000 in the biggest-drinking state in America is holding a raging debate... More »

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