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Guilty Plea For Suspect In Murder-Related Jail Attack
An alleged attack on a jailhouse 'snitch' leads to a guilty plea in La Crosse County...
Houaka Yang will be sentenced in January for beating a friend of murder victim Sara Hougom. That friend, Lucas Brickl, testified that he was in jail when he heard fellow prisoner Pao Choua Vue brag about killing Hougom. Yang and a cousin of Pao Vue reportedly attacked Brickl in retaliation for his testimony, the night before Vue reached a plea agreement in the Hougom case. Yang could get about three years in prison for the beating.
Runaway Mom Gets Jail Over 1990's Custody Battle
A runaway mother from La Crosse County will get a chance to return to the lives of her children...but first, she'll have to spend a year in jail.
Gretchen Kammel will serve the jail time as part of a five-year probation sentence for taking her kids with her in a custody battle years ago. Kammel skipped the original sentencing in 1998, and left her three children behind until this year. Two of the grown children asked a judge today to let their mother avoid jail.
Kammel apologized to her kids and their two fathers. Judge Ramona Gonzalez said that she made a mistake years ago by releasing Kammel from jail...not realizing that Kammel would disappear for over a decade.
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