The Slender Man stabbing attack

May 31, 2014 Waukesha, Wisconsin Two 12-year-old girls allegedly stab a classmate to impress the fictional figure Slender Man Slender Man (alternative spelled as Slenderman) was created in 2009 as part of a paranormal photoshop challenge by Eric Knudsen. He is depicted as very tall and incredibly slender, with no facial features or hair, wearing…

Several shot during protests at iron mill (1886)

May 5, 1886 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Laborers demanding an eight-hour workday join in protest at the Milwaukee Iron Company rolling mill Four days earlier, approximately 12,000 laborers joined in protest at the rolling mill; the total in attendance swelled a few thousand more by the climax of the protest, including children. The goal of the protest…

Father beats twin infants to death

April 13, 2008 Baraboo, Wisconsin David Yates kills his 5-week-old infant twins Yates, who was suffering from anxiety, had allegedly taken medication which boosted his serotonin levels. If such levels are too high, a person can experience serotonin syndrome, which was reportedly the reason behind the twins' murders. Symptoms of moderate serotonin intoxication can include…