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- Business notebook: Jackson salon owner also opens a clothing store (1/16/17)
- Area hospitals hope a box helps prevent infant deaths (1/19/17)6
- Jackson police describe night of anger, car crashes, drug possession by 18-year-old (1/22/17)5
- Two subjects of interest in 1992 homicide to take polygraph tests (1/15/17)8
- Meat-processing plant faces $70K penalty for Clean Water Act violations (1/17/17)4
- Cape SportsPlex contractor offers a look at the project (1/15/17)14
- Local students to perform with choir at inauguration (1/19/17)3
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- Subjects of interest in 1992 killing take polygraph tests; results not revealed (1/18/17)2
Two teenagers plead innocent in Milwaukee 'child mob' beating
MILWAUKEE -- Two teenagers charged as adults in the fatal mob beating of a 36-year-old man pleaded innocent Monday.
Both were scheduled for trial Feb. 10 on charges of first-degree reckless homicide.
Devin Beamon, 15, and Levar McNeil, 16, are among 11 boys and three men charged in the beating death of Charlie Young Jr. Nine of the youths are charged as adults.
Authorities say a mob made up mostly of boys -- one age 10 -- beat Young with broomsticks, shovels, a milk crate and other items Sept. 29. Young died Oct. 1.
The two boys charged as juveniles also appeared in court Monday. A 10-year-old charged with second-degree reckless homicide will undergo a competency evaluation at his lawyer's request, assistant district attorney Joy Hammond said.
A 15-year-old charged with battery and disorderly conduct denied the charges Monday and faces trial, she added.