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Alleged spy met with US officials in 2015

Maria Butina, who is accused by US prosecutors of being a foreign agent of Russia, was involved in meetings with US government officials in 2015, according to a think tank official who arranged the meetings.

Madison man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples case

Lawyers for a Wisconsin man targeted in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples street gang members said he should be freed while awaiting trial and allowed to return home, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes there.