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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is declining to weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder and featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." The Supreme Court's decision Monday not to take the case leaves in place a lower court ruling against Brendan Dassey.

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan and Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner are endorsing Leah Vukmir in a Republican primary for Democrat Tammy Baldwin's U.S. Senate seat. Vukmir, a state senator, is running against management consultant and political newcomer Kevin Nicholson in the Aug. 14 primary. Ryan says Vukmir is longtime friend and conservative ally who is committed to challenging the status quo.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Authorities say a speeding driver has died in a crash on Milwaukee's south side after police ended their pursuit of the motorist. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Monday. Police say a suburban Greenfield officer tried to pull over the man for a traffic violation, but he sped away. Greenfield police began a pursuit, but then canceled it. The driver hit a semi and died upon impact.

EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - The body of a 14-year-old boy was been recovered from a lake in East Troy. Walworth County sheriff's officials say the boy was swimming in Peters Lake near Camp Timber-Lee about 3 p.m. Sunday. A camp employee heard calls for help and alerted authorities. The camp says the boy was not from Timber-Lee.

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