Darrell Brooks trial: COVID adjournment request denied as 'delay tactic'

Darrell Brooks requested an adjournment of his trial in the Waukesha Christmas parade attack Wednesday, telling the court he believes he has COVID and needs to wait until at least Friday for test results to come back. Prosecutors said he's heard on jail phone calls telling his mother he's going to delay the trial.

Darrell Brooks trial: Jury selected, more disruptions from defendant

The court empaneled a 16-member jury Tuesday in the Darrell Brooks trial; 10 men, six women, all white. This, after Brooks refused to cooperate with the peremptory challenge process, and the court clerk had pick random juror numbers to be stricken from a tumbler on Brooks' behalf.

Darrell Brooks trial: Who are the key players?

Darrell Brooks, 40, faces the possibility of life in prison for the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack that killed six and injured more than 60. Here's a look at key players in what's expected to be a lengthy trial, including the judge, lawyers, witnesses and victims.

Darrell Brooks trial: Waukesha parade attack timeline

Prosecutors say Darrell Brooks killed six and injured more than 60 in just minutes, his SUV careening through the parade route on Nov. 21, 2021. Some witnesses said he appeared to be avoiding cars but not people.

Darrell Brooks trial: Which charges were dismissed?

Darrell Brooks, 40, on trial starting Monday for the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack that killed six and injured more than 60, had seven of the charges filed against him dismissed -- now facing 76 counts, down from 83.

Darrell Brooks trial: Defendant's jail letters

While awaiting trial in the Waukesha County Jail for the Waukesha Christmas parade attack, Darrell Brooks wrote a letter to his mother, alleging mistreatment in custody. It wasn't the only time we heard from Brooks leading up to his trial starting Monday.

Darrell Brooks trial: Milwaukee charges status update

Darrell Brooks, on trial for the Waukesha Christmas parade attack, faces a December trial in Milwaukee County -- accused of shooting at someone during a fight in 2020, running over his girlfriend in 2021 and trying to persuade that woman not to cooperate with investigators in exchange for marriage.

Darrell Brooks trial: Change of venue fight

Long before the start of the trial for Darrell Brooks, 40, charged in the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack that killed six and injured more than 60, some had questions about whether he could receive a fair trial in Waukesha County.

Darrell Brooks trial: Why he was free on bail before parade

Darrell Brooks' involvement in the criminal justice system began long before the Waukesha Christmas parade attack in November 2021. In fact, just two days before the parade tragedy, Brooks posted $1,000 bail in Milwaukee County.

Darrell Brooks trial: Criminal history dates back to 1999

Darrell Brooks, 40, on trial starting Monday for the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack that killed six and injured more than 60, has a felony record that dates back to 1999 when he slashed another man's face with a knife.

Darrell Brooks trial: Why insanity plea was dropped

Darrell Brooks, 40, on trial starting Monday for the November 2021 Waukesha Christmas parade attack that killed six and injured more than 60, withdrew his insanity plea on Sept. 9, telling the court, "I have my own reasons why."