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Court records: Beaver Dam homicide victim filed restraining order against suspect, ex-husband

BEAVER DAM, Wis. - The DeKalb County assistant state attorney who was shot to death Saturday in Beaver Dam had filed a restraining order against the suspect in custody, according to Illinois Circuit Court records.


Man held in fatal shooting of Illinois assistant state attorney in Beaver Dam, authorities say

An Illinois woman was shot to death in a Third Street duplex Beaver Dam on Saturday, and a local man was taken into custody, authorities reported. Beaver Dam police identified the victim as Stacia F. Hollinshead of Sycamore, Illinois, and the suspect as Ulisses W. Medina Espinosa of Beaver Dam.


Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Beaver Dam home

BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Investigators are looking into what they're calling a suspicious death tied to a shooting in Beaver Dam, according to police. Officers responded to a shooting inside a home on E. Third Street Saturday afternoon, according to the Department’s Facebook page.


Beaver Dam shooting leads to death

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WBAY) – A shooting ended in the death of a woman this Saturday. The woman has been identified as Stacia F. Hollinshead from Sycamore Illinois. The shooting took place on the 300th block of East Third Street. The police have been in contact with Hollinshead’s family.


Beaver Dam's Ward 7 has competitive race for Common Council

The incumbent in Ward 7 is facing a challenger for his seat on the Beaver Dam Common Council. Robert Ballweg, the current council president, and Jack Yuds are running for the seat in the April 2 election.


Illinois prosecutor shot and killed in Wisconsin home

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois prosecutor was shot and killed over the weekend in Wisconsin in what authorities allege was a case of domestic violence. Police say 30-year-old Stacia Hollinshead, of Sycamore, Illinois, was killed at a home in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, on Saturday night. A Beaver Da


Officials offer little on budget monitoring policy

JUNEAU -- Two high ranking Dodge County officials fell quiet Friday when questioned on a budget monitoring policy that may have prevented a $496,597 shortfall in the 2018 budget.


Missing Michigan woman found dead in Wisconsin

A 39-year-old woman who was last seen alive a week ago in Portage, Mich. has been found dead in Wisconsin, according to a WOOD-TV report. Amanda Hanover, who had been missing since March 18, was found dead Sunday along the Lake Michigan shoreline, according to reports. The Kenosha News reports Hanov


Effingham woman murdered in alleged domestic violence

BEAVER DAM, WI. (WAND) - A Effingham native has been killed in an alleged domestic violence attack. DeKalb County State's Attorney's says 30-year-old Stacia Hollinshead was killed. The office said in a facebook post Hollinshead started working for the State's Attorney's Office as assistant State's A


Wisconsin man stabbed to death in Harrah’s Casino hotel in Joliet; suspect sought

Joliet police are investigating the death of a Wisconsin man who was stabbed Sunday at Harrah’s Casino hotel. Joliet police responded to a call of a fight about 10 p.m. at the hotel, 151 N. Joliet St., and found the victim, Emanuel M. Burgrino, in a hallway. The 75-year-old man, from Hales Corners,


Five vie for three positons on the Beaver Dam School Board

Voters have a contested race for the Beaver Dam Unified School District on April 2 for the first time since 2013. School board incumbents Chad Prieve, Bev Beal-Loeck and Jim Jansen have all filed papers to remain in their position. In addition, Tony Klatt and Bradley Friedl filed as candidates.


Body found in Wisconsin River in Mosinee

MOSINEE, Wis. (WSAW)-- The Mosinee Police Department says they're working to contact family of person found dead Sunday in the Wisconsin River before they publicly release an identification.