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DA waiting for report on deadly crash before deciding whether to bring charges

Chippewa County District Attorney Wade Newell on Thursday said he wants to have a report on a May 27, 2017, crash in rural Cornell that killed four people before deciding whether to bring charges. "We're just waiting on the (Wisconsin) State Patrol's accident reconstruction," Newell said, adding suc

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-18 22:00:00

Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories

LA CROSSE - The Wisconsin Department of Justice says a sex offender who was on parole has removed his GPS monitoring bracelet and gone missing. Authorities in Wisconsin and Minnesota are searching for 37-year-old Casey Thibodeaux. They say Thibodeaux may be driving a gray Ford Focus without license

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-18 15:03:18

Learn to ice fish Friday at Spooner hatchery

A free Family Learn to Ice Fish class will be hosted by the Friends Into Spooner Hatchery. The class will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the DNR Service Center conference room at 810 W. Maple St. in Spooner. The class is geared toward beginning anglers of all ages and children must

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-18 15:24:00

Alleged child abuse case in Chetek reaches plea deal

A Chetek woman was put on two years' probation Thursday, Jan. 11, in Barron County Circuit Court, after pleading guilty to a pair of amended misdemeanor charges in connection with a felony child abuse case, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. Jami L. Sonnenberg, 24, pleaded guilty to reduced

CHETEKALERT.COM - 2018-01-17 15:49:00

Eau Claire man faces 15 charges after Tuesday's stand-off

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Fifteen criminal charges were filed Thursday against the man arrested after a stand-off Tuesday night on Eau Claire's north side. Nine of the charges against Emmitt Ritter-Simpson are for recklessly endangering safety. He is also charged with strangling a man to unconsciousness a

WQOW - 2018-01-19 02:28:00

Baldwin man charged with child porn possession

A Baldwin man remained in jail last week on a $10,000 cash bond after being charged with showing child pornography to a juvenile. A preliminary hearing was held Jan. 9 for Andrew L. Roth, who is charged with two counts of child porn possession and two counts of exposing harmful material to a child.

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-01-18 15:38:13

Sex offender to be released in Eau Claire

Eau Claire (WQOW) - The Eau Claire Police Department was notified sex offender James T. Jones, 31, will be released from prison on January 23, 2018. Jones will be under the supervision of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Jones' previous convictions include:4th Degree Sexual Assault (July 24,

WQOW - 2018-01-18 18:34:00

2018 Eau Claire Women's March will include an 'Afternoon of Action'

Eau Claire (WQOW) -- It's been nearly a year since President Trump took office and women across the country, including Eau Claire, took to the streets to protest. On January 21, 2017, hundreds of people from around the Chippewa Valley gathered in Eau Claire to march in solidarity with the Women's M

WQOW - 2018-01-19 01:55:00

Murder suspect tells police he killed mom's boyfriend 'for my mother'

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jacob McIntosh told police he held two guns to Jesse Daniels' head and pulled both triggers. He told them he did it for his mother. When the first officers arrived at his home in the 300 block of Oakland Avenue on Jan. 13, McIntosh was lying on the ground, a bruise starting to show o

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-01-18 23:02:07

Man arrested for 2017 armed robbery of woman in Kokomo

Ferrell King (Photo provided/Ferrell King) KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) - One man is now in custody after officials said he robbed a woman of her purse while she was with her two children. The incident stems from when officials were dispatched out to the Villas De Fontenelle Apartments in the 100 block of

WISH-TV - 2018-01-17 20:27:23

Snowmobiler finds bodies of man, woman along rural fence row near Lapel

(WISH Photo/file) LAPEL, Ind. (WISH) - A snowmobiler on Thursday afternoon found two bodies on a fence row in rural Madison County, the sheriff said. The bodies of a man and a woman were found about 4:15 p.m. about 250 yards off County Road 200 South near County Road 825 West, which is about a mil

WISH-TV - 2018-01-18 23:31:33

IMPD Investigating Body Found On North Side Church Playground

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials are investigating after members of a north side church found a man's body on a playground Tuesday afternoon, WISHTV reports. The news outlet says the body of 49-year-old Gary Swanson was found around 1:30 p.m. outside Union Chapel

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:11:41

Milo: State working to close the skills gap

ANDERSON - When Blair Milo was the mayor of LaPorte, one of her challenges was finding workers to fill new job growth in the area. She's now tasked with addressing that challenge at the state level. Milo, secretary of Career Connection and Talent for the administration of Gov. Eric Holcomb, traveled

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-01-19 03:50:17

Video surfaces of IN teen wearing Nazi flag, using racial slurs

NOBLESVILLE, IN (WRTV/CNN) - An Indiana teen has lost his job and now he's worried about his parents after a video of him chanting racial slurs and holding a Nazi flag went viral online. The teen, Mat Blood, says he is deeply sorry for his actions. "Saying on a megaphone a lot of hateful things that

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 15:29:09

Lafayette woman charged with shooting her boyfriend

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Phillip Davis told his girlfriend, April Foster, to leave his home about 8:40 p.m. Saturday, but Foster got one of Davis' handguns and shot him, according to a probable cause affidavit. Foster, 38, grabbed the .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol after Davis told her to leave during an


Danville Man Charged In Death Of Girlfriend's Son

FISHERS, IN - AP News reports a suburban Indianapolis man faces felony charges following the November death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son. According to the news source, 23-year-old Michael P. Atkinson of Danville was charged Wednesday with neglect of a dependent causing death and aggravated bat

PATCH - 2018-01-18 19:52:45

Murder arrest made after Kalamazoo man's body found in Detroit

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo police have arrested a South Haven man on a charge of open murder following the discovery of a missing Kalamazoo man's body. The body of William Henry Gray, 69, was found in Detroit, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said in a press release Thursday. His body was r

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:06:52

Police & Fire: Warrant sought for woman who pushed boyfriend from moving car

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MAN REPORTS ROBBERY: A 65-year-old Kalamazoo man told Battle Creek police he was robbed of his wallet and $200 by three men. The man reported the robbery at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday. He told police he had come to visit a friend on Euclid Avenue and while there met anot

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 19:51:25

William Gray, missing from Kalamazoo for weeks, found dead in Detroit; suspect arrested

William Henry Gray is missing, and police said there is a potential that he is in danger. He was last seen Dec. 29, 2017. (Contributed) William Henry Gray, the 69-year-old Kalamazoo man police have been trying to find for weeks was found dead in Detroit. Police also have arrested a suspect in his de

WWMT - 2018-01-18 13:55:22

Woman sentenced to 25 to 40 years for roll in boyfriend's murder

HILLSDALE, MI - Ashley Hoath went for a ride, knowing well Jeremy Barron would never leave the vehicle. There is evidence to support the contention she even fired one of several fatal shots. For this, there is no acceptable justification, Hillsdale County Circuit Judge Michael Smith said Thursday. "

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 21:22:07