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Darlington police: Woman trying to put on shoes crashes into 2 parked vehicles
The crash occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Monday in Darlington. Police said Alexis Furino, 26, of Beloit, was trying to put on her shoes while driving on Galena Street. Her vehicle sideswiped two parked vehicles, causing severe damage to one and minor damage to the other.
Funnel clouds spotted across southern Wisconsin
On Thursday, a quick funnel formed over Platteville, which we were able to spot on our Queen B Radio Skycam.
Platteville man accused of fire extinguisher attack pleads not guilty
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — A Platteville resident accused of attacking another man with a fire extinguisher recently pleaded not guilty to his criminal charge.Robert B. Vogt, 26, entered the plea in Grant County Circuit Court to a charge of felony aggravated battery, with a repeater enhancement because of
Dubuque community members weigh adding a curfew for minors
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Some people are concerned about the safety of children in eastern Iowa- specifically in Dubuque. Some of those concerns stem from a police call in the city Tuesday night.Dubuque Police responded to Comiskey Park on the north side of Dubuque at 9:47 p.m. after hearing more
Authorities: Intoxicated Darlington man arrested after crashing into store
DARLINGTON, Wis. — Police said a Darlington man faces multiple charges after he lost control of a vehicle and crashed into a store Friday night.Robin D. Fries, 62, was arrested on charges of operating while under the influence, failure to maintain control of his vehicle, reckless driving, disorderly
Grant County Fair rodeo canceled due to stormy weather
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Appeals court upholds man's Dubuque County domestic assault convictions
The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a former Dubuque man’s domestic assault convictions.The judges affirmed the convictions of Robert W. Powell Jr., 37, who was given a suspended 11-year prison sentence and two to five years of probation in May 2017.
Mosquito pool in Ogle County tests positive for West Nile virus
MONROE CENTER (WREX) -A mosquito pool in Ogle County tests positive for the West Nile virus.That pool was in Monroe Center. The Ogle County Health Department says this is the first positive sample in the county this year. It says residents need to be vigilant in preventing exposure to the dangerous
Divided Platteville council approves opening of streets to ATV/UTV traffic
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — In a packed city chambers, Platteville Common Council members on Tuesday night attempted to resolve an issue that has embroiled community members for months in a dispute over road and vehicle safety.But as signified in the 4-3 vote in favor of opening select city streets to all-t
Dubuque Community School District improves security over the summer
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --The Dubuque Community School District has new procedures and plans in place for student safety for the 2018-2019 school year.A security camera is mounted in a hallway at Hoover Elementary in Dubuque. (Charlie Grant, KCRG-TV9)Last February, the district received a threat th
Freeport laundromat fire causes $300k in damage
FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- Officials say an early morning blaze at a Freeport laundromat caused about $300,000 in damage.
Dubuque police asking for help identifying Best Buy shoplifter
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Police are asking for help identifying a person who allegedly shoplifted from Best Buy on July 21.Authorities say the incident happened around 9 p.m.If you recognize the person in the photos, you can submit information online at .
New documents show prosecutor, city manager questioning credibility of East Dubuque officer before resignation
EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. — One day after an East Dubuque police officer was reinstated last month, Jo Daviess County’s top prosecutor sent a letter to the city’s police chief saying that he had “serious concerns about the ability and credibility” of the officer.On July 10, State’s Attorney John Hay sent t
East Dubuque police seek tips after money, firearms taken in burglary
The crime occurred between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in East Dubuque, and a large safe containing money and firearms was stolen, according to a press release issued today. Detective Luke Kovacic said the residential burglary occurred in the "flats" area of the city, but police would not provide a spe
Dubuque man sentenced in Illinois for burglary charges
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --On August 9 Michael Selle pled guilty as part of a plea agreement to Residential Burglary.Selle pled guilty to entering a house on Shorewood Drive in Galena without authority on May 25.Selle was sentenced to 4 years in prison and will also have to serve two years of superv
Woman finds dog lost after husband's death
Hope got loose from a caretaker in the Middleton area two days before Tiger’s husband, Jack, died.
Driver trying to put on shoes sideswipes 2 parked vehicles, police say
DARLINGTON, Wis. - Officials said a driver was not paying attention when she struck two parked cars in Darlington Monday, an official said.
Authorities: Darlington man arrested after vehicle strikes Dollar General store
DARLINGTON, Wis. – Authorities say a Darlington man faces multiple charges after he lost control of a vehicle and it struck a Dollar General store on Friday.Robin D. Fries, 62, was arrested on charges of operating while under the influence, failure to maintain control, reckless driving, disorderly c
2 injured in crash near Lancaster
Sarah Nihles, 37, of Lancaster, and Justin Brandt, 16, of Cuba City, were taken by ambulances for medical treatment, according to a press release issued Monday by the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.
13-yr-old builds own house for $1,500: Look when he opens door and reveals 89 sq ft masterpiece
Most grown adults wouldn’t dare consider the idea of building their own homes, let alone actually accomplishing the feat, and the biggest homes that most middle schoolers have ever created come in the form of legos and Lincoln logs. 13-year-old Luke Thill from Dubuque, Iowa, however, is quite unlike