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Richmond man arrested, released on bond after road rage incident
Police on Thursday filed charges against a former Grayslake firefighter and Richmond Village Board candidate who was captured on video pointing a gun at another driver during an apparent road rage situation Tuesday.
Wisconsin State Troopers stop car going 119 MPH
WINDSOR -- It took road spikes, but eventually Wisconsin State Troopers were able to stop a car traveling at 119 MPH. According to our partners at WISC-TV , the U.S. Marshals Office reached out to the Wisconsin State Patrol that a wanted man out of Maryland was in their area at 3:05 p.m. Thursday.
Walworth County man dies in two car crash
(WKOW) — A Walworth County man died in a crash in Rock County. It happened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 11/14 and C between Janesville and Delavan. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office said an 85-year-old man from Fontana driving a Mercury Milan ran through a stop sign and was T-bon
Poplar Grove man found guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child
POPLAR GROVE, Ill. (WTVO) - 54-year-old Brian Chrisman was found guilty on Thursday of 10 counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child in Boone County court. The Boone County State's Attorney says the victim was under the age of 13.
Wisconsin Could Face a Mining Disaster
On January 25, 2019, a 28-story high tailings dam in Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil failed, releasing almost 3 billion gallons of sludgy mine waste. The spill flooded nearby homes, submerging cars and buses under a river of reddish-brown sludge. The death toll so far has risen to 228 with an est
Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Divers Search Nearby Lake as Cops Remove Brown Bags From 5-Year-Old's Home
Police in a northwest suburb are searching for a 5-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday night. Crystal Lake authorities said Andrew Freund, who also goes by “AJ,” was last seen around 9 p.m. in the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue.
The Most Dangerous Thing about Marijuana in Wisconsin is that it is Illegal
MADISON – Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) released the following statement to announce the introduction of LRB-0154 to fully legalize marijuana in the state of Wisconsin:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces 277 total traffic stops on 'Blue Day'
MILWAUKEE -- In order to enhance highway safety, Wisconsin State Patrol had a heavy presence on I-94 on "Blue Day." In total, officers made 277 traffic stops and conducted 66 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) inspections during Tuesday’s “Blue Day” initiative in eight southeast Wisconsin counties.
Marijuana advocates trying again for legalization in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marijuana advocates have high hopes that the latest proposal to legalize pot in Wisconsin has a better chance of success than ever given growing public support, but the bill unveiled Thursday again faces stiff opposition from Republicans who control the Legislature.
Fines steepen for landmark damage in Whitewater
WHITEWATER, Wis. - The Whitewater City Council approved steeper fines for damaging properties listed as whitewater landmarks. Officials with the city said the change in price comes after vandalism was discovered at a local landmark. In the new amendment, some of the fees more than double what the pr
Immigration Detention Center COO: Wisconsin City Rejected Proposed Facility
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A company that runs privately-owned immigration detention centers has announced that city officials in New Richmond, Wisconsin have rejected their request to build a new facility.
Flooding Closures throughout Central Wisconsin
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- Several roads are closed on Thursday due to flooding from recent heavy rains. Most road closures due to flooding are in Marathon County with select spots in Portage County.
40 years in mental unit for assault of Beloit man
JANESVILLE - A Beloit woman charged in the sexual assault and aggravated battery of a 62-year-old man on Oct. 22 in Beloit was found not guilty by reason of mental defect following a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Rock County Circuit Court.
Probation plus jail time for Dousman woman arrested for 4th OWI after calling police to her home
DOUSMAN — A Dousman woman charged with her fourth OWI offense — taken into custody at her own home — was sentenced to serve probation and jail time. Angela Douglas, 42, on Monday, April 15 pleaded no contest to one count of operating with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration, fourth offense, alc
McHenry County Sheriff’s Office finds missing Harvard woman
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office was looking for a missing Harvard woman who suffers from dementia. JoAnne Boppart, 79, was found safe, the office announced Thursday on its Facebook page.
Drive the Wisconsin River Bridge? DOT wants your input on changes
PORTAGE, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is looking at upgrading the bridge over the Wisconsin River on I-39/90/94. The department held its first public meeting on the changes on Thursday.
Walworth man charged with possessing child pornography
WALWORTH — A Walworth man is facing a possible lengthy prison term after being charged with having child pornography. The Walworth County district attorney has charged Benjamin Lueck, 23, with 11 counts of possession of child pornography.
Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. -- The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in his home state of Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a Las Vegas sportsbook. Adducci cashed in on 14-1 odds that Woods would capture the
Wisconsin Rapids prepares for flooding
Wisconsin Rapids (WAOW) — Wisconsin Rapids is preparing for potential flooding Thursday night. The city says several parks including Lyon, Legion, Veterans, Demitz, Mead Rapids View and Ben Hansen are closed.
Victim tells Lake Geneva drunken driver: 'You should own it'
A Lake Geneva woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for a drunken driving crash that injured a family of five and left the family with lingering physical and emotional trauma.