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Wisconsin Witnessed 'Fireball Meteor' That Caused Earthquake

A meteor that caused an earthquake in southeast Michigan had many eyewitnesses in Wisconsin. Reports showed up on video and also in police reports. It happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, and some people in Wisconsin. According to a Waukesha police report, a man called police just after 7 p.m. on a

PATCH - 2018-01-17 16:03:33

Janesville woman accused of theft from couple who wanted to help her

A Janesville woman faces a charge of felony theft after a town of Delavan couple complained she did not repay a $10,000 loan that was intended to help her disabled veteran husband. Deanna R. Hatch, 47, of 717 Tudor Drive, Janesville, was charged in Walworth County Court last week with theft by false

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 12:00:00

Hotel brawl leads to criminal charges

A bloody brawl inside a Lake Geneva hotel has resulted in the arrests of two hotel guests, and police are working to round up more suspects. The incident Dec. 28 at the Chateau Royale Inn led police to three handguns inside the hotel and a man and woman who said they had been pistol-whipped in a cla

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:15:00

Deputies respond to incident where 47-year-old shoots self

SULLIVAN -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has several of its deputies on administrative leave while it investigates the death of a 47-year-old man who appears to have shot himself to death inside his downtown Sullivan apartment Sunday. The leave of the officers is standard procedure for the

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 17:59:00

Dunkin' Donuts eyeing Lake Geneva site

Dunkin' Donuts has about 8,500 restaurant outlets throughout the United States, including one in Delavan. (Contributed photo/Regional News) A proposal to build a Dunkin' Donuts shop and gas station/convenience store on Lake Geneva's east side could be up in the air. The Lake Geneva Plan Commission w

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:15:00

Sanders on president's list

Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, announced names of students who have been named to the president's list for the fall 2017 semester, indicating completion of a minimum of six credits with a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Emily J. Sanders, Williams Bay, was among those r

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-01-17 07:45:00

Four injured after chain reaction crash on I-94 in Delafield

Several people are injured after a chain reaction crash involving four vehicles in Waukesha County. It happened around 11:57 p.m. Monday on westbound I-94 near Highway 83 in Delafield. Authorities said the incident started when a BMW driver noticed a pickup truck stopped in traffic. The BMW stopped

WISN - 2018-01-16 14:38:00

New owner for former St. Coletta campus - Daily Jefferson County Union: News

Schiller specializes and has experience in working on buildings more than 100 years old and primarily makes his living doing student housing for Marquette University in Milwaukee. He explained that he began working in Jefferson for St. Coletta of Wisconsin about two years ago and didn't know about t

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2018-01-17 15:30:00

Buffalo man convicted of for attempted murder in Fruit Belt shooting

A Buffalo man was convicted of attempted second-degree murder after a week-long trial in Erie County Court. The jury also found Warren Meredith, 35, guilty of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with a June shooting of a man in the Fruit Belt on Rose Street. The vi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:20:52

New Olean eatery closes after short run

OLEAN - Smiley's restaurant, which had opened in early September on Wayne Street as "hometown family restaurant," has closed its doors. The restaurant, which had been located on Wayne Street in the former Silver Slipper restaurant, had been owned by Donald Williams of Cuba. A telephone message left

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:00:00

Another day of frigid weather, 'insignificant' lake-effect snow; warmup by the weekend

This is the typically the coldest part of the calendar in Buffalo. It'll be 10 degrees colder than average today. Wind chills Wednesday are forecast to begin the day below zero and stay in the single digits behind a cold front that passed through the Buffalo Niagara region. Wind chills are forecast

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 11:05:50

Buffalo man found guilty in fatal stabbing

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 46-year-old Buffalo man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend. A jury found Hillard Smith, 46, of Buffalo, guilty of first degree manslaughter, first degree burglary, third degree assault, two counts of second degree menacing, two counts of thi

WIVB - 2018-01-16 22:29:18

Gunman robs corner store on Jefferson Avenue

A masked man with a gun robbed a corner store at Jefferson and East Delavan avenues on Tuesday afternoon, according to a Buffalo police report. The thief entered the store shortly before 5:30 p.m., displayed a chrome handgun and demanded cash, according to the report. The thief was described as 6-fo

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 14:35:06

City police navigate snowy emergency call

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Shamokin police and rescue personnel, respond to the scene of a medical emergency at 8 S. Frnklin St. Tuesday morning. Climbing a ladder is patrolman Raymond Siko II. SHAMOKIN - City police and local rescue personnel were called to 8 S. Franklin St. around 11 a.m. Tuesday

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Owners of Falconer business not deterred by recent fires

FALCONER - Dan and Sylvia Magara, co-owners of the Blue Fin Pet Shop, are remaining positive despite two close calls in the past 10 months that could easily have ended their 35-year business run. Prior to Sunday's fire in the village of Falconer, the Magaras also avoided tragedy on March 22 of last

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Guilty plea in deadly Cheektowaga shooting

A conviction in a deadly shooting would have never happened without a federal drug arrest, according to the district attorney. BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A man from Buffalo pleaded guilty Tuesday to a manslaughter charge related to a deadly shooting in Cheektowaga back in July 2016. 43-year-old Jeffrey Brow

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-17 01:38:00

West Bend Police: 2 men arrested after attempting to buy gift cards with stolen credit card information

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two men have now been charged with four counts of identity theft after Walmart reported suspicious behavior. According to police, an employee of Walmart reported that two men in a self-checkout lane were loading money onto gift cards using multiple credit cards with diffe

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 19:30:00

Driver On Opioids Knocks Out 6 Light Poles On I-794: Sheriff

MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI - Authorities in Milwaukee County say a man under the influence of opioid pain medications crashed on I-794, and that the consequences could have been much worse. Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt said, "a culture change is needed based on the horrific documentation of 368 drug-re

PATCH - 2018-01-17 17:25:15

Snow removal crews thankful for the return of winter weather: 'We are way below average'

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- If your business is clearing snow, you haven't done a lot of it this winter, but Wisconsin's most recent snowfall is giving people another chance to dig out -- and they're happy to do it. "We started (Monday) at 7 in the morning," said Michael Decker, snow removal contractor. Snowf

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-16 23:06:22

Two former Milwaukee County prosecutors charged with corruption in coverup of case dismissal

Two former prosecutors in the Milwaukee County District Attorneys Office were charged Tuesday with trying to cover up why one had inexplicably dismissed a case against a man who had injured a Fox Point police officer last summer. Antoni Apollo, 36, once a rising star in the homicide unit of the dis

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 22:25:13