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Milton woman faces negligent homicide charge after crash that killed Janesville man
ELKHORNA Milton woman faces a negligent homicide charge after her car hit a van that rolled over and ejected its driver—a Janesville man who died, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.In March, Casandra A. Melvin, 26, of 153 E. Madison Ave., failed to fully stop at a stop
Jefferson West fifth-grader featured at ‘White Cane Day’
MILWAUKEE — Visitors to the Milwaukee County Courthouse Monday might have encountered a group of people carrying white canes. Wearing yellow shirts bearing pictures of a Jefferson boy and three other Wisconsinites, they were dancing.The “flash mob” aimed to raise awareness of White Cane Day, which c
Man finds his cat hanging from tree with rope tied around its neck in Palmyra
According to a Facebook post from Palmyra Public Safety, the man found his cat hanging from the tree on Tuesday morning, Oct. 16. When he cut the rope, the cat climbed the tree where it remained with the rope still tied around its neck.
Jefferson Co. prosecutors: Shirtless man with dog terrorized school
JEFFERSON COUNTY (WKOW) — A Fort Atkinson man is charged with felony crimes,under terrorist threat statutes, because authorities say his actions with a dog inside a school caused a lockdown and prompted teachers to barricade doors.Colton Mather, 23, appeared for a court hearing Tuesday in Jefferson
Jefferson has big plans for former highway site
JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson Common Council on Tuesday evening conducted further discussion on how it will proceed, in cooperation with the county and other governmental entities, with rejuvenating the former county highway shop property on the north end of the city.
Jefferson council OKs bids for police/utilities building repairs
JEFFERSON — The Jefferson Common Council approved a pair of resolutions Tuesday night that will fund much-needed repairs to the police and utilities building.The project, will cost an estimated $2.235 million.Located at 425 Collins Road, the building that now houses the police department and Jeffers
Milwaukee Police investigating possible abduction and homicide at Dineen Park
Six autopsies scheduled for today - four homicides, one overdose and one probable drowning.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine)October 17, 2018
'It gives me chills,' Pumpkin farm owner discusses fatal crash near property
More HeadlinesCopyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.'It gives me chills,' Pumpkin farm owner discusses fatal crash near propertyFree clinic to close in Rock County after 46 years of serviceCopyright 2018 by Chan
Fort man guilty in drug overdose death
JEFFERSON — A 33-year-old Fort Atkinson man was sentenced to prison Monday for providing the cocaine that contributed to the death of his friend in April 2017.Ian R. Cusick pleaded no contest and was convicted of one count of first-degree reckless homicide by delivery of cocaine, resulting in the Ap
Fort Atkinson heroin death leads to 14 years prison for dealer
Ian Cusick, 33, of Fort Atkinson, changed a not guilty plea to no contest and was ordered to the 14-year term in the state prison system. One count each of first-degree reckless homicide through the delivery of drugs as a party to the crime, along with two counts of bail jumping, were dismissed.
Officials ID man killed by drunken driver in Sun Prairie crash
The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office said 60-year-old Kevin G. Sylve, of Sun Prairie,died in a crashin the 2600 block of County Road T in the town of Sun Prairie at about 4 p.m.
Highway sheds Jefferson Davis name, but marker remains
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county has repealed a 1959 resolution that named a U.S. highway stretch to honor Confederate President Jefferson Davis, but for now, the marker will remain.The Herald-Sunreportsthe Orange County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to repeal the resolution d
Recognize them? Hartland police need help to ID bank robbery suspects
HARTLAND — Police are looking for your help in identifying two men suspected in the armed robbery of the Great Midwest Bank on Hartbrook Drive in Hartland on Saturday, Oct. 13.Officials say the two suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of money and fled from the bank. One of the suspects was armed
Police look for 3 men who left business without paying
WATERTOWN, Wis. - Police are looking for three men who recently entered a Watertown business, took several items and left without paying, according to a Facebook post.
Medical examiner names victims of fatal crash
Savannah M. Sloniker, 20, of Waterford, Wisconsin was the driver of a Honda Civic involved in the crash, and Anthony Tre Shaun Payton, 22, of Whitewater, Wisconsin, was the passenger in the car.
Deadly crash in Sun Prairie blamed on drunk driver
Dane County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Ira Simpson said Nicholas Hanley, of Sun Prairie, was arrested Sunday on charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and his fourth OWI offense. He was also cited for failure to maintain control and unsafe passing.
Two dead in Saturday night car-bus crash
TOWN OF LIMATwo young adults died when their car crossed the centerline on a rural road and hit a bus on Saturday night, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.No one in the chartered bus from Bloomington, Minnesota, was hurt, according to the release.
2 people die after their car crosses the center line and strikes a bus
The two were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release. All 19 passengers on the chartered bus from Bloomington, Minnesota, were not injured.
Vodka thieves foiled by police after leaving East side Walmart
Police arrested the man, who had open cases for felony and misdemeanor retail theft, six counts of bail jumping and strong arm robbery. The woman was cited for misdemeanor retail theft.
Two die in car vs. bus accident in Rock County
The Rock County Sheriff, Milton Police, Janesville and Milton Fire and EMS all responded to the scene.