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July 17, 2014
Wisconsin man pleads not guilty in suitcase bodies case
By Brendan O'Brien Reuters ELKHORN, Wis. — A Wisconsin man accused of stuffing the bodies of two women in separate suitcases and dumping the luggage in a roadside ditch pleaded not guilty in court on Thursday. Steven Zelich, 52, is charged with two felony counts...
News / crime
July 17, 2014 - 2:45pm
March 20, 2014
Man beaten, left in Wisconsin woods for wolves
MILWAUKEE — Two men and two women beat a man and left him to be attacked by wolves in the northern Wisconsin woods after accusing him of inappropriately touching a child, prosecutors said Wednesday.
News / crime
March 20, 2014 - 8:36am
August 13, 2013
Wis. teacher accused of drinking on job gets $18K
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- The Janesville school district is paying a teacher suspected of being drunk at a field trip more than $18,000 to resign. School Board President Greg Ardrey tells The Janesville Gazette if the district tried to fire 50-year-old teacher Maria Caya, the legal...
August 13, 2013 - 10:38am
June 10, 2013
Charges not likely for drunken Janesville teacher
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A fourth-grade teacher who passed out on a field trip and was later found to be legally drunk isn't likely to face criminal charges, police said Monday. No one at the event called police on the 50-year-old teacher, and the other chaperones apparently thought...
crime / News
June 10, 2013 - 4:52pm
April 18, 2013
Man who carried unloaded weapon on campus arrested
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) -- A University of La Crosse student has been arrested after carrying an unloaded shotgun on campus. Chancellor Joe Gow says police followed the part-time student to his apartment after receiving a report Thursday morning that he was walking on campus with a...
April 18, 2013 - 1:16pm
April 1, 2013
Milwaukee man, 49, beaten to death; 2 arrested
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Police say a 49-year-old Milwaukee man has been beaten to death, and two suspects have been arrested. Milwaukee officers responded Sunday about 2 p.m. to a report of a person down. The victim appeared to have been battered and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police...
crime / News
April 1, 2013 - 8:56am
Wis. deputies identify 2 women killed in collision
TOWN OF HERMAN, Wis. (AP) -- Sheboygan County authorities have identified the two people who were killed in a weekend collision in the Town of Herman. The sheriff's office said Monday the victims were 71-year-old Margaret Lange of Sheboygan and 52-year-old Barbara Killey of Waukesha. The...
April 1, 2013 - 8:53am
February 27, 2013
No. 17 Wisconsin beats Nebraska 77-46
MADISON (AP) -- Ben Brust admitted he didn't crash the offensive boards hard when teammate Sam Dekker had the ball in his hands. He had good reason. "Every time Sam had the ball, I ran back because I knew it was going in," Brust said after Dekker matched his career high with 19 points...
February 27, 2013 - 9:16am
Father on trial for starving, abusing daughter
MADISON (AP) -- A trial is underway in Dane County for a man accused of locking his emaciated teenage daughter in the basement. Chad Chritton is charged with party to six felonies, including false imprisonment and child neglect resulting in bodily harm. District Attorney Ismael Ozanne...
crime / News
February 27, 2013 - 9:12am
December 4, 2012
Homeowners suing over Wis. gas pipeline spill
JACKSON, Wis. (AP) -- Homeowners sued Monday over a massive gasoline spill in southeastern Wisconsin this summer that has contaminated many of their wells, their attorneys said. A total of 150 families who own property in the Jackson area filed the lawsuit in Washington County Circuit...
December 4, 2012 - 8:46am
November 30, 2012
Walker fails to bag a deer this year
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- While the number of deer killed in Wisconsin during this year's hunt went up nearly 8 percent, Gov. Scott Walker wasn't among those attributing to the increase. Walker said Friday he went hunting but failed to bag a deer. Walker says he "didn't even see anything"...
News / outdoors
November 30, 2012 - 9:50am
November 6, 2012
Don't post photos of your completed Wis. ballot
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- In case you're tempted to show your Facebook friends and Twitter followers how you voted, remember it's illegal in Wisconsin to post photos of completed ballots. State law prohibits voters from showing their completed ballots to anyone. The intent is to prevent...
November 6, 2012 - 4:12pm
October 12, 2012
Dane County will get 6 commercial wind turbines
October 12, 2012 - 8:49am
July 21, 2012
Wisconsin native injured in Colo. theater shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Wisconsin native was recovering Friday after the deadly shooting rampage at a Denver area movie theater showing the new Batman movie. Carey Rottman, 27, and his friend were wounded by the gunman who killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens of others at the...
crime / News
July 21, 2012 - 9:32am
March 8, 2012
Wisconsin teen skier dies after accident at Copper Mountain
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) -- Coroner's officials say an 18-year-old skier from Wisconsin has died after veering off a trail at Copper Mountain resort in Colorado and into a valve shed used for snowmaking. The Summit County coroner says high school senior Patrick Sievert of Pewaukee...
March 8, 2012 - 7:34pm