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Update- Lancaster man connected to Platteville cab drivers death competent to stand trial

Update- Lancaster man connected to Platteville cab drivers death competent to stand trial

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – A La Crosse county judge ruled this week that the Grant County man charged last month in connection with the death of a Platteville cab driver is competent to continue legal proceedings against him. In La Crosse County Circuit Court Wednesday, members of the Wisconsin Forensic Unit reported their findings about […]

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2 motorcyclists from Iowa injured in chain reaction crash

2 motorcyclists from Iowa injured in chain reaction crash

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says two motorcyclists from Iowa were injured when they rear ended a van and then each other last Friday. According to the Crawford County dispatch center they were notified of a motorcycle vs. van crash on State Hwy 27, north of Cipra Lane, in Prairie du Chien township on Friday, […]

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(Update) Sparta man missing since June 29 found safe

(Update) Sparta man missing since June 29 found safe

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sparta police are reporting that Ryan has been found and is safe.   Previous Story The Sparta Police Dept. says Ryan Schnitzler, 28, of Sparta has been missing since June 29. Ryan advised family he would be gone a short time and has not been seen or heard from since. He was last seen wearing […]

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Convicted baby sitter asks for leniency

Convicted baby sitter asks for leniency

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – A baby sitter convicted in Sauk County of killing an infant in her care has asked a judge for leniency. Jeanette Janusiak has written a letter to the sentencing judge, Patrick Taggart, asking for the possibility of parole at the earliest date allowed under the law. The 27-year-old Reedsburg woman insists […]

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Driver located after leaving scene of head-on crash

Driver located after leaving scene of head-on crash

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office said they located the driver of a vehcile responsible for a head crash the day after the crash happened. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reported a two-vehicle collision that occurred Friday afternoon, July 4,  at approximately 12:30 PM, in the town of Hamburg. Accroding to the Sheriff’s Office Lamine […]

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F.B.I. says sex offender and bank robber has ties to Clayton County Iowa

F.B.I. says sex offender and bank robber has ties to Clayton County Iowa

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Cecil Slater, a convicted felon and registered sex offender, is wanted for his alleged involvement in the robbery of the Bank of Maine branch located in Hallowell, Maine, on June 23, 2014. At approximately 10:15 a.m., an unknown male, later identified as Slater, entered the bank, asked about opening an account, and then produced […]

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Vernon County phone scam alert

Vernon County phone scam alert

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is warning the public about a phone related scam.   The Sheriff’s department said the scammer is calling businesses and residents in the Viroqua area and telling them that their electric bill is due.  The scammer is then telling people that they must pay the overdue amount using Western Union within […]

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(Update) 33-year-old Soldiers Grove man found deceased on road identified

(Update) 33-year-old Soldiers Grove man found deceased on road identified

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 1st at 5:05 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff Dept. received a call from a passerby on Adams road in rural Clayton Township that there was an unresponsive male subject lying on Adams Road next to a parked vehicle. North Crawford Rescue and Sheriff’s deputies responded and found Joshua G. Krambeer age 33 from […]

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Authorities ask to be on the lookout for fugitive wanted for stolen vehicles

Authorities ask to be on the lookout for fugitive wanted for stolen vehicles

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Authorities are looking for a 38-year-old man sought in connection with astolen vehicle, according to a news release from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department. Late Monday, the Wood County Communications Center receivedan anonymous tips that Eric T. Hall, who is wanted on a felony warrant for a probation violation, was at a residence in the village of […]

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Body of second woman found in suitcase identified

Body of second woman found in suitcase identified

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investigators in Walworth County have identified the body of a second woman found in a suitcase in the Town of Geneva. Police say the body of 21-year-old Jenny Gamez of Cottage Grove, Oregon was identified using dental records. Investigators are not saying what evidence lead them to uncover her identity, although Town of Geneva Police […]

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