23, Aug 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Man gets 9.5 years for drunk driving; Deputy critically injured in crash
A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for leading police on a drunken driving chase that ended in a near-fatal crash. The Journal Sentinel reports 41-year-old Kevin Hutchins Jr. of Milwaukee reached speeds of 100 mph during a seven-mile police chase. Deputy Scott Griffin was critically injured when Hutchins' vehicle bounced off of a barricade and smashed into his squad ...
23, Aug 2014 - 2 men sentenced for Chicago to Marinette-Menominee heroin distribution
MILWAUKEE â€” Two men accused of working with others to move heroin from Chicago to Marinette, Wisconsin and Menominee, Michigan have been sentenced in federal court.
23, Aug 2014 - Wood, WI Man charged with killing wife in 1984
Portage County prosecutors have charged a 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man in the 1984 shooting death of his wife. Pamela Reinwand died of a wound to the head at her Plover home in May 1984. Her husband, Joseph Reinwand, told deputies then that she committed suicide over an argument after a night at a bar. Joseph Reinwand, who's in prison on unrelated burglary charges, was charged Thursday with ...
23, Aug 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsinâ€™s Walker Routed Cash to Outside Group, Prosecutor Says
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker directed that campaign contributions be diverted to the conservative issue-advocacy group Wisconsin Club for Growth, lawyers for the special prosecutor investigating him said in court papers.
23, Aug 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee man sentenced for DWI crash that injured deputy
MILWAUKEE -- A Wisconsin man was sentenced Monday to nearly 10 years in prison for leading police on a drunken driving chase that ended in a near-fatal crash.
23, Aug 2014 - Wood, WI News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CDT
Prosecutor seeks delayed trial in 2007 killing APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - A judge is expected to decide Monday whether to delay the trial or dismiss the charges for a woman in the shooting death of her former domestic partner nearly seven years ago now that a key witness ...
23, Aug 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Emails show Walker recall election campaign push - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Newly released court documents include emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group which would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.
23, Aug 2014 - Men sentenced for Marinette heroin distribution
Two men accused of working with others to move heroin from Chicago to Marinette, Wisconsin and Menominee, Michigan have been sentenced in federal court. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 55-year-old Brian King, of Chicago, has been sentenced to 2Â˝Â˝ years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing more than 100 grams of heroin. Forty-one-year-old Donald Myers, of Menominee, has been sentenced ...
23, Aug 2014 - Man sentenced in federal court for stealing semi-trailers from Eau Claire businesses
John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Mark Anderson, 46, Oak Lawn, Ill., was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Lynn S. Adelman to one year and one day in prison for interstate transportation of stolen goods.
23, Aug 2014 - Kenosha, WI Care.com Nanny Service Sued Over Infant's Wrongful Death
Nathan and Reggan Koopmeiners of Kenosha, Wisconsin, have filed wrongful death suits against Care.com and Sarah Gumm, 35, who is set to stand trial for their baby Rylan's death, reports the Chicago Tribune . The suit alleges that Gumm had prior criminal run-ins that Care.com failed to disclose to the parents, despite the couple paying an additional fee for a "premier background check" on a ...
23, Aug 2014 - Iowa, WI Jury selection begins in Wisconsin kidnapping
MADISON, Wis. (AP) â€” Jury selection has begun in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures.
23, Aug 2014 - Door, WI State's Attorney: Officer-involved shooting in Zion 'legally justified'
The non-fatal shooting of a Wisconsin man by a north suburban police in June has been ruled legally justified by the Lake County state's attorney's office.
23, Aug 2014 - Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for prostituting a child throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin
On Friday, United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the sentencing of Markeace Canty, a/k/a â€śQuake,â€ť 33 years old, to 300 months in federal prison for prostituting a child throughout the Upper Midwest, including in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
23, Aug 2014 - Iowa, WI Expert testifies in Wisconsin baby kidnapping case
MADISON, Wis. (AP) â€” An FBI expert testified Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures, saying visits to websites about fake pregnancy bellies were found on computers seized from the woman's home.
23, Aug 2014 - Sentenced in federal court: Two men accused of moving heroin from Chicago to Marinette & Michigan
MILWAUKEE (AP) â€” Two men accused of working with others to move heroin from Chicago to Marinette, Wisconsin and Menominee, Michigan have been sentenced in federal court. The U.S. Attorneyâ€™s Office says 55-year-old Brian King, of Chicago, has been sentenced to 2Â˝Â˝ years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing more than 100 grams of [â€¦]