Authorities say a Kenosha police officer wounded in a shootout last week while investigating a vehicle break-in has been released from a hospital. A release by the Wisconsin Department of Justice identified the officer as Justin Pruett, who has been with the Kenosha police force for two years.
The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a domestic disturbance call on Monday, and were confronted by a man making threats and wielding a machete. According to a news release, the agency received a call from a woman around 6:30 p.m claiming a domestic disturbance involving her husband in the Town of Sugar Creek.
A candlelight vigil was held Friday night at Cannery Square, Sun Prairie for 11-year-old shooting victim, Anisa Scott. Madison police believe the suspects intended to shoot the driver of the vehicle Anisa was in.
According to the FDA, the farms may have provided product used in the Fresh Express salads that were recalled. In a Florida investigation, the FDA analyzed water samples from canal, located west of Port St. Lucie, Florida. The samples collected tested positive for Cyclospora cayetanensis.
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County CEO Michael Johnson encouraged local leaders to revisit a violence prevention plan to address the recent uptick in violence in Madison. According to a Friday news release, the City of Madison voted to unanimously support the 15-point plan back in 2016.
Mayo Clinic researchers reported a strong hint that blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors helps other patients recover, but it’s not proof and some experts worry if, amid clamor for the treatment, they’ll ever get a clear answer.
U.S. Attorney Matthew Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin says 22-year-old Yousef Barasneh of Oak Creek pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal civil rights charge. According to court documents, Barasneh was part of a neo-Nazi, white supremacist group known as “The Base.”
According to a news release, a Rock Co. Sheriff’s Office Deputy witnessed a vehicle driving various speeds and veering across the center line of U.S Highway 51. The deputy was able to pull over the driver, identified as 40-year-old Anton Coytex May.
The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO) will host two “Concerts on the Square” at Breese Stevens Field, where they’ll broadcast the performance free. The concerts are set to take place Aug. 25 and Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. According to a news release, WCO will allow a maximum of 25 people at Breese, but the primary focus will be on broadcasting the performance to create a “concert-like” experience for viewers and listeners.
Beginning next Wednesday, Aug. 19., I-39/90 will experience traffic shifts and ramp closures to allow for continued expansion work. According to a news release, southbound traffic will shift onto new northbound concrete pavement between the Milton Avenue and Humes Road interchanges (Exit 171 A-B).
Madison police say shortly after they attempted to stop a vehicle for a speed violation, they were called to a scene where the vehicle rolled over and crashed. According to a MPD incident report, officers attempted to stop the vehicle for a speed violation at Packers and Commercial. As soon as they turned on their lights, the vehicle sped away.
Facing a $20 million dollar budget shortfall in 2021, Rhodes-Conway said they are making violence prevention and public health a top priority. She also urged anyone with input on what should be included in the budget to contact her office or alder.
A South Carolina woman is searching for answers as to why her grandmother’s death certificate lists COVID-19 complications as a cause of death, when she says her grandmother was never tested for the virus and never showed any symptoms.
The Wisconsin DMV announced Thursday that drivers over the age of 60 now have until Nov. 23 to renew their license. The DMV says they recognize the continuing health risks for the drivers amid the pandemic, and made the decision to extend the deadline by 60 days.
The YMCA of Dane County partnered with Epic and local school districts to launch a child care program for virtual learners beginning Sept. 8. According to a Thursday news release, the Collaborative Learning Program will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m to 5:30 pm at several locations across Dane County.