Law enforcement agencies in Dodge County say people arrested on suspicion of drunken driving will see their names and faces posted on social media.
The sheriff's office already does it. The policy is legal because drunken driving arrests are public record. The new initiative is part of a crash reduction strategy in the county focused on drunken driving, speeding and several other offenses.
Fighter jets will be roaring across Wis. this month
Starting Monday and continuing for the next 12 days, the Wisconsin Air National Guard will be conducting its Northern Lightning Joint Training Exercise.
The skies over almost two dozen Wisconsin counties will be filled with the world's most advanced military aircraft. Pilots will be testing the F-35 Lightning, the F-22 Raptor, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the EA-18 Growler and others. The exercise will continue until Aug. 23.
Wis. AG points to Colo. red flag law as possible model
His ideas about passing a red flag law aren't getting a lot of support right now, but Attorney General Josh Kaul is still giving it a lot of thought.
The Democrat says Wisconsin should use a red flag law passed in Colorado as a model. That law goes into effect Jan. 1, allowing a family member, a roommate or law enforcement officer to ask a judge to take a person's gun away, temporarily. Kaul is pressing the issue after two mass shootings last week. No bills have been drafted by his office or by Democrats so far.
13 convicted sex offenders can’t be located by state DOC
One convicted sex offender went missing when he removed his GPS monitoring device and that led to questions being asked.
Now, broadcast reports indicate there are 13 Wisconsin sex offenders who can't be located. Thirty-one-year-old Brandon King had just been released after serving time for sex crimes involving a child. He either removed the GPS tracker or caused it to stop working. There are active arrest warrants out in the names of the 13 missing offenders.
10 injured in chain-reaction crash involving 6 cars, dump truck
Authorities in southeastern Wisconsin report 10 people were injured last weekend in a chain-reaction accident involving six cars and a dump truck.
The Saturday morning crash on Interstate 94 came just a day after six people were injured in a crash on an interstate near Janesville. Racine County sheriff's deputies say the dump truck wasn't able to stop in time to avoid some stopped traffic in a construction zone. All of the injuries were said to be minor.
Wis. man pinned under canoe for hours freed by rescuers
Lincoln County first responders were able to use GPS technology to find a man who called 911 Sunday morning saying he was pinned under his canoe.
The call came in shortly before 8:30 a.m. with the Tomahawk man saying he was trapped on Menard Island on the Wisconsin River. Rescue personnel traveled five miles upstream from the nearest launching point to find the victim, taking an hour to get there and 20 minutes to get him free. The 34-year-old was treated for minor injuries at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk.