- Member for
- 6 years 2 months
MADISON -- A 31-year-old Madison man is going to prison for at least 10 years under a plea agreement reached this week. Bryan Rogers was involved in the disappearance of a teenager from Tennessee. He met her online and drove to Tennessee, picked her up and returned her to Wisconsin.
A Red Wing man faces two attempted murder charges in Tuesday’s shooting. John Charles Roberts, 18, appeared in Goodhue County District Court at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, for his bail hearing. He is charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of dangerous weapon.
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- The man accused of killing three Girl Scouts and a mother last November wants his trial moved out of Chippewa County. A motion hearing on the request for a change of venue by Colton Treu's attorney will be held Friday.
If you have had shingles, you are very aware of how painful this viral infection can be. Shingles most commonly appears as a rash or a stripe of blisters that wraps around the left or right side of your torso, but it can appear anywhere on the body including the face and scalp. It is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies dormant in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. For some, the virus can reactivate as shingles.
MADISON -- Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he and the leader of the Wisconsin Senate are frustrated with the governor's refusal to negotiate on the state budget. That’s why those legislative leaders are considering the idea of splitting the Wisconsin budget into two bills. One would deal with spending items and the other with policy items backed by Republicans. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers could use his partial veto powers to rewrite the spending bill, but he would be forced to either sign or veto the entire policy bill. -----
FOND DU LAC -- The Fond du Lac County district attorney's office is being questioned about the $500 cash bond established for the man who was later accused of fatally wounding a firefighter. The judge originally set the bond at $5,000 for Ruben Houston when he was charged with felony drug possession. When the bond was reduced, he posted it and walked free. Then, he was involved in the shooting 11 days later which killed firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard.
Nearly three and a half months later, and the 2019 Slim Down Challenge has come to an end. However, the conclusion of the challenge does not have to bring your healthy lifestyle to a halt. We hope that you've learned as much about yourself and maximizing your health as we have and that you continue with your best practices going forward. Brian Mozey I can't believe the final weigh-in was last Wednesday. There have been many ups and downs, but the challenge has opened my eyes to many possibilities regarding exercise and nutrition.
Ellsworth police are looking for a man in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Ellsworth Thursday night. According to a news release, a male suspect approached a lone female who was seated in her vehicle at about 10:52 p.m. May 16 near 315 W. Main St. The man, armed with a handgun, told the woman to give him her purse and phone. She complied, and the man fled south into an alley toward a residential area on South Grant Street.
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- A New York-based private investment firm says it will relocate 80 Shopko Optical stores to free-standing locations. Monarch Alternative Capital announced the $8.5 million deal Thursday. Shopko Optical now anticipates further growth starting next year. The Wisconsin-based retail chain had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It expects to close on all of its remaining locations by mid-June. -----
A Brooklyn Park man is accused of running sex trafficking operations at hotels in Woodbury and Brooklyn Center while incarcerated in a county jail cell. Daniel David Ellington, 38, was charged in Washington County on two counts of sex trafficking and two counts of promotion of prostition, according to a news release Thursday, May 16, 2019, from County Attorney Pete Orput. According to the news release: