Author Archives: Eric Stone

Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs Could Get Life In Prison

Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs Could Get Life In Prison

A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days. Jake Patterson, 21, was scheduled to be sentenced Friday after…Read more »

Madison Bike Rider Says Teen Attacked, Knocked Him Out

Madison Bike Rider Says Teen Attacked, Knocked Him Out

A man riding his bicycle through Madison’s Warner Park Wednesday night says he was attacked and knocked out by a teenager.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released.  He says a group of teens laughed at him when he fell off his bike at about 8:45 P-M.  He told them they were being disrespectful, then started…Read more »

New Coke Is Back For A Limited Time, One Man’s Tale

New Coke Is Back For A Limited Time, One Man’s Tale

Why are people saying “no thanks” to the possibility of having the 1985 coke formula back for a limited time!?! Unless this is a major success, I believe this is only going to be an extremely limited thing. The tie in with the new season with “Stranger Things” is brilliant. The new season starts July…Read more »

Why 35 Percent Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend

Why 35 Percent Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend

The saying “Keeping up with the Joneses” used to mean that you felt the need to keep up with the neat stuff your neighbors seemed to be acquiring at steady pace. These days with social media, it’s the need to keep up with, not just you neighbors, but even your closest friends and family. That…Read more »

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

I don’t love coffee, I just like coffee. I like to drink coffee in the morning to wake me up. It’s true, it works, and after 2 full mugs I usually stop there. I may make more coffee later in the afternoon, but not always. After seeing this article I think it’s time to back…Read more »

Americans are Bored 131 Days a Year

Americans are Bored 131 Days a Year

How can we possibly be bored? We’ve got nearly every song ever recorded by any major artist two clicks away. Movies on the go, as long as your phone is fully charged. You could probably kill a couple of hours just going through all the pictures you’ve ever taken on your phone. Even from two…Read more »

Drug Makers Will Have To Put Prices In TV Ads

Drug Makers Will Have To Put Prices In TV Ads

I used to like watching the Evening news. As part of someone in the media, I understand that ads have to be part of the programming to watch a “free” show on Network TV, but these medication ads are ridiculous. Two minutes of a family getting ready for an activity while the announcer reads off…Read more »

Bucks Take Commanding 3 Games To 1 Advantage With 113-101 Win

Bucks Take Commanding 3 Games To 1 Advantage With 113-101 Win

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his game-high 39 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks beat Boston Monday night 113-101.  The win gives Milwaukee a three-games-to-one edge in the series.  A determined Celtics team built an 11-point lead in the first period, but couldn’t hold off the Bucks who are one win away…Read more »

All 3 Victims Of Waukegan Explosion Were From Kenosha County

All 3 Victims Of Waukegan Explosion Were From Kenosha County

Fire officials in Waukegan, Illinois say all three men killed in the deadly explosion at A-B Specialty Silicones last Friday were from Kenosha County.  An evacuation had just been started when the blast happened.  Fifty-seven-year-old Jeff Cummings of Kenosha, 53-year-old Byron Biehn of Brighton and 29-year-old Allen Stevens were killed.  A fourth worker is missing…Read more »