Author Archives: Gary Douglas

Flood Damage In 16 Counties Estimated At $1.7M

Flood Damage In 16 Counties Estimated At $1.7M

The Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center estimates the total flood damage in 16 counties at almost one-point-seven-million dollars.  State officials say several rivers, including the Crawfish and Rock, will remain at moderate flood stage for at least another week.  The estimate reflects damage to public infrastructure and emergency response expenses.Read more »

Bomb Threat Brings Extra Security To Edgerton High School

Bomb Threat Brings Extra Security To Edgerton High School

A bomb threat found on a restroom wall led to extra security at Edgerton High School Thursday.  Students were searched as they entered the building.  After the threat was reported, Edgerton police worked with school administrators to secure the building Wednesday night.  The threat warned about a bomb on the campus.  Students were kept outside…Read more »

Badgers Return to NCAA Tourney Today Against Oregon

Badgers Return to NCAA Tourney Today Against Oregon

When the Wisconsin Badgers return to the N-C-A-A Championship Tournament after a year’s absence, they will be facing one of the hottest teams in the field.  The Oregon Ducks have won eight straight.  Wisconsin’s biggest flaw is its futility at the free throw line where it is ranked 330th in the country.  Our coverage on…Read more »

Badgers Return to NCAA Tourney Today Against Oregon

Badgers Return to NCAA Tourney Today Against Oregon

When the Wisconsin Badgers return to the N-C-A-A Championship Tournament after a year’s absence, they will be facing one of the hottest teams in the field.  The Oregon Ducks have won eight straight.  Wisconsin’s biggest flaw is its futility at the free throw line where it is ranked 330th in the country.  Our coverage on…Read more »

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable By Employees

Facebook Left Millions of Passwords Readable By Employees

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years. Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to this data. But thousands of employees could have searched them. The company said the passwords were stored on internal company servers, where no outsiders could access them.  The security blog KrebsOnSecurity said…Read more »

Highway 16 Bridge Reopens in Columbus

Highway 16 Bridge Reopens in Columbus

The Highway 16 bridge in Columbus has reopened. Crews had to close the bridge last Friday when floodwaters from snow melt covered it. While waters receeded earlier this week, city officials had to wait until state inspectors could make sure the bridge was safe. The State Emergency Operations Center said damage from the flooding in…Read more »

Three Arrested in Janesville Prostitution Sting

Three Arrested in Janesville Prostitution Sting

In a targeted human trafficking investigation, police arrested three men on suspicion of pandering in an effort to reduce human trafficking in the area, according to a news release from the Janesville Police Department. The Baymont by Wyndham Hotel donated three rooms for the Janesville, Beloit, Clinton and town of Beloit police departments, along with…Read more »