Milwaukee Mother Avoids Jail Time For Smothering Baby While High On Drugs

A Milwaukee mother has avoided prison as part of a plea deal after she smothered her baby last winter.  Twenty-nine-year-old Wanda Pena admits she was high on crack cocaine and marijuana when she fell asleep and rolled on top of the three-month-old child.  Three years ago, Pena’s son was killed when a television accidentally fell…read more »


Monroe County Authorities I-D Man and Woman Found Dead in La Grange

Monroe County authorities continue to investigate the deaths of a man and woman in the Town of La Grange.  The sheriff’s office says they have been identified as 54-year-old Patrick Woods and 43-year-old Rhonda Woods both of rural Tomah.  The preliminary investigation found that Patrick and Rhonda died of gunshot wounds.  Police found the body…read more »


Democrats, Critics Blast Walker for Signing Lame-Duck Bills Into Law

Critics are blasting Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for signing bills into law Friday they say weaken the authority of the next governor and attorney general.  The new laws restrict early voting, give majority Republicans control of the state’s job creating agency, and block Governor-elect Tony Evers from withdrawing Wisconsin from a lawsuit challenging the Affordable…read more »


Walker Signs Lame Duck Bills Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a sweeping package of Republican-authored lame-duck legislation that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general. The measures restrict early in-person voting to two weeks before an election. The legislation gives Republicans control of the state jobs creation agency, blocks Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers from…read more »


Advisory: Janesville Police Looking for Theft Suspect

The Janesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a theft of a Honda 1000 generator from a porch in the 500 block of Muir St. The theft occurred at 3:45 a.m. on December 14, 2018. A camera on the porch of the residence recorded the theft and will be…read more »


Madison Police Recommend Charges Against 3 Men In Stabbing Case

Madison police are recommending the Dane County District Attorney’s Office should charge three men in a stabbing case.  Witnesses say two men got into an argument Thursday night and attacked each other using sharp objects.  Both men suffered injuries which required hospital treatment.  Investigators are recommending charges of recklessly endangering safety.  Police say a third man…read more »