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Horse Has Been Shot In Rural Eau Claire County

The Eau Claire Sheriff’s Department hopes someone will step forward and help deputies find out who shot a horse in a rural area earlier this week.  When deputies arrived at the property along County Road-M in the Bridge Creek area, they found the horse was bleeding from its legs and stomach.  Investigators say the animal More >

Foxconn Technology Rejects Report It Is Reducing Wisconsin Plans

Officials with Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology say they remain committed to the 10-billion dollar manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin.  They rejected a published report the company is thinking about reducing its initial investment by making smaller display screens for electronics like cell phones, instead of televisions.  Foxconn says the report is “not based on any facts.”  More >

Drug Seller Charged With Death Of Man Who Overdosed

A charge of reckless homicide has been filed in Dane County Circuit Court against a man accused of selling drugs to an overdose victim.  An arrest warrant has been issued for 47-year-old Jeff Skidmore.  He’s accused of selling the drugs which killed a 27-year-old man last December.  The victim’s name wasn’t released.  A friend says More >

19-Year-Old Man Held In Lafayette County Jail For Making Threats

A 19-year-old suspect being held in the Lafayette County Jail is accused of threatening to shoot another man and police.  Authorities responded to a home in the Village of Benton Tuesday afternoon for a welfare check.  Officers were told Aaron Neil Coley had left after making the threats.  He was taken into custody a few More >

Milwaukee Man Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Sexually Assaulted Postal Worker

A 48-year-old Milwaukee man has entered not guilty pleas to charges he sexually assaulted a postal service worker.  Anthony Little is charged with second-degree sexual assault with use of force and cocaine possession.  Prosecutors say Little approached the postal worker, offering her 500 dollars to have sex with him.  When she refused, he’s accused of More >

July Trial Date Set For Fox Cities Woman

A trial will start in July for a Fox Cities woman accused of taking the money while forcing a “low-functioning adult” to perform sex acts.  Shawna Baxter entered a not guilty plea in Outagamie County Monday.  Baxter is charged with arranging meetings where the 27-year-old man would perform sex acts on other men for money.  More >

2 Men Arrested In Port Washington Shooting

Two suspects are accused of shooting a Port Washington man while they tried to carjack him Sunday.  The 18-year-old victim tells investigators he was sitting in his car outside his parents’ house in the downtown area at about 10:30 P-M when the two men ordered him out of the car.  When he put it in More >

College Student Sentenced To 7 Years For Killing Her Fiance

A judge has sentenced a former student at Missouri University of Science and Technology to seven years in prison for killing her fiance from Wisconsin.  Meghan Werner was originally charged with second-degree murder, but she agreed to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter.  She admitted killing 22-year-old Curt Marzolf of Monroe in the home they shared More >

Altoona Woman Must Repay Money She Stole From Employer After She Serves 60 Days In Jail

An Eau Claire County judge orders a Withee woman to repay the money she stole from her employer after she gets out of jail.  Kim Poirier was given a 60-day sentence Friday and she will be on probation for five years.  Poirier was a bookkeeper for Aerco Collision in Altoona.  Investigators say she took more More >

Former Oak Creek Basketball Coach Heads To Prison For Having Sex With Student

The former basketball coach at Oak Creek High School has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for having sex with an underage student.  Thirty-nine-year-old Mike Jossie had entered a guilty plea in January.  His victim was 15 years old.  Jossie apologized in Milwaukee County Court Friday for “being so evil.”  He will have to More >