State transportation officials say a memorial to a woman killed by a drunken driver can stay in place along a Dane County highway until June. Last month, the Department of Transportation ordered the family of Maureen Mengelt to remove the plaque along Highway 19 because of a single complaint, citing DOT policy.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 08:03 AM
Authorities in Canada say a gunman was acting alone when he opened fire twice Wednesday, killing a soldier and forcing lawmakers to barricade themselves inside their offices in Parliament. "It appears there is just one shooter," Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said, "and that shooter is dead."
WKOW-TV, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:56 AM
Jeff Hilgers was in court Wednesday on charges of second-degree sexual assault for starting a relationship with an inmate when she was out on electronic monitoring. The criminal complaint said Hilgers was the deputy assigned to the Dane County Jail unit where a 43-year-old Madison woman was an inmate.
Channel3000, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 06:42 PM
A former Dane County deputy, fired for having a relationship with an inmate, has now married the woman. That information released Wednesday in court, as 42 year old Jeffrey Hilgers made an appearance on a second-degree sexual assault charge.
WIBA-AM Madison, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 08:29 AM
A former member of the commission that oversees the ethics code for the judiciary said Thursday he had filed a complaint against a Dane County judge over his handling of a voter ID case. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess this fall stepped aside from the case rather than dismissing it, as ordered by the state Supreme Court.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 02:26 PM
Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store got a surprise when they saw a bear cub scurrying down the aisles. Witnesses say the cub first showed up Sunday at a nearby hotel, hopped out a window and crossed the street to the Rite Aid in Ashland, a city just north of the California border.
WKOW-TV, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 01:21 PM
A woman suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries when her car collided with a semi overnight, according to the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office. Investigators say the semi driver took a wrong turn and was going the wrong way on an off ramp when the collision took place just before midnight on Highway 10 near Menasha.
WBAY-TV Green Bay, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 10:04 AM