A former Dane County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the killings of his wife and sister-in-law. Forty-year-old Andrew Steele, of Fitchburg, was diagnosed with terminal ALS in June.
WEAU-TV Eau Claire, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 10:02 AM
At a town board meeting Monday night, the town's attorney said she believes it can pass an ordinance regulating where sex offenders can live. The board then called for the town's ordinance committee to begin hashing out a proposal.
WKOW-TV, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 12:43 AM
MADISON, Wis A 50-year-old Dane County man has been released from jail, three days after he was arrested for allegedly burning down a house where a sex offender was planning to move in. The man was freed at a bond hearing in court yesterday.
WOZZ-FM Appleton, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 09:50 AM
Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, has seen the gang violence that the Madison area has experienced in recent months. He also sees the need for the community to provide teens with an alternative to gangs.
Channel3000, Mon, Mar 2 2015 @ 07:42 PM
Court records state the man who's accused of setting fire to the future home of a sex predator tried to explain away burns on his face as an allergic reaction. 50-year old Russell Speigle is free on a signature bond after his arrest.
WKOW-TV, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 07:43 PM
Former Dane County Sheriff Andrew Steele appeared in Dane County Court Friday, and changed his plea to two homicides from not guilty, to not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. Steele was diagnosed with the muscle-wasting condition A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig's disease last year.
WKOW-TV, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 07:42 PM
On Monday, Fitchburg Police responded to the 3600 block of Breckenridge Court in Fitchburg, to a report of an unresponsive two-month old infant. Police said the infant was breathing when first responders arrived, but later died at a local hospital.
WIBA-AM Madison, Wed, Feb 25 2015 @ 01:49 PM
The man accused of killing a 2-month-old boy in Fitchburg told police he "just lost it" while trying to keep the baby from crying. Corey Holly, 24, appeared in Dane County court for the first time on Thursday and was officially charged with first degree reckless homicide.
WKOW-TV, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 07:32 PM