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Wisconsin National Guard Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation

A Wisconsin Air National Guard sergeant who raised concerns about sexual assault within his unit says Guard officials are trying to force him out. Master Sgt. Jay Ellis sent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin a letter in November saying he had learned of six incidents of sexual harassment or sexual assault against females in his squadron…read more »


Friday Court Appearance Set For Man Accused Of Running Down Girl Scouts

The man accused of running down three Girl Scouts and their adult leader is scheduled to be arraigned in Chippewa County Court today.  Lawyers for Colten True have requested a change of venue, saying he can’t get a fair trial.  Prosecutors say True had been huffing an aerosol can before he swerved off the road…read more »


Rock County Looks For 3rd Person Who Walked Away From Huber Release In A Week

For the third time in just over a week Rock County authorities are looking for a person who walked away from their Huber release.  Twenty-three-year-old Jordan A.J. Rawlins-Patton went missing Thursday.  Three times in eight days county jail inmates have failed to return when they were supposed to.  Twenty-two-year-old Aaryn Kristeen Fowler and 27-year-old Shaylynn…read more »


UPDATE: Jayme Closs Kidnapper To Be Given Life Sentence This Afternoon

The family of teenager Jayme Closs says this afternoon’s sentencing of 21-year-old Jake Patterson will bring finality to an unimaginable tragedy.  Patterson will be given a life sentence during a hearing set for 1:30 P-M in Barron County Circuit Court.  He admits he killed the girl’s parents last October, then held her in captivity for…read more »

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Man Who Kidnapped Jayme Closs Could Get Life In Prison

A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days. Jake Patterson, 21, was scheduled to be sentenced Friday after…read more »


Madison Bike Rider Says Teen Attacked, Knocked Him Out

A man riding his bicycle through Madison’s Warner Park Wednesday night says he was attacked and knocked out by a teenager.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released.  He says a group of teens laughed at him when he fell off his bike at about 8:45 P-M.  He told them they were being disrespectful, then started…read more »

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