Author Archives: Eric Stone

Fugitive Wanted In A Beloit Attempted Homicide Arrested

Fugitive Wanted In A Beloit Attempted Homicide Arrested

Authorities in Marathon County say a 25-year-old man wanted for attempted homicide in Beloit has been taken into custody after a chase.  Sheriff Scott Parks says his department, as part of the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, worked with the U-S Marshals Office Wednesday to arrest Isaiah Evans and an accomplice.  Authorities were told…Read more »

4 Elderly Victims Wounded At Mayville Apartment

4 Elderly Victims Wounded At Mayville Apartment

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office reports four elderly people were wounded in a mass shooting at an apartment in Mayville.  Two of the four were airlifted from the Spring Glen Elderly Housing facility to trauma centers and they are in critical condition.  One of the critical patients is said to be the shooter.  No names…Read more »

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Placed On Paid Leave, Complaint Being Investigated

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Placed On Paid Leave, Complaint Being Investigated

The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been placed on paid leave while a complaint against him is investigated. A statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson did not disclose the nature of the complaint against Dwight Watson. Thompson says university officials will have no further comment on the personnel matter right now. UW-Whitewater…Read more »

Madison Police Arrest 2 In Shooting Death Of 11-Year-Old Girl

Madison Police Arrest 2 In Shooting Death Of 11-Year-Old Girl

Madison police report the arrest of two teenagers in the shooting death of 11-year-old Anisa Scott last week.  She suffered critical injuries when she suffered a head wound last Tuesday.  The family made the decision to remove her from life support two days later.  Nineteen-year-old Perion Carreon and 16-year-old Andre Brown were taken into custody. …Read more »

Beloit City Worker Spots Cougar At Big Hill Park

Beloit City Worker Spots Cougar At Big Hill Park

The Beloit Parks and Recreation Department says one of its employees has spotted a cougar at Big Hill Park.  The observation was posted on Facebook Saturday and the sighting was reported to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  There was a previous cougar sighting five years ago by two workers in the same park.  Then,…Read more »

UW-Whitewater Children’s Center Employee Tests Positive for Covid-19

UW-Whitewater Children’s Center Employee Tests Positive for Covid-19

The UW Whitewater reports an employee at its Children’s Center has tested positive for COVID-19. Chancellor Dwight Watson says the Center is closed and rooms are being disinfected. The room where the individual worked will remain closed through August 28th. The other classrooms will be reopened and staffed Wednesday. Watson says tracking began immediately.Read more »

Magnum Media Acquires WFAW-AM, WSJY-FM And Other Stations

Magnum Media Acquires WFAW-AM, WSJY-FM And Other Stations

(West Bend, WI) Magnum dot Media has completed the expansion of six additional full power Radio stations and two FM Translator stations licensed to Fort Atkinson, Whitewater and La Crosse including WSJY-FM, WFAW-AM and WKCH-FM. Dave Magnum, and his late wife, Lynn, started from scratch in 1991 with an FCC license to build their first…Read more »

Madison Police Vote No Confidence For City’s Mayor

Madison Police Vote No Confidence For City’s Mayor

The Madison professional police officer’s association said they approved a declaration of no confidence in the leadership of Mayor Satya Rhode-Conway. The board of directors for the MPPOA say it was a resolute vote with over 95% of the association’s voting membership returning a vote of ‘no confidence.’ Back in March of 2019, the MPPOA…Read more »

2 Men Drown In Rock County Pond

2 Men Drown In Rock County Pond

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office reports two men have died after they were pulled out of a pond Saturday.  Their names haven’t been released, but the victims were 22 and 23 years old.  They had been swimming in that pond when they went under.  Rescuers got them out and they were taken to a hospital…Read more »