Author Archives: Eric Stone

Marcus Randle El Formally Charged, Drugs Involved

Marcus Randle El Formally Charged, Drugs Involved

A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl has been formally charged in a double homicide that police say was connected to a drug deal. Marcus Randle El was charged Friday in Rock County Court with two counts of first degree intentional homicide. The…Read more »

Admitted Arsonist Placed On 10 Years’ Probation

Admitted Arsonist Placed On 10 Years’ Probation

A Delavan man who admitted his involvement in at least five arsons will be on probation for the next 10 years.  Thirty-year-old Daniel Zitella was sentenced in Walworth County District Court last Friday.  In addition to the probation, Zitella will serve six months in jail with work release and he will have to pay restitution. …Read more »

Janesville Police Investigate Shooting Deaths Of 2 Women

Janesville Police Investigate Shooting Deaths Of 2 Women

Police are investigating the shooting deaths of two Janesville women near the interstate early Monday morning.  Officers found the victims just before 3:20 A-M and they were taken to a hospital, but doctors weren’t able to save them.  The names of the two women haven’t been released.  A car registered to one of them was…Read more »

Fort Atkinson Appoints Superintendent

The School District of Fort Atkinson Board President Mark Chaney announced today the Board has voted unanimously to appoint Robert Abbot Superintendent, replacing Lynn Brown, who mutually agreed to a separation of contract with district. Abbot has been the interim Superintendent since October, and has been an administrator in the district for 23 years. 2/7Read more »

Coronavirus Is Now In Southern Wisconsin

Coronavirus Is Now In Southern Wisconsin

(Madison, WI) — A Wisconsin resident who returned from a trip to China last week has been sickened with a new virus that originated there. They are the first confirmed case in the state and the 12th in the U.S. Madison Mayor, Satya Rhodes-Conway said Wednesday that the adult patient went straight from the Madison…Read more »

Restroom Fire Results In Evacuation Of Middle School In Madison

Restroom Fire Results In Evacuation Of Middle School In Madison

(Madison, WI)  —  Authorities are trying to find out who set a fire in a restroom at Madison’s Toki Middle School Wednesday afternoon.  The Madison School District sent a letter to families saying students and staff were evacuated shortly before 2:00 P-M and were out of the building for just over 20 minutes.  Fire crews…Read more »