Police often called to vagrancy problems
It was a good first step. But it is clear more needs to be done. In 2011, Wisconsin lawmakers passed a bill limiting when teachers and other school employees can...
Brittany Jones gets a year in prison for helping her boyfriend leave La Crosse after a murder last year...
Jones was sentenced this morning for taking Mitrel Anderson to Madison, after Anderson allegedly killed DeMario Lee during a fight at a convenience store. The two were arrested the next day, after police traced them through their cellphones. Jones will get credit for a few months already served in the La Crosse County jail. She apologized to relatives of Lee for her actions, but said she was 'only trying to protect' the man she loved. Anderson is scheduled for trial in June.
We still don't know when ticket gates will be fired up in La Crosse's parking ramps...but the city parking board has agreed on what to charge drivers.
A preliminary vote taken by the board on Monday calls for a two-hour grace period, followed by an hourly charge of a dollar-and-a-half. The gates also would be kept on every night of the year. The proposed charge would be tied to a shorter period of free parking on the street...only 90 minutes, instead of the current two hours.