La Crosse mayor thinks it's an unnecessary proposal
Let's start with the premise that it is good for our democracy if a larger number of people turn out to vote. That's why it is good that Wisconsin lawmakers...
Lawyers in a local attempted murder case will have a few more weeks to get ready for trial...
Cordero Short will now go to trial in July for accidentally shooting Alyssa Bakke in the back, when he was aiming his gun at the woman's boyfriend, Reavon Taylor. The trial had been scheduled for March. Short was arrested in the Chicago area, five months after the shooting outside La Crosse's Ye Old Style Inn. Short has told police that he came to La Crosse specifically intending to shoot Taylor.
If your house has a back porch, would a police officer need a warrant to enter your porch?
A state appeals court says no...ruling on a case from La Crosse County.
The court has decided not to reverse the conviction of Jann Willard of West Salem. She was convicted of driving with a high blood alcohol level, and she claimed police illegally obtained evidence in the case by going onto her back porch. The appeals judges ruled that because of how Willard's house is located on the street, many people would have to enter the porch just to knock on her door. That means a police officer would not need a warrant to get to the main door of the house.