Commission oversees lobbying, campaign finance laws
The first test isn't very encouraging. Wisconsin's newly formed state agency dealing with keeping government honest would like to be able to grease the palms of those they are overseeing....
The names of the two people found dead in a French Island apartment have been released by Town of Campbell police.
The bodies of 18-year-old Dana Shefelbine and 22-year-old Jesse Klukas were found in apartment number 6 in the building at 236 Tellin Court on Tuesday. Police had been called to the apartments after a neighbor heard a gunshot and found an apparent bullet hole in a wall of his own apartment. Police believe the deaths were a murder and suicide resulting from a domestic dispute.
A La Crosse police lieutenant has resigned, and is being charged with criminal activity...
Lieutenant Brian Thomson appears in La Crosse County court later today on unspecified charges. Police Chief Ron Tischer says his department began the investigation of Thomson, and the state justice department took over the case to avoid a conflict of interest. Thomson has been with the city police department for 15 years, mostly serving on the overnight shift.
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Investigators are taking their time in identifying two people who reportedly were shot to death Tuesday at a house on French Island.
Gunfire was heard on Tellin Court late Tuesday morning, and police are treating the deaths as a murder and suicide. Few other details have been released.
A convicted rapist won't be staying in La Crosse, or America, much longer...
Momodou Kinteh will be deported from the U-S under an agreement in La Crosse County court. Kinteh pled no contest to sexual assault last week, just as he was about to go on trial. Last August, Kinteh assaulted a woman that he met outside a bar on 5th Avenue. He was sentenced to the time served in the county jail, plus extended supervision if he remains in the country. He said he's originally from Gambia, but authorities don't know if that's true.