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...
A group of moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill chooses La Crosse's Ron Kind as its leader...
Kind is the chairman of the New Democrat Coalition, which has existed since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Kind says the Coalition tries to get both parties to agree on issues, mainly affecting the economy. He says about one-fourth of the Democrats in Congress belong to the Coalition.
Sentencing is scheduled Friday morning for a La Crosse man found guilty of killing a woman who came to him to buy crack.
Izelia Golatt was found guilty at a September trial for the murder of Kristen Rodgers. The defense claimed Rodgers died of drugs and exposure to the cold on a morning last March...but medical examiner Vincent Tranchida had a different explanation, that Rodgers showed signs of being strangled.
Golatt did not testify at his trial. He faces a life prison sentence.
The cost of filling your gas tank isn't much different than it was around Thanksgiving last year, but it's a lot cheaper than last summer.
The Wisconsin Triple A says prices around the state have fallen about 50 cents a gallon in the past two months. Pam Moen at Triple A tells us that the price drop was slowed down a little by the storms on the east coast.
The statewide average of 3-41 is slightly higher than the average in La Crosse. Moen says gas is even cheaper in southern Minnesota than in Wisconsin because the two states get their supplies from different refineries.