Police says it needs money from law, council members call it money grab
Board voted against purchase of building for administration
There is something uncomfortable about watching the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner. And it's not just the room was filled with narcissists pretending to love one another. It was uncomfortable...
He's a La Crosse Santa Claus who's getting ready to raise money for the city warming center...
Robert Bailey is a volunteer at the center on West Avenue, and he aims to collect cash before Christmas, starting Friday night. How Bailey plans to raise the cash is to ring bells downtown, and sleep outside for several nights until his goal is met. Bailey says he was motivated to do this following the death last week of Mark Fuchsteiner...found outdoors in the cold a block away from the warming center.
A 'not guilty' plea today from a La Crosse man accused in a strange late-night robbery.
Todd Valentine will be going to trial for allegedly robbing two college students at Myrick Park in November...driving to and from the scene on an ATV with a second man. Judge Scott Horne ruled there's enough evidence to call for a trial, and he notes that Valentine has a past record. Police say Valentine grabbed one of the victims by the throat while demanding money. The second suspect allegedly carried a gun.
You're going to be hard pressed to find a mayoral candidate in La Crosse who
Nearly a week after a man died in a southern Minnesota motel fire, the cause of the disaster is still a mystery...
The state fire marshal continues to look into the Thursday night fire at the Downtown Motel of St. Charles. A motel guest, Vincent Wright of South Dakota, died in the fire. Wright was the only person in the building when the flames began. Officer Renee Hewitt of the St. Charles police department says if investigators thought the fire was arson, they would have said so by now. Half of the units at the motel were damaged by the fire.
A convicted motel robber can avoid prison time, if he agrees to a counseling program. Joshua Green of La Crosse is sentenced to jail time and probation, with a prison sentence stayed. Green pled guilty to robbing a motel clerk of $150 last March, so he could buy drugs. A state corrections agent suggested probation for Green, so he can be treated for drug addiction and mental illness.
A local, un-named business, has told the La Crosse Salvation Army that they