They're a little behind. But the La Crosse city council finally tackles the issue of carrying concealed weapons in city buildings tomorrow.
Council member doug Happel's proposal is to ban weapons from all buildings. Doesn't have anything against the state's new concealed carry law. Or personal protection
The Lacrosse community almost had to deal with two more river drownings this
Was Dennis Koula planning to stop giving money to his children, just before he was murdered last year?
A statement by Koula about being 'done giving to the kids' can be introduced as evidence at the murder trial of his son, Eric. Judge Scott Horne says he'll instruct the jury at trial that the statement can be viewed as showing Dennis's state of mind. But Horne says it can't be used to establish a possible motive for the murders of Dennis and his wife, Merna.
Investigators believe Eric Koula shot his parents to get money, after going into debt trading stocks. He had received a million dollars from his father in the months before the murders.
If your caught bringing a concealed weapon into a Western Techincal College building after tomorrow, which would be breaking state law.......the size of punishment would be higher now. A sticky situation for WTC officials.
President Lee Raasch says if doesn't feel the new law will bring any problems to the campus. Signs barring concealed weapons went up on campus buildings last week.
Lawmakers and the State Patrol are marking the first anniversary of the ban on texting while driving by reminding motorists of the deadly consequences of distracted driving. Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent Stephen Fitzgerald says if you text and drive, your hands are not on the steering wheel, your eyes are not on the road, and your mental focus is not on traffic and road conditions.