WI - Homicide News

22 Dec 2016

Poynette man held on $500,000 bail after armed standoff


A judge on Tuesday ordered a Poynette man to be held on a half-million dollars cash bail after an armed standoff with law enforcement in the village a week earlier.

22 Dec 2016

Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide


LAKE DELTON - Lake Delton police said a boy died Wednesday night after he fell from an outdoor water slide at Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park.

22 Dec 2016

Police investigate deaths of two found in yard


Superior police are investigating the death of two people found outside their Butler Park home.  According to a release from Superior Police Capt. Thomas Champaigne, it appears no one else was involved in the incident.

22 Dec 2016

Man struck by bullet as people in two separate cars shoot at each other


MILWAUKEE — A 32-year-old man was shot and wounded by a stray bullet on Milwaukee’s north side late Wednesday, December 21st.

22 Dec 2016

1 killed and another wounded after shooting at Madison group home


MADISON — An employee at a group home on Kevins Way in Madison was shot and killed on Wednesday, December 21st, and a second employee was hurt. It happened at the REM group home for cognitively disabled adults.

22 Dec 2016

Man and Woman accused in brutal beating posted video of victim to Snapchat


MILWAUKEE — 20-year-old Devin Katzfey of Milwaukee and 20-year-old Sarah Zakzesky of Milwaukee each face one felony count of first degree reckless homicide as party to a crime in connection with the death of Delvin Mendoza-Chaparro, which happened Monday, December 19th near 6th and Rogers.

20 Dec 2016

WAHI Training conference April 18-21st 2017


Conference April 18-21st, 2017 at the American Club in Kohler, WI.  Check the WAHI website for the conference brochure (coming soon) with planned training topics.

20 Dec 2016

Victim in Portage shooting identified


PORTAGE, Wis. - Police have identified a man who died Sunday night in a shooing in Portage. Police said Jason Laack, 22, of rural Rio, was killed around 8 p.m. at the Cattail Lodge on New Pinery Road in Portage.

20 Dec 2016

Amherst man ordered to stand trial in baby abuse care


STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A 25-year-old Amherst man accused of shaking or hitting a baby so hard that it caused bleeding in the brain, creating seizure-like symptoms, was ordered to stand trial Monday, according to online Portage County court records.

20 Dec 2016

1 dead 1 seriously injured in separate shooting incidents in Milwaukee


MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred late Monday night, December 19th and early Tuesday morning, December 20th. One person has died and another sustained series injuries as a result of the shootings.

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