WI - Homicide News

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.

16 Dec 2016

Man charged after Racine garbage truck driver struck by car


RACINE COUNTY — A 20-year-old Racine man has been criminally charged after a City of Racine sanitation worker died after he was hit by a car on Wednesday, December 14th.

12 May 2016

Police: Innocent bystander shot and injured outside FoodTown Supermarket​


MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday evening, May 12th at 6608 W. Fond du Lac Avenue (near Fond du Lac and Hampton) — an address which lists to the FoodTown Supermarket. The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m.

12 May 2016

Police ID man found dead in hotel room after standoff


GRAFTON, Wis. —A man was found dead inside a Grafton hotel Wednesday night after a standoff with police, officials said. Grafton police identified the man Thursday as 38-year-old Michael Kennedy, of South Milwaukee. 

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