WI - Homicide News

17 Nov 2015

Search organized for 2012 Jackson County Cold Case

JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (WKBT) -  The Jackson County Sheriff Office has organized a ground search operation Tuesday regarding a 2012 cold case. Gene Cloud Jr. was reported missing on January 25, 2012.

17 Nov 2015

Police: Man is his 40s shot near Philip Place and Townsend

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Monday night, November 16th. It happened just before midnight near Philip Place and Townsend. Police say a man in his 40’s was shot. He is expected to survive.

01 Nov 2015

Wetterling person of interest charged with child pornography

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man charged with child pornography after a search of his home found pictures of naked boys is also a "person of interest" in the disappearance of Jacob Wetterling, whose 1989 abduction

01 Nov 2015

Suspect questioned in Jacob Wetterling child abduction

(CNN) - An 11-year-old boy disappeared on a dark rural road in central Minnesota on the night of October 22, 1989.

28 Oct 2015

Man charged with fatal Winona shooting fights extradition

WINONA, Minn. (AP) -- Prosecutors say one of the two men charged with a killing a Winona man during a robbery is fighting extradition from Wisconsin.

28 Oct 2015

UPDATE: Father charged with homicide in death of infant son in Jefferson

JEFFERSON (WKOW) -- A man is charged with First Degree Reckless Homicide in the death of his five-month-old son in Jefferson County last week. Terrance Curtis made his initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon and the judge set his bail at $500,000.

28 Oct 2015

Police investigate threat of violence posted to UWM Uncovered Facebook page

MILWAUKEE -- A threat of violence at school has prompted a massive investigation at UW-Milwaukee. An anonymous post on Facebook threatened shooting, and bringing a knife to class to stab students.

28 Oct 2015

Two of three charged in the shooting death of Laylah Petersen plead not guilty

MILWAUKEE — 24-year-old Paul Farr and  20-year-old Carl Barrett, two of three men charged in the shooting death of Laylah Petersen, entered pleas of not guilty and were bond over for trial on Wednesday, October 28th.

28 Oct 2015

Police seek suspect after two-year-old child dies following Milwaukee fire

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police have released the name and photo of a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide/arson that occurred on October 20th near 36th and Silver Spring Drive. A two-year-old child died following this arson fire, and a 10-year-old child was critically injured.

23 Oct 2015

Two suspects arrested in Winona shooting

Two suspects have now been arrested in conjunction with the October 18th Winona shooting. Lonnie Lavonte Keymone Hudson was arrested Thursday night in Wausau, WI after a brief foot pursuit.  He is currently in custody pending an Extradition Hearing in Wausau.