WI - Homicide News

17 Mar 2017

Janet Raaschs Portage County murder mystery endures for decades

STEVENS POINT - The phone began to ring inside a farmhouse near Merrill. Nancy Raasch and her father, Leland, had only just returned home after spending most of the day hunting deer.

17 Mar 2017

Hope despair for families of missing kids

They came from big cities and small towns. They ranged from toddlers to teenagers, and their family circumstances and upbringings varied widely. They are Wisconsin's lost children — missing, endangered and the subject of painful memories for loved ones.

25 Feb 2017

38 year old Milwaukee man charged in homicide at Mikes Place Bar

MILWAUKEE -- 38-year-old Michael Cooper of Milwaukee man is facing criminal charges -- accused in the shooting death of Michael Patton, found dead at "Mike's Place" bar at 35th and Silver Spring on October 24th. Cooper is also accused of shooting a witness in that case.

25 Feb 2017

Man shot and killed while sitting in car at 57th and center

MILWAUKEE —A 25-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car Friday afternoon near 57th and Center streets.  Police said he was taken to an area hospital, where he died. No one has been arrested.

25 Feb 2017

Driver involved in fatal crash suspected of drug use

DANE COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV)---The driver of an SUV that was involved in a fatal crash late Thursday night in the Town of Burke has been arrested. 

25 Feb 2017

DNA leads to arrest in Janesville cold case

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV)—DNA has helped identify a suspect in a Janesville cold case. 

14 Feb 2017

Evidence Technology Magazine Partnership

In 2017 the WAHI Board of Directors has made the decision to make a partnership with a publication known as Evidence Technology Magazine.  I encourage you to review the link and see what they have to offer for you or your agency.  

17 Jan 2017

Man is dead following apartment explosion

RICE LAKE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A man is dead after following through with a threat to blow up his apartment in Rice Lake. The Rice Lake Police Department says Joseph Zunker, 44, called police around 11p.m., Sunday, before setting off the explosion.

17 Jan 2017

38 year old man charged in killing father of 3 in Kenosha

KENOSHA — Kenosha police say they have the guy who shot and killed a father of three. It happened on August 21st at 24th Avenue and 67th Street in Kenosha

17 Jan 2017

2 shot is separate Milwaukee shooting incidents

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred late Monday night, January 16th and early Tuesday morning, January 17th. The first shooting occurred near 35th and Rohr around 11:00 p.m.