WI - Homicide News

10 Feb 2015

Old Waupaca County Murders back on the front burner

Richard Togstad remembers waving to his sister, Tanna Togstad, as she was driving her pickup truck to work on a rural Weyauwega road on a mid-March morning in 1992.

10 Feb 2015

Facebook post saves a life, then leads to rare assisting suicide charge

Some people post everything on Facebook, including their suicide plans. That move may have saved John F. McCormack's life, but also left him facing a rare, if not unprecedented, charge in Wisconsin of assisting a suicide.

10 Feb 2015

Body found in the Mississippi River near Alma

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man who's body was found in the Mississippi River.

10 Feb 2015

NEW INFORMATION: Prosecutor clears deputy in November shooting in Chippewa Co.

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- A prosecutor says he will not file any criminal charges against a deputy who shot and killed another man in November.

10 Feb 2015

REPORT: Jesse Matthew Charged in Hannah Graham slaying

(CNN) — The man suspected of killing college student Hannah Graham has now been officially charged with her slaying, CNN affiliates reported late Monday night.

10 Feb 2015

UPDATE: 2 Confirmed dead in Mazomanie shooting

UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Dane County Sheriff's Office now confirms two people are dead in the Mazomanie shooting. Investigators say the suspect is in custody and has now given a statement to deputies. Kathryn Larson has live reports on 27 News Wake Up Wisconsin. ********

09 Feb 2015

WAHI needs your 2015 award nominations

We need you to submit your award nomination for 2015 so they can be reviewed by committee before this years conference. You may view the online award form and submit or print out a form to scan or mail.

08 Feb 2015

Two men fatally shot inside bar on Milwaukees northwest side

  Milwaukee police investigate double homicide near 53rd & Green Tree MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a double homicide that happened near 53rd and Green Tree early Sunday, February 8th.

07 Feb 2015

IMCC inmates charged with attempted murder

CORALVILLE — A Minnesota man who gunned down two convenience store clerks in Northern Iowa in November 2010 is accused of trying to kill a fellow inmate at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center. A second inmate also has been charged with attempted murder.

07 Feb 2015

Police investigate shooting of man.

Milwaukee police said Friday night that they are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 800 block of W. Atkinson Ave. Police reported that a 25-year-old Milwaukee man told them that he was shot as he drove away from the scene after purchasing drugs.