WI - Homicide News

06 Feb 2015

Judge: Wausau man not competent to stand trial

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge ruled Monday that a 21-year-old Wausau man accused of shooting a rifle at some relatives as they played cards is not competent to stand trial, accordin

05 Feb 2015
05 Feb 2015

Man facing homicide charges in fatal crash found guilty

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- A man facing homicide charges in a fatal crash that happened in Barron County has pleaded no contest.

05 Feb 2015

Cold Case Review Team

WAHI formed a cold case review team that will assist investigators and agencies in reviewing and developing additional leads to help resolve cold cases.  Trained WAHI investigators have come together to form this team.

04 Feb 2015

Body found near train tracks in Rothschild

ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) – A 95-year-old woman was found dead near railroad tracks in Rothschild Wednesday morning, according to Rothschild Police Department. Officials say she was not hit by the train and probably died from the cold.

04 Feb 2015

Chief updates homicide cases

Beloit Police Chief Norm Jacobs provided updates on homicides in the city over the last year, and gave some new information on the violence during the city council meeting Monday night. The city had eight homicides in 2014, and one so far this year.

02 Feb 2015

Dells man charged with intentional homicide

A 27-year-old Wisconsin Dells man faces multiple charges, including first-degree attempted intentional homicide, after he was accused of tried to drown a woman by holding her head under a running bathtub faucet.

02 Feb 2015

UPDATE: Three hurt, one arrested in nail salon stabbing

RIB MOUNTAIN (WAOW) --A terrifying scene unfolded inside a Rib Mountain nail salon. Investigators say a man stabbed three of his coworkers Monday morning.

02 Feb 2015

Murder charge dropped against Kandi Siveny

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) – A judge in Wisconsin has dismissed homicide charges against a Minnesota woman set to go on trial in a 2007 slaying.

01 Feb 2015

Milwaukee police investigate homicide on Milwaukee’s north side

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 3200 block of N. 9th St. at 2:45pm on January 31st.