WI - Homicide News

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. 

12 May 2016

Madison police seeking men in connection with city homicides

UPDATE: The Dane County Medical Examiner released the name of the man killed in a shooting in the Town of Madison Wednesday night. 28 year old Elijah Washington III was shot and killed outside  a gas station in what police say was an incident connected to two other recent murders.

12 May 2016

MPD believes gas station shooting connected to 2 other

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police say they believe strongly that a deadly shooting Wednesday night at a gas station in the Town of Madison is connected to two other shootings.

12 May 2016

Man suspected of false imprisonment found dead

GRAFTON, Wis. - Police said a man wanted for holding a woman against her will has fatally shot himself at a hotel in Grafton.