2 Busted For Meth Activity
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Meth issue that occurred in the Township of Little Falls. An ambulance was requested at a house for a19 year old female having drug issues. Police say the woman was having was a reaction involving chemicals used in manufacturing Meth.
During the investigation a man and a woman were arrested.
The State Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation was called to assist the Sheriff’s Department with investigating the matter. The names are being withheld pending charging determination by the District Attorney’s Office and the matter is still under investigation.
Local Health Educator Concerned About Menthol Use In Cigarettes
They're not proposing a ban just yet, but staffers with the Food and Drug Administration are saying that adding menthol to cigarettes could make smoking more dangerous than with regular cigarettes.
La Crosse County health educator Paula Silha wants the addition of menthol to be studied in all tobacco products...especially ones aimed at young people.
Silha tells us that menthol products offer an easy way for teens to pick up the tobacco habit. The FDA says menthol can make smoking more pleasant, and harder to quit.
City May Dip Into Reserves for Capital Improvements
The idea of scarcity at budget time is nothing new in La Crosse. City
Petty Guilty On 2 Of 3 Counts For Shooting Man In Neck
Guilty on two counts...but 'not guilty' on a third.
William Petty of La Crosse has been convicted of accidentally shooting and injuring another man in the back of the neck. He's also guilty of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon...but a jury acquitted him on the charge of intimidating a witness. Petty was handling a gun inside a La Crosse apartment last March when the gun went off. A bullet went through the back of Michael Jameson's neck. Petty will be sentenced on September 20th.
Singers Take On Local Bar Owner. Claims Of Racism and Bigotry
Taking a stand against race and bigotry. That's what a pair of Grand Rivers