Bassmasters Elite Tourny Top 12
Here's the top 12 from the Bassmasters Elite Series Tournament held in La Crosse. All weights are in pounds and ounces.
Todd Faircloth 62- 4 $100,000 winner and he automatically qualified for the Bassmasters Classic in February.
Cliff Pace 61- 0
Terry Butcher 60-11
Jamie Horton 59-11
Aaron Martens 58- 1
Terry Scroggins 57-11
Bill Lowen 57-10
Dean Rojas 57- 7
Cliff Prince 55- 0
Stephen Kennedy 54-11
Randy Howell 54- 3
Rick Clunn 48- 5 Clunn was the only angler here that was in the B.A.S.S. tournament held in La Crosse in 1983 and 1984.
Jury In Koula Trial Expected To Get Case On Monday
Three weeks of testimony have ended...and the Eric Koula murder trial could reach its finish sometime on Monday.
Jurors will get the case after closing arguments in La Crosse County Court. Eric consistently denies killing his parents for money, but he has admitted to lying about a forged check and a threatening note. Eric claims he was shopping for an anniversary present for his wife at the hour that police believe the murders occurred in Barre Mills. The defense suggests that professional killers must have shot Eric's parents, because very little physical evidence was left behind at the crime scene.
From Facebook To Jail
His picture was plastered all over Facebook for a week. Now, Jeremy Trussoni is behind bars . Trussoni was arrested last night after a short foot pursuit with La Crosse Police Investigators in the area of 1000 Avon Street. Trussoni was charged with Armed Robbery, Bailjumping, Obstructing and a local warrant. Trussoni is the suspect in a June 11th armed robbery of a local cab driver. With the help of the La Crosse Police Department Facebook page and a local Crime Stopper tip, Investigators were able to get a general location of Trussoni that led to his arrest.
Koula Witness: TV Cop Shows Can Teach People How To Kill
A first-time murderer does not necessarily make mistakes that would give him away...
That's what a government agent has testified, as the last witness at the Eric Koula murder trial in La Crosse.
FBI agent Robert Morton was called this morning to comment on crimes committed by first-timers, compared to experienced criminals. Morton says some murderers have learned techniques through TV shows, calling it the 'C-S-I effect.' Eric Koula's defense team argues that professional criminals may have killed Eric's parents, because so little incriminating evidence was left at the scene.
Override of Mayor's Veto
It took just a couple of days for the La Crosse city council to override the latest veto from Mayor Matt Harter. Harter had Tuesday vetoed a development deal between the city and Kwik Trip, citing concerns about the city using public money to help specific businesses succeed. The city council voted Thursday to override that veto by a vote of 13-2. Jim Bloedorn and Doug Farmer were the only council members who voted to sustain the veto.