Legislation would put process in nonpartisan hands
When it comes to parking in La Crosse's municipal ramps, what's old is new again. Just months after removing the often malfunctioning and vandalized parking gates in favor of free...
A new last-minute option has emerged in the talks about the future of the La Crosse County administrative center...
According to the agenda for a county committee meeting next week, there's a plan for the county to buy the Associated Bank building at 6th and State. That would depend on whether Associated buys part of the block used for parking by the current La Crosse courthouse. Time is running out for the county board to accept an offer to buy the administrative center, which used to house the courthouse and jail. La Crosse County also has the option to add space onto the county health building, or to refuse to sell the administrative center.
Lawyers in a local attempted murder case will have a few more weeks to get ready for trial...
Cordero Short will now go to trial in July for accidentally shooting Alyssa Bakke in the back, when he was aiming his gun at the woman's boyfriend, Reavon Taylor. The trial had been scheduled for March. Short was arrested in the Chicago area, five months after the shooting outside La Crosse's Ye Old Style Inn. Short has told police that he came to La Crosse specifically intending to shoot Taylor.
If your house has a back porch, would a police officer need a warrant to enter your porch?
A state appeals court says no...ruling on a case from La Crosse County.
The court has decided not to reverse the conviction of Jann Willard of West Salem. She was convicted of driving with a high blood alcohol level, and she claimed police illegally obtained evidence in the case by going onto her back porch. The appeals judges ruled that because of how Willard's house is located on the street, many people would have to enter the porch just to knock on her door. That means a police officer would not need a warrant to get to the main door of the house.
A special housing committee in La Crosse could get another kick at