Victims of La Crescent stabbing on the mend La Crescent police have identified the suspect involved...
Opening ceremony at Riverside park at 11 a.m.
Have you been to Moon Tunes yet? The weekly La Crosse concerts in Riverside park have turned out to be a big hit. Local musicians, performing along the shore of...
Does a rise in local crime mean La Crosse police will be adding more officers?
The city council is expected to be asked to hire extra cops, specifically to help keep peace in neighborhoods. City police chief Ron Tischer says officers would like to spend more time in neighborhoods, but there are too many crime calls coming in.
The La Crosse police department encourages a greater officer presence in neighborhoods. It's supporting the annual National Night Out block parties Tuesday night in almost a dozen locations around La Crosse.
A development agreement between the city of La Crosse and a large employer
A three car crash in Tomah Thursday claimed the life of one person.
According to Tomah Police, around 3pm, several car had crashed at the intersection of Superior Ave and Veterans St. Shortly after arrival it was determined that the driver of one of the vehicles, a 29 year old female from the Tomah area, was deceased.
The driver of the second vehicle was transported to the Tomah Memorial Hospital by the Tomah Area Ambulance with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. The Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit was called to assist at the crash scene.
You can blame too much wet weather early in the year for a high tick population in Wisconsin...
Deer and wood ticks are being seen in higher numbers than last year...increasing the risk of Lyme disease and related illnesses. Tessa Whitemarsh monitors insects for the La Crosse County health department. She recommends looking for ticks when you shower or shampoo after being outdoors...and warming up the clothes dryer, because high heat can kill ticks hiding in clothes. According to statewide studies, the tick population in La Crosse County has gone down in the last decade, but has increased in surrounding counties.
A judge in Jackson County has set murder suspect Michael Harmon's bond at half-a-million dollars.
Harmon was attending his first court hearing today, since being arrested in June for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Angela Nelson. A pre-trial conference in the case is set for August 14th. Judge Thomas Lister ordered Harmon not to have contact with Nelson's family, or with his ex-girlfriend Billie Jo Harwick. After Nelson was shot at her apartment in Black River Falls, Harwick allegedly drove Harmon to Milwaukee, where he hid out for almost two weeks.