Police found cash in a backpack, have suspect on video making getaway
Only $.29 of every $1 could be tracked
We tend to think of drug abuse as a young person's issue. But a new report finds that is not always the case. In fact, the report from the U.S....
One local man's holiday effort to raise money to help the homeless hasn't gotten as far as he would like...
Since last Friday, Robert Bailey of La Crosse has collected about 500 dollars. He's aiming for 25-hundred. Bailey is ringing a bell on 3rd Street during daytime business hours, and thinks his location makes it tough to get donations, because more people drive past than walk past his location.
Bailey had planned to end his fund-raiser on Christmas Eve...but now, he may extend it into the first week of January.
Adult crimes can lead to adult consequences...
That warning today from a La Crosse judge to a 17-year-old facing adult charges in a police chase that led to a van smashing into a business last week. Clifton Traywick pleads 'not guilty' to driving a stolen van from Spies Construction that slammed into the Sir Speedy store at Rose and Monitor Streets. Judge Scott Horne is releasing Traywick from jail on a signature bond, but has ordered him not to drive or drink. Horne says if Traywick complies with the conditions of his release, he'll have a better chance of avoiding prison time if he's convicted and sentenced.
Maybe it's because so many schools and businesses were already closed for today...
The sheriff of Vernon County reports fewer drivers than usual on the roads today, apparently because of fears of a worse storm than we've actually had. And that means fewer weather-related accidents.
Sheriff John Spears only heard about two cars sliding off the highway in Vernon County. He believes drivers were more careful this morning than they may have been during the first snow of the season.
Stay home if you can. That's the word from 3 local County Highway Commissioners this morning as blowing and drifting snow is playing havoc with snowplow drivers.
In La Crosse County, Ron Chamberlain says plows have been out since 3:30 this morning and most roads are being reported as snow covered and slick.
In Monroe County, Jack Dittmar, says they have been out since 1 this morning but drifting is the major concern now....especially on ridge roads. And in Winona County, Aaron Lefee tells us that they have been attacking the snow since 4.......and again blowing and drifting is the concern for the rest of today.
At the La Crosse Airport.....both flights out this morning are on time.
What should La Crosse mayoral candidates be talking about? We've heard
An alternate side parking exempt area around UW La Crosse would become
Roads in the area are being reported as snow covered and slick so far this morning. I-90 from Tomah to La Crosse is reported as snow covered and slick in spots as is Highway 16 from Sparta to La Crosse.
Highway 53 into La Crosse has quite a bit of slow traffic this morning and 53 to Galesville is reported as very slick. County Highway B in Monroe County has already had several areas of drifting snow onto the highway.
Road crews in the area have been out for about 3 hours now.....there main concern for the rest of today is blowing and drifting snow which could, at times, produce white out conditions.