August 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
The man accused of killing his three young daughters in River Falls and attempting to burn the evidence has pleaded not guilty in St. Croix Circuit Court. Aaron Schaffhausen is charged with three counts of first degree intentional homicide for the deaths of his daughters ages 5, 8 and 11...
August 27, 2012 - 11:44am
Wisconsin conservation wardens are seeing an increse in the number of people illegally harvesting and selling wild ginseng root. The "root robbers" that wardens are arresting include both heroin and methamphetamine addicts. It is legal to harvest the wild ginseng that grows in forested areas across...
August 6, 2012 - 3:01pm
Federal officials say the man who killed six people at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek Sunday was 40-year-old Army veteran Wade Michael Page. WPR's Chuck Quirmbach says at a news conference today, the U.S. Attorney's office in Milwaukee said Page acted alone, and that it feels Sikhs who attend the Oak...
July 12, 2012 - 1:18pm
There was three minutes of silence among the crowd at Glenn Park in River Falls Wednesday night – one minute for each of the three lives cut short this week. Hundreds of mourners at the candlelight vigil honored 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia Schaffhausen, who were...
July 4, 2012 - 3:15pm
The La Crosse Police Department is investigating three heroin overdoses that took place last week, one of which resulted in a death. Officials say it’s another sign of the growing heroin problem not only in southwest Wisconsin, but throughout the state as well. In 2005, Wisconsin's Department of...
June 22, 2012 - 2:18pm
Milwaukee police have challenged Gov. Walker's claim that crime has risen in Milwaukee, made against Mayor Tom Barrett during the recent recall election. Police say an internal audit of data shows crime continues to drop in the city. A Milwaukee newspaper story during the recall campaign suggested...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
A bi-racial man severely beaten by Milwaukee police in 2004 is talking about his new two-million dollar settlement with the city. Frank Jude and his attornies are also asking for changes in police misconduct reviews. Chuck Quirmbach reports.
July 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Governor Scott Walker was in Eau Claire today to sign a bill repealing Wisconsin's Earned Release program, aimed at shortening prison sentences for some offenders. Rich Kremer reports.
July 8, 2011 - 12:00am
Wisconsin is beefing up its program to crack down on internet predators. As Maureen McCollum reports, it's getting more money and people.
April 15, 2011 - 12:00am
One of the social service programs that could be facing federal and state budget cuts is an effort in Milwaukee that helps crime victims and their families. Chuck Quirmbach reports.