In Wis. Crash Trial, Distracted Driving Or Dangerous Roads?Testimony resumed today for the Wisconsin mother charged with negligence in a traffic accident that killed her daughter and two nieces.
Trial Begins For Wis. Woman Accused In Fatal Distracted Driving CrashA woman accused of texting before a 2013 crash that killed her daughter and two nieces is on trial in western Wisconsin. Pierce County prosecutors say 35-year-old Kari Jo Milberg, of Centuria, was sending and receiving Facebook chat messages just before she lost control of her SUV on Highway 35 near Prescott and collided with a truck.
Authorities In Pierce County, Wis. Arrest Homicide Victim's WifeAuthorities in Pierce County of western Wisconsin are investigating a homicide and have arrested the victim's wife.
Sheriff: Wis. Barn Damaged In Fire, No InjuriesAuthorities say a barn in western Wisconsin was damaged in a fire early Sunday morning that was likely either caused by fireworks or a nearby bonfire. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office was called at about 3:06 a.m. Sunday on a report of a bonfire at N4207 710th St. in Ellsworth, Wis.
Man Killed In Western Wisconsin Tractor AccidentAn Ellsworth, Wisconsin man has died after a tractor accident Friday night, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. Deputies were called to County Road A near Highway 10 in Salem Township just after 10 p.m. on a report of an accident.
Police: Wisconsin Man Found Lying In Road DiesA suspected drunken driver is behind bars in Pierce County after a passenger was ejected from the driver's vehicle and died. Police say 20-year-old Nicholas Rhiel was found unconscious on a residential road in Ellsworth early Saturday.
Man Critical After Western Wis. Crash, Driver ArrestedAn Ellsworth, Wis., man is in critical condition after being ejected from a car in a crash early Saturday morning where the driver had been drinking, according to police. Authorities were called at about 2:42 a.m. to the area of Kruger Lane and Anika Court on a report of a man lying in the roadway.
Wis. Man, 45, Shot In Hunting Accident A 45-year-old Wisconsin man suffered a gunshot wound to his lower waist area in a hunting accident Wednesday morning, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.
Wis. Man Dies After Falling Out Of Party BusAuthorities said a 23-year-old man from western Wisconsin died Saturday night after he apparently fell out the back door of a party bus. Ellsworth Police responded to an accident involving a bus at about 11:06 p.m. Saturday on Highway 10 and West Hill.
Person Found In Burned Vehicle Near EllsworthWestern Wisconsin sheriff's officials are investigating the death of a person whose remains were found in a burned vehicle.
Man Injured After Trapped In Car In Ellsworth, Wis. CrashA 49-year-old man from rural Ellsworth, Wis. was injured after crashing into two trees and two concrete lawn ornaments.
Wis. Construction Worker Fatality On I-94A 34-year-old Wisconsin man died while working along Interstate 94 in Wisconsin early Monday morning, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.