Driver Found Not Guilty In Fatal Wis. Distracted Driving CaseTwelve jurors took less than two hours to find a woman not guilty of a 2013 fatal crash. Kari Jo Milberg was found not guilty Wednesday of three felony counts of criminal negligence.
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.