St. Croix County

Man Charged In Murders Of New Richmond Mother & DaughterA Wisconsin man faces five criminal charges in the death of a mother and her daughter. The badly beaten bodies of Courtney Bradford and her 10-year-old daughter, Jasmine, were discovered in their New Richmond home earlier this month.
1 Killed In Wisconsin Van-Semi CrashThe Wisconsin State Patrol says one person is dead after a collision between a van and semi-truck Thursday.
Wisconsin County Does Battle With Invasive Giant KnotweedA western Wisconsin county is taking action to get rid of an invasive species overtaking parts of town. Giant knotweed is found from Minnesota to Maine, and south to Louisiana. The plant spreads quickly, and grows fast.
Fireworks Dealer Reports Major Theft; Police Believe Thieves ResellingIt is the biggest week of the year for fireworks dealers. And it seems it may be the biggest week of the year for fireworks stealers.
Wisconsin DNR Wants To Find Bald Eagle KillerA reward is now being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person who shot and killed a bald eagle. The eagle was found on March 17 in a brush pile near the town of Forest, Wisconsin in St. Croix County.
Dump Truck Crashes Into Overpass In St. Croix Co.A dump truck rolled over on Interstate 94 early Monday morning after hitting an overpass in St. Croix County. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, just before 2 a.m. officers received a call of a dump truck crashing into an overpass on I-94.
3 Brothers Charged In Western Wisconsin Cockfighting RingThree brothers are being charged after authorities shut down a bird fighting ring, operating on several farms in western Wisconsin. Investigators charged Ernesto, Augustine and Idelio Benitez Tuesday.
1,200 Birds Rescued From Western Wis. Cockfighting RingWisconsin authorities and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have seized about 1,200 birds from a cockfighting ring in Polk and St. Croix counties. The ASPCA says law enforcement executed search warrants Tuesday at four western Wisconsin properties, detaining several people.
Police: Drunken Driver Who Crashed Into Median Had 2 Minors In CarA 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested in Wisconsin for allegedly driving while intoxicated with minors in his vehicle. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle off the road along Interstate 94 near Woodville on Monday afternoon.
Boy, 12, Recovering After Hit By Car On BicycleAuthorities say a 12-year-old Woodville boy is expected to make a full recovery after he was hit by a car while on a bicycle. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office says the boy was in stable condition Sunday at a St. Paul, Minnesota, hospital following the Saturday crash.
Wis. Boy On Bike Hit By Car, Flies Through WindshieldA 12-year-old boy flew through the windshield of a car after being hit Saturday morning while riding his bike on a Baldwin, Wisconsin road. The accident happened at about 9:46 a.m. on County Road E. The St. Croix County Sheriff's office says the driver, 47-year-old Robert Whitman,
Friends, Family Mourn Wis. Man, 28, Hit By Drunk DriverFamily and friends are mourning the death of a man killed while walking along a rural Wisconsin highway. It happened on County Highway C in the town of Star Prairie. Jeffrey Boardman, 28, was walking home with a friend from J.J.'s Bar in Hammond.