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OWI fines hefty, but deterrence effect debated

The fine for a first drunken-driving offense, including court costs and surcharges, can be as high as $1,000. But industry experts are questioning whether heavy fines serve as effective enough deterrents. More>>

Woman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date

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No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV. More>>

Evidence thrown out in former bishop's fatal crash case

A Dane County judge refuses to allow evidence of a former Lutheran bishop's failed, sobriety testing after a 2013, fatal Sun Prairie crash. More>>

UPDATE: La Crosse Police arrest two suspects who fled drug raid Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Update ---La Crosse Police have arrested the two men they were looking for following a drug raid last night. More>>

Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.  More>>

Couple accused of welfare fraud back in Minnesota

A Minnesota couple accused of collecting welfare while living on a yacht now claim they have no money. More>>

Baby flown to hospital with head injuries, father charged with abuse

The three-and-a-half month old baby girl was brought to the Rice Lake Hospital on Saturday by her parents, then had to be flown to Regions Hospital. More>>

Milwaukee area man accused of killing wife over nagging

A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she'd been nagging him for three weeks. More>>

Little league president gets jail for stealing funds

A Dane County judge sentenced a former Madison little league president to eleven months in jail as part of nine years probation on five felony theft charges, as a league official said player safety was compromised as a result of missing funds. More>>

Feds: 27 people indicted in drug investigation

Federal officials in Wisconsin say 27 people have been indicted on drug-trafficking and related charges following a three-year investigation. More>>

Wis. man gets 54 months for Social Security fraud

A Portage County man convicted of helping to cash the Social Security checks of his presumably dead mother-in-law has been sentenced to 54 months in prison, and now his wife might have similar charges reinstated. More>>

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