Brian Cooper of Plainfield was convicted in May of killing 21-year-old Alisha Bromfield, when the two were at a Nasewaupee resort for his sister’s wedding. He was not the father of Bromfield’s baby but his attorney said the two had once had a romantic relationship. He was also Bromfield’s boss.
Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights is being hailed as a hero for helping save a child in distress at a Wisconsin lake.
If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by five states seeking the placement of barriers to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
A 9-year-old boy from Highland Park, his cousin, and his aunt were rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday, about 12 hours after they were reported missing while kayaking off Door County.
A 12-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother, from Arlington Heights, were riding an inflatable tube behind a boat when they struck the side of a pontoon boat.
Well, this is a new one.
The doctors’ reports have not been made public, but the girl’s defense attorney, Anthony Cotton, said a doctor for the state of Wisconsin and a doctor hired by her defense agree that she is not mentally competent to stand trial.
Steven Zelich, a 52-year-old security officer, has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse. A prosecutor convinced a judge to set bond at $1 million, saying he expected homicide charges to be filed in the counties where the women were killed, but Zelich’s attorney said it’s unclear how the women died.
Walworth County Sheriff’s police said Steven Zelich has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, illegally coordinated fundraising with conservative groups as part of a nationwide “criminal scheme” to violate election laws, federal prosecutors said in court documents unsealed Thursday.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran reports a tornado watch had been issued for several counties in northern Illinois early Tuesday, but it was later cancelled several hours earlier than scheduled as the system fell apart in Illinois, and the heaviest storms moved into Wisconsin.
Chris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop — down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.
Highway workers came across the suitcases Thursday as they mowed the ditch in the small town, about 50 miles southwest of Milwaukee.
In a crime that shocked the nation, two 12-years-old Wisconsin girls are accused of stabbing their best friend and they may have been influenced by a website.
Prosecutors in southeastern Wisconsin were seeking to try two 12-year-old girls as adults, after they allegedly tried to stab a classmate to death.
Brian Metzger said his daughter was threatened and attacked by one of her classmates at Prairie Lane Elementary School in Pleasant Prairie. He said his daughter used to love kindergarten, but doesn’t want to go to school anymore.
The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
Ohio State makes a visit to Louisville in another marquee matchup.
When firefighters arrived, the barn was totally engulfed in flames, and the roof had collapsed.