- Golf courses across the area will try to capitalize on the next few weeks of weather. We've got great weather this week, but we know it won't last too long unfortunately. Tonight on Newswatch 12 we'll tell you why there is such a focus going into October and how you can benefit.
We'll have the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
STEVENS POINT - Marijuana is still illegal in Wisconsin, but cities across the state slowly have been relaxing penalties against people caught with small amounts of the drug.
A Gannett Central Wisconsin Media review (http://spjour.nl/1FfQP0S ) found that nine of the state's 10 largest cities have decriminalized simple possession. Madison and Milwaukee were among the first cities in Wisconsin to reform their ordinances on marijuana.
FOX LAKE, IL - Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.
Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli says the officer radioed in Tuesday morning to tell dispatchers he was chasing three men on foot, but communication with him was lost shortly after.
MADISON - A Madison police officer who killed an unarmed biracial man has returned to duty.
Matt Kenny shot Tony Robinson in an apartment house in March. Kenny said Robinson started punching him after he entered the building to investigate sounds of a disturbance. Witnesses said Robinson, who was high on mushrooms, had assaulted two people moments before the encounter.
Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Rockfleet Broadcasting / Northland Television, Inc. and By Request Web Designs shall not be held responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints.