- One Wisconsin man is recovering in a hospital after he and another man were rescued from a sinking boat on Lake Michigan Friday morning.
The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from a man who said his boat was taking on water at about 11 a.m. The boat was less than a mile off the coast of Belgium, Wisconsin, according to the sheriff's office.
The men and their boat were recovered and brought back to shore.
A 31-year-old man from Oak Creek was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. A 24-year-old Neshkoro man was uninjured. Neither man has been identified.
TAYLOR COUNTY - Slippery road conditions could have caused the death to one person and injured two others in a car crash in Taylor County Friday.
The Taylor County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened around 4 p.m. on County Line Road and 11th Avenue in the Town of Roosevelt. Deputies say the driver of a 1997 Ford Explorer lost control while trying to turn North onto 11th Ave. The truck sled into the ditch on the Northeast corner of the intersection. It then struck a utility pole as it was overturning.
The 58-year-old driver, Laverne Palms, was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries.
Door County fish business subject of federal probe
MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin company that processes Great Lakes fish for sale worldwide has been caught up in a federal investigation into the illegal trafficking of lake trout, lake sturgeon, whitefish and walleye.
Court records show U.S. Fish and Wildlife agents set up a fake fish store in L'Anse, Michigan, recorded conversations, and raided Dan's Fish in the northeastern Wisconsin city of Sturgeon Bay in Door County.
No criminal charges have been filed, but search warrants served as part of the investigation were recently unsealed.
Wisconsin Chippewa band joins effort to return reservation land to tribal ownership
ODANAH - An American Indian band in northern Wisconsin will join an effort to get land on reservations returned to tribal ownership.
The U.S. Interior Department says the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe will join the program. It's among 21 Indian communities in 12 states that will become part of the land buyback program by 2017. That brings the number of locations in the program to 42.
Kenosha man charged in 11-month-old daughter's killing
KENOSHA - A 34-year-old Kenosha man is charged with killing his 11-month-old daughter.
Russell Rose Jr. was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide, aggravated battery, strangulation, arson and recklessly endangering safety. He is being held on $1 million bond.
Police say Rose was arrested Tuesday. Officers found the girl when they responded to a call in which a woman was screaming that someone had killed her baby. Police say the girl was severely bruised and her face was disfigured.
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