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December 12, 2018
Judge questioned, released after alcohol-related traffic stop in Hudson
December 12, 2018 - 4:10pm
Justin R. Perry
Self-inflicted shooting sparks Somerset drug investigation
December 12, 2018 - 4:01pm
The Hudson Star-Observer was one of several newspapers that documented the shootout that left one officer dead and another with wounds that would later contribute to his death. Image courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Office
'Yeah, that was a homicide': Long-delayed honor to be bestowed on slain St. Croix County cop
December 12, 2018 - 9:52am
December 4, 2018
Minn. man accused of St. Croix County rape
December 4, 2018 - 4:13pm
Steven B. Bettinger
N.C. man charged in St. Croix County online sex sting
December 4, 2018 - 11:22am
December 1, 2018
River Falls Police: Juvenile incidents
December 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
November 29, 2018
Charges: Somerset road attack likely forestalled darker plan
November 29, 2018 - 3:42pm
Jamie Smith
Feds allege Baldwin man scammed customers for $1.1M
November 29, 2018 - 9:52am
November 27, 2018
Nathan T. Richter (mug from 2012)
Arson charge filed against St. Croix County man
November 27, 2018 - 11:53am
Man allegedly fleeced New Richmond store for $16K
November 27, 2018 - 7:52am
November 26, 2018
The St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force seized about 288 pounds of suspected marijuana in February during raids at two homes in the town of Eau Galle. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Office
Charges filed in suspected Oregon-to-Wisconsin drug network
November 26, 2018 - 2:26pm
November 23, 2018
River Falls Police: Anger over no ride to Taco Bell turns into incident
November 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
The verdict form from a 1997 civil trial states Jim Neumann murdered his then-wife, Jane Neumann. Twenty five years later, some people who were close to the case say criminal charges should still be brought against Jim Neumann.
25 years later, controversial Hudson death investigation in holding pattern
November 23, 2018 - 9:42am
Pierce County Circuit Court briefs
November 23, 2018 - 8:00am
November 22, 2018
Western Wisconsin Journal host Jamie Johnson interviews Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel in this screenshot from the River Channel program. A clip from this episode was used in season two of Netflix’s "Making a Murderer." Image from Western Wisconsin Journal
River Channel clip appears in 'Making a Murderer'
November 22, 2018 - 2:00pm