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Brown County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect believed to be related to the "Felony Lane Gang" (FLG) style of bank fraud and identity theft. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in part identifies FLG as follows:

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Defense Attorney Ryan Anthony Reid told Ashland County Circuit Court Judge Kelly McKnight on Friday morning, May 3, that his client – Thomas E. Ericksen, 71 – a former Catholic priest accused of four counts sexual assault cases while he presided over St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winter in …

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After failing to show up for a dental appointment in Ladysmith this morning (April 30), a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Rusk County Jail inmate David A. Dvorak. Rusk County will also be pursuing further criminal charges.

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SHELL LAKE– A judge has denied a motion that could have forced restarting the criminal cases against Joleen A. Hanson and Robert “Bob” R. Meyers, both of Spooner, who have been charged with allegedly trying to kill Meyers’ wife, Sharon R. Meyers, by poisoning her, first by eye drops and then…

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The Barron County Emergency Response Team surrounded an apartment in Moon Lake Estates Complex in Rice Lake late Tuesday morning after a domestic incident, possibly involving a firearm, was reported.

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Jake T. Patterson walked into the court room and smiled and nodded at the camera—like he was greeting someone. 

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MADISON– On behalf of the state of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Justice filed a brief on March 27 in the U.S. Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of Wisconsin’s implied consent law, Wis. Stat. § 343.305, as it applies to an unconscious intoxicated driver.

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LUCK– Three juvenile males entered the Minit Mart convenience store in Luck at 106 N State Hwy 35 and attempted to rob the clerk at knifepoint at approximately 4:36 p.m. on Sunday, March 3.

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MADISON– Four area men were sentenced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, after being convicted of crimes related to an illegal 2017 mountain lion hunt in Montana, in violation of the Lacey Act, and conspiring to obstruct a 2018 federal grand jury investigation.

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MADISON (AP)— A Barron County judge’s decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child custody case he was hearing created at least the appearance of bias, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering the case to be re-heard by another judge.

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SHELL LAKE– Brandon L. Scherz, 32, of Spooner was sentenced on February 6 to two years in prison and three years of extended supervision for the third-degree sexual assault of a woman in August 2016.

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MILWAUKEE– A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, on the city's south side while executing a warrant, according to officials. This was the third time in eight months a Milwaukee officer was killed in the line of duty.