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Yahara Bay Distillers host annual Bloody Mary Fest

Portions of sales benefitted the Goodman Community Center

MADISON, Wis. -- The search for Wisconsin's best bloody mary came to a head in Madison Saturday. Yahara Bay Distillers hosted their sixth annual Bloody Mary Fest, with…

Man makes his 500th blood donation in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- One blood donation can save up to three lives. Which means, one man potentially saved up to 1,500 lives and he made his 500th donation at a Red Cross location in St. Louis Friday. "For me,…

Hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in Australia

At least 235 people were arrested and 10 police officers injured following a large anti-lockdown protest on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia. There were 2,000 police officers in the Melbourne central business district to prevent large protest groups from coming together,…

All lanes open at Williams Dr. following I-39/90 crash

PLEASANT SPRINGS, Wis. -- WisDOT says all lanes of I-39/90 northbound are back open, following a crash at Williams Drive. The crash occurred around 11:10 AM Saturday, and Wisconsin State Patrol estimated the closure to last at least an hour.…

Pedestrian killed while walking horse in OWI crash

The victim was walking with another person at the time of the crash

MINERAL POINT, Wis. -- A man is dead after being struck by a car on Friday while walking his horse in Mineral Point. Police say the driver of the car was intoxicated. The Iowa County Sheriff's Office says Craig Cheney,…

Richland Center man arrested for fifth OWI offense

Police say Vernon Washington nearly crashed multiple times

MONROE COUNTY, Wis. -- Wisconsin State Patrol says they have arrested a man for operating a motor vehicle under the influence on I-90 early Saturday morning. Vernon R. Washington, 41, of Richland Center was reportedly seen driving recklessly in Juneau…

Janesville Police say no threat to Franklin Middle School

Reports of potential violence by a student were deemed unfounded

JANESVILLE, Wis. -- Janesville Police say there is no threat to Franklin Middle School, following reports of potential school violence by a student. Police say they investigated the threat and determined that it was unfounded. No other information has been…

Six people injured in three-car crash

The crash happened on State Highway 69 on Friday

NEW GLARUS, Wis. -- Six people were injured following a three-car crash in New Glarus on Friday afternoon. Crews responded to the crash in the N 9600 block of State Highway 69 at 3:35 p.m.  Police say Thomas C.…

Families recount trauma at sentencing for school shooter

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday sentenced a former student to life in prison without parole for a 2019 shooting inside a suburban Denver high school that killed one teenager and injured eight others, telling the defendant he had shown no remorse and had failed to help a devastated community understand his actions.

Silver Alert cancelled for Ashwaubenon man

James Strohschein was found safe

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. -- A Silver Alert for an Ashwaubenon man has been canceled. James Strohschein has been found safe. The alert had been issued at 6 p.m. Friday after Stroschein went missing from an Ashwaubenon Kwik Trip.

Silver Alert issued for Ashwaubenon man

James Strohschein was last seen leaving a Kwik Trip in Ashwaubenon

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. -- A Silver Alert has been issued for James Strohschein, 79, of Ashwaubenon. Strohschein was last seen leaving a Kwik Trip in Ashwaubenon in a 2008 silver Honda Pilot at 1 p.m. Friday. Strohschein is 5'11", 170 lbs,…

Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend

A Los Angeles jury has reached a verdict in the lengthy murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst. Jurors deliberated about 7 hours over three days before announcing Friday they had reached a decision in the slaying of his best friend. The 78-year-old has been suspected in the killing of his wife in New York, but never charged, and acquitted of murder in the killing of a neighbor in Texas. He faces life in prison if convicted of murder in the shooting death of his friend, Susan Berman, in her Los Angeles home in December 2000.