Northwestern Wisconsin

Suspects In Court

The suspects in a double homicide case in Rusk County made an appearance in court Thursday afternoon. Adam Rosolowski, Joseph Falk and a juvenile were arrested for the murder of Roslowski’s grandparents – Robert and Bonnie Rosolowski. The elderly couple was found dead in their home in the town of Marshall earlier this month. According…

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Probation Plea

As part of a plea deal, an Eau Claire woman receives one year of probation for having sex with two under-age boys in a park. Records show 43-year-old Sarah Kiker was charged in 2018 in Chippewa County Court. In the original criminal complaint, the assaults happened the previous June in Chippewa Falls with a 12-year-old…

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Drive Thru Breakfast

One county in western Wisconsin is getting creative to still host their annual dairy breakfast. Pepin County is gearing up for the 32nd annual dairy breakfast, but in 2020, the breakfast will be the first of its kind with a drive­thru. On Saturday, June 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. you can stop by…

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Unusual Arrest

Police in Menomonie say a man they arrested was printing fake checks and had a slew of fake identification. Menomonie police say on Sunday, June 7, Ronald Lee Jenkins, 38, was arrested at a truck stop in Menomonie. Police say a search of Jenkins’ vehicle turned up 36 different forms of ID, 53, financial cards,…

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Testimony Continues

Testimony continued on Tuesday in the Rusk County murder trial of Preston Kraft. He is on trial for the 2018 shooting death of Robert Pettit at a home near Conrath. He then allegedly led police on a chase and was the subject of a five-day manhunt before he was caught. Twenty-one days before the murder,…

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3 Arrested

Authorities in Rusk County have arrested two young men and a juvenile for a double-murder discovered last weekend in Sheldon. The Wisconsin Department of Justice says 21-year-old Adam Rosolowski and 17-year-old Joseph Falk were taken into custody. Those two and the juvenile were booked into the Rusk County Jail. Investigators haven’t released a motive for…

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Hand Down Sentence

One of two men charged in an armed robbery and shooting in Eau Claire last December was sentenced on Tuesday. Judge Emily Long gave Xavier Gentry six months in jail but stayed the sentence. He also got a year-and-a-half on probation with absolute sobriety. Gentry and Antonio Wilson were accused in the incident at a…

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OWJ-7TH

A 54-year-old Cadott man has been charged with 7th OWl, battery and bail jumping in Chippewa County. Court records show Richard Gordon Shilts has been charged with 7th OWl, battery or threat to a law enforcement officer and felony bail jumping. The criminal complaint says officials saw a motorcycle drift back and forth in the…

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owi 4th w/child

A 37-year-old Ladysmith man has been charged with his 4th offense OWl and two children were in the car at the time. The criminal complaint says Robert Nelson has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence- 4th offense, with a minor child in the vehicle, possession of THC, possession of drug…

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Suspect In Custody

The Eau Claire Police Department spent Wednesday on the scene of a shots fired case on the city’s west side. The department says the incident happened Wednesday morning at a home on Crescent Avenue. Multiple officers with the Eau Claire Police Department were still on site late in the afternoon. Officers say one suspect is…

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