MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Department of Justice says another employee has been disciplined for a delay in investigating a child pornography case. WKOW-TV says the disciplined employee is in addition to two department investigators who lost their jobs for allowing other child pornography cases to languish.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Dane County judge has thrown out sobriety tests given to a former bishop charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a jogger last year. But Judge Nicholas McNamara ruled prosecutors can still use blood drawn from Bruce Burnside after the April 2013 crash. The Wisconsin State Journal reports McNamara found the officer who gave the sobriety tests to Burnside did not have a reasonable suspicion that Burnside had been drinking.
EDGAR, Wis. (AP) - Marathon County sheriff's officials say fire has caused more than $1 million in damage to county vehicles. A motorist reported smoke coming out of one of the county highway department's storage garages near Edgar early this morning. WSAW-TV reports the fire damaged six trucks, a front end loader and a skid steer.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday it is stepping up efforts by requiring farmers to report infections of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
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