Jeffrey D. Skidmore was sentenced to three years of probation Tuesday for delivery of heroin, but if his probation is ever revoked would immediately begin a five-year prison sentence.
Ed Treleven is the courts reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.
U.S. District Judge William Conley told Bryan Rogers, 32, that Rogers had targeted an extremely vulnerable victim, someone who had told Rogers that she was the victim of ongoing sexual abuse, but instead of helping her by reporting the abuse to authorities he further victimized her.
A line of severe thunderstorms made its way across southern Wisconsin on Thursday night, leaving flooding and closed roads in its wake.
U.S. District Judge James Peterson sentenced Janoy Garcia-Prieto to just over four years in prison Thursday for a credit card fraud scheme for which he was arrested in Mauston in 2016.
Officials are advising residents to continue to protect themselves against mosquito bites.
Christian Killian, 33, of Madison, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge James Peterson to a three-year term of supervised release.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums announced Friday that the Dane County-owned Henry Vilas Zoo will keep its accreditation, allowing it to continue housing endangered animals.
Lew Jefferson, right, charged with the murder of Amanda Woods last month, appears in court Thursday with his attorney, John Smerlinski.
Lew Jefferson, charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the Aug. 23 stabbing death of Amanda Woods on Madison's East Side, was ordered to stand trial after a preliminary hearing Thursday.