What's Wrong with Wisconsin?
Probably the ultimate Wisconsin story (the one we can't stop telling our friends about) has come up again in the news. This time the freaks who allegedly dug up a dead woman's body to have sex with it are pleading not guilty in the case. This and so much more in this version of "What's Wrong with Wisconsin?"
Accused necrophiliacs plead not guilty LANCASTER — Three men accused of trying to dig up a grave in Cassville in order to have sex with a dead woman have entered not guilty pleas in Grant County Circuit Court. Armed with shovels, a crowbar and a box of condoms, prosecutors say the men went to a cemetery in Cassville in 2006 to remove the body of a 20-year-old woman killed the week before in a motorcycle crash.
Man must pay $3,000 for water bill in home he no longer lives in APPLETON — Appleton officials say an 84-year-old man must pay a nearly $3,000 quarterly water bill for a home he hasn't lived in for more than a year. Investigators determined the leaks in his home allowed about 44,700 cubic feet of water to enter Beckman's home and then flow into city sanitary sewers from Jan. 1 through March 31.
Girl hated having a pothead for a mom WAUKESHA — A 14-year-old girl, tired of her mother's almost daily use of marijuana in front of her and her siblings, called police with the help of a neighbor to report the illegal activity, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court.
10-year-old girl busted for creating a killing spree list KENOSHA — A 10-year-old Kenosha girl says she didn't mean any harm, but she's in trouble anyway for drafting a so-called "killing spree hit list." A police report said officers were called to McKinley Middle School Monday after a teacher caught the girl passing a note and found it listed 25 people, including the teacher, who "were going to be killed or maybe killed."
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