David Kahl, the man charged with killing a University of Wisconsin-Madison student in 2008, has entered a not guilty plea.
David A. Kahl is accused of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 21-year-old Brittany Zimmermann, who investigators say was stabbed and strangled. The 21-year-old from Marshfield was studying Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the time.
A single vehicle was involved, and officers found it off the road, on its roof. According to a report, the car seemed to have flipped multiple times. Officers say the driver was headed east when they lost control at a curve in the road.
One person died, and the teenage driver and other teenage passengers were taken to the hospital after a vehicle rolled Friday night.
One of the four passengers was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and three other passengers, all of whom were in their teens, were transported to a local hospital and later released.
UW-Madison Police Department officers were called around 9:45 p.m. for a crash on Lake Mendota Drive near Frautschi Point, police said in a statement. The vehicle appeared to have flipped several times and had come to a rest on its roof, police said.
Quoted: Ryan Poe-Gavlinski is clinical director of the Victims of Crimes Act Restraining Order Clinic at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She said creating a lifetime protective order would put survivors of assault “in the driver’s seat.”
“If someone has committed sexual assault and that’s been determined, either at the (civil) restraining order level or through a criminal court, there’s no reason that that perpetrator needs to have contact with that victim going forward,” Poe-Gavlinksi said.
A man charged more than a year ago with the 2008 killing of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann was ordered Thursday to stand trial after a judge ruled prosecutors had presented enough evidence to show probable cause he is responsible.
A Dane County judge says there is enough evidence to move forward in the case of the man accused in the 2008 murder of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann.
The man accused in the 2008 killing of UW-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann was found competent to face charges Thursday.
A former NFL player and University of Wisconsin football star is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl.
The 44-year-old was arraigned on Monday in State District Court in Duluth after a warrant was issued for his arrest on June 8. Burke, who lives in Rice Lake, Wisconsin waived extradition to Minnesota after being arrested in Douglas County.
First reported by Duluth News Tribune, 44-year-old Tom Burke was arraigned Monday on one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Kevin S. Cassidy, 20, of Marshfield, and Judson T. Rikkers, 19, of Madison, were each charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property. A criminal complaint alleges Rikkers stomped on the vehicle’s windshield and broke it, and Cassidy is alleged to have climbed onto the car and damaged the windshield wipers and hood.
According to a Madison Police Department incident report, the victim of the attack was hospitalized after the incident, which happened June 2.
A former University of Wisconsin-Madison football player accused of killing two women had his trial date set on Monday in a Rock County circuit court. According to court documents, Marcus Randle El will appear on trial at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 7, 2022.
“I have given everything I have to this community during the pandemic,” Hartman wrote on Twitter. “My family deserved better.”
A representative of the Dane County District Attorney’s Office originally said Mills would appear in court on charges last week, but the view of his actions changed.”All of his cases were declined (for prosecution),” representative Alexandra Fischer says.
When Laura L. Dunn was a freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, two of her crew teammates sexually assaulted her after she’d gotten drunk at a fraternity party, she said. Dunn didn’t know where to find support, how to get a rape kit done, or how to report it to the university.
Investigators note the statue of the University of Wisconsin mascot, which stood in front of the shopping center’s management offices, weighs several hundred pounds, so they suspect more than one person was involved.
Kouki brands the police representations as “accusations” only but declines to offer specifics on each of the alleged encounters.
The UW Police Department is raising awareness for childhood cancer and officers are doing it, by shaving their heads.
Not all heroes wear capes — some shave their heads instead.That’s what these folks did today in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Five UW police officers as well as some student athletes shaved their heads to raise awareness and much-needed funds for pediatric cancer.
UW said an engineering review found potential structural concerns in the northwest part of the building, requiring immediate attention. UW specified that an expansion joint located on the 6th floor of the building had failed, making it unsafe.
Madison police have arrested a UW-Madison graduate student accused of multiple sexual assaults, including one that allegedly took place on campus last weekend, authorities reported.
A suspect in recent trespassing and thefts on the UW-Madison campus is a registered sex offender who was released from a Wisconsin jail days before the alleged campus crimes.
AMadison man was convicted Tuesday of the rape of a woman who was walking last year near the UW-Madison campus when she was attacked by a stranger.
University officials sent out a WiscAlert via Twitter saying the gas leak was located near Observatory Drive between North Charter Street and Babcock Drive.
Police have not located the unknown male suspect.
Aperson has been taken into custody on a warrant out of the state Department of Corrections who is also a suspect in an ongoing investigation by the UW-Madison Police Department.
The release said police were able to arrest the suspect Thursday after they entered a secured campus building by following behind another person and using their credentials to gain access.
In its report, UWPD says they contacted the suspect after a UW Madison community member called the department to report that the person entered a secure campus building immediately behind someone else. Officers say the suspect used the person’s credentials to gain access and they later took him into custody on a Dept. of Corrections warrant unrelated to the campus incidents.
Joggers discovered the victims in the UW Arboretum on March 31. Carre, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene, while Potter, 52, was taken to a local hospital where she later died.
“Many officers could be seen playing beer pong in the same uniforms worn when brutalizing protestors all summer with gas and OC spray,” tweeted the BIPOC Coalition, an organization of students aiming to create an inclusive campus environment.
UW-Madison leaders said Monday that several students may face disciplinary action for violations of public health orders and/or unlawful activity at the Mifflin Street Block Party. The statement from the university comes after footage of a vandalized SUV at the block party circulated on social media over the weekend.
Both the university and the City of Madison issued warnings to students last week, but the party quickly grew into a massive, maskless gathering. Current COVID-19 restrictions in Dane County allow unmasked outdoor gatherings if social distancing measures are being taken, however pictures of the party clearly show people packed in tightly.
Any belief the annual Mifflin Street Block Party would be a masked, socially distanced affair after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic was quickly brought to reality Saturday.
30×30 Pledge aims for women to represent 30% of their police recruiting classes by 2030.
Police say at around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, a house on the 2900 block of Traceway Dr. was struck by bullets while a woman and man were inside.
A19-year-old international student at UW-Madison was recently scammed out of almost $10,000 after receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE,) Madison police said.
After a dozen calls demanding more money, the student found information online saying this was likely a scam and reported the calls to Madison police.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison student is out nearly $10,000 following a scam involving someone who claimed to be from U.S. Immigration Services and threatening to deport the student.
Aconcrete slab broke off the side of Van Hise Hall on Sunday afternoon, landing almost directly in front of an entrance to one of the most highly trafficked buildings on UW-Madison’s campus.
“It’s from China #chinesevirus” was written on a sidewalk of a University of Wisconsin campus.
Two teens, including one that had dated the couple’s daughter, face charges in the case. A Dane County judge ordered separate trials for 19-year-olds Khari Sanford and Ali’ja Larrue. Both have motion hearings in their cases next week.
“Our thoughts continue to be with Beth and Robin’s family, their friends, and everyone they impacted,” the department said in a tweet.
District 8 alder candidate Juliana Bennett released a statement Wednesday morning condemning a Facebook post made by her political opponent Ayomi Obuseh.
“There is no excuse for what we did, we’re extremely sorry and ashamed. To the community, Arboretum staff and university, we want to apologize and let you know we will never do something like this again and have learned so much from our mistake,” said 19-year-old Krahn. “We’re incredibly sorry it came at the expense of something so important.”
UW Communications Director for Student Affairs says UW encourages students against involvement with Chi Phi
Police in Madison have cracked the case of the conifer crooks who stole a rare tree from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in November.
One of the more bizarre crimes in Madison history has been solved, with citations being issued to three 19-year-old UW-Madison students in the theft of a 25-foot pine tree from the UW Arboretum in November.
UW-Madison police say they’ve cited three students in connection to the theft of a 25-foot tall tree from the Arboretum last November.
Authorities said a tip from a community member led to citations for a trio of 19-year-olds: Cameron Krahn, Cody Knepprath and Joshua Michels.
he three nineteen-year-old men accused of stealing a rare pine tree from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in November told investigators they did so as part of their attempt to pledge an unofficial student organization, University of Wisconsin Police reported in an update.
UWPD released receipts of purchases from early June and a resource list of chemical munitions UWPD currently owns following a public records request from ASM Chair Matthew Mitnick.
The UW-Madison student organization that was established in 2001, PAVE works by facilitating workshops on gender-based violence, allyship, rape culture and dating norms. They also offer volunteer opportunities and host campus-wide events to educate and raise awareness.
A woman who went missing from UW’s American Family Children’s Hospital Tuesday afternoon was found safe in Illinois Saturday, UW-Madison police said.
The student government at the University of Wisconsin-Madison passed legislation that would establish a crisis response team trained to respond to mental health emergencies, rather than police.
Cephus was expelled, reinstated following sexual assault allegation, trial.
Former Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the university that he was used as a scapegoat during a sexual assault investigation that resulted in his temporary expulsion.