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Policing Conference Examines Race

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A conference at U-W Platteville over the weekend on 21st century policing techniques focused on racial factors. Chuck Wexler, who heads the national Police Executive Research Forum, says experts continue to struggle with finding solutions — and they say there needs to be different talks with communities and police in order to build trust. Conference...

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A man from Belmont is arrested and receives additional citations following a disorderly conduct complaint Sunday night. Lafayette County Deputies responded to a location on County Highway O in Shullsburg Township just after 8pm where 31 year old Victor Landa Aquino of Belmont was arrested for disorderly conduct and brought to the Lafayette County Jail...

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Iowa County Crash Near Dodgeville

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two people were injured Sunday evening after a pickup truck went off the road and rolled over outside of Dodgeville. The accident happened on Korback Road just east of County Highway Z in the town of Dodgeville at about 6pm Sunday. According to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office, 58 year old John Meyerhofer of Spring...

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Darlington Police are investigating a burglary of the U.S. Cellular store early Saturday morning.  Initial findings revealed intruders forcibly entered the store on Darlington’s southside and stole iPhones.  It is believed a 911 call received just prior to the burglary was fake and likely placed by accomplices of the burglars with intent to create a...

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Officers responded to the intersection of Minerva and Main Streets in Darlington Saturday, for a traffic crash involving a grain elevator and a power pole.  According to the Darlington Police Department, the accident happened just before 1:30pm Saturday when a truck, driven by 47 year old Richard Klinefelter of Roberts, Wisconsin, was driving north on...

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Platteville Common Council President Eileen Nickels says the city has a lot of vacancies on its boards, commissions, and committees. Residents can also visit Platteville City Hall to get more information about each civic organization....

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