In 10 seconds, a text ends a life

Investigators estimate it took Lorie Ann Miller about 10 seconds to send a text about her granddaughter’s T-ball game while driving – the same amount of time it took for her to kill a 52-year-old mom riding her bicycle in Marathon County. Miller’s case shows the quick and significant danger of distracted driving, which causes [...]

Fines total $248 for falling asleep, killing father of three

A woman committed negligence but not a crime when she fell asleep at the wheel of a Honda Odyssey and killed a 29-year-old man riding a bike in Menasha last June, Winnebago County prosecutors have decided. Based on the decision, police will issue Carol Noskowiak citations for operating left of center and inattentive driving, in the death [...]

Michelle Koss crash report: Driver failed to wear glasses

Update: Langlade County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy John Schunke reported Wednesday morning that the case involving Michelle Koss will be sent to the district attorney’s office for review and possible criminal charges. The citation referenced below does not preclude criminal charges in the case. Click here for a recent example of a district attorney’s decision in a [...]