A judge formally makes a decision on a request by two people indicted on federal fraud charges associated with Summit Contracting after they asked for permission to go on a Caribbean vacation a month before their scheduled trials.
Two people indicted in a federal fraud case involving Summit Contracting, Inc. are now asking the court for permission to go on a pre-planned vacation to the Caribbean in March. The US Attorney's Office objects to the idea.
An international lottery scam, targeting elderly, vulnerable victims around the United States, is busted, leading to the arrest of a woman from Jamaica who told investigators she was a cop prior to be arrested by federal authorities.
After more complaints from former customers of Summit Contracting regarding a third-party company used for loans, we discovered a federal consumer protection agency ordered that same company to pay back or cancel fraudulent loans for more than 6,000 people across the country.
Action 2 News obtained data from DHS showing the number of assisted living facilities in Wisconsin that have closed in recent years. From January 1 of 2021 until the end of September, 156 assisted living facilities closed with 125 of them being adult family homes.
Police now say 39-year old Darrell Brooks was the man driving an SUV that barreled into the Waukesha Christmas Parade Sunday. He has a long criminal history, with cases scattered throughout his entire adult life.
A drug trafficking investigation leads Brown County authorities to a Green Bay home where they say they discovered a gunmaking workshop in the basement. Investigators say the man was using a 3D printer to make what they call "ghost guns" to trade for methamphetamine.
Elliot Cooper had six children and was a member of Oneida nation. Court documents showed on the evening of October 5, 2020 he left Oneida Casino and was walking down highway 172 when he was stuck by a vehicle, dying on impact.
Northeast Wisconsin is dealing with a problem trying to provide public defenders to people charged with crimes and working through the court system. We found case after case where the state says it has tried hundreds, and in many cases, more than one-thousand times, to find a public defender to represent people, but cannot.
A hearing for a former consignment car dealership owner, indicted on mail, bank and wire fraud charges, will now go to trial. John Solberg was scheduled to change his plea Thursday, but instead the court set a trial date.
The lead physician at the Milo C. Huempfner VA Clinic in Green Bay for the last three years is no longer employed by the V.A. after an investigation by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board determined "unprofessional conduct" involving the dispensing of a weight loss drug. The V.A. says no veterans were involved or received improper care.
How ready is Northeast Wisconsin to distribute a vaccine once the FDA approves it? In our First Alert Investigation, we ask local health care providers about their plans to distribute, whether they have the storage capabilities and who determines which vaccines they receive.
Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
In the year of COVID-19, it’s not uncommon for people to work remotely, but that’s not the case with all jobs. And the staff at the Waushara County District Attorney’s office tells us their boss, DA Laura Waite, hasn’t shown up for work for four months.
A First Alert Investigation: A jury found Jacob Cayer guilty of murdering a mother and daughter and attempting to kill another man. But in phase two of his trial, the same jury found him not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. He was committed to a state psychiatric facility. The victims' family says it's not right that Cayer could begin asking the court to let him out of the facility only months after the judge committed him there. How? That's Wisconsin's law.
How safe are the medications you're buying online? A five-year undercover investigation by DEA agents in Milwaukee led to the arrest and indictment of a Texas man they say was shipping prescription medications from foreign countries to Wisconsin, including Adderall laced with methamphetamine. We found serious concerns about the prevalence of rogue online pharmacies, based in other countries.
Two Green Bay parents want a law change and a registered sex offender held accountable after police say the offender contacted their teenage daughter online, asking to come to her house, but the law said he did nothing wrong.