MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Waunakee man who shot his neighbor to death in her home last summer was ordered committed to a state mental hospital for life.
AP NewsBreak: Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to repeal the boards tasked with regulating alcohol and marijuana in Alaska, according to documents from state officials.
The plan was outlined in a letter to commerce department employees by commissioner Julie Anderson and in a memo from Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office director Erika McConnell.
The Latest: Board changes eyed as a way to streamline
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska marijuana and alcohol control boards (all times local):
Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to introduce legislation to repeal the state boards tasked with regulating alcohol and marijuana in Alaska.
Dunleavy spokesman Matt Shuckerow says the governor wants to find efficiencies in and better streamline government.
Parents of 2 Parkland victims want Pulitzer for local paper
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two parents who lost daughters in last year's Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize, saying the South Florida Sun Sentinel has stayed on the story to demand accountability long after the national media left.
The parents, Ryan Petty and Andrew Pollack, wrote an open letter to judges who decide the Pulitzer that was posted on the website Real Clear Education in recent days.
Somber council to choose replacement for fallen mayor
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The North Ogden City Council is expected to choose a new mayor to replace Maj. Brent Taylor, who was killed in Afghanistan while serving in the National Guard.
The Deseret News reports the city council is expected to meet Tuesday night to select one of five applicants.
Man accused of killing neighbor pleads insanity
WAUNAKEE, Wis. (AP) — A Waunakee man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.
Seventy-four-year-old Ronald Jenne was ordered to stand trial Tuesday after a preliminary hearing in Dane County Circuit Court. Jenne is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree reckless endangerment.
Dustin Frank Bergh died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the age of 23.
Dustin was born Sept. 14, 1993, to Charles Bergh and Julie Anderson.
Christopher Goerg, 30, and Kaycee Turner, 24, both of Pocatello.
Zachary Dill, 30, Pocatello, and Ashley Harsh, 20, Chubbuck.
Vince Potter, 54, and Shelly Thompson, 56, both of Pocatello.
The last two weeks before an election are always a frenzied time, with candidates and campaign staffs living on caffeinated beverages and junk food. This often produces overblown charges of chicanery or malfeasance.
County reminding voters of Election Day to avoid lawsuit
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Pierce County elections officials are sending out nearly 500,000 postcards reminding voters about Election Day as part of an agreement that will keep them from facing a lawsuit.
State Democrats threaten lawsuit against county auditor
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Democratic Party has threated to sue the Pierce County Auditor over what it says are misleading instructions about mail-in ballots.
- Beatrice Daily SunMildred R. PaulNovember 16, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalMan charged in Waunakee homicide enters insanity plea following preliminary hearingOctober 18, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalComplaint: 'I guess it was worth what I did,' man who shot Waunakee neighbor told policeAugust 24, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalSearch warrant: After shooting neighbor, man wrote that he 'Shot Julie' on his calendarAugust 21, 2018