State News Roundup: Two prison inmates escaped in central Wisconsin
WAUTOMA - Authorities in central Wisconsin are looking for two prison inmates who escaped from work release.
WBAY-TV of Green Bay reports that 22-year-old Michael Watford of Wautoma and 21-year-old Timothy Lee Doud of Redgranite were on work release on Thursday and did not return. The Waushara County Sherriff's office says the two escapees should be considered dangerous, despite being jailed for non-violent crimes. Anyone with information should contact authorities.
Members of a Milwaukee church were injured during an expressway crash in Chicago last night (SAT). The Chicago Tribune reports the accident occurred at around 8:30 p.m. on the Kennedy Expressway, injuring 14 people on a bus from the Holy Temple Firstborn Missionary Baptist Church. The newspaper reports some of those injuries are serious.
A new study finds that federal funding for lead poison prevention could be endangering children in the state and the nation. The La Crosse Tribune reports more than 9,000 children could be at risk in the state and more than 535,000 nationwide. The report comes from new standards at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Three separate shootings on Saturday afternoon kept Milwaukee Police busy. Authorities say a 39-year-old woman was shot in the 8700 block of West Melvina Avenue around 1:00 p.m.. At 3:45 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in the 4100 block of North 56th Street, after police say he got in a dispute with another driver. Both shooting victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. A third shooting occurred at an undisclosed location - the victim was hospitalized and listed in critical condition. Authorities are investigating all three shootings and say it is unknown if they are related.
Wisconsin Lottery Numbers (drawn Saturday night):
Powerball: 2 - 11 - 22 - 26 - 32 Powerball: 19
Mega Bucks: 8 - 12 - 15 - 19 - 26 - 45
SuperCash: 8 - 12 - 15 - 19 - 26 - 45 Doubler: No
Badger 5: 7 - 9 - 11 - 18 - 29
Daily Pick 4: 2 - 9 - 1 - 8
Daily Pick 3: 7 - 2 - 9