WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wauwatosa man arrested for having explosive devices in his Madison apartment
MADISON - Madison Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of manufacturing explosive devices in a Madison apartment.
Police say they were called to the apartment on North Brooks Street yesterday afternoon on a report of suspicious materials there. When officers arrived, they found several items and documents indicating the manufacture of a device. Authorities maintain that there is no threat to the community and the materials were seized. Madison Police arrested a 20-year-old unidentified Wauwatosa man in connection with the incident. The investigation continues.
A traffic crash in Dane County claims the life of one man and sending four others to the hospital. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred in the Town of York, just after 7:30 last night. Authorities say the 47-year-old driver of a car failed to stop at an intersection and struck a minivan. The driver’s 51-year-old passenger was pronounced dead on the scene. Two passengers and the driver of the minivan were taking to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Experimental Aircraft Association will continue to pay for air traffic controllers who work the annual AirVenture in Oshkosh. The organization announced a nine-year agreement with the FAA Friday afternoon. The EAA will have to cover the cost of travel, back-fill overtime, and other expenses for the air traffic controllers. EAA board chairman Jack Pelton says they'll have to build that agreement into their budget. The EAA paid about $450,000 -- under protest --last year after the FAA sent a bill for the services. The agency argued that it needed to be reimbursed because of sequestration cuts. Pelton says they couldn't convince any federal lawmakers to introduce a bill to change that. He says the FAA is now charging any event for controllers, if the cost is more than $25,000. As part of the deal, the EAA is also dropping its lawsuit against the FAA.