MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dozens of Wisconsin municipalities have expanded the areas where convicted sex offenders are allowed to live after they’re released from prison. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that Milwaukee and Brookfield are among the cities that changed their sex offender ordinance following a federal court case in Pleasant Prairie. A judge in 2017 determined that the village’s ordinance barring sex offenders from living in 90 percent of the town violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking on an interstate in Milwaukee. Deputies responded just before 11 p.m. Saturday to a report of a person walking on northbound Interstate 43. Minutes later, deputies were told that the pedestrian had been struck. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says the victim suffered “massive injuries.” Authorities say two drivers were located and questioned. The drivers are cooperating with investigators. Authorities are searching for a third driver.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some classes are being relocated on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus after weekend flooding caused damage to two buildings. Both Vilas Hall and the Chemistry Building were closed because of the damage. The university said Sunday that a pipe burst inside Vilas Hall, damaging several floors. On Friday, a water main break affected the Chemistry Building’s first floor, basement, sub-basement and elevators. Classes in those two buildings will need to be relocated Monday and Tuesday.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Two adults and a teen have been arrested in last year’s death of a 7-year-old Wisconsin boy who was allegedly beaten, forced to carry around a heavy log and was buried in the snow. The Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office says 7-year-old Ethan Hauschultz, of Newton, died on April 18. The boy’s court-appointed guardians, Timothy Hauschultz and Tina McKeever-Hauschultz, and a 15-year-old boy were arrested Friday. A coroner says the child died from hypothermia and several blunt force injuries.