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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Wednesday night, a deputy from the Rock County Sheriff's Office was traveling east on State Highway 14 near Newville Road when he observed a car all over the road in front of him.
The deputy witnessed the vehicle strike the median, nearly colliding with another vehicle on the highway. He attempted to initiate a traffic stop near Kennedy Road and the vehicle eventually stopped in front of the Target store in the City of Janesville.
The driver, Cheryl L. Ackerman, age 40, of Stoughton, had an open can of Budweiser beer in the center console of the car and appeared to the under the influence of intoxicants.
Ackerman failed field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (5th Offense) and cited for open intoxicants in a motor vehicle and unsafe lane deviation.
She was transported to the Rock County Jail and is scheduled for an initial court appearance Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Eau Claire Police say a body has been pulled out of the Chippewa River. Police say canoeists spotted what they believed was a body on Monday not far from the Short Street Bridge. TheMore >>
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department has informed me that the body of David Patrick Rodgers was recovered Monday evening from the Chippewa River.More >>
Dunn County (WQOW) - A Pennsylvania truck driver has been fined for what he said at a Menomonie convenience store last month. Steve Eliou was accused of telling others in the store the Army fuel tankerMore >>
A Pennsylvania truck driver has been fined for what he said at a Menomonie convenience store last month.More >>
Chippewa Falls (WQOW) - It wasn't an eleventh hour decision in Chippewa Falls Tuesday night... Instead, it was a 12th. A contract was approved Tuesday night between the police department and city councilMore >>
A contract was approved Tuesday night between the police department and city council to change officer hours from eight a day to twelve.More >>
Eau Claire County (WQOW)- Murder charges were filed today against an Altoona man accused of killing his girlfriend last week in the home they shared. 41-year-old Ying Xiong was charged Tuesday with firstMore >>
Murder charges were filed today against an Altoona man accused of killing his girlfriend last week in the home they shared.More >>
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