Brian Flatoff, the man accused in Saturday’s standoff at the Eagle Nation Cycles motorcycle repair shop has been charged for a separate incident entirely, writes the Associated Press. Prosecutors allege that Flatoff fired off a bullet into a woman’s bedroom wall while heavily inebriated the night before the standoff.
A man shot and killed as he ran out of a motorcycle shop where a hostage situation played out in Wisconsin on Saturday was a hostage fleeing the gunman inside, a lawyer for the man’s family told the Associated Press.
Hostages are being held inside the Eagle Nation Cycles motorcycle repair shop in Neenah, Wis., after a man walked inside and fired off his weapon, reports WISN. Police have responded to the gunman and have requested assistance from the Appleton Police Department’s SWAT team.
Three train engines and ten railcars derailed in Slinger, Wisc. last night, spilling 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel, and injuring two people. More than 100 homes were evacuated after the incident, NBC reports.
For the second time in less than a week, a truck carrying thousands of pounds of cranberries cracked open on a Wisconsin highway. The spill covered half a mile. This cranberry menace is getting out of control.
A note to Craigslist photographers: If you're using an entire person in lieu of Scotch tape to affix a piece of paper to your license plate to obscure its numbers, having that person lay down and face away from the camera doesn't obscure her from view.
Highway 29 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin has buckled during the region's heat wave in just such a way that it formed a kind of ramp. Most cars slowed down, but one took it at high speed with disastrous results.
This is pure Americana. A music video by Wisconsin rock renegades Cribshitter paying tribute to the last of the rear-wheel drive land yacht station wagons: the mid-90s Buick Roadmaster.
The driver and a passenger in this 18-wheeler somehow survived a 100-foot drop off an icy bridge when the truck lost control in Southern Wisconsin this morning. Another amazing photo of the crash below. Update: One person did die.
Last year, I found this 1950 Chevrolet sitting in the weeds behind an art gallery in Door County, Wisconsin. I was back in Wisconsin a couple weeks back and decided to pay the old Chevy another visit.
Ballsy California photographer Brian Flanagan took these photos of NASCAR team owner and motorsport legend Jack Roush's plane crash as the plane was actually crashing. We can now see just how lucky Roush was to escape with his life.
A reader sent us this camera phone photo of a sinkhole in Northern Milwaukee that swallowed a road, traffic light, and a Cadillac Escalade Thursday night. The giant sinkhole is likely the result of ongoing flooding in the area.
A couple weeks back, I drove across Wisconsin, en route from my cousin's wedding in southeastern Minnesota (ancestral home of the Martin clan) to my SO's family vacation cabin on the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin.
A motorist in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin managed to get stuck on the Maple-Oregon Bridge as it lifted to a 45 degree angle, leaving her in a very uncomfortable place. Thankfully, the operator noticed and lowered the bridge.
I spent most of the last week in eastern Wisconsin, and it's got to be the Buick-est place in the country.
Police in Wisconsin have attached signs to their portable speed displays in order to create clever, albeit misleading, PSAs. If you drive above 120 MPH does it mean you have a 120% chance of crashing?