HAZELHURST, Wis. (AP) - It may be months before federal investigators determine what caused a deadly medical helicopter to crash in northern Wisconsin last month. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the Ascension Spirit 2 flight crashed April 26 in Hazelhurst, killing three crew members. The Eurocopter AS 350 was provided by Air Methods. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the single-engine helicopter clipped a 70-foot tree and crashed in a wooded area.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee's police chief has confirmed the discipline for three officers in the arrest of Bucks player Sterling Brown. Chief Alfonso Morales said Friday that one officer was suspended for 15 days, a second was suspended for 10 days and a third for two days. Morales also says eight officers will receive a policy review. Police used a stun gun on Brown when officers detained him for a parking violation in January. Video of Brown's arrest was publicly released Wednesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An environmental law center is challenging the approval of a plan to divert water from Lake Michigan for the new Foxconn plant. Midwest Environmental Advocates filed a petition Friday challenging the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' decision to approve a plan to pull millions of gallons of water from the lake daily. Foxconn began initial work on the site of its $10 billion plant in Mount Pleasant earlier this month. A DNR spokesman says the agency hasn't yet reviewed the court filing.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against five Appleton police officers involved in a man's deadly shooting earlier this month. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Friday that the man had pointed a shotgun toward officers and urged them to fire at him. Tempelis says the officers feared "imminent death or great bodily harm," and that their use of deadly force was justified. Fifty-year-old David Robinson was shot by police outside his Appleton home on May 7.
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