WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - State Rep. Bill Kramer, former majority leader of the Wisconsin Assembly, is due to stand trial in October on sexual assault charges. During a hearing Friday, Waukesha County Circuit Judge Donald Hassin scheduled a status conference for Oct. 23 and a jury trial for Oct. 28. Kramer's attorney says they'll continue to fight the allegations that Kramer shoved a woman into a car, tried to kiss her, groped her and made inappropriate comments to her outside a GOP event at a Muskego tavern in April 2011.
PLEASANTVILLE, Wis. (AP) - A man trimming branches at his home in southwestern Wisconsin has died after his tractor overturned and pinned him underneath. The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says 73-year-old Ardell M. Schroeder was trimming branches from a tractor at his home near Pleasantville just before 3 p.m. Friday when the tractor overturned.
BARNEVELD, Wis. (AP) - Iowa County authorities say a Barneveld man has died in a farm accident. The sheriff's office says a tractor fell through the upper floor of a barn onto 71-year-old Kenneth Powell around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Powell was pinned underneath the tractor. He died at the scene.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A 4-year-girl Milwaukee girl has been injured in an exchange of gunfire, but police say she was fortunate to escape with only a graze. Police say it happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday as the girl was sitting on a porch with relatives. Police say they weren't the intended victims. The girl was grazed by either a bullet fragment or pieces of a concrete pillar that was hit by a bullet. There were no immediate arrests, and the investigation is continuing.
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