MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge has ordered Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus to stand trial on charges that he sexually assaulted two drunken women this spring. Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky on Tuesday rejected a motion from his attorneys to dismiss one of the counts alleging that the women weren’t as impaired as investigators say. Prosecutors charged Cephus in August with second- and third-degree sexual assault, which are both felonies.
MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — A toddler rescued from an apartment fire last week in Menasha has died. Fire officials say the 18-month-old boy died Monday night at Children’s Hospital in suburban Milwaukee. About a dozen people were inside the apartment building at the time of the fire last Thursday. Four people, including the toddler, were pulled out of the building by firefighters.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Manitowoc police say the deaths of a father and daughter are being investigated as a double homicide. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Miller and his 19-year-old daughter, Jocelyn Miller, were found fatally shot in a home on Sunday. Police have not announced any arrests, but say they don’t believe the public is in danger.
BOYD, Wis. (AP) — Residents are being allowed home after a gas leak prompted the evacuation of a village in Chippewa County. Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk says a 4-inch gas main was broken in Boyd, triggering the evacuation. The Stanley Police Department posted on Facebook late Tuesday morning that the gas leak has been contained and that residents may return to their homes. The village has a population of about 550.