A Milwaukee County judge ordered a stronger criminal sentence for a convicted hit-and-run driver than prosecutors suggested. The judge felt the prison time and supervision extension was justifiable punishment for the repeat offender. The sentence was also designed to deter other drivers from reckless behavior.
An elementary school teacher will be hospitalized for at least two months to recover from severe injuries she received when her car was struck by another vehicle. An unlicensed illegal immigrant is charged with reckless driving in what could have become a fatal car accident in Lake Geneva.