Crime

Wisconsin Residents Receive More Scam Calls With A New Twist
Fake scam calls are once again on the rise in Wisconsin. Scammers pretending to be IRS officials are now joined by scammers referencing credit cards, computer virus's and lotteries and contests, and the Consumer Hotline at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protect…
Phone Scam Hits the Northland From Your Own Phone Number
Phones across the Northland have fallen victim to a new form of  scamming, according to the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB). Consumers around the area have reported illegal marketing calls that display their own phone number on caller ID, according to an article in th…
Charge Your Phone Or Don’t Fly, Says TSA
When I first read this news I was outraged, then I saw the reason, I calmed down but is this law a bit too much? You decide. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has announced that flights coming back to America will not allow devices that are not fully charged.
Four Days, The Historical Record of the Death of President Kennedy
I got home later than usual last night, and to my surprise, my brother-in-law Father Rick  (or as I call him, my brother in law the priest) sent us a box full of books from England. Rick has been a priest in England for many years, and often sends us goodie packages. He knows of my interest in …
Be On the Lookout for the Windshield Glass Scam
So there yo are, getting gas, or in a parking lot when a stranger comes up and identifies himself as an employee of an auto glass company. He tells you your windshield is damaged, but he can repair it for free. Just give him your insurance information and he'll handle the rest.  What do yo…
Minnesota Cops Say: Keep Your Eyes on the Road, Not on Your Phone
Most of us have admit to have done this from time to time, however, some people make it a daily practice. Now the police in Minnesota are cracking down. It’s illegal to read, compose and send text messages or e-mails while driving, and for the next 10 days, law enforcement from more than 400 Minneso…

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