Judge: Driver imposed life sentence on himself, grieving family

Adam Neuhaus imposed a life sentence on himself and two loving families the moment he drove negligently on a Germantown road, killed a 50-year-old father riding a bicycle and fled the scene. Washington County Circuit Judge Todd Martens made that observation after he listened to Neuhaus choke an apology through sobs and studied the anguish [...]


Limited funds support new trail and safe routes in Wisconsin

Routes for people to walk and bike will be improved in more than two-dozen Wisconsin communities through federal funding awards, while another 36 eligible projects will be delayed by the limited money allocated by the Legislature to transportation alternatives. In the two-year funding cycle, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will distribute $15.2 million to provide [...]


Woman’s death reminds us to be watchful on the road

A 54-year-old woman from Chicago became the 28th person killed while walking on Wisconsin roads this year, in a crash along Highway 50 near Lake Geneva on Aug. 16. Jeanne K. Mulville-Rowell was struck by an eastbound car about 11:25 p.m. while walking close to the fog line about 100 yards east of Chapin Road. [...]



Driver, victim’s family devastated by fatal crash in Germantown

The emotional devastation of negligent driving spilled throughout a Washington County courtroom Wednesday, when a 31-year-old man pleaded guilty to killing a father of three in a hit-and-run crash. Everyone involved will now prepare themselves for an emotional sentencing hearing on Sept. 19, when Circuit Judge Todd Martens decides whether Adam Neuhaus will be sent [...]