MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee prosecutors say a man who led police on a high speed chased told arresting officers he crashed his minivan because he became distracted checking his cellphone for directions.The Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office said in a criminal complaint released Friday that 20 year old Logan Michael Brandenburg made the comment unsolicited while he was being transported from a hospital to the county jail.Prosecutors say Brandenburg told officers he had smoked marijuana and was on probation so a “fight or flight mentality kicked in” when a West Allis police officer attempted to pull him over on Nov. 19.Brandenburg is charged with two felonies.UPDATE: No one hurt in Cross Plains house fireUPDATE: No one hurt in Cross Plains house fireThe Cross Plains fire chief tells 27 News people were home at the time a fire started in a home near Dale Court and Laufenberg Boulevard, but everyone made it out okay.The Cross Plains fire chief tells 27 News people were home at the time a fire started in a home near Dale Court and Laufenberg Boulevard, but everyone made it out okay.Drinking and driving loophole for ATVs/UTVs in Grant CountyDrinking and driving loophole for ATVs/UTVs in Grant CountyA new ordinance in Grant County allows four wheelers on county highways but that has some people concerned because open intoxicants are allowed on ATVs and UTVs. Both have four wheels, can reach high speeds, but they don’t follow the same rules of the road in Grant County.A new ordinance in Grant County allows four wheelers on county highways but that has some people concerned because open intoxicants are allowed on ATVs and UTVs.
“You might have a major trauma from a traffic accident where the general surgeon can help stabilize the patient, but generally we ship them out anyway,” he said. “The most common emergency surgery is an appendectomy. We do have surgeons on call in the region that we can access, if no one else is available to do the surgery.
We will find out for sure Oct. 19, when they visit Clemson. Florida State will take the weekend off and probably watch some old Burt Reynolds movies. The prize will be presented Thursday evening, April 21 at a performance of the Yale Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor and former musical director Mauceri and musical director Toshiyuki Shimada at Carnegie Hall. James Kendrick, advisory committee member of the Alice M. Ditson Fund and a partner in the law firm of Alter Kendrick Baron, LLP, will bestow the award.