Authorities amend the death certificate of Kelly Nolan from "pending," to "homicidal violence." The 22-year-old Nolan disappeared June 23, 2007, after a night out with friends; her body was found 16 days later in the town of Dunn. Police have revealed few details about her death, and no one has been charged.
The UW selects Ray Cross as its new system president. The 66-year-old has served since 2011 as chancellor of UW Colleges and UW-Extension.
The Associated Press reports that Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne -- a Democrat running for state attorney general -- admits to being ticketed for an alcohol-related crash in 1986. Ozanne's blood-alcohol level was .04, below the legal limit for an adult, but he was 16 at the time. No one was injured in the one-car accident. The revelation comes after Brad Schimel, a Republican candidate for the job, admitted to being ticketed for drunken driving 24 years ago. A spokesman for state Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee), another candidate, tells the AP that Richards has never been ticketed or charged for an alcohol-related driving offense.
Brian Stowe, the former Epic employee who took sexually explicit photos of an unconscious 17-year-old girl in October 2012, is sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Stowe pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation last October. He could be sentenced for hundreds of years more for 27 felonies he pleaded guilty to in state court involving eight other victims.
A high school student is injured in a drive-by shooting that occurs outside a party in the 100 block of East Gorham Street. Police suspect the shooting might have escalated from an argument at the party. The teen was shot twice, but his injuries are non-life-threatening.
Robert L. Lund, a 40-year-old construction worker, falls to his death while working on the $98 million expansion and renovation of the Edgewater Hotel. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Madison Police are investigating.
Steven M. Cohen, a Madison attorney, is arrested for allegedly passing contraband -- two toothbrushes and a container of crushed red pepper -- to an inmate at Columbia Correctional Institution. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office tells the Portage Daily Register that both items can be used as weapons in a prison.
Dane County Circuit Judge Ellen Berz rules that Alexander Timofeev can withdraw his pleas for the marijuana charges he faced as a teenager, thus avoiding deportation to Russia. See Judith Davidoff's reports on page 8.
The Wisconsin Legislature opens its 2014 session.