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La Crosse County jail inmate attempts suicide

According to Sheriff Jeff Wolf, early Sunday morning a correctional officer found the inmate unresponsive. Jail staff and a nurse started live-saving measures before the inmate was transported to a local hospital and admitted for advanced care.

New program helps former inmates stay out of jail

There's a new program helping former drug addicts stay out of jail. In 2016, around 1,300 people were booked in the La Crosse County jail on drug charges. There are currently 21 participants in the Fresh Start program. Inmates who…

Biases affect who's getting arrested in La Crosse County

A 2013 study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found that Wisconsin has the highest per capita incarceration rate of African-American men. New data shows that African-American men and women in La Crosse County are twice as likely to get arrested,…