July Top Stories: McAngry Woman; Fires at the Fireworks; Hit-and-Run Homicide
From McNugget dispute to grass fires at the fireworks, Waukesha Patch brings you the most read stories this month.
You know what your favorite Patch stories are, but what about your neighbors? Waukesha Patch is bringing you the top five stories of July. From a woman’s outrage over McDonald’s being out of McNuggets to a grass fire at the July 4 fireworks, we bring you the most read stories on Waukesha Patch.
Andrea R. Hill, 22, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday with one count of disorderly conduct and one count of resisting an officer after she was accused of chucking her French fries at the drive-thru window in Waukesha, and began to hit the window when an employee told her they were out of McNuggets. If convicted, she faces up to one year in jail and $11,000 in fines.
A 75-year-old man committed suicide in Waukesha when he was hit by a train July 13.
Jean Feagles, 48, of Waukesha, was coming home early Saturday morning after dropping off her daughter when her car ran out of gas near Highway 59/164 and East Broadway in Waukesha.
As the car was being pushed, a 28-year-old Waukesha man struck the vehicle at 3:35 a.m. — ultimately killing Feagles and injuring her 16-year-old daughter. Waukesha police say the man fled the scene but was arrested Saturday night in Racine. Police are recommending the Waukesha County District Attorney's Office charge him with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and hit and run causing death.
The driver, Edgar Montano, 28, of Waukesha, admitted to drinking tequila before the accident, according to the criminal complaint.
The Waukesha Fourth of July fireworks show came to an early ending after small grass fires began sprouting up due to severe dry conditions.
Although the Waukesha Fire Department used the Waukesha County Expo grounds where the fireworks were held for pump training this week, the ground still wasn’t wet enough to prevent fire. Some fires sprouted up across the street on the north end of the expo center near Crites Field.
Two individuals received non-life threatening injuries when they were shot after leaving an altercation with a 42-year-old man in the 1600 block of South West Avenue early Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the Waukesha Police Department.