FOX 47 - Top Stories
MADISON, Wis. -Rock County officials say they will no longer be withholding names of drunk drivers after they reviewed a new policy that was put in place at the end of March.
Officials had told news media they wouldn’t be releasing names of people involved in arrests or crashes because of the federal Driver Privacy Protection Act and a 2012 court decision from Illinois that says police shouldn’t put identifying information on parking tickets.
Rock County started redacting arrest and crash records, but will start reporting names of people involved again following a ruling in St. Croix County.
Rock County Sheriff Bob Spoden said the original decision to withhold names was because of concerns of possibly being sued by those whose names are released.
Tuesday, April 8 2014, 06:36 PM CDT
Tonight on FOX 47
12:00pm FOX 47 Movie: "Under the Tuscan Sun"
2:00pm FOX 47 Movie: "Panic Room"
4:00pm Paid Program
4:30pm Celebrity Name Game
5:00pm Modern Family
5:30pm Modern Family
6:00pm The Simpsons
6:30pm Bob's Burgers
7:00pm The Simpsons
7:30pm Family Guy
8:00pm Last Man On Earth
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:35pm In Depth Sports with Graham Bensinger
10:05pm Big Bang Theory
10:35pm Big Bang Theory
11:05pm Mike & Molly
11:35pm Mike & Molly
12:05am Ring of Honor Wrestling