For the next few days, we will be reviewing the top stories of 2012 by category. Our next category is top crime, police and rescue stories of 2012.
5. Brookfield Woman Cited in Dispute with Recall Petitioner
A woman allegedly grabbed and pushed the same Recall Gov. Scott Walker petitioner whose camera was grabbed in another disorderly conduct case last month.
4. Central Student Faces Felony Charge After Being Caught with Drugs at School
The student told police he found Oxycodone pills inside a sealed plastic bag in the school bathroom and denied a witness report that he was snorting them, a criminal complaint alleges.
3. New Berlin Girl Pulled from Brookfield Pool Has Died
An 8-year-old New Berlin girl pulled from Brookfield's Wirth Pool while on a summer field trip died in July.
2. Duo plead guilty in murder of Brookfield businessman
Judge calls the slaying of Air Page Corp. owner John Aegerter "premeditated, cold-blooded murder." Lynn Hajny implores, "I'm not a heartless monster," as judge imposes 15 years in prison for her and 30 years for Tommy Douyette.
1. Brookfield Spa Shooting
Four people were killed and four others injured in October at a mass shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa across the street from the Brookfield Square mall.