may seek arrests over Penn State celebration, damage
COLLEGE, Pa. — Police in State College are weighing
possible arrests after the celebration of Penn State's Big
Ten championship caused minor property damage.
Death at King
veterans home affects high federal rating
KING - Six
weeks after the King veterans homes received the federal
government's highest ratings for the first time, the
assessment has been downgraded because of poor care
connected to a resident's death.
2 women charged
in death of boy who was starved, burned
MILWAUKEE - Two
Milwaukee women were charged Saturday with child neglect and other
counts in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was starved, burned with
cigarettes, beaten and whipped with cords.
talks positively of sheriff looked at by Trump
- Gov. Scott Walker says Milwaukee County Sheriff David
Clarke could serve well in Donald Trump's administration but
"it all depends on what area."
department: Officer was justified in Madison shooting
- The Madison Police Department says one of its officers was
justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a
man who advanced toward him with a pitchfork.
man sentenced to life in Wisconsin motel stabbing
- An Idaho man has been sentenced to life in prison with no
possibility for release in a brutal stabbing death at a
motel in the western Wisconsin city of Tomah.
confirms Shilling's victory over Kapanke
- The Democratic leader in the Wisconsin state Senate has
held on to her job after a recount.
Democrats pick unionist as executive director
- The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has picked a new
executive director, union activist Jason Sidener.
begins into medical care at Milwaukee County jails
- Milwaukee County auditors have started an investigation
into medical care at the county jail where four people have
died in recent months.
charged in connection to northeastern Wisconsin burglaries
— At least four people have been arrested and linked to a
series of burglaries in northeastern Wisconsin, including
thefts of more than 60 guns.
secretary clarifies permit application changes
— Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp is
trying to clarify a plan to allow consultants to write large
livestock operations' permit applications.
GOP members named to budget committee
— Two Republicans who have never served on the
Legislature's powerful budget-writing committee have been
named to the panel.
pushes for expanded rural broadband
— Gov. Scott Walker is asking the state Legislature to
pass a bill that allocates about $35 million to expand
broadband and technology in rural areas.
of 2 men convicted of killing 5-year-old sentenced
— One of two men convicted of firing the gunshots that
killed a 5-year-old girl as she sat on her grandfather's lap
in Milwaukee has been sentenced to 65 years in prison.
sought to reduce flame retardant toxins in Great Lakes
CITY, Mich. — A U.S.-Canadian agency says both nations
should develop a plan for dealing with flame-retardant
chemicals that have turned up in the Great Lakes.
women in custody for child's death in Milwaukee
— Milwaukee police say two women have been arrested in the
death of a 7-year-old boy.
supplier Adient to move global headquarters to Detroit
— Auto seating supplier Adient has announced that it is
moving its global headquarters and 500 executive and
leadership jobs to Detroit.
refuses to say if he voted for Pelosi as leader
— U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, of Wisconsin, is refusing to say
whether he voted for Nancy Pelosi to return as House
AG to leave state Justice Department
— Deputy Attorney General Andy Cook plans to leave the
state Department of Justice at the end of the week.
agency issued a news release Wednesday saying that Cook's
last day will be Friday.