Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal
Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W.
Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have an agreement to merge
broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper
holdings into a separate public entity, the companies
announced late Wednesday.
to close beef plant, cites cattle shortage
YORK Cargill plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing
plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a
shortage of cattle.
refuses to grant new trial for killer
A Beloit man convicted of fatally stabbing his
ex-girlfriend should not have been granted a new trial based
on his argument that a prescription medicine made him
temporarily insane, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said
won't delay fall fraternity recruitment
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has decided not to
move forward with a proposal to delay fall recruiting for
its fraternities and sororities.
accused of assault gives up license
CLAIRE An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of most
sexual assault charges against him agreed to give up his
medical license so the remaining counts will be dismissed.
arguments set in John Doe appeal
Oral arguments in the appeal of a federal judge's ruling
halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's recall
campaign and other conservative groups have been set for
Sept. 9, exactly two months before the Republican stands for
transportation grant to improve trails
Central Wisconsin officials are planning to improve bike
and walking trails with the help of a $120,000 state grant.
officers cleared in fatal shooting
An investigation has cleared two Racine police officers
in the shooting of a man they said was wielding a knife.
witness confrontation leads to new trial
A 60-year-old Oneida man will get a new trial on a
drunken driving charge after a defense witness got into an
argument with two jurors.
Bay latest city to weigh phone driving ban
BAY Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to
consider banning cell phones for drivers.
ministry offers housing to students
A Roman Catholic ministry is offering a new housing
option to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students who want
to participate in faith-based living.
ex-cop completes service, avoids jail
A fired Milwaukee police officer who was convicted of
slamming a suspect's head against a wall has completed his
community service, meaning he won't serve jail time.
of kids shot in van charged with neglect
The mother of six of the seven children who were shot at
last week in a Milwaukee gunfight has been charged with
man gets 9.5 years for drunk driving
A Wisconsin man was sentenced Monday to nearly 10 years
in prison for leading police on a drunken driving chase that
ended in a near-fatal crash.
killed by van in Racine driveway
A 5-year-old girl has died after being struck by a van
in the driveway of a Racine home.
drug task force supervisor convicted
A former Jefferson County drug task force supervisor has
been found guilty of misconduct in office after being
accused of stealing money to be used in undercover
Hood soldier from Wisconsin dies in Texas
HOOD, Texas A Fort Hood soldier from Wisconsin has died
from an illness suffered during his deployment to
Bend man drowns in Minocqua lake
Authorities say the man who drowned in Oneida County
over the weekend was from West Bend.