Detective sues Netflix over 'Making a Murderer' series
MADISON - A former detective is suing the filmmakers who produced the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" alleging the documentary defamed him.
Union workers on strike against Ashland manufacturer
ASHLAND - Union workers at a northern Wisconsin manufacturer are on strike.
Alliant Energy Center plan calls for increased connectivity
MADISON - Local officials hope that a plan to redevelop an events center in Madison will help the campus better accommodate events and stay competitive, with the first phase of the plan estimated to cost about $300 million.
Former Wisconsin Assembly candidate charged with felony
MADISON - Prosecutors have charged a former Democratic state Assembly candidate with a felony for allegedly forging signatures on her nomination papers.
Pilot suffers minor injuries in small plane crash near Lodi
Wisconsin event offers mentorship through archery
LODI, Wis. - Authorities say the pilot of a small plane suffered minor injuries in a crash near the Lodi Lakeland Airport.
CROSSE - Ray Howell was on the streets at a young age, fleeing one foster home after another, in and out of juvenile detention.
Wisconsin composer's music getting national exposure
- Composer and pianist Matthew Hollingsworth wonders if his music bosses somehow know when he has a day off.
Officials investigate death of inmate at Milwaukee lockup
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin officials are investigating the death of an inmate at the Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center in Milwaukee.
Crews find prized lumber in gutted Wisconsin warehouses
RACINE - A Wisconsin material design company is reclaiming 19th century timber from gutted warehouses in Racine that a company official says it like finding "a needle in a haystack."
Wisconsin's Walker exits, Vos ready to step
Wis. His voice nearly gone following all-night
negotiations, Robin Vos stood on the floor of the Wisconsin
Assembly just after sunrise and calmly made the case for
legislation aimed at taking power from the incoming
Wisconsin residents seek to preserve Driftless Area
Women in clergy becoming a growing trend across the US
- The combines and balers are idle but the grain and hay wagons have found new purpose as winter descends on the Driftless Area.
BEND - Cristy Schoob is grateful and blessed, maybe even a bit lucky, she got the message when she did.
Gas plant debate moves from Minnesota to Wisconsin
- Clean energy advocates will get a second chance to block a proposed natural gas plant in northern Wisconsin, though odds will not be in their favor.
Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits
- Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with outgoing GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing measures protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month.
police investigate reported road rage shooting
Germantown police are investigating a reported road rage
shooting in which a man was injured.
priest to face trial for alleged abuse decades ago
former priest accused of sexually abusing at least three
boys in Wisconsin decades ago has been bound over for trial.
offers hope for teen missing since parents' deaths
A Wisconsin girl who investigators believe was kidnapped
after her parents were killed two months ago is being honored
in her hometown with a Christmas tree adorned with messages of
hope for her safe return.
search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feel
Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity
hangers-on are applying via Twitter.
Walker executes $28M deal to save nearly 400 jobs at
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal
Thursday to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp.
pipeline opponents look past Minnesota regulators
Opponents of Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 crude oil
pipeline replacement may turn their attention to fighting
the project on other fronts as a Minnesota regulatory panel
prepares to take one of its final steps to allow it to
students checked at hospital after school bus crash
West Bend school superintendent says three students were
examined at a hospital after a school bus collided with
of abortions rises slightly in Wisconsin
MADISON A new
report shows the number of abortions performed in Wisconsin
rose slightly in 2017, the first increase in eight years.
named after Wisconsin astronomer to pass by Earth
comet named after a Wisconsin astronomer will soon streak
past Earth and be the brightest comet of the year.
coach accepts plea deal in child porn case
RACINE A Wind
Lake gymnastics studio owner and coach accused of possessing
child pornography and placing a recording device in the
bathroom of his facility has accepted a plea deal and
avoided trial scheduled for this week.
Legislature passes Great Lakes oil pipeline bill
The Michigan Legislature approved a bill Tuesday that
would allow the replacement of a 65-year-old oil pipeline in
a key Great Lakes waterway, voting to create a state
authority that would oversee the construction of a tunnel to
encase a new segment of pipe.
falls from balcony at Milwaukee performing arts center
man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after
falling from a balcony at the Marcus Center for the
Performing Arts in Milwaukee.
hurt in shooting at Madison strip club; suspect arrested
people were injured in a weekend shooting at a Madison strip
club. A suspect is in custody.
accused of hiding overdose victim in crawlspace
Sheboygan woman is accused of running a drug house and
hiding the corpse of an overdose victim in a crawlspace,
along with stealing his ID and debit card.
burned in Muskego house fire, expected to be OK
Muskego woman suffered burns in an early morning house fire
but is expected to be OK.
officials confirm 11 CWD infections on deer farm
Wisconsin agriculture officials have confirmed 11 more cases
of chronic wasting disease on a Washington County deer farm.
acquits Fox Crossing judge accused of stalking clerk
jury has acquitted a Fox Crossing municipal judge accused of
stalking his court clerk.
Co. correctional officer accused of abusing inmate
correctional officer at the Milwaukee County Jail is accused
of abusing an inmate.
Crosse school staffers help student bullied for hygiene
LA CROSSE La
Crosse middle school staff members have come to the aid of a
truant teenage boy being bullied over hygiene.
killer Watts appears to be in Wisconsin custody
Colorado man sentenced to life behind bars for killing his
pregnant wife and two young daughters appears to have been
moved to a Wisconsin prison.
man gets 4.5 years for tampering with sausages
federal judge has sentenced a Kiel man to four and a half
years in prison for placing foreign objects in sausages.
patients at UW Hospital developed Legionnaires' disease
Eleven patients at UW Hospital developed Legionnaires'
disease, apparently due to bacteria in the hospital's hot
district unveils plan after Nazi salute photo
Wisconsin school district officials have unveiled a plan
that they hope will instill more empathy and understanding
in students after a photo recently surfaced showing several
dozen high schoolers giving what appears to be a Nazi
Wisconsin Marines stand guard over late president
Marines from southeastern Wisconsin are among military
members standing guard over the casket of former President
George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol
No charges against Superior police who shot, wounded man
charges will be filed against Superior police officers who
shot and wounded a man during a confrontation in October.
OK permit for anchor supports for oil pipeline
Mich. Michigan regulators have issued a permit that
allows more anchor supports to bolster twin oil pipelines in
the Great Lakes at the Straits of Mackinac.
at half-staff to honor former President Bush
and state flags are flying at half-staff until sunset on
Dec. 30 in Wisconsin and elsewhere to honor former President
George Herbert Walker Bush who died Friday at age 94.
magazine looks for donations after 110 years
Progressive is looking for donations as the magazine founded
by Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Robert "Fighting Bob" La
Follette nears its 110th birthday.
men dead, woman wounded in Walworth County shooting
say two people are dead and a third is wounded in a shooting
in Walworth County.
Trumps to attend state funeral for George
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Saturday mourned the passing of former President George
H.W. Bush, remembering him as a man of "sound judgment, common sense and unflappable leadership."
Wisconsin health care signups decline in 2018
MADISON - Fewer people in Wisconsin have enrolled for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2018 compared to last year.