grave markers stolen in Beaver Dam
DAM — Dozens of bronze military flag holders have been
stolen from the graves of veterans at a Beaver Dam cemetery.
man to be sentenced for dogfighting
— A Milwaukee man convicted of participating in a
dogfighting ring is scheduled to be sentenced.
Supreme Court to rule on hearsay law
— The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule on whether
judges can allow hearsay evidence during preliminary
Force tanker makes emergency landing at Sawyer
TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A U.S. Air Force KC-135 air refueling
plane has made an emergency landing on the runway at Sawyer
International Airport in the central Upper Peninsula.
hospital asked to cut ties with doctor
CROSSE — A La Crosse couple says they want a local
Catholic hospital to sever ties with a doctor who they say
logger frees bear from milk can
LAKE — The video of a western Wisconsin logger who saved a
black bear who got its head stuck in an old milk can is
getting hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits.
man gets year in prison for tax evasion
— An Oregon man who co-founded several self-help and
personal development companies in Wisconsin was sentenced
Tuesday to a year in prison for failing to file federal
income tax returns.
girl wins first lady's recipe contest
— A 12-year-old Appleton girl will have lunch with
Michelle Obama after winning a recipe contest sponsored by
the first lady's Let's Move! initiative.
woman sues deputy who ran stop sign
— A Milwaukee County deputy ran a stop sign in 2013,
slamming into a woman's vehicle and severely injuring her,
and then lied about it on his accident report, according to
a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the woman.
phone employee accused of sexting customers
— A former Verizon store employee in western Wisconsin is
accused of sending lewd photos and messages to young female
malpractice award likely to be appealed
— A Milwaukee woman and her husband have been awarded more
than $25 million in a medical malpractice case.
moth spraying planned for 5 counties
— Low-flying planes plan to spray for gypsy moth
caterpillars in five southern and western Wisconsin counties
pleads not guilty in sex case
BAY — A former Green Bay grade school teacher has pleaded
not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted two
in 2 Illinois killings appears in court
— A man suspected in two Illinois homicides who was
arrested after a high-speed chase appeared during a court
appearance to be injured.
Vruwink joining budget committee
— Democratic state Rep. Amy Sue Vruwink (VROO-wink) is
joining the Legislature's budget committee.
company plans paper plant in Mississippi
— A Wisconsin company will open a $48 million plant in
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to make paper towels, tissue and
other projects, hiring 300 people over five years.
of June was wet in Madison, Milwaukee
— It's official: most of June was wet in Madison and
DNR hires 11 wildlife technicians
The state Department of Natural Resources has hired 11 new
in Green Bay homicide arrested in Kenosha
- A suspect in a Green Bay homicide was arrested in Kenosha
after he allegedly choked and robbed a Racine woman and
locked her in a basement, Racine police said.
10, injured in hit-and-run in Black Creek
CREEK - A boy in Black Creek is recovering after a
hit-and-run driver pinned him and his bicycle under a truck
and dragged him along the pavement.
Wisconsin men caught with 100 walleye over limit
LAKE, N.D. - Five anglers from Wisconsin have been caught
with 100 walleye over the state limit at Devils Lake and are
each facing fines of more than $1,700.
Storm-damaged trees could be of value
- State officials are reminding landowners in southwestern
Wisconsin to consider the value of storm-damaged trees as
they clean them up.