approves of partnerships in tax dispute
Mich. Marquette officials have approved partnering with
other entities to challenge a utility company's request to
reduce the official value of a power plant property for tax
3 arrested in Milwaukee car theft, chase
Milwaukee police have arrested three teenagers who they
say robbed a business and then crashed a stolen car during a
chase with officers.
gets 7 years in Milwaukee child porn case
A 25-year-old woman has been sentenced to seven years in
prison for possessing child pornography that she made of
herself engaging in sexual conduct with her toddler son.
Schimel names transition team
Attorney General-elect Brad Schimel has named his
transition team as he prepares to take over the state
Justice Department in January.
Milwaukee man charged in fatal hit-and-run
Authorities have charged a man who they say was drunk
when he killed a man in a hit-and-run crash on Milwaukee's
workers rescued from platform in Wisconsin
Four utility workers have been brought to safety after
getting stuck on a platform about 150 above the ground at
the We Energies plant in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley.
Officer involved in fatal Wisconsin crash
Authorities say a squad car from an American Indian band
police department in north Wisconsin has crashed head-one
with another vehicle and killed a passenger.
Milwaukee man dies in hit-and-run
Police say a 34-year-old pedestrian has died after being
struck in a hit-and-run in Milwaukee over the weekend.
minister sentenced for sex assaults
A former youth minister has been sentenced to 37 years
in prison for sexual assaults against four Milwaukee women
and girls and the attempted kidnapping of a fifth.
auxiliary bishop to head Gary diocese
Ind. The bishop appointed Monday to lead the Catholic
diocese in northwestern Indiana said he believes the church
can help the area with its many challenges.
student due in court on ricin possession
BAY A University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student accused of
possessing the deadly toxin ricin is expected to make his
first appearance in federal court.
Wisconsin driver turns himself in
Authorities say a wrong-way driver has turned himself in
after sideswiping a minivan on a highway and leaving the
2 men rob Mount Pleasant restaurant
PLEASANT Police say they are searching for two men who
fired two gunshots during a robbery at a busy Mount Pleasant
student named Rhodes scholar
CLAIRE A 21-year-old student at the University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire said he is speechless and humbled after
being named a Rhodes scholar.
Wisconsin derailment due to human error
A two-train collision and derailment last July in
southeastern Wisconsin was caused by human error when the
rear of a freight train was unintentionally backed onto
another rail line, according to reports submitted to federal
crossing Milwaukee street struck, dies
Milwaukee police say a 49-year-old driver is in custody
after allegedly striking and killing a 40-year-old man who
was crossing a street.
gun hunt begins
A Wisconsin tradition is continuing as the state's
nine-day gun deer hunt gets underway. The
season opens as the sun rises Saturday and will run through
board to vote on revisions to invasives list
The state Department of Natural Resources' board could
add scores of organisms to Wisconsin's invasive species list
next month in the first revisions to the catalog since it
was created five years ago.