struck and killed at Waukesha intersection
Police say a woman was struck and killed at an intersection
says toppled Lincoln statue should return soon
BURLINGTON — A
southeastern Wisconsin city official says a statue of
Abraham Lincoln that was recently toppled should be ready to
go back up in the coming weeks.
Sen. Ron Johnson likely to discuss security at town hall
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is likely to discuss national security
and other key issues in his campaign against Democratic
challenger Russ Feingold.
Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes
ANN ARBOR, Mich.
— Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over
the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect
drinking water in the Great Lakes region.
committee OKs dementia bills
Wisconsin lawmakers moved closer Thursday to passing a
bipartisan package of legislation to help people cope with
Alzheimer's disease and dementia after the Legislature's
budget committee signed off on the last half of the
private, religious schools register for voucher students
MADISON — The
state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and
religious schools in Wisconsin have registered to accept
Prairie man accused in beheading to stay in institution
MADISON — A Sun
Prairie man accused of decapitating his mother with a large
sword will remain at a mental health institution for now.
committee approves spending more on drug treatment
MADISON — The
Legislature's budget committee has approved a bill that
would boost funding for drug treatment programs.
dies 9 months after April shooting in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — The
Milwaukee County medical examiner's office says a
20-year-old man has died more than nine months after he was
shot on Milwaukee's north side.
had 161 high-cap well applications as of December
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say they
had more than 150 applications for high-capacity water wells
pending as of December.
plans to pay off debt by end of year
Scott Walker says he plans to pay off his presidential
campaign debt by the end of the year.
gives jailor 30 years for having sex with inmates
MADISON — A
judge has sentenced a Polk County jailor to 30 years in
prison for having sex with multiple inmates.
firm terminates Muslim workers in prayer dispute
MILWAUKEE — A
civil liberties group said Wednesday that it plans to file
federal discrimination and harassment complaints after a
Wisconsin manufacturer fired seven Muslim employees for
violating a company break policy that doesn't provide extra
time for prayer.
Schaber joins pool considering 8th District run
Former Democratic state Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber has added
her name to a growing list of possible candidates for
Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District.
GOP asks AG for high-capacity well opinion
Assembly Republicans asked Wisconsin's attorney general
Tuesday for an opinion on the extent of state environmental
officials' authority to regulate high-capacity water wells,
a move that could resolve the debate without legislation as
lawmakers rush to end their two-year session.
Motors plans sale of former car plant in Janesville
General Motors has hired a premier commercial real estate
firm to sell its former auto manufacturing plant and 250
acres in Janesville.
murder suspects arrested in Storm Lake, Iowa
STORM LAKE, Iowa
— Two Wisconsin men are facing homicide charges after
police and FBI officers arrested them in Storm Lake.
lawyer gets 4 years in prison in swindling case
MILWAUKEE — A
Milwaukee area lawyer has been sentenced to four years in
federal prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pair
of her estate planning clients.
pleads guilty to killing another teen in La Crosse
LA CROSSE — A
La Crosse teenager has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting
another teen last summer. Eighteen-year-old
Deshawn Randall pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree
take the day off as strong storm approaches
Thousands of students across Wisconsin have the day off
because travel conditions are expected to deteriorate as a
strong winter storm bears down on the state.