family protests tree lighting in park
Supporters and family members of a black man fatally
shot by a white Milwaukee officer have protested a tree
lighting ceremony in the downtown park where he was killed.
Pleasant police say woman beaten has died
PLEASANT Police say a woman who was severely beaten with
a hatchet after trying to hide from her estranged husband in
Mount Pleasant has died of her injuries.
officials: 6 displaced by Milwaukee fire
Milwaukee firefighters say six people have been
displaced by a residential fire.
unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate stands at 5.4 percent in
October, dropping slightly from 5.5 percent the previous
of Milwaukee robbery suspect calls police
A 15-year-old Milwaukee boy has been arrested on
suspicion of armed robbery after his mother called police to
report the crime.
mom accused of damaging son's ears
A 26-year-old Fond du Lac woman is charged with felony
child abuse after she was caught on video jamming cotton
swabs into her son's ears, causing them to bleed.
man arrested in daughter's slaying
Kenosha police have arrested a man in connection with
the slaying of his 11-month-old daughter.
development groups want to develop state land
Four development groups are in the running to develop
what would become the largest state-owned office building in
warns of government imposter phone scam
Wisconsin consumer protection officials are warning
people to be on the lookout for a government imposter phone
put out at La Crosse fuel plant after blast
CROSSE An explosion and fire in a storage silo at a
western Wisconsin fuels plant was extinguished Wednesday
after firefighters prevented the flames from spreading to
man sentenced in sex trafficking case
FALLS, S.D. A Milwaukee man who authorities accuse of
forcing two people into prostitution has been sentenced to
over five years in prison.
Milwaukee store worker shot in robbery
Milwaukee police say an employee at a clothing and shoe
store has been shot during a robbery.
investigate infant death, fire in Kenosha
Police say they are investigating the homicide of an
11-month-old child in Kenosha following a residential fire.
Body found in vacant Milwaukee house
Authorities say a homeless man has been found dead in
the closet of an abandoned home in Milwaukee.
charged in rape of 101-year-old woman
- A Milwaukee man has been charged with sexual assault of a
101-year-old woman in her home.
55,000 people work illegally in Wisconsin
Wisconsin is home to an estimated 85,000 people who
immigrated illegally, three-fourths of them from Mexico.
County binge drinking exceeds statewide rate
BAY Adults in Brown County binge drink more than those
in other parts of the state, which was ranked highest in the
nation for alcohol gorging, according to a new survey.
Krauthammer joins columnist lineup in Freeman and Daily News
can now read Charles Krauthammer's weekly column in The
Freeman of Waukesha County and the Daily News of
Washington County. Krauthammer, the 1987 Pulitzer Prize
winner for commentary, is a syndicated columnist and
author of 'Things That Matter: Three Decades of
Passions, Pastimes and Politics.'