surrenders while holding baby following standoff
Wausau police say a man used a baby as a shield when he
surrendered to tactical officers following a standoff.
newborn rescued on Chippewa River
FALLS Firefighters rescued a man, woman and infant from
a boat that was taking on water in the Chippewa River.
administration assigns armed guards to DOJ offices
Gov. Scott Walker's administration plans to post
armed security guards at the entrances to the state
Department of Justice's Madison headquarters.
in drones soars at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days
TOWN OF SUN
PRAIRIE Drones are attracting droves of visitors at
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, as many of the devices have
been seen hovering around their exhibitors.
project at Madison headquarters studies solar energy
Alliant Energy is studying solar-energy technology in a
project outside its Madison headquarters.
abortions performed in Wisconsin in 2014
A new state report says the number of abortions
performed in Wisconsin dropped 10 percent last year.
Second Amendment also covers those in US illegally
People living in the United States illegally have a
constitutional right to bear arms but are still barred from
doing so by a separate law, a federal appeals court ruled.
adopts new code of conduct for sporting events
Parents and other fans must now adhere to a new code of
conduct at high school sporting events in Baraboo.
4,400 lawn mowers recalled due to gas tank leak
YORK About 4,400 ride-on lawn mowers are being recalled
because the gas tank can leak and cause a fire.
Suspect in crash that killed bicyclist released
Police say a driver who was arrested in a hit-and-run
crash that killed a bicyclist in Washington County has been
CEO Goldstein resigns less than 2 years into tenure
FALLS Actuant CEO Mark Goldstein has resigned from the
diversified industrial products maker less than two years
into his tenure. Chairman Robert Arzbaecher has been tapped
for a return engagement as CEO until a permanent replacement
charged in struggle over Waukesha County deputy's gun
A Hartland man is accused of trying to take a deputy's
gun at the Waukesha County Juvenile Center and shooting
himself in the leg.
test positive for West Nile virus in Portage County
POINT Health officials say two dead birds have
tested positive for West Nile virus in Portage County.
of Wausau corrects 2 misspelled park signs
The city of Wausau has corrected spelling mistakes
carved into wooden panels on two signs bearing the names of
different local parks.
Wisconsin prison inmates sues to live as woman
A transgender Wisconsin prison inmate is suing
officials, saying they're violating her rights by not
allowing her to live as a woman.
destroy suspicious device at Wauwatosa station
Authorities used a robot to destroy a suspicious device
that was found at a Wauwatosa gas station.
dead, 16 injured after volleyball team's bus hits car
Two people are dead and 16 others were injured after a
car and a high school volleyball team's bus collided in
new name, airport aims to boost travel to Appleton
A Wisconsin airport has a new name. The
Outagamie County Regional Airport in Greenville is now
called the Appleton International Airport. WBAY-TV reports
the change was finalized Friday.
Crosse police arrest man for killing of 17-year-old
LA CROSSE - An
18-year-old man has been arrested for the shooting death of a
17-year-old in La Crosse.