checked for mercury after scare at Green Bay school
BAY Students have left a Green Bay elementary school for
the day after a mercury scare. The
students at Lincoln Elementary were dismissed at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, about an hour after the normal time, after being
checked for mercury.
rip proposal to raise state park fees
Wisconsin Democrats are blasting a Department of Natural
Resources report that proposes raising state park fees and
selling naming rights to park facilities.
population doubles in Wisconsin from 2000-2015
New state figures show Hispanics accounted for nearly
half of Wisconsin' population growth from 2000 to 2015.
Morgan named as executive director of Wisconsin GOP
Mark Morgan has been named as executive director of the
Wisconsin Republican Party.
killed woman at Tomah VA
An autopsy report shows a woman who died on the Tomah
Veterans Affairs Medical Center grounds had ingested
multiple drugs at once.
Moreno named Milwaukee correspondent for AP
Ivan Moreno, who oversees Statehouse coverage in
Illinois for The Associated Press, has been named
supervisory correspondent in Milwaukee.
visiting US troops in Middle East
Gov. Scott Walker is spending the week as part of a
delegation of governors visiting U.S. troops in the Middle
may seek arrests over Penn State celebration, damage
COLLEGE, Pa. Police in State College are weighing
possible arrests after the celebration of Penn State's Big
Ten championship caused minor property damage.
Death at King
veterans home affects high federal rating
KING - Six
weeks after the King veterans homes received the federal
government's highest ratings for the first time, the
assessment has been downgraded because of poor care
connected to a resident's death.
2 women charged
in death of boy who was starved, burned
MILWAUKEE - Two
Milwaukee women were charged Saturday with child neglect and other
counts in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was starved, burned with
cigarettes, beaten and whipped with cords.
talks positively of sheriff looked at by Trump
- Gov. Scott Walker says Milwaukee County Sheriff David
Clarke could serve well in Donald Trump's administration but
"it all depends on what area."
department: Officer was justified in Madison shooting
- The Madison Police Department says one of its officers was
justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a
man who advanced toward him with a pitchfork.
man sentenced to life in Wisconsin motel stabbing
- An Idaho man has been sentenced to life in prison with no
possibility for release in a brutal stabbing death at a
motel in the western Wisconsin city of Tomah.
confirms Shilling's victory over Kapanke
- The Democratic leader in the Wisconsin state Senate has
held on to her job after a recount.
Democrats pick unionist as executive director
- The Democratic Party of Wisconsin has picked a new
executive director, union activist Jason Sidener.
begins into medical care at Milwaukee County jails
- Milwaukee County auditors have started an investigation
into medical care at the county jail where four people have
died in recent months.
charged in connection to northeastern Wisconsin burglaries
At least four people have been arrested and linked to a
series of burglaries in northeastern Wisconsin, including
thefts of more than 60 guns.
secretary clarifies permit application changes
Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp is
trying to clarify a plan to allow consultants to write large
livestock operations' permit applications.
GOP members named to budget committee
Two Republicans who have never served on the
Legislature's powerful budget-writing committee have been
named to the panel.