spawning under way in Wisconsin
LONDON - A spring ritual is underway in Wisconsin. And, it's
an early start to the sturgeon spawning run on the Wolf
sickened by carbon monoxide at horse fair
Milwaukee police say a suspect is in custody in connection with
the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man on the city's far
committee ties more tech college aid to performance
- The Legislature's finance committee has approved a plan
that would tie a greater portion of technical colleges'
state aid to performance.
VA medical center to cut overnight urgent care hours
- A veterans' medical center in Tomah is eliminating
overnight hours for its urgent care clinic amid staffing
will give notice on whether to charge officer
- The Dane County District Attorney says he has received all
of the state's reports in the fatal police shooting of an
unarmed biracial teen and will provide two days' notice
before releasing his decision on whether to file charges
against the white police officer.
OKs ending insurance program for local governments
- The Legislature's budget committee has approved provisions
in Republican Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would phase
out a 112-year-old program that provides local governments
with property insurance.
OKs deducting lost food stamp card costs from accounts
- Republicans on the Legislature's finance committee have
tacked provisions onto Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would
call for state officials to deduct the costs of replacing
lost food stamp cards from their holders' accounts.
police: Fatal house fire is arson
- Milwaukee police say someone purposely started a fire
where two people were found dead.
Wisconsin road fund balance should grow
- Analysts say Wisconsin's roads fund should end the
2015-2017 budget in better shape than Gov. Scott Walker
man sentenced for trafficking pot via 3 McDonald's
- A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to nine years in
federal prison for running a large-scale marijuana
trafficking ring through his three McDonald's restaurants.
charged in fatal stabbing of Wisconsin fisherman
LAKE - A Minnesota man has been charged with first-degree
reckless homicide in the fatal stabbing of a Wisconsin
fisherman at Interstate State Park.
company settles suit filed by Eagles member
— Wisconsin-based outdoor apparel retailer Duluth Trading
Co. has settled a lawsuit from Eagles founding member Don
Henley alleging trademark infringement.
says Legislature may take no action on accountability
— The Senate Education Reform Committee's chairman agrees
with his Republican colleague in the state Assembly that the
Wisconsin Legislature may do nothing on school
accountability this session.
unemployment drops to 4.6 percent
MADISON - Wisconsin's unemployment
rate has dropped to 4.6 percent, its lowest point since
before the recession.
pension fund managers awarded six-figure bonuses
— Forty-six of Wisconsin's pension fund managers and those
who work directly with the state's investments will receive
six-figure bonuses this year because of strong returns, data
released Thursday by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board
seeks bail modification in Slender Man stabbing
— The attorney for a 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin
girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror
character Slender Man has asked that her bail be reduced and
she be allowed to move to a residential treatment center.
Officer-involved shooting inside drug store
— Police say a plain clothes officer shot and wounded an
armed robbery suspect inside a Walgreens drug store in
Commission would remain independent under vote
— The Legislature's budget committee has broken with Gov.
Scott Walker and decided that a commission that investigates
judges and court commissioners should remain independent.