officer accidentally shoots suspect
— Milwaukee police say an officer accidentally shot and
wounded a car theft suspect while arresting him.
suspect escaped Monday.
Senate to take up venture capital bill
— The state Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill
that would invest millions of dollars in state and private
money in Wisconsin startups.
Senate to vote on WEDC board bill
— The Wisconsin Senate is getting ready to vote on a bill
that would limit terms for board members at Gov. Scott
Walker's troubled quasi-public jobs agency.
brother killed in Madeline Island plane crash
— Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and
his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on
historical site offers Railroad Days
— A southwestern Wisconsin historical site will offer a
special railroad-themed weekend in August.
Festival of Arts starts Friday
— Work from more than 175 artists will be displayed and
sold this weekend on Milwaukee's lakefront.
of Green Bay clears retired priest
BAY — The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay says its
investigation has cleared a retired priest of sexual abuse
shot at Wis. Sikh temple gets new job
CREEK — The Oak Creek police officer struck with 12
bullets while responding to the fatal shooting rampage at a
Sikh temple last year is starting a new job with the company
that made his bulletproof vest.
Bay officially unveils Donald Driver Way
BAY — Another street in Green Bay is now renamed after a
Packers player or coach. City
officials unveiled the sign Saturday changing Pearl Street
to Donald Driver Way, for the recently retired wide receiver
who spent 14 seasons with the Packers.
Group must get new planes to guide cranes
— A conservation organization that uses ultralight planes
to lead endangered whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida
for the winter has to replace its aircraft by next spring to
comply with Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
explains school spending increase
— A new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal
Bureau explains that the $150 per-student spending increase
that's part of the state budget would amount to a $100 bump
in the first year.
show no reviews for disgraced police chief
— A former Wisconsin police chief accused of watching
pornography with his officers didn't receive a performance
review for more than 20 of his 33 years with the department,