man, 21, identified in Wisconsin River drowning
DELLS Police have identified a Chicago man whose body
was found in the Wisconsin River near Wisconsin Dells after
he had gone missing.
panel authorizes borrowing for building projects
The Legislature's finance committee has authorized
borrowing tens of millions of dollars for building projects
around the state.
OKs seeking office space outside Madison, Milwaukee
The Legislature's budget committee has approved a
Republican plan that calls for looking to lease state office
space outside Madison and Milwaukee.
plans stiffer penalties for unemployment fraud
The Legislature's budget committee has imposed stiffer
civil penalties for unemployment fraud but scrapped plans to
create harsher criminal penalties.
appeals order allowing her to be replaced
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson has
appealed a federal court ruling temporarily denying her
attempt to remain as chief justice.
hearing Tuesday on 20-week abortion ban
A public hearing has been set on a fast-tracked
Republican proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature that would
ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
board prohibits antlerless kills in 13 counties
The state Department of Natural Resources' board has
prohibited hunters from killing antlerless deer in 13
counties this fall in an effort to regrow the herd in those
actor accused in bar stabbing goes on trial
WASHINGTON The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s
TV show "Saved by the Bell" is headed to trial in
southeastern Wisconsin where he's accused of stabbing a man
during a confrontation at a bar.
to consider new emergency government office
The Legislature's finance committee is set to consider
Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to create a new office to
ensure the government continues in the wake of a disaster.
to consider stiffer penalties for unemployment fraud
The Legislature's finance committee is expected consider
plans to impose stiffer criminal and civil penalties for
unemployment benefit fraud.
lawmakers introduce blaze pink bill
Wisconsin lawmakers have formally introduced a bill that
would legalize blaze pink for hunters.
members back bills to phase out plastic microbeads
Two Michigan lawmakers say they and other members of
Congress are sponsoring bipartisan legislation to protect
the Great Lakes from the damaging effects of plastic
microbeads found in some soaps and personal care products.
says school sports proposal benefits home-schoolers
The state lawmaker who authored a measure that would
allow private, home-schooled and online charter students to
participate in public school district athletics and
activities says he drafted the proposal to give children
pick next UW-Whitewater chancellor
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has
chosen UW-Whitewater Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Beverly A. Kopper to run the school as chancellor.
investigate bullet that hit Milwaukee ambulance
Authorities are looking for whoever fired a gunshot that
struck an ambulance responding to a call in Milwaukee.
man who went missing in Wisconsin River found dead
DELLS Authorities say they've found the body of a
21-year-old Chicago man who disappeared in the Wisconsin
River near Wisconsin Dells.
say man shot outside his home in Waukesha
Police are looking into the shooting of a man outside
his Waukesha (WAW'-kih-shaw) home.
gets 1 week to fix issues after 80 calves found dead
- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department says it has
wrapped up its "on scene" investigation of animal
abuse at farms in Brighton and Paris townships and is
forwarding the case to prosecutors for possible charges.
dies after being trapped in fiery truck
in Racine County
- A man has died after he became trapped in a fiery pickup
truck in Racine County.
spot endangered piping plovers in Duluth
Minn. - A conservationist group is encouraging the public to
stay away from some areas of Duluth's Park Point beach,
after two endangered piping plovers were spotted there
earlier this month.
search Wisconsin River for Chicago man, 21
DELLS - Authorities in Columbia County are using sonar to
try to find the body of a 21-year-old Chicago man who
disappeared in the Wisconsin River near Wisconsin Dells.
dead, 4 hurt in separate Milwaukee shootings
- Three separate shootings within 21 minutes of each other
left one man dead and four injured in the city of Milwaukee.