men dead after being pulled from Milwaukee park lagoon
— Two men are dead after being pulled from a lagoon in a
Milwaukee park. The
Milwaukee Fire Department says two men in their 50s were
found underwater at Kosciuszko (kuh-SHOOZ'-koh) Park lagoon
about 7:15 p.m. Saturday.
teen accused of killing parents pleads insanity
— A teenager accused of killing her mother and stepfather
has pleaded insanity in a northern Wisconsin courtroom.
company abruptly closes Wisconsin call center
— A Minnesota company that helps raise money for
Republican candidates has abruptly closed its Oshkosh call
center, cutting 153 jobs.
mailed to inactive voters in Wisconsin
— The state elections board has mailed postcards to nearly
100,000 registered voters in Wisconsin who have not cast
ballots in the past four years.
officials stress importance of helmets on ATVs
POINT — State officials are stressing the importance of
helmets after two of the four children killed in all-terrain
vehicle crashes this year in Wisconsin weren't wearing
portrait of Pope Benedict criticized by archbishop
— The Milwaukee Art Museum has handled dozens of
complaints from angry Catholics and others over its plans to
display a portrait of Pope Benedict that is made from 17,000
woman pleads not guilty in mother's death
Mo. — A woman charged with arranging the death of
her mother before fleeing with her boyfriend to Wisconsin
pleaded not guilty Monday during her first court appearance
Obama to travel to La Crosse for economic event
CROSSE — President Barack Obama is coming to Wisconsin
this week. The
White House confirmed the visit Saturday night, saying only
that Obama will visit the La Crosse area Thursday "for
an event on the economy." Additional details are
expected to be released later this week.
actor Dustin Diamond wants delay in bar stabbing sentence
WASHINGTON — Former "Saved by the Bell" actor
Dustin Diamond is asking a judge to delay his sentence for a
Christmas Day stabbing in a Wisconsin bar.
arrested for threats at Wisconsin summer camp
— Madison police have arrested a man who authorities say
threatened staff at the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
during a children's summer camp.
UW-Oshkosh student sentenced to 3 years in ricin case
BAY — A former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student has
been sentenced to three years and four months in prison for
possessing the deadly poison ricin.
convicted of killing dad in Sheboygan
— A judge has convicted a 19-year-old man accused of
bludgeoning his father to death and hiding his body for
nearly a week in their Sheboygan apartment.
man gets 15 years in road rage beating death
— A 21-year-old Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 15
years in prison for his role in the road rage beating death
of a driver.
says lives could've been saved at Tomah VA hospital
— Deaths could have been avoided at Tomah medical center
if officials with the Department of Veteran Affairs had
acted sooner in investigating reports of overprescribing
medication, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Thursday.
charged in shooting of Wauwatosa police detective
— A 20-year-old convicted felon has been charged in
connection with last week's shooting of a Wauwatosa police
flag dealer will continue selling Confederate flag
An Appleton flag dealer says he has no plans to stop selling
the Confederate flag in his store.
Lake Michigan withdrawal shouldn't affect levels
— The Department of Natural Resources says Waukesha's plan
to pull water from Lake Michigan shouldn't affect lake
levels, plants and sediment.
request for Lake Michigan water moves forward
— A request to use Lake Michigan water by a west suburb of
Milwaukee is moving forward after a five-year review by the
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.