teen facing charges in hit-and-run crash in Milwaukee
— A second teenager has been charged in a hit-and-run
crash that killed a Milwaukee couple. The
17-year-old was charged Monday with operating a vehicle
without the owner's consent as a passenger.
Assembly committee to vote on right-to-work bill
— The Wisconsin state Assembly's Labor Committee is
meeting to consider changes to the right-to-work bill,
although it's nearly certain that none will be adopted.
Court upholds conviction in ice pick slaying
— The evidence against a Milwaukee man convicted of
killing his girlfriend with an ice pick was overwhelming,
the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Tuesday, rejecting his
argument that he deserves a new trial because he wasn't
allowed to testify.
St. Paul adults charged in multistate sex trafficking ring
PAUL, Minn. — Prosecutors on Tuesday charged five St. Paul
residents in what authorities allege was a multistate
sex-trafficking ring whose victims included minors.
limit bill continues coasting through the Capitol
— A bill that would increase speed limits on some
Wisconsin highways and freeways has coasted through another
green light at the Capitol.
plans 4 events in South Carolina
— Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is making his
first trip to early primary state South Carolina later this
woman gets 5 years in baby's methadone overdose death
— A Beloit woman has been sentenced to five years in
prison in the methadone overdose death of her 1-year-old
site could become federal marine sanctuary
— An 875-square-mile area of Lake Michigan off the
Wisconsin coast could become the Great Lakes' second
National Marine Sanctuary.
suspect charged as adult in fatal Wisconsin stabbing
— Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old as an adult in
the stabbing death of a 13-year-old boy in central
accuses Obama of ignoring alarm bells on Israel
— Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely GOP presidential
candidate, expressed severe worry Monday about U.S.-Israeli
relations in a commentary piece that sounds stronger fears
about "ruptured bonds" than even the country's
facing 2 felony charges in Milwaukee gas station beating
— A 21-year-old man is facing felony charges in the
beating of two clerks at a Milwaukee gas station.
donations dropping along with temperatures
— The call is going out for blood donors in Minnesota and
man dies at Zoo Interchange construction site
- A man has died after a construction accident at the site
of the Zoo Interchange project in Milwaukee.
man arrested after standoff on I-94 in Indiana
CITY, Ind. - Indiana State Police say a man from Wisconsin
wanted after allegedly firing shots inside an Illinois store
was arrested following a standoff on Interstate 94.
from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana
Wash. - The Justice Department's announcement in December
that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize
and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes
of caution - if not silence or opposition - from many
man gets 25 years in fatal baseball-bat beating
- A Marathon County judge has sentenced Warren Krohn to 25
years in prison in the 2012 beating death of popular Wausau
bowler Kerby Kniess.
judge slashes jury award in illegal-search lawsuit
- A federal judge has slashed a jury's award from over
$500,000 to just $60,000 in an illegal-search lawsuit
against the Milwaukee Police Department.