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.
passenger dies after thrown from motorcycle
- A 35-year-old woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle
suffered a serious head injury and died after a crash in
162,000 U-Haul vehicle trailer hitches recalled
- About 162,000 trailer hitches sold at U-Haul outlets are
being recalled because of weak steel that could cause the
parts to break.
of island house fire in Racine County identified
- Racine County sheriff's officials have identified the
victim of a fire that broke out in a House on a Fox River
island in Waterford.
women in 20s killed in Milwaukee crash
- Milwaukee police are investigating a crash that killed two
women in their 20s.
80 dead calves found on 2 Kenosha County farms
- Authorities are investigating potential animal abuse on
two farms where over 80 dead calves were found amid
deplorable conditions, the Kenosha County Sheriff's
Department said Saturday.
Milwaukee alderman killed in motorcycle crash was drunk
- Authorities say a Milwaukee alderman who was killed in
motorcycle crash was driving drunk.
appoints son of foundation president to regents
- Gov. Scott Walker has appointed the son of a president of
a foundation that supports conservative causes to the
University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.
deputy committed in slaying of wife, sister-in-law
- A judge has committed a former Dane County sheriff's
deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease to a mental health
institution after a jury earlier found he was not legally
responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law.
nix Walker plan to eliminate higher ed board
- Lawmakers on the Legislature's budget-writing committee
have killed Gov. Scott Walker's plan to eliminate a small
state agency that approves and regulates for-profit
panel OKs seeking to raise Medicaid premiums for some
— Low-income childless adults on Wisconsin's BadgerCare
Plus Medicaid program may have to pay higher premiums if
they engage in risky behavior.
soldier killed in Korean War buried in Arlington
— A Wisconsin soldier reported missing during the Korean
War has been buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his
remains went unidentified for years.
PAC suspends activity
— A political action committee founded by Democrat Russ
Feingold has suspended its fundraising to avoid the
appearance of a conflict with his run for the U.S. Senate.
island house fire in Racine County
— Racine County sheriff's officials say an 88-year-old man
has died in a house fire on a Fox River island in Waterford.
DNA surcharge was too high for felony convictions
— A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled that a DNA surcharge
applied to a convicted felon was too high because it was
based on a law that was not in effect at the time he
committed his crimes.
committee to mull changes to SeniorCare budget
— The Legislature's finance committee is set to make
changes to Wisconsin's popular SeniorCare program.
of man killed at Ford Hood to get his Purple Heart
— The family of a nurse practitioner from Wisconsin killed
in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting is set to receive his Purple
has not talked to Abrahamson since switch
— Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience
Roggensack says "there's no chaos" on the state's
highest court, and she has not spoken with former longtime
Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson since she succeeded her.
signs bill to keep Badger Exam off school reports
— Gov. Scott Walker has signed a Republican-authored bill
that would ensure scores on the statewide Badger Exam public
school children are taking this spring aren't used against
teachers or put on report cards measuring school
hope to expedite 20-week abortion ban bill
— Republican state lawmakers say they hope to pass a bill
to ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation before the
budget is debated in June.