accused of killed girlfriend's disabled daughter
A central Wisconsin man has been arrested in the death
of his girlfriend's disabled adult daughter.
to close coal-fired Genoa plant, lay off 80
LA CROSSE Dairyland Power Cooperative plans to close its
coal-fired station in Genoa by the end of 2021.
100 state lawmakers accused of misconduct in 3 years
CITY, Mo. State lawmakers across the U.S. have
reached a troubling milestone for allegations of
sexual misconduct, even as they have taken
significant steps to try to prevent and investigate
tax collections up $818 million above projections
Wisconsin tax collections are expected to come
in more than $818 million above projections made
last summer, an increase reported Thursday that will
fuel the push to make an election year tax cut.
Man fatally shot by police linked to other crimes
A man who died after being shot by police in Fox Crossing
was linked to other crimes in northeastern Wisconsin,
authorities said Wednesday.
lawmaker accuses Kaul of bullying to pass kit bill
The Republican chairman of the Assembly's health
committee accused Wisconsin's Democratic attorney
general Thursday of trying to bully him into passing
a bipartisan bill designed to prevent backlogs of
untested sexual assault evidence kits.
calls lawmakers into special session on dairy crisis
Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday called the
Republican-controlled Legislature into a special
session beginning next week to consider an $8.5
million package of bills designed to help rural
Wisconsin in the face of a crisis that's caused a
loss of one-third of the state's dairy farms since
signs bills designed to fight Lyme disease
Tony Evers on Tuesday signed into law a pair of bills
designed to combat the spread of Lyme disease by warning
visitors to state parks and other outdoor properties about
the risks and making insect repellent available to buy in
state parks and trails.
man caught with loaded gun at Milwaukee airport
Transportation Security Administration said officials
stopped a Wisconsin man with a loaded gun Tuesday while
going through a checkpoint at Mitchell International
Total 2019 Wisconsin deer kill down 14%
Hunters in Wisconsin killed nearly 50,000 fewer deer last
year than in 2018, according to a report state Department of
Natural Resources officials planned to submit to their board
man injured while trying to help driver on highway
car struck a man who stopped to help a motorist whose
vehicle was pulled aside on a distress lane on a Milwaukee
interstate, the sheriff's office said.
arrested in death of 78-year-old man in Wisconsin
Authorities have arrested a man in the beating death of a
78-year-old man in western Wisconsin, the Dunn County
Sheriff's Office said Friday.
Senate to vote on 1 of 8 homelessness bills
The Wisconsin Senate plans to pass one of eight bills
designed to fight homelessness in Wisconsin, a bipartisan
package that has run into trouble among some conservative
senators concerned about the cost.
shot during attack on school officer to face trial
Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed
a school resource officer has been ordered to stand trial.
examiner: Wisconsin death was homicide, not hit-run
TOWN OF BLUE
MOUNDS Authorities in southern Wisconsin said Thursday
that what they first believed was a hit-and-run death
actually was a homicide.
sentenced for buying 'new school shooter' gun for boy
federal judge sentenced an Oshkosh man to a month behind
bars for buying a rifle for a boy who boasted online that
the weapon was a new school shooter gun.
charged in Puerto Rico to Wisconsin drug smuggling case
Federal prosecutors have charged 37 people accused of
sending cocaine and other drugs from Puerto Rico to
Wisconsin and elsewhere in the country using the U.S. Postal
Service, authorities said Thursday.
UW-Oshkosh administrators fined in misconduct case
former administrators of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony misconduct in connection
with a financial scandal involving five building projects.
college president charged in Wis. sex sting
The fired president of Franklin College in Indiana was
charged Wednesday with three felonies after police in
Wisconsin say he contacted someone he thought was a teenage
boy on a dating app but was actually an undercover officer.
to close assisted living center at veterans home
military officials announced Wednesday that they'll close an
assisted living facility for veterans in southeastern
Wisconsin this spring.
other states part of $200K PayPal charity settlement
The attorneys general of Nevada and 20 other states have
reached a $200,000 agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving
Fund Inc. to settle complaints over its handling of
charitable contributions through the company's online
Rivers officer cleared in fatal shooting
TWO RIVERS A
Two Rivers police officer was justified in using deadly
force when he fatally shot a man during a traffic stop,
according to investigators.
Republicans to try to override nurse training veto
Assembly Republicans will try Wednesday to override
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a bill that would make
it easier to become a nurse's aide in Wisconsin.
College fires president following Wisconsin arrest
Franklin College in Indiana has fired its president after he
was arrested in Wisconsin on suspicion of using a computer
to facilitate a sex crime and attempted child enticement,
the school said Monday.
father found guilty of causing infant son's death
Oshkosh father has been convicted of causing his infant
Service Commission member Huebsch resigns
Wisconsin Public Service Commission member Mike Huebsch, a
former speaker of the state Assembly, announced Monday he
was resigning next month and would not finish off his term
that runs for another year.
school counselor accused of hidden bathroom taping
GREEN BAY A
Green Bay high school counselor was charged Monday with
secretly videotaping 15 people in a school bathroom,
including one student.
Elk found dead from eating corn in northern Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife.
Wisconsin child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state
MADISON - A child in Wisconsin has died from influenza, marking the state's first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials said Friday.