heat death investigated in Milwaukee
— The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office is
investigating a probable heat-related death in Milwaukee.
60-year-old man was found unresponsive in his home.
officer fired in death of black man loses appeal
— A judge has upheld the firing of a white Milwaukee
police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man in
down in most Wisconsin cities, counties
— Unemployment is down in nearly all Wisconsin cities and
state Department of Workforce Development reported Wednesday
that unemployment rates decreased or remained the same in 29
of the state's 32 largest cities in June.
roads budget faces $1 billion shortfall
— The Republican co-chair of the Legislature's budget
committee is at odds with Gov. Scott Walker over whether tax
and fee increases should be considered to help plug a nearly
$1 billion shortfall in Wisconsin's transportation budget.
shot with BB gun in face returns to lemonade stand
— A Kimberly boy was back in the lemonade business a day
after he was shot in the face with a BB gun. Jayden
Grant, 9, was selling lemonade with friends Monday when
someone drove past and shot him with a BB gun.
officer had on-duty sex nearly 100 times
— A Wisconsin police officer resigned after an internal
investigation found he had sex nearly 100 times on duty.
recalls salads, sandwiches due to salmonella risk
RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says
some salads and sandwiches that it sells are being recalled
due to a potential risk of salmonella contamination.
Walker to join with Pence at rally
— Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to attend a
rally with Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence
in Wisconsin on Wednesday night.
killed by police after chase, shot fired at officer
— Authorities say an armed suspect has been killed by
police after a standoff and pursuit that began after shots
were fired at an officer.
sues Neenah police over motorcycle shop shooting
— The widow of a man killed by police during a standoff at
a Neenah motorcycle shop is suing the officers for wrongful
dance: Hundreds attend prom for dying Wisconsin teen
— A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl suffering from an illness
that will take her life has decided to unhook her ventilator
and die — but not before she attends prom.
injured, shots fired after suspect steals squad car
CHUTE — An officer is injured and two suspects are in
custody after one man stole a squad car in Wisconsin.
police Sgt. Dave Lund says the incident happened Saturday
night as officers investigated two theft suspects at Pawn
America in Grand Chute.
hospitalized when vehicles carrying Boy Scouts crash
— Police say six people, including children, were taken to
area hospitals after two sport utility vehicles carrying Boy
Scouts crashed in Shawano County.
gets life in prison in witness intimidation case
— A Milwaukee County judge decided that a 27-year-old man
will spend the rest of his life in prison for orchestrating
killings in a witness intimidation case.
teen found dead on beach in Panama after search
— A Wisconsin teenager died on a church mission trip to
Panama this week, Panamanian authorities confirmed Friday.
of 16-year-old Malachi Taylor, of Beloit, was found on the
beach in the town of Las Lajas on Thursday evening after an
intensive search that lasted nearly two days.
arrests in Madison after protesters block traffic
— Ten people have been arrested amid protests in Madison
over police accountability after demonstrators blocked
traffic and refused to move.