VP Pence trip to Wisconsin rescheduled with 2 stops
MADISON - Vice President Mike Pence will make two stops in Wisconsin during his rescheduled trip to the state.
Ex-Winona postmaster sentenced for destroying mail
MINNEAPOLIS - A former Winona postmaster must serve two years of probation and 80 hours of community service for destroying mail.
1 dead in house fire in Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE - One person is dead after a house fire in Eau Claire.
Man walking on sidewalk fatally shot from car in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police say a man was fatally shot as he walked on a city sidewalk.
Buyer now has keys to historic Lake Superior lighthouse
DULUTH, Minn. - There is no driveway, not even a sidewalk, to Steven Broudy's new home away from home.
Pilot killed, pickup driver injured in Wisconsin crash
LEDGEVIEW, Wis. - Sheriff's officials say the pilot of a small plane was killed and the driver of a pickup truck was critically injured in a collision near a private airfield in eastern Wisconsin.
Illegal BASE jumper calls police after cell tower mishap
- A BASE jumper who jumped illegally from a northwestern Wisconsin cellphone tower ended up calling the police on himself after his parachute became caught on a guy wire, leaving him dangling perilously 50 feet (15 meters) from the ground.
Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing
- Students at a Wisconsin high school skipped class Friday and marched through the streets of the state capital to protest the firing of a black security guard who was terminated for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word.
New Wausau all-inclusive playground honors son's memory
- His parents have a video of Josiah Hoerter in the hospital about a month after his second birthday.
make 5th arrest in Wisconsin THC vaping business
Authorities have made a fifth arrest in connection with a
black market THC vape manufacturing business in Wisconsin.
moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her
bill to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug
prices despite a breakdown in relations with her chief
bargaining partner on the issue President Donald
school guard fired for repeating racial slur
A black security guard at a Wisconsin high
school who was fired after he says he repeated a
racial slur while telling a student who had called
him that word not to use it has filed a grievance
seeking his job back.
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch quits woman's suffrage job
Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch has quit a job leading
national recognition of the 100th anniversary of women's right
to vote to return to Wisconsin 10 months after she began.
envoy says Giuliani was given role on Ukraine policy
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union told
House impeachment investigators Thursday that
President Donald Trump instructed him and other
envoys to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy
Giuliani, on Ukraine policy and that he was
"disappointed" by the directive. Gordon
Sondland spoke to lawmakers for around 10 hours.
taken to hospital after vaping
Suburban Milwaukee police say child protective services took
a 7-year-old boy to the hospital after he was found vaping
in a school classroom.
boy says man strapped him to chair in basement
8-year-old boy told authorities that a man who lives with
him and his mother strapped him to a chair in the basement
of their northeastern Wisconsin home, but that he escaped
and sought help from strangers.
report: Wisconsin air quality improving
Wisconsin environmental officials say the state's air
quality is improving. According
to the state Department of Natural Resources' 2019 Air
Quality Trends Report, concentrations of most pollutants are
continuing to decrease across the state.
refuses to serve couple over transgender comments
FOND DU LAC A
Fond du Lac woman says she was fired from a restaurant for
refusing to serve a couple who were making disparaging
comments about a transgender woman sitting at the bar.
a Murderer' figure Avery files promised appeal
attorney for a man whose criminal case was featured in the
Netflix series "Making a Murderer" is seeking a
new trial or evidentiary hearing.
man suspected of killing girlfriend, infant daughter
A man who told authorities that God told him to kill his
girlfriend from Wisconsin and their infant daughter has been
arrested in West Texas on two counts of capital murder.
details violent weekend at juvenile prison
Wisconsin Department of Corrections has released details
about a violent weekend at the state's juvenile prison in
northern Wisconsin that left one guard with a broken nose.
officials: 2 die in early-morning Milwaukee duplex fire
Fire department officials and family members say a
grandmother who worked in the home health care field was one
of two people who died in a fire on Milwaukee's north side.
moving at high speed goes airborne, crashes into roof
say a Wisconsin man was arrested after crashing a pickup
truck into the roof of a Beloit home.
Man, woman killed in fire on Milwaukee's north
MILWAUKEE - Authorities say two people are dead following an early morning fire on Milwaukee's north side.
Drunken driver sentenced to 7 years in fatal crash
MILWAUKEE - A drunken driver who fled from a fatal crash in Milwaukee has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Wisconsin boy sparks campaign to find bone marrow donors
ANTIGO, Wis. - Don't call Holden Zarda a superhero, because they aren't real.
Man charged in sex sting after walking hundreds of miles
INDIANAPOLIS - A 32-year-old faces federal charges alleging he walked hundreds of miles from central Indiana to Wisconsin to have sex with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Jury awards $5.2M in Walmart disability discrimination case
MADISON - A jury has awarded a former Wisconsin Walmart employee $5.2 million in a disability discrimination case.
Election security council to hold first public meeting
MADISON - A new council formed to coordinate election security will hold its first public meeting next week.
Police arrest 2 in shooting that killed man, hurt 2 children
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police have arrested two suspects in a shooting that killed a man and wounded two children.
Ron Johnson's spokesman won't run for Congress
MADISON - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's spokesman says he won't challenge the state Senate's top Republican for an open congressional seat next year.
DNR: New lead contamination rules not good enough
Emergency plan activated in North Dakota amid fall snowstorm
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say the Trump administration's proposed rewrite of lead contamination rules isn't good enough.
- North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Friday activated the state's emergency plan due to what he called a crippling snowstorm that closed major highways and had farmers and ranchers bracing for huge crop and livestock losses.
Evers will kill plan to punish UW free speech disrupters
- Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will kill a contentious
plan to punish students who disrupt free speech on
University of Wisconsin System campuses, his
spokeswoman said Friday as system regents took
another step toward implementing the policy.
Cheney critical of Trump's decision on Syria
- Former Vice President Dick Cheney is criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to pull American troops from Syria ahead of Turkish military attacks on the U.S.'s Kurdish allies.
gives UW vet school $15m for building project
foundation that supports University of Wisconsin-Madison
research has given the college's School of Veterinary
Medicine a $15 million gift to jump-start renovations and
More health insurance options on tap this fall
Wisconsin insurance officials say state residents will have
more health insurance options this year as open enrollment
Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ
ANGELES Addressing an LGBTQ community fearful that
their gains in equality are slipping, Democratic
presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive
agenda to end workplace discrimination, improve health
care and ensure protections for people who face threats,
or worse, because of their sexual orientation or gender
offers at least $24M to settle tribe pipeline suit
Enbridge Energy has offered the Bad River Band
of Lake Superior Chippewa at least $24 million to
settle a lawsuit the tribe filed to shut down and
remove the Line 5 pipeline from its reservation in
attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn.
President Donald Trump was defiant in the face
of an impeachment probe as he sought to convert the
threat to his presidency into a weapon on the
campaign trail, with biting and unsupported attacks
on potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Wisconsin, vote to aid disabled lawmaker turns
The Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday approved accommodations
for a disabled Democratic lawmaker, despite his objections that
Republicans had tied the changes to unrelated provisions aimed
at expanding GOP power.
methamphetamine bust at Appleton area hotel
Authorities say a drug raid at a hotel near Appleton could
be the largest methamphetamine bust ever in northeastern
truck strikes, kills 9-year-old boy on bike
Sheboygan police say a city garbage truck hit and killed a
9-year-old boy as he rode his bicycle.
Senate approves insurance for police survivors
state Senate has approved a bill that would force the state,
municipalities and universities to continue paying health
insurance premiums for immediate survivors of police
officers and emergency medical workers killed in the line of
OKs bills to combat Lyme disease
Wisconsin Senate has approved a package of bills to combat
Senate approves bill making bestiality a felony
Wisconsin Senate has approved a bill that would make
bestiality a felony.
OKs bill clearing path for e-bikes in Wisconsin
with small rechargeable electric motors that are gaining in
popularity would be regulated in a new way under a bill the
Wisconsin Legislature has passed.
pleads not guilty in case tied to missing brothers
A Missouri man has pleaded not guilty to tampering with a
vehicle rented by two missing Wisconsin brothers.