students urges to protect identity
Wisconsin consumer protection officials are advising
college students to be especially vigilant about protecting
their private identity information.
man found guilty in sex-trafficking case
A 45-year-old Milwaukee man has been found guilty of sex
trafficking, child abuse and related charges.
charged in Milwaukee double homicide
A Milwaukee teenager is charged with first-degree
intentional homicide in the shooting deaths of two men
during a robbery.
man accused of killing father with hammer
Prosecutors say a Beloit man used a hammer to kill his
father because his parents were moving and he would have no
place to live.
dumping offers invaders path to Great Lakes
CITY, Mich. Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade
and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing
invasive species including widely feared Asian carp
to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to
a scientific paper released Thursday.
virus hits Wisconsin waters, keeps spreading
The koi herpes virus that's expected to kill thousands
of common carp has spread from Rock River to Lake Koshkonong,
and will likely hit Janesville and Beloit in the next few
weeks, a Wisconsin biologist said.
House OKs measure allowing wolf hunting
CITY, Mich. The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday
for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued
hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the
matter up to the state's voters.
County ends recount without missing ballots
Election officials in one Wisconsin county finalized the
results of a recount in a close primary for the state Senate
on Wednesday even though more than 100 ballots remained
of interest in death may be tied to Oshkosh
OF FOX LAKE Police say the woman wanted for questioning
in the death of a Dodge County man met the victim online and
was picked up by him in Oshkosh.
reopen Wisconsin fun park restroom gun case
HARBOR The Door County Sheriff's Department has reopened
a case involving a man who left a loaded gun at Egg Harbor
Fun Park after learning his wife had been involved in a
officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn
National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on
one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say
has been burning for weeks.
to delay formal request for iron ore mine
Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron
ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until
at least the fall of next year.
board: Primary turnout was 12.7 percent
Turnout for Wisconsin's primary elections two weeks ago
was even lower than state election officials predicated.
shows Edming won GOP primary for Assembly
Former Rusk County board member James Edming has won a
close Republican primary for an Assembly seat in
in prison for hiding a corpse
CLAIRE One of three men accused of burying a homicide
victim in Rusk County has been sentenced to a year in
woman charged with selling heroin to mom
Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Sheboygan woman
for selling heroin to her mother, who overdosed.
hits, kills woman walking dog in Wisconsin
SPRINGS Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin are
investigating the death of a woman who was hit by a train.
biking club league is launched
Mountain biking is a new club sport for teens in
Wisconsin High School Cycling League includes middle and
high school riders who compete in a series of fall races
that culminates with championship competition at Cascade
Mountain in Portage.
Levin: $488,000 for Great Lakes cleanup
Mich. Michigan U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin
have announced $488,000 in funding for a regional
partnership to restore habitat in the Great Lakes.