panel to vote on stripping Planned Parenthood funding
state Senate's health committee is expected to vote on a pair of
bills that would strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding and
raise its Medicaid expenses.
officer ask judge to toss federal shooting lawsuit
unarmed biracial man who was fatally shot by a Madison
police officer forced the officer to open fire, attorneys
for the city and the officer argue in new court filings.
committee cancels vote on civil service changes
fast track for a Republican-sponsored bill making it easier
to hire and fire state workers slowed down a bit on Monday,
with the cancellation of a committee vote that would have
cleared the way for the full Senate taking the measure up
nonpartisan Wisconsin elections board considered
Dissolving the nonpartisan board
that oversees elections and
government ethics laws in Wisconsin
is the subject of a public hearing
in the Legislature.
Woman left girl in casino parking lot while gambling
A 26-year-old woman is accused of leaving her
3-year-old daughter in a locked SUV in a Madison casino
parking lot while she gambled.
sand mining operations to cut jobs
LA CROSSE, Low
oil prices are claiming more Wisconsin sand mining jobs.
U.S. Silica Co.
plans to lay off an additional 16 workers at its Sparta processing
plant, while Hi Crush Services plans to idle 27 workers at its
plant in Augusta.
convicts Milwaukee father in shaken baby death trial
jury has convicted a Milwaukee man accused of physical abuse
that prosecutors said led to the 2013 death of his infant
committee to take up fetal tissue research ban
The state Senate's health committee is set to vote on
a bill that would outlaw research using tissue obtained
from aborted fetuses.
man gets 7 years in fatal shooting at party
29-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for
fatally shooting another man at a party last year in Madison.
state Sen. Larson to challenge Abele
State Sen. Chris Larson is challenging fellow Democrat
Chris Abele as he runs for re-election as Milwaukee County
to host Nov. 10 GOP presidential debate
Milwaukee has been named the site of next month's
Republican presidential primary debate.
University remembers slain alumnus James Foley
Marquette University in Milwaukee is remembering an
alumnus who was held hostage and killed last year by the
Islamic State group while working as a journalist in Syria.
of Italian saint to be displayed at Madison church
The body of an 11-year-old Italian girl killed more than
a century ago and declared a saint will be on display this
week at a Wisconsin church that bears her name.
rally for woman hit by foul ball at Brewers game
A woman who was seriously hurt by a foul ball at a
Milwaukee Brewers game this summer is getting some help from
injured while hiking along bluff in Cudahy
A woman was flown to a hospital after falling off a
ledge and suffering a head injury in a park in Cudahy.
Boy, 4, struck, seriously hurt by car in Milwaukee
Police say a 4-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he
was struck by a car in Milwaukee. Police
say the car was driving north on North 37th Street when the
boy ran out into the street from between parked cars and was
hit just before 4 p.m. Saturday.
killed in hit-and-run crash in Milwaukee
Milwaukee police are searching for the driver that
struck and killed a pedestrian in an early morning
cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day
N.M. More cities are recognizing Native Americans on
Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to change
the name of the holiday to celebrate the history and
contributions of indigenous cultures around the country.