dies at Wisconsin lake where woman died 8 days earlier
OF BROCKWAY Authorities say a 59-year-old man has died
after taking part in scuba diving exercises at a Wisconsin
lake where another diver died eight days earlier.
suspected in recent deaths in Milwaukee County
The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office says it
has investigated 16 probable heroin-related deaths in the
firefighter injured after shots fired at ambulance
A Milwaukee firefighter suffered a graze wound after
gunshots were fired at an ambulance. According
to a city news release, the fire department's first
responders were dispatched to help a patient who was having
trouble breathing around 12:10 a.m. Monday.
food maker Stella & Chewy's recalls some products
YORK Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's is recalling
some of its products because a routine test found Listeria
in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for
separate shootings in Milwaukee leave 2 dead, 3 injured
Milwaukee police are investigating a string of five
separate shootings that left two men dead and three injured.
body recovered from Oconomowoc Lake
LAKE Authorities have recovered the body of a
42-year-old woman from Oconomowoc Lake in southeastern
threat found after UW-Madison student union evacuated
Police have searched parts of the Madison campus of the
University of Wisconsin and found no one with a weapon after
receiving a call from a man who said he had a firearm in the
votes to add 7-day work week to budget
The Legislature's budget committee has voted to allow
factory and retail employees to work seven straight days
without a day of rest.
leaving US attorney's job in Milwaukee
The U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
has announced his departure. James
Santelle said Thursday he will retire from his position in
the days ahead after 30 years of employment with the
Department of Justice.
Foods planning to expand in NE Wisconsin
Sargento Foods is planning to invest $30 million in its
facilities in northeastern Wisconsin and add 140 jobs.
AnchorBank to cut 101 jobs in next 3 months
Madison-based AnchorBank is cutting 14 percent of its
workforce as part of an effort to save money.
Wauwatosa detective goes home from hospital
The Wauwatosa police detective who was shot and
seriously injured while investigating a burglary has been
released from the hospital.
AP West editor, named Milwaukee correspondent
Greg Moore, an editor on The Associated Press' West
regional desk, has been named supervisory correspondent in
the cooperative's Milwaukee bureau.
OKs bill ending SAGE program
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill to end Wisconsin's
classroom SAGE program. The
Student Achievement Guarantee Program provides aid to
schools that maintain an 18-to-1 or 30-to-2 teacher-student
ratio for poor students in kindergarten through third grade.
signs GPS anti-tracking bill
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill designed to curb
using GPS devices to track people.
governor signs microbead ban
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that bans microbeads,
the plastic exfoliant in soap, toothpaste and other personal
signs emergency allergy treatment bill
Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that permits
businesses to keep a supply of epinephrine injections to
counteract life-threatening allergic reactions.