arrested in death of 78-year-old man in Wisconsin
Authorities have arrested a man in the beating death of a
78-year-old man in western Wisconsin, the Dunn County
Sheriff's Office said Friday.
Senate to vote on 1 of 8 homelessness bills
The Wisconsin Senate plans to pass one of eight bills
designed to fight homelessness in Wisconsin, a bipartisan
package that has run into trouble among some conservative
senators concerned about the cost.
shot during attack on school officer to face trial
OSHKOSH — A
Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed
a school resource officer has been ordered to stand trial.
examiner: Wisconsin death was homicide, not hit-run
TOWN OF BLUE
MOUNDS — Authorities in southern Wisconsin said Thursday
that what they first believed was a hit-and-run death
actually was a homicide.
sentenced for buying 'new school shooter' gun for boy
MADISON — A
federal judge sentenced an Oshkosh man to a month behind
bars for buying a rifle for a boy who boasted online that
the weapon was a “new school shooter gun.”
charged in Puerto Rico to Wisconsin drug smuggling case
Federal prosecutors have charged 37 people accused of
sending cocaine and other drugs from Puerto Rico to
Wisconsin and elsewhere in the country using the U.S. Postal
Service, authorities said Thursday.
UW-Oshkosh administrators fined in misconduct case
OSHKOSH — Two
former administrators of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony misconduct in connection
with a financial scandal involving five building projects.
college president charged in Wis. sex sting
STURGEON BAY —
The fired president of Franklin College in Indiana was
charged Wednesday with three felonies after police in
Wisconsin say he contacted someone he thought was a teenage
boy on a dating app but was actually an undercover officer.
to close assisted living center at veterans home
MADISON — State
military officials announced Wednesday that they'll close an
assisted living facility for veterans in southeastern
Wisconsin this spring.
other states part of $200K PayPal charity settlement
RENO, Nev. —
The attorneys general of Nevada and 20 other states have
reached a $200,000 agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving
Fund Inc. to settle complaints over its handling of
charitable contributions through the company's online
Rivers officer cleared in fatal shooting
TWO RIVERS — A
Two Rivers police officer was justified in using deadly
force when he fatally shot a man during a traffic stop,
according to investigators.
Republicans to try to override nurse training veto
Assembly Republicans will try Wednesday to override
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a bill that would make
it easier to become a nurse's aide in Wisconsin.
College fires president following Wisconsin arrest
STURGEON BAY —
Franklin College in Indiana has fired its president after he
was arrested in Wisconsin on suspicion of using a computer
to facilitate a sex crime and attempted child enticement,
the school said Monday.
father found guilty of causing infant son's death
OSHKOSH — An
Oshkosh father has been convicted of causing his infant
Service Commission member Huebsch resigns
Wisconsin Public Service Commission member Mike Huebsch, a
former speaker of the state Assembly, announced Monday he
was resigning next month and would not finish off his term
that runs for another year.
school counselor accused of hidden bathroom taping
GREEN BAY — A
Green Bay high school counselor was charged Monday with
secretly videotaping 15 people in a school bathroom,
including one student.
Elk found dead from eating corn in northern Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife.
Wisconsin child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state
MADISON - A child in Wisconsin has died from influenza, marking the state's first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials said Friday.
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to nuclear material count
MADISON - A Wisconsin political activist accused of trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online pleaded guilty Friday to one count of receiving a nuclear material.
Evers approves Wisconsin Guard sex assault ombudsman
MADISON - Gov. Tony Evers on Friday approved a member of the Georgia National Guard to serve as the Wisconsin National Guard's new sexual misconduct ombudsman.
Woman arrested in 2018 death of infant in Fond du Lac
MILWAUKEE - A woman has been arrested in the 2018 death of an infant in Fond du Lac.
Southern, eastern Wisconsin under winter storm warning
- A winter storm that is expected to hit southern, central and northeastern Wisconsin could bring several inches of snow, icy road conditions and high winds, making weekend travel hazardous, state emergency officials said Friday.
Man properly sentenced despite inaccurate history
MADISON — A
Milwaukee judge relied on inaccurate information about a
convict's criminal history when he sentenced him to 13 years
in prison, but the mistake was harmless because of the man's
multiple brushes with the law, the Wisconsin Supreme Court
fight over estate of man deprived of water in jail
MILWAUKEE — A
legal battle has developed over the division of the
multimillion-dollar estate of a man who died after guards at
the Milwaukee County Jail deprived him of water.
exam ordered in 1976 murder case in Wisconsin
MARINETTE — A
competency exam has been ordered for a man accused of
killing a couple in a Wisconsin park in 1976.
Driver in Milwaukee crash that killed 4 was on meth
MILWAUKEE — The
driver of a speeding car that crashed into a tree in
Milwaukee last month, killing himself, a woman and two of
their children, was under the influence of methamphetamine
and going over 90 mph, authorities said Thursday.
US blames Iran
for Ukrainian jetliner downing, pledges probe
— The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in
response to its assessment that an Iranian missile
was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner
that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian
government denied playing a role in the killing of
all 176 people on board.
As Iran and US take step back
from the brink, Canada grieves
— The worst had passed, it seemed, and the United
States and Iran no longer appeared poised at the
edge of war.
More needs to be done to combat sex trafficking
— Law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are not
consistently reporting human trafficking cases,
leading to incomplete information and is likely
undercounting the number of people who are forced
into the sex trade, a report released by the state
attorney general on Thursday found.
mourning boy who died on Make-A-Wish trip to MOA
SUSSEX — A
Wisconsin family is mourning their 11-year-old son who died
on a Make-A-Wish trip to the Mall of America in Minnesota
over New Year's.
shoots man, steals vehicle with toddler inside
Milwaukee police are looking for a suspect who shot a driver
during a carjacking and fled with the vehicle and a toddler
in the back seat.
Wisconsin official to lead EPA's Chicago office
Mich. — A former Wisconsin official has been appointed to
lead a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional office
covering six Midwestern states, EPA Administrator Andrew
Wheeler said Wednesday.
assigns 'homework' to GOP-controlled Legislature
— Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, a former teacher and
state superintendent of schools, assigned
“homework” to the Republican-controlled
Legislature on Thursday, calling on them to spend
more money on combating homelessness, restrict the
use of water-polluting chemicals and close a
loophole that lowers property taxes for large retail
consumed smaller percentage of income again in 2019
Wisconsin residents continue to spend less of their income
on taxes, according to a new report from the Wisconsin
found in Wisconsin in '82 ID'ed as Minnesota man
Remains found in western Wisconsin in 1982 have been
identified as those of a Minnesota man, authorities said
legislator's daughter sentenced for woman's death
GREEN BAY — The
daughter of a Wisconsin state legislator was found guilty
Tuesday of supplying drugs that led to the death of a
pregnant woman and her baby.
groups host eagle viewings in Illinois, Wisconsin
Ill. — Wildlife organizations are planning eagle viewing
events in Illinois and Wisconsin.
finds Milwaukee acid attack suspect fit for trial
— A 61-year-old Wisconsin man accused of throwing acid in
a Latino man’s face during a racist attack is competent to
stand trial, according to a doctor's report released to
driver shoots children who threw snowballs at car
MILWAUKEE — A
driver shot and wounded two children who threw snowballs at
a car in Milwaukee, police said.
Waukesha County Courthouse closed due to bomb threat
WAUKESHA — The
Waukesha County Courthouse and Administration Building
are closed because of a bomb threat, according to county
search for suspect in fatal Christmas Eve hit-and-run
Milwaukee police are searching for a man now charged in a
fatal hit-and-run on Christmas Eve.
snowmobile riders die after plunging into Wisconsin lake
Two snowmobile riders died and a third survived after their
machines plunged into a lake in northern Wisconsin,
authorities said Sunday.
police investigate baby's death as homicide
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say they are investigating the death of
a 13-month-old boy who authorities suspect was beaten by the
workers sue manufacturer Lands' End over uniforms
Hundreds of Delta Air Lines employees have filed a pair of
class action lawsuits against Wisconsin-based clothing
manufacturer Lands' End, claiming that uniforms they are
required to wear are causing serious medical problems.
county official accused of choking farm worker
SHAWANO — A
Wisconsin county board member is accused of choking a worker
at his farm because the worker and a colleague overslept and
missed the start of their shift.
faces trial in 1994 Wisconsin murder case
MADISON — A
judge ordered an Indiana man to stand trial for the 1994
death of a woman who was strangled and run over with a car
in Madison, Wisconsin.
teacher admits to defecating in park for 2 years
WHITEWATER — A
retiring Wisconsin English teacher cited for defecating in a
public park for two years told authorities he was “being
an idiot” and that he did it for convenience and to be
plan to move Hawaii helicopter crash wreckage
HONOLULU — U.S.
investigators said Thursday they were waiting for weather to
clear so they may send a recovery team to retrieve the
wreckage of a tour helicopter that crashed last week into a
remote mountain ridge on the Hawaii island of Kauai and
killed seven people.
official accused of facilitating child sex crime
NEENAH — A New
York City education official was arrested in Wisconsin for
allegedly using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime,
accused of killing girlfriend's new love interest
RACINE — A
suburban Milwaukee man is accused of fatally shooting his
girlfriend's new love interest at the victim's Racine County
injured in Milwaukee crash dies; death toll rises to 4
A baby boy
injured in a Milwaukee car crash has died, bringing the
death toll from the weekend crash to four, authorities said
Kenosha police investigate death of baby boy
KENOSHA - Kenosha police are investigating the death of a baby boy.
Milwaukee police find vehicle, still seek suspect in hit-run
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police have found the vehicle linked to the hit-and-run death of a woman on Christmas Eve but were still looking for the driver.
Wisconsin man facing 11th drunken driving charge
STOUGHTON, Wis. - Authorities say a Wisconsin man is facing his 11th drunken driving charge after a hit-and-run crash on Christmas night.
Man charged with hate crime for Wisconsin Dells assault
LAKE DELTON - A visitor to a Wisconsin Dells resort has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly admitting that he assaulted a man based on his race in a resort bar, authorities said.
Suspect surrenders in Racine County home invasion killing
WIND LAKE, Wis. - A man wanted for fatally shooting a 40-year-old man after a home invasion in southeastern Wisconsin is in custody, authorities said Friday.
Man who killed 3 in Wisconsin crash wants to withdraw plea
A Russian immigrant wants to withdraw his guilty plea to killing three people in a wrong-way crash on a western Wisconsin interstate two years ago.
Man who made 27,000 crosses for shooting victims is retiring
US mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings
- An Illinois man who made more than 27,000 crosses to commemorate victims of mass shootings across the country is retiring.
The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter.
Man arrested in Christmas Eve shooting death in Madison
MADISON - Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection with a Christmas Eve homicide in Madison.