Wisconsin reservists prepare to deploy to Afghanistan
- The families of 10 Wisconsin Army Reserve members are
saying their good-byes this weekend as the soldiers prepare
for a Valentine's Day deployment.
imprisoned in 2013 Milwaukee home invasion hangs himself
- A man convicted in a 2013 home invasion and sexual assault
in Milwaukee apparently hung himself in his cell at the
Columbia Correctional Institution, authorities said.
woman dies after house fire near River Falls
FALLS - The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says a
93-year-old woman has died after a fire destroyed her home
near River Falls in western Wisconsin.
prepare for sturgeon season on Lake Winnebago
- Sturgeon spearers are getting ready for the season to open
on frozen Lake Winnebago.
man found guilty in fatal shooting of friend
- A jury has found a Racine man accused of fatally shooting
his friend guilty of first-degree intentional homicide.
suit filed by man attacked for trespassing
- A hunter who was beaten after wandering onto private
property in Pepin County is suing his attacker.
found guilty of taking girl to Illinois for prostitution
- Federal officials say a Milwaukee man has been convicted
of transporting an underage girl from Madison, Wisconsin, to
the Chicago area to engage in prostitution.
teens accused of spiking teacher's drink headed to trial
- Two high school students accused of spiking their
teacher's drink with a cleaning solution are headed to trial
in Oconto County.
to vote on drug treatment dollars
- Drug treatment and diversion programs would get an
additional $2 million annually under a bill the state
Assembly is set to take up.
makes crash landing in Michigan UP; pilot unhurt
Mich. - An experimental helicopter had to make an emergency
landing in a residential area of Menominee on Michigan's
board predicts 10 percent turnout Tuesday
- Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is predicting
about 10 percent of eligible voters will go to the polls
Tuesday for the spring primary election.
appoints new UW regents
- Gov. Scott Walker has appointed three new University of
Assembly approves bill expanding landlord rights
Landlords would have more power to evict tenants for
criminal activity under a bill the state Assembly passed
Thursday that dramatically expands the rights of rental
researchers to study Zika virus in monkeys
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to
use monkeys to study the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
passes bill outlawing hunter harassment
MADISON — The
state Assembly has approved a bill that would prohibit
people from bothering hunters in the woods.
accused of trying to join extremists found competent
MADISON — A
psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to
join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand
to stand trial in Wisconsin motorcycle shop standoff
OSHKOSH — A
Wisconsin man accused of starting a hostage standoff at a
motorcycle shop has been bound over for trial.
OKs relaxing emission regs, tweaks renewable program
Republicans on the Legislature's powerful budget committee
approved a bill Wednesday that would relax portions of
Wisconsin's sulfur dioxide regulations and rework utilities'
obligations to pay into the state's renewable energy
decry ban on county executives in Legislature
MADISON — A
bill that would bar county executives from serving
concurrently in the Wisconsin Legislature was criticized as
partisan politics in an Assembly committee public hearing