Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri mother
A Wisconsin man was convicted Friday in the stabbing
death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter for years
to pretend to be disabled as part of a fraud scheme.
found in a deer harvested from Portage Co. hunt ranch
Wisconsin authorities say a white-tailed deer harvested from
a hunt ranch in Portage County has tested positive for
chronic wasting disease.
unemployment at 3 percent in October
Wisconsin's unemployment rate is at or below 3 percent for a
record ninth month in a row.
women facing charges after dead, neglected horses found
TOWN OF STRONGS
PRAIRIE Two women are facing criminal charges after
sheriff's deputies say they found 34 horses that were sick,
malnourished or dead on an Adams County farm.
company gives employees revolvers for Christmas
Wisconsin company is giving employees revolvers for
Christmas in what it says is an effort to promote personal
safety and team building.
9-day deer hunt begins Saturday
day Wisconsin hunters have been waiting for all year is
finally here. The state's
nine-day gun deer hunt begins a half-hour before sunrise
Saturday. The season runs through Nov. 25.
OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise
Mich. The U.S. Senate approved a compromise policy
Wednesday on dumping ship ballast water in coastal ports and
the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive
species that damage the environment and the economy.
inmate pleads guilty to threatening Jewish center
inmate has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he mailed
threats to a Jewish Community Center in suburban Milwaukee.
sorry for media storm over porn star visit
LA CROSSE The
chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is
apologizing for the attention he generated by inviting a
porn star to speak on campus.
won't let man withdraw plea in gruesome homicide
state appeals court isn't letting a man withdraw his guilty
plea in a gruesome northern Wisconsin homicide.
struck and killed was planned to become police officer
Family and friends of a 23-year-old man struck and killed by
a hit-and-run driver in Milwaukee say he was planning to
enter a police academy in Arizona at the end of the month.
Point reduces number of majors cuts
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point officials have reduced
the number of majors slated for elimination by more than
officer shoots, wounds man in Milwaukee
Milwaukee police say an officer shot and wounded a
42-year-old man on the city's northwest side.
Fire Department may change after firefighter's death
Madison Fire Department may make changes to its health
programs and policies as federal officials plan to
investigate the death of one of the department's members.
police: Man killed in hit-and-run crash
Milwaukee police say a 23-year-old man has been killed in a
Depressed milk prices forcing more farmers out of operation
DES MOINES, Iowa - High production costs and falling commodity prices over the past four years are forcing more and more dairy farmers out of business in Iowa and other dairy states, according to agribusiness experts and farm groups.
Man faces several charges in alleged election day threat
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man accused of threatening a polling place on election day is facing several charges, including recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon.
Remembrance marks anniversary of wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald
SILVER BAY, Minn. - An annual remembrance ceremony on Minnesota's North Shore is set to mark the 43rd anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Wisconsin DNR staff pressured to OK golf course
SHEBOYGAN - "Here's our thistle! This is a rare, very rare plant," retired wetland ecologist Pat Trochlell exclaimed as she stood at the edge of Lake Michigan on a clear, windy and unseasonably cool day in October.
Project aims to bring wild rice back to Wisconsin
HOWARD - Federal, state and local groups have formed a partnership in Wisconsin to start a restoration project to help wild rice grow.
UW-Madison terminates Kappa Sigma chapter after dropped TV
MADISON - The University of Wisconsin-Madison has terminated its Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter after people pushed a television off the chapter's balcony and nearly hit a woman this summer.
Court fight likely in 10-year-old girl's homicide case
MINNEAPOLIS - When a 10-year-old Wisconsin girl was charged with homicide this week in the death of an infant, it was a rare
- but not unprecedented - case of adult charges being filed against someone so young.
Green Bay correctional facility locked down after assault
GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Correctional Institution was locked down after an inmate assaulted a staff member.
Democrats speak out against effort to curtail governor power
MADISON - Democratic state lawmakers say a Republican effort to curtail the power of incoming Gov. Tony Evers may be illegal, is "embarrassing" and amounts to "political shenanigans."
Report: $2 billion needed to maintain current services
MADISON - A new report says it will take more than $2 billion just to maintain current state services, with a modest increase in spending and a more sizeable boost for schools.
Fitchburg mayor reprimanded for legal work
- The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reprimanded the mayor of Fitchburg's for his legal work on behalf of two clients.
Evers wants to do stuff as governor, but it will be tough
- Tony Evers made a lot of promises during his successful campaign against Republican Gov. Scott Walker
- some specific, many more vague.
workers settle lead claims for $7.5 million
Fraser Shipyards has settled lawsuits involving dozens of
workers who were exposed to lead while working on an old
freighter in Superior, the company said Thursday.
candidate indicted in radioactive material case
Wisconsin political activist who unsuccessfully ran for
House Speaker Paul Ryan's seat in the last two Republican
primaries has been indicted on charges alleging that he
tried to buy a lethal dose of radioactive material in order
to kill someone.
tax break bill to get hearing, vote uncertain
soybean harvest expected amid continued trade dispute
A $100 million tax break bill designed to keep paper
products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. from closing an
Appleton-area plant will get a public hearing in the
Legislature, but approval remains uncertain.
MOINES, Iowa The U.S. Department of Agriculture says
farmers are expected to harvest the largest soybean crop on
record but must deal with a constricted market in which to
sell the crop because of President Donald Trump's tariff
battle with China. In its
latest update released Thursday, the USDA places the expected
soybean harvest at 4.6 billion bushels, the largest ever.
triumphs: 2 governorships, at least 9 seats in Congress
the East Coast, West Coast and in heartland states between
them, LGBT candidates scored a raft of notable midterm
election victories winning two governorships, at least
nine seats in Congress, and their first-ever legislative seats
in Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska.
UW chancellor wins congressional seat in Florida
Former University of Wisconsin Chancellor Donna Shalala has
won a seat in Congress.
scheduled for Girl Scouts, mother struck and killed
Funeral arrangements are set for three Girl Scouts and a
mother who were killed in a hit-and-run in rural
filed in hit-and-run that killed 4 in Wisconsin
Vehicular homicide charges were filed Tuesday against a
21-year-old man accused of inhaling chemical vapors before
he crashed his truck into a group of Girl Scouts picking up
trash along a highway, killing three children and one adult,
Wisconsin prosecutors said Tuesday.
10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic
A 10-year-old girl charged with first-degree intentional
homicide in the death of a 6-month-old baby told
investigators that she panicked after dropping the infant,
and stomped on the child's head to stop the crying,
according to a sheriff in western Wisconsin.
DNR: Bear kill down in 2018
Wisconsin wildlife officials say hunters killed fewer black
bears this year.
struggle with Wisconsin deaths of Girl Scout, mom
Relatives of a Girl Scout and her mother who were killed in
a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin that also claimed the lives
of two other girls struggled Monday to come to terms with
their sudden, heartbreaking loss, saying "we all expect
them to come back."
Republicans mull limiting governor-elect's power
Wisconsin Republican lawmakers on Thursday privately
discussed ways they could limit the incoming Democratic
governor before he takes office, which the governor-elect
described as a "desperate attempt to cling to
du Lac's 'Halloween Killer' case stalls in court
FOND DU LAC
The future of a Wisconsin convict known as the
"Halloween Killer" is stalled as a state appeals
court decides where to hold court proceedings to determine
whether he'll be released or committed to a mental health
village divided on animal research referendum
The most divisive item on the ballot for one rural village
in southern Wisconsin is a referendum about animal research.
Line 3 opponents plead guilty to disorderly conduct
Twenty opponents of Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3
replacement have pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in
connection with an August protest.
gun found at Milwaukee airport is 9th firearm in 2018
Transportation Security Administration agents discovered a
loaded gun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Milwaukee's
Mitchell International Airport.
of gun that killed Chicago police commander sentenced
Wisconsin man who illegally sold the handgun used to kill a
Chicago police commander this year has been sentenced to 37
months in federal prison.
says pilot killed in helicopter crash was employee
Enbridge says the pilot killed in a helicopter crash in
northern Wisconsin was an employee.
prescriptions drop 32 percent over last 3 years
MADISON A new
state report shows doctors have been prescribing fewer
opioids over the last three years.
charged in fatal Wisconsin stabbing found incompetent
Stoughton man has been found incompetent to stand trial on
charges he fatally stabbed another man last year.
limits insurer's payout in massive wildfire
state Supreme Court is limiting an insurance company's
payout in a massive northwestern Wisconsin wildfire.
confirms rare bovine tuberculosis in Waunakee cows
Wisconsin agriculture officials are investigating a rare
outbreak of bovine tuberculosis on a Waunakee farm.
crashes plane into lake, leaves wreckage, hitches home
Sheriff's officials say the pilot of an ultralight seaplane
that crashed into a southern Wisconsin lake swam to shore
and hitched a ride home without contacting the authorities
about the wreck because he didn't think it was a big deal.
raises $484k in September, October
campaign finance reports show Democratic attorney general
challenger Josh Kaul is winning the fundraising battle over
Republican incumbent Brad Schimel as Election Day
21-year-old man shot in Madison parking ramp dies
Madison police say a 21-year-old man has died after he was
shot in a downtown parking ramp over the weekend.
shooting wounds man in Beaver Dam
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is investigating an
officer-involved shooting that wounded a man in Beaver Dam.
Green Bay officer shot man after confrontation
GREEN BAY The
Wisconsin Department of Justice says a man who was shot and
killed by a Green Bay police officer last week had been
arrested for failing to go to jail for a past drunken
panel issues formal approval for disputed pipeline
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Minnesota regulators have issued a formal order
approving Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3
crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, clearing the
way for opponents to appeal.
man returning to Wisconsin to face charges from '75
A Michigan man accused of killing his wife 43 years ago
has waived extradition and will voluntarily return to
Wisconsin to face charges.
board approves catfish seasons
Wisconsin wildlife officials have approved emergency
regulations establishing catfish seasons.
3Q Earnings Snapshot
Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) on Tuesday reported third-quarter
net income of $113.9 million.
VP's Tesla stolen, recovered, 4 arrested
Four people have been arrested and accused of stealing a
luxury SUV from a Milwaukee Bucks executive during the
team's home opener.