County inmate dies after experiencing medical issues
Authorities say an inmate at the Dane County Jail died
while in custody. Officials
with the Dane County Sheriff's Office say a deputy and
other inmates heard a 33-year-old inmate experiencing
medical issues in the shower at about 10 a.m.
budget committee resuming voting next week
After a two-month break, the Legislature's
budget-writing Joint Finance Committee plans to resume
its work on the state's spending plan next week.
police search for suspects in 3 separate shootings
Milwaukee police are looking for suspects in three
separate shootings that injured four people, including
two seriously. Milwaukee
police spokesman Terrence Gordon says the shootings all
happened Thursday evening.
dies in Wisconsin house explosion
WESTCOTT — Wisconsin authorities have recovered the
body of a 54-year-old woman killed in a house explosion.
senator wants feds to probe Mexican resort alcohol
A U.S. senator from Wisconsin is urging the State
Department to investigate reports of tainted or
substandard alcohol at Mexican resorts.
Russian tortoise returned to Wisconsin zoo
— A Russian tortoise that was taken from an Oshkosh
zoo a month ago has been returned.
Gate Bridge daredevils charged with trespass
— Two would-be daredevils from Wisconsin are now
criminal defendants for scaling the Golden Gate Bridge.
who stopped to help other motorists struck and killed
CALAMUS — A
Beaver Dam woman was killed after she stopped on a
highway to help two motorists involved in a crash and
was hit by another vehicle.
officials can't enforce fire sprinklers rule
Wisconsin officials say a state law prevents them from
enforcing a sprinklers rule that fire safety officials
say is one of the best ways to save lives.
officials act to help Northern Plains drought
N.D. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is taking steps to
make it easier for farmers in his state to help out
their drought-stricken colleagues in the Northern
doctor sentenced for sexually assaulting patients
— A former Wisconsin doctor convicted of sexually
assaulting multiple patients at a clinic in Plover has
been sentenced to more than six years in prison.
city to remove deteriorating 9/11 memorial
GREEN BAY —
The city of Green Bay will soon remove a 9/11 memorial
that bears inaccurate information and has deteriorated
amid eastern Wisconsin's harsh winters.
Nicholson, Vukmir line up big money supporters
Deep-pocketed Republicans are starting to take sides in
Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race, even though only one
candidate has officially entered the race.
season saved at Green Bay's Lombardi Middle School
GREEN BAY —
A Green Bay middle school named for legendary Packers
coach Vince Lombardi has hired four coaches, saving a
football season the school previously had canceled.
fatally shot by La Crosse police was felon
LA CROSSE —
La Crosse police have identified a convicted felon as
the armed carjacker who was fatally shot by officers.
city alderman accused of stalking ex-girlfriend
KENOSHA — A
city alderman in Kenosha is accused of stalking his
ex-girlfriend for more than four years. Authorities
allege John Ruffolo harassed the woman between February
2013 and July 2017 despite repeated pleas from her to
stop and warnings from police.
rules no release for Racine man who killed neighbor
RACINE — A
50-year-old Racine man who authorities say strangled his
neighbor with an electric cord will spend the rest of
his life in prison. A
judge Tuesday sentenced Harry Fumich to life in prison
with no chance of release.