express skepticism over claims in voting cases
federal court judges expressed deep skepticism Friday over
claims that Wisconsin Republicans deliberately made it
harder for minorities to vote.
general announces deal on drug overdose treatment
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has made a deal with
the manufacturer of a drug used to reverse overdoses to make
it more readily available at a lower cost.
charges for man living in hospital closet
homeless man who police say was living in the closet at a
Marshfield hospital has been charged with trespassing and
several other counts.
snow possible for American Birkebeiner
winter storm tracking toward Wisconsin could breathe some
life into this year's American Birkebeiner. The
National Weather Service is predicting a winter storm with
significant snowfall will move into the region between late
Thursday and early Saturday.
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds DNA fee
Wisconsin Supreme Court says a $250 fee charged to a Racine
woman to collect and process her DNA samples was correctly
levied, even though it did not have to be assessed at the
time of her conviction.
to hear testimony in Milwaukee County inmate death
Prosecutors investigating the death of an inmate at the
Milwaukee County Jail last year say they'll convene a
six-person jury to hear testimony and decide whether
criminal charges are warranted.
evangelical Alaskan cruise canceled
Alaskan cruise with evangelical Christians that Gov. Scott
Walker promised would be a "once-in-a-lifetime"
experience has been canceled.
tops 8 percent in Wisconsin superintendent race
Turnout in the primary for Wisconsin state superintendent
exceeded the average of recent similar elections.
Kenosha teen's win not based on federal order
lawyer for a transgender student in Wisconsin who won a
lawsuit against his school says revocation of federal
guidance related to bathroom use would not impact his case.
warn eliminating prevailing wage will cost jobs
American Legion is warning Republicans that eliminating the
prevailing wage on state projects could cost hundreds of
veterans their jobs in the construction industry.
leader resurrects bill to relax Wisconsin well rules
state Senate's top Republican has resurrected a bill that
would relax Wisconsin's high-capacity well regulations,
setting the stage for another fight over the state's
support for Wisconsin bill helping terminally ill
Advocates for terminally ill patients in Wisconsin urged
state lawmakers Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow
the use of potentially life-saving experimental drugs that
are still under federal review.
injured in semi, school bus crash
Eleven people, including at least three children, are being
treated for injuries following a crash involving a school
bus and semi near the Waupaca County and Outagamie County
Bay's mayor survives removal petition
Green Bay's mayor has survived an effort to remove him from
office. Mayor Jim
Schmitt's future was at stake Monday night during a meeting
of the City Council.
state schools superintendent field to be narrowed
The field of candidates running for superintendent of
Wisconsin's public schools will be narrowed in Tuesday's
primary, with incumbent Tony Evers facing two challengers
who have been sidetracked trying to explain allegations
that they discussed working together to beat him.
weather forces American Birkebeiner route changes
HAYWARD Warm weather is forcing organizers to change the
route of Saturday's American Birkebeiner ski race in
northwestern Wisconsin. As
a result, the race will not finish in downtown Hayward this