man dies in collision with Amtrak train
motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a
Court: Defendants must be allowed to present cases
state Supreme Court says defendants must be allowed to
present their cases in court.
ready to purchase 14k acres in Iron County
Department of Natural Resources officials plan to ask their
board next week for permission to spend nearly $5 million to
purchase an easement on 14,350 acres in Iron County.
investigate Waukesha County fire that killed 3
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at a home
near Waukesha that killed one adult and two children.
destroys home of former gubernatorial candidate
ALMA No one
was hurt in a weekend fire that destroyed the rural Alma
home of former Wisconsin state senator and gubernatorial
candidate Kathleen Vinehout.
pediatric flu death recorded in Wisconsin
Wisconsin health officials say a child has died after
developing the flu. The
Department of Health Services says the death occurred in
southeastern Wisconsin, but declined to identify the child.
of submerged semi in Wisconsin ID'd; 2nd body found
Authorities investigating an incident in which a semi
plunged off a bridge and down a cliff into a lake near
Wisconsin Dells have recovered a second body and also
identified the driver.
police chief: Heroin overdoses increase in February
Madison's police chief says there's been a spike in the
number of heroin overdoses during the past week and a
"particularly toxic" batch of the drug in the city
may be to blame.
introduce bill to end Miller Park sales tax
Wisconsin lawmakers are introducing a bill to end the sales
tax that has funded Miller Park's construction and
maintenance at the end of the year.
600 Shopko workers facing layoffs in May
Labor officials say nearly 600 Wisconsin workers will lose
their jobs when Shopko Stores closes another 11 stores
statewide in May.
high school sorry for apparent blackface display
The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says
there will be consequences for students at a basketball game
who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he
was wearing blackface.
groups back plan for keeping carp out of Great Lakes
Mich. Hunting and fishing groups have teamed up to
support a plan for preventing Asian carp from reaching the
convicted in daycare death seeks new trial
woman convicted of reckless homicide in the 2007 death of a
baby boy at her home daycare is asking a Dane County judge
to grant her a new trial based on new evidence.
in Wisconsin is a record breaker
week's snow storm in Wisconsin is a record breaker for some
Jayme Closs thanks well-wishers for support
13-year-old Wisconsin girl who spent 88 days in captivity
after a violent abduction is thanking supporters from around
want to ban minors from buying e-cigarettes
Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill that would
prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes and other vapor
avoids prison time for sexually assaulting student
FOND DU LAC A
former Ripon High School teacher has been sentenced to
probation for having a sexual relationship with a student.
water levels expected in Great Lakes this summer
Experts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on
the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records.
County ranch deer tests positive for wasting disease
deer on a Forest County hunting ranch has tested positive
for chronic wasting disease.
officer fatally shoots suspect in Waukesha
police officer has fatally shot a knife-wielding suspect in
Waukesha after authorities say the man charged at the
least 3 snowmobilers killed in Wisconsin crashes
Authorities say at least three snowmobilers were killed in
weekend crashes in Wisconsin.
University of Wisconsin sees spike in graduation rates
MADISON - The University of Wisconsin System has seen a spike in graduation numbers from 10 years ago, and the number of graduates of color more than doubled in that period, according to officials.
Tri-state region draws anglers for year-round trout fishing
DUBUQUE, Iowa - For those who live in the tri-state region - or even those who are passing through
- it is almost impossible to ignore the area's topography.
Wisconsin educators look to retain teachers amid shortage
MADISON - Education leaders in Wisconsin are studying how to retain teachers and attract new ones as unfilled vacancies for teaching jobs stack up in the state.
UW regents OK graduate tuition increases at 8 schools
MADISON - University of Wisconsin System regents Friday approved raising graduate tuition at eight schools and out-of-state undergraduate tuition at six schools.
Judge orders state education department to release records
MADISON - A judge has ordered Wisconsin's education department to release records it withheld from a conservative legal group that requested them.
DA won't charge officers in connection with in-custody death
FOND DU LAC - A prosecutor won't file charges against three Fond du Lac police officers in an in-custody death.
Milwaukee man killed in hit-and-run crash
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a city public works worker, then fled the scene.
District attorney begins review of fatal police shooting
- Prosecutors were reviewing evidence Friday to determine whether charges will be filed against a 26-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Milwaukee police officer.
outraises Neubauer in January in Supreme Court race
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn outraised
challenger Lisa Neubauer in January, but still trails her in
overall money raised and cash on hand.
Shopko announces more store closings
Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores has announced
more store closings as the company tries to emerge from
launches review of fraternities, sororities
speaker open to negotiating on income tax cut
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is launching a
review of fraternity and sorority life. The
school announced the review in a news release Thursday.
Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he is open to
negotiating with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers over how to pay
for an income tax cut both sides want.
storm closes schools, highways in Upper Midwest
N.D. A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds
caused power outages and forced the closure of schools
and interstate highways Thursday in parts of the Upper
charged in oil pipeline shutdown attempt
collect evidence after Milwaukee officer fatally shot
Minn. Prosecutors in northern Minnesota have
charged four protesters who allegedly tried to shut down an
Enbridge oil pipeline, but brought the wrong tool.
Police are collecting evidence at a Milwaukee home where a
police officer was fatally shot while serving a warrant.
police seek suspect after 1 killed, 1 wounded
Milwaukee police are looking for a suspect after a woman was
fatally stabbed and a man shot and wounded.
buildings damaged by flooding at UW-Madison
Administrators say burst water pipes and flooding have
damaged 28 buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison
School Board bans Confederate flag
joins seven other schools in the Mississippi Valley
Conference in banning the Confederate flag.
No charges against police in fatal Milwaukee shooting
Two Milwaukee police officers will not be charged in a
fatal shooting in 2017.
found in car belonging to missing Milwaukee teacher
Authorities are trying to determine the identity of a
burned body found in a car belonging to a Milwaukee teacher
who has been missing for days.