Wisconsin man leads police on chase in dump truck
JUNEAU - Authorities in southeastern Wisconsin say a man driving a dump truck led police on a chase and dumped dirt and rocks on the road.
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans pass school safety plans
MADISON - Assembly Republicans passed two school safety packages Thursday despite complaints from Democrats that neither goes far enough and GOP leaders are just trying to give their members campaign talking points.
About 70 treated after air quality forces school evacuation
OCONOMOWOC - Authorities say more than 70 people were treated at local hospitals after an air quality issue forced the evacuation of Oconomowoc High School and the adjacent Oconomowoc Arts Center.
appeals court rules against conservative group
federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit
against investigators and former state officials involved in
a now-halted secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's
2012 recall campaign.
recommends new 'opportunity zones' in 40 counties
Scott Walker wants to create 120 "Economic Opportunity
Zones" in Wisconsin, a designation allowed under the
new federal tax law designed to spur development.
praise demise of $350 million for prison
Legislature's failure to pass a bill that approved borrowing
$350 million to pay for a new prison is winning praise from
groups that opposed the spending.
adjourns without taking up frac sand exemptions
looks like legislation that would clear the way for a $70
million frac sand processing plant in western Wisconsin is
Ryan challenger urges march participation in new ad
of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's Democratic
challengers is using a new television ad to urge high school
students to participate in an anti-gun violence march
Wisconsin police officers cleared in fatal shooting
Wisconsin police officers who fatally shot a black man they
say ran from a traffic stop were justified in killing him
because he displayed a handgun, a prosecutor announced
officials impose statewide ash borer quarantine
Wisconsin officials are imposing a statewide emerald ash
prison sentence for delivering drugs that killed man
LA CROSSE A
La Crosse woman has been sentenced to five years in prison
for providing the drugs that killed a man early last year.
groups challenge Wisconsin DNR settlement
Several environmental groups are challenging a settlement
between the state Department of Natural Resources and the
Dairy Business Association over rules regarding concentrated
animal feeding operations.
finalize US budget bill; voting could begin Thursday
Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3
trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and
domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant
"Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of
his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to
address gun violence.
mayor raises concerns about deactivated voters
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett raised concerns Wednesday that
as many as 32,000 voters in the city were mistakenly
deactivated because of erroneous information but election
officials say the number is much smaller.
denies move to juvenile court in school stabbing
teen accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at a Kenosha
high school will face trial as an adult.
investigate Wisconsin tip on missing Arizona girl
Police are investigating a new tip on the 1999 disappearance
of an Arizona child after a dollar bill was found in
Wisconsin with a message claiming to be from the girl.
teens charged in central Wisconsin gun shop burglary
Prosecutors have charged two teenagers with burglary and
theft for a break-in at a central Wisconsin gun shop.
PAC launches new ad to benefit Nicholson for Senate
television ad to benefit Republican U.S. Senate candidate
Kevin Nicholson paid for by U.S. Ambassador John Bolton's
political action committee is running in Milwaukee.
Helmets reduce neck injuries in motorcycle crashes
study of University of Wisconsin Hospital trauma patients
found that motorcyclists who don't wear helmets are twice as
likely to suffer neck injuries in crashes compared to those
who use helmets.
man dies in car crash, fire after shot fired
Authorities say a 43-year-old Milwaukee man has died after
his car crashed into a tree and started on fire following a
men fatally shot in Milwaukee
Police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead
in Milwaukee. Officers
were called to a north side apartment building about 11:30
Wisconsin attorney general dies at age 82
Former Wisconsin Attorney General Bronson La Follette has
died at age 82. Joyce-Ryan
Funeral Home, in Madison, said funeral arrangements for La
Follette were being finalized Friday.
camera found in Wisconsin gymnastics center bathroom
YORKVILLE Authorities say
the owner of a Wisconsin gymnastics center is suspected of
recording students with a camera hidden in one of the
technicians collect valuables for displaced tenants
Bomb technicians from the FBI conducting a final sweep of
the apartment building where a fatal explosion occurred last
week were able to retrieve some important items for tenants
who were not allowed to collect personal belongings.
Vos to lead delegation to trade summit
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is getting ready to lead a
bipartisan delegation to a trade summit in Canada.
Wisconsin man killed in explosion did not make bombs
BEAVER DAM A
Wisconsin man killed in an apartment explosion had friends
and family who loved him and was not a bomb maker, according
to the pastor who will conduct his funeral service.
coming to Wisconsin ahead of Supreme Court election
Democratic Attorney General Eric Holder is coming to
Wisconsin as the group he leads tries to get Rebecca Dallet
elected to the state Supreme Court.
legislative campaign committees outraise Democrats
Wisconsin Democrats may have high hopes for making gains in
the Legislature in this fall's elections but the money is
saying something else.
charged after son fatally shot 9-year-old daughter
A criminal complaint says a 9-year-old Milwaukee girl
who was accidentally shot and killed by her brother might
have survived if she had received prompt medical attention.
to Wisconsin retirees increasing 2.4 percent
203,000 retired public employees in the Wisconsin Retirement
System will receive a 2.4 percent pension payment increase
starting in May.
tourism officials launch new ad campaign
Wisconsin tourism officials are launching a new television
ad campaign spotlighting a wheelchair basketball star and
the state's German heritage.
woos liberals at San Francisco fundraiser
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallet touted
her liberal support and warned backers at a San Francisco
fundraiser this week that an onslaught of spending by
conservative groups was coming in the waning days of her race
against Michael Screnock.
rejects insanity defense in fatal police standoff
jury has rejected the insanity defense of a Wisconsin man
convicted of starting a standoff with police that led to the
death of one of his hostages at a motorcycle shop.
to burn down rest of building after fatal blast
Officials plan to burn down the rest of a Beaver Dam
apartment building where an explosion killed a man last
County Region Airport could get solar energy project
Officials in a southern Wisconsin county have proposed a
large solar energy project.
9-year-old Milwaukee girl fatally shot by brother
Milwaukee police say a 9-year-old girl is dead after she was
accidentally shot by her brother.
found dead after police standoff in Milwaukee
Milwaukee police say a suspect in a kidnapping was found
dead after a standoff at a home on the city's north side.
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates sparring over recusal
- Candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court are sparring over when to step aside in cases involving financial supporters.
Michael Screnock's campaign on Friday asked on social media whether challenger Rebecca Dallet would denounce $140,000 in new spending on digital ads from the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.
Agriculture Secretary: Trump tariffs not as bad as feared
FARGO, N.D. - Agricultural Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that while he's as anxious as farmers are about President Donald Trump's new tariffs, the move doesn't look as bad as he originally thought.
shot by trooper charged with attempted murder
A Milwaukee woman is charged with attempted murder after
allegedly trying to kill the Minnesota state trooper who
tried to help her after a crash on Interstate 94.
list results in arrest of two 13-year-olds
Reedsburg police arrested two 13-year-old students after
officials discovered a list of names titled "kill