won't toss charges against Wisconsin college student
judge refused on Friday to dismiss four charges against a
suspended University of Wisconsin student accused of
sexually assaulting and harassing women, rejecting his
attorneys' claim that some of his actions were no worse than
"Happy Days" television character Arthur
Fonzarelli's flirtatious antics.
center closes while DEA investigates
medical center in northwestern Wisconsin is closed
indefinitely as federal agents from the Drug Enforcement
supports pair of Trump nominees
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is supporting a pair of
President Donald Trump's appointees. Baldwin
said Friday that she backs Gen. James Mattis for secretary
of the Defense Department and retired Gen. John Kelly for
Secretary of Homeland Security.
legislators propose new gun crimes
group of Wisconsin legislators is proposing a bill that
would create a number of new gun crimes. The
bill would make it a felony for people to possess a gun if
they've had three misdemeanor convictions in five years.
unemployment rate drops to 4 percent in December
Wisconsin's unemployment rate is 4 percent, the lowest it's
been since January 2001. The
state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday
that the rate was 4 percent in December, down slightly from
4.1 percent in November.
chase in Milwaukee ends in fatal crash
police chase in Milwaukee has ended with a fatal crash.
It happened at an intersection
early Thursday morning when a van being chased by police ran
a red light and collided with a semi, causing the rig to
of rat virus cases seen in Wisconsin and Illinois
Health officials are investigating how a rare rat virus
called the Seoul virus infected eight people in Wisconsin
missing children could be in Black Hills
S.D. Federal authorities say two children taken by
their non-custodial mother in Wisconsin are thought to be in
the Black Hills area.
Walker co-chair holding fundraiser for Humphries
former chairman of Gov. Scott Walker's campaigns for
president and governor is co-hosting a fundraiser for a
state superintendent candidate who signed the petition to
recall Walker from office.
More work needed on identifying Great Lakes toxins
Mich. A report by a U.S.-Canadian agency says the two
nations are behind schedule on identifying chemical
pollutants in the Great Lakes and developing strategies to
deal with them.
Islands ice caves inaccessible to visitors
The National Park Service says it's still too dangerous to
explore the Apostle Islands ice caves off the Wisconsin
shore of Lake Superior.
Moore to attend inauguration despite concerns
Rep. Gwen Moore says she'll attend President-elect Donald
Trump's inauguration rather than join fellow Democrats in a
boycott because she's afraid Trump could use the absences as
an excuse to bypass Democrats on the way to pushing an
officials seek tax break for Wisconsin workers
ST. PAUL, Minn.
A Minnesota lawmaker has proposed a bill to help
residents who may pay higher taxes due to working in
Man' agrees to surrender medical license
former Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center doctor
accused of overprescribing opioids has agreed to surrender
his medical license, documents released Wednesday show.
retirees to see annuity payment increases
Retirees in the Wisconsin Retirement System will receive
annuity increases of between 1.3 percent and 1.9 percent
starting in May.
state retirement funds grow in 2016
primary investment fund for Wisconsin state employees and
retirees has grown 8.5 percent over the past year.