DNA links Milwaukee man to sexual assault
— Authorities have charged a Milwaukee man whose DNA they
say links him to a rape on the city's north side.
sues state over contraception records
— The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the state
to obtain records related to a decision not to enforce
Wisconsin's contraceptive coverage law.
looking at 6 to 7 agencies for changes
— Gov. Scott Walker says he's looking at consolidating or
making "major changes" at six or seven state
Islands ice cave visitors will pay $5 fee
— Visitors to the Apostle Islands ice caves will have to
pay a $5 fee this winter. The
National Park Service will charge the fee for visitors ages
16 and older, assuming the caves form again this winter. A
$10 season pass will also be available.
police identify woman found dead in car
— Milwaukee police have identified a woman found dead with
gunshot wounds in a car on the city's northwest side.
man gets 7 years in attempted robbery
— A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for
his role in an attempted robbery of a Milwaukee-area store
that left one of his accomplices dead.
college gets $5.5M for concussion study
— The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a
four-year federal grant totaling $5.5 million to study
Milwaukee girl, 10, sexually assaulted
— Milwaukee police are searching for a man who they say
sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl.
adopts transgender athletic policy
— The Baraboo School Board has amended its athletic and
co-curricular activities policy to prohibit discrimination
against transgender students.
ranked as 12th highest taxed
— A new analysis finds that Wisconsin is the 12th highest
taxed state in the country and third highest in the upper
to review using hunting fees for mine costs
— Gov. Scott Walker says he wants to review whether
hunting and fishing fees collected by the state should be
used to pay for costs related to sighting an open pit iron
ore mine near Lake Superior.
high court to take up some Doe cases
— The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear three
cases stemming from a John Doe investigation of fundraising
and spending by Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and
conservative groups backing him.
Milwaukee woman fatally strangled sister
— Authorities have charged a Milwaukee woman who they say
fatally strangled and suffocated her sister during an
argument at their home.
arrest man in Milwaukee sex assault attempt
— Milwaukee police are working to determine whether a man
arrested in an attempted sexual assault on the city's north
side is responsible for other assaults in the area.
man gets 16 years in heroin case
— A Racine County man has been sentenced to 16 years in
prison for conducting heroin sales with their small children
150 students out sick in Milwaukee suburb
— More than 150 students are sick with flu-like symptoms
in a northern Milwaukee suburb.
gives man 15 years in half-brother's death
— A judge sentenced a man to 15 years in prison Monday for
fatally beating his autistic half-brother, calling his
efforts to hide the body something out of horror fiction.
determine ice resufacer was CO source
DELTON — Tests have determined an ice resurfacing machine
was the source of carbon monoxide that sickened dozens of
people at a Wisconsin rink over the weekend.