Milwaukee man arrested for firing pistol inside squad car
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man is accused of firing a gun while he was seated in the back of a squad car.
closes on North American headquarters
Foxconn Technology Group has purchased a downtown Milwaukee
building to house its North American headquarters as it
prepares to build a mammoth manufacturing complex 30 miles
(50 kilometers) to the south.
linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest
Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to
pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern
Tunnel, trench offer options for replacing pipeline
CITY A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath
a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could
be replaced with pipes buried in a tunnel or partially
enclosed in trenches that would pose virtually no risk of
leakage but require years and hundreds of millions of dollars
to build, according to a report released Friday.
gets 35 years for fatal shooting of Milwaukee girl, 9
A man who says he was just driving during the fatal
shooting of a 9-year-old Milwaukee girl has been sentenced to
35 years in prison.
to mail 384k postcards urging voter registration
The state Elections Commission is getting ready to mail
out tens of thousands of postcards urging Wisconsin residents
to register to vote.
killed in Milwaukee motorcycle crash
Sheriff's officials have identified two people who died when
a motorcycle crashed into a wall on the interstate in
sex assault kit tests yield more charges
state Department of Justice's push to analyze untested
sexual assault evidence kits has yielded its third set of
picks 4 people to participate in first elk hunt
state Department of Natural Resources has picked four people
to participate in Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt.
Court reschedules 'Making a Murderer' conference
U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled a conference on whether
to review the conviction of an inmate featured in the
"Making a Murderer" documentary series.
laced with cannabis-derived oil showing up in stores
County's district attorney has asked law enforcement
agencies to be on the lookout for stores that are selling
products with cannabis-derived oil.
accused of trying to help Islamic State denied bond
A Wisconsin woman accused of trying to plan terrorist
attacks on social media leads a lonely life and sought
companionship online, but she never posed a real threat, her
attorney told a judge Friday.
Wisconsin jail recorded attorney-client calls
A former detainee
at a Wisconsin jail filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the
sheriff's office and district attorney's office, alleging
authorities recorded privileged conversations between him
and his attorney, then shared those calls with prosecutors.
tribal officer sentenced in child exploitation case
GREEN BAY A
former Menominee tribal police officer has been sentenced to
15 years in prison for trying to sexually exploit a child.
bond set for 17-year-old girl in Kenosha man's death
is set at $1 million for a 17-year-old Milwaukee girl held
in the death of a Kenosha man whose body was found in his
Bay Packaging announces plans for new $500M paper mill
Officials of Green Bay Packaging say the company is spending
more than $500 million to build a new paper mill in
former UW-Oshkosh officials plead not guilty to misconduct
former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh top officials have
pleaded not guilty to charges of misconduct in office in
connection with a financial scandal involving some building
Wisconsin deer herd put down due to disease
entire herd of whitetail deer on a farm in southwest
Wisconsin has been euthanized because of chronic wasting
disease, state agriculture officials said.
set Saturday for Milwaukee officer killed in crash
Funeral services are scheduled this weekend for a
23-year-old Milwaukee police officer who died in a squad car
of small plane in Wisconsin kills 4 family members
small plane has crashed in southern Wisconsin, killing four
ID pilot killed in helicopter crash in Wisconsin
Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin pilot
killed when a helicopter hit power lines and plunged into
the Fox River.
police investigate woman's suspicious death
Milwaukee police are investigating a suspicious death.
Police were called to a home on
Milwaukee's north side about a sudden death around 6:30 p.m.
rescued from stranded vehicles in SW Wisconsin flooding
Crews have rescued three people from stranded vehicles after
flash flooding in southwestern Wisconsin.
work continues on Wisconsin trail project
Preliminary work continues on a 500-mile regional trail
network proposed for southeastern Wisconsin.
Store pulls veggie trays after illnesses found in 2 states
MILWAUKEE - A convenience store chain has removed some vegetable trays from its shelves after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Study: Wisconsin poverty rose in 2016 despite job growth
MADISON - A new study shows that Wisconsin's poverty rate increased in 2016 and children were especially impacted despite the state's job growth during that span.
Wisconsin company seeks to expand sand mine
BLOOMER - A northwestern Wisconsin company has applied for a 60-year permit to expand its sand mine.
Regents approve student fee, room-and-board cost increases
MADISON - The University of Wisconsin System regents have approved a budget that will raise student fees as well as room-and-board costs.
Kenosha police investigating death in house fire as homicide
KENOSHA - Kenosha police say they are investigating the death of a person found in a house fire as a homicide.
Appleton woman arrested in death of teenage daughter
APPLETON - An Appleton mother has been arrested in the death of her special needs daughter.
3 killed in head-on crash on Highway 19 in Westport
WESTPORT - Three people have been killed in a head-on crash on Highway 19 in the town of Westport.
Officials: Wisconsin fugitive's note says he's going to BWCA
BLAIR - Authorities say a Waukesha County fugitive apparently broke into a cabin in western Wisconsin, and could be on his way to the Boundary Waters in Minnesota.
Wisconsin may increase public safety near Foxconn facility
MOUNT PLEASANT - Police officials in southeast Wisconsin are hoping to increase public safety services to prepare for the influx of people and traffic resulting from Foxconn Technology Group's manufacturing complex.
High school softball players graduate in Assembly parlor
MADISON - Five seniors on the Burlington Area High School girls softball team thought they were going to miss their graduation ceremony because of a state tournament game.
7-year-old boy shot, injured while in car in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police say a 7-year-old boy who was riding in a car was shot and injured when a woman fired a gun into the vehicle.
US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.
- With the wolves of Isle Royale National Park on the verge of dying out, federal officials Thursday announced a plan to relocate 20-30 of the elusive predators from the mainland to the Lake Superior archipelago over the next several years, starting as early as this fall.
Milwaukee cop killed during chase remembered as funny, quiet
- A 23-year-old Milwaukee police officer died and his partner was injured when their squad car rolled over near an overpass during a high-speed chase with a motorist who had been driving recklessly, the department's chief said Friday.
Trump to host fundraiser,
attend Foxconn groundbreaking
- President Donald Trump plans to attend the Foxconn Technology Group groundbreaking ceremony later this month and attend a luncheon fundraiser.
may be headed for La Crosse or Minnesota
TOWN OF EAGLE
Authorities in Waukesha County say a fugitive considered
armed and dangerous may be driving a stolen car and could be
headed for the La Crosse area or Minnesota.
deaths at Milwaukee zoo linked to E.coli
Milwaukee County Zoo says the deaths of two lowland gorillas
have been linked to gastrointestinal infections likely
caused by E.coli in their water supply.
drops plans for limited debate by Dem governor hopefuls
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is dropping plans for a
live statewide debate by Democratic candidates for governor
after heavy criticism over its approach.
show toxic heavy metals near Wisconsin sand mine spill
officials found elevated levels of toxic heavy metals near a
frack sand mine spill that sent millions of gallons of sludge
into a tributary, carrying it downstream into the Mississippi