officials ask public to help count deer
— Wisconsin officials are asking residents to keep a tally
of deer they see in daylight hours.
dead, 1 hurt in plane crash near air show
— The Experimental Aircraft Association says a pilot was
killed and his passenger seriously injured when a plane
crashed at the Oshkosh airport, where planes taking part in
the annual AirVenture convention land.
questions state pension fund bonuses
— Auditors are questioning the $13.3 million in bonuses
given to managers of the state's pension fund last year.
doesn't intend to pursue right to work
— Republican state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he does
not intend to pursue making Wisconsin a right to work state
charges filed involving young victims
— A Prairie du Chien man is charged in Grant County with
33 counts of sex crimes involving very young children and
Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal
— Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W.
Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have an agreement to merge
broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper
holdings into a separate public entity, the companies
announced late Wednesday.
to close beef plant, cites cattle shortage
YORK — Cargill plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing
plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a
shortage of cattle.
refuses to grant new trial for killer
— A Beloit man convicted of fatally stabbing his
ex-girlfriend should not have been granted a new trial based
on his argument that a prescription medicine made him
temporarily insane, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said
won't delay fall fraternity recruitment
— The University of Wisconsin-Madison has decided not to
move forward with a proposal to delay fall recruiting for
its fraternities and sororities.
accused of assault gives up license
CLAIRE — An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of most
sexual assault charges against him agreed to give up his
medical license so the remaining counts will be dismissed.
arguments set in John Doe appeal
— Oral arguments in the appeal of a federal judge's ruling
halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's recall
campaign and other conservative groups have been set for
Sept. 9, exactly two months before the Republican stands for
transportation grant to improve trails
— Central Wisconsin officials are planning to improve bike
and walking trails with the help of a $120,000 state grant.
officers cleared in fatal shooting
— An investigation has cleared two Racine police officers
in the shooting of a man they said was wielding a knife.
witness confrontation leads to new trial
— A 60-year-old Oneida man will get a new trial on a
drunken driving charge after a defense witness got into an
argument with two jurors.
Bay latest city to weigh phone driving ban
BAY — Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to
consider banning cell phones for drivers.
ministry offers housing to students
— A Roman Catholic ministry is offering a new housing
option to University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh students who want
to participate in faith-based living.
ex-cop completes service, avoids jail
— A fired Milwaukee police officer who was convicted of
slamming a suspect's head against a wall has completed his
community service, meaning he won't serve jail time.
of kids shot in van charged with neglect
— The mother of six of the seven children who were shot at
last week in a Milwaukee gunfight has been charged with