Man shot and killed by Mount Pleasant officer
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. - Mount Pleasant police say one of their officers shot and killed a man after he was uncooperative.
Business center expanding from campus
to downtown Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. - A business development center that was launched more than a decade ago on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus in Rapid City is coming out of the shadows.
Hiring events at state prisons aims to boost officer ranks
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is holding employment fairs at maximum-security prisons with the aim of allaying potential applicants' safety concerns and expediting the hiring process, after the Legislature promised the state Department of Corrections $10 million to boost recruitment and retain staff.
Army Corps: Mississippi dredging began before floods receded
LA CROSSE - The volume of sand that needs to be removed from the Mississippi River following massive floods this spring is so great that the dredging operation couldn't wait until after the water recedes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.
Milwaukee's old housing project comes to life
MILWAUKEE - The 75-acre site where Wisconsin's largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life.
Firefighters from across state cover
for Madison colleagues
MADISON - Firefighters from across Wisconsin will be staffing Madison fire stations and ambulances Sunday so the city's firefighters can attend a memorial service for Todd Mahoney, the firefighter who died after competing in the Ironman triathlon last weekend.
Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting
Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed
a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city
firefighter dead in the crossfire last month, a prosecutor
convicts Wisconsin father of homicide in son's death
HUDSON A jury
has convicted a Wisconsin father of second-degree reckless
homicide in the shooting death of his son last year.
Diocese hires investigators to review priest files
Madison Diocese has hired private investigators to review
personnel files of priests and other clergy for evidence of
possible child sexual abuse.
lineup set at 20 candidates; de Blasio and Bennet in
Democratic National Committee has announced that 20
candidates have qualified for the party's first
presidential debates later this month.
called new election threat, with no easy fix
"Deepfake" videos pose a
clear and growing threat to America's
national security, lawmakers and experts
River dropping below flood stage in Iowa
Neb. The Mississippi River is dropping below flood
stage along many of Iowa's riverfront cities after
nearly three months of record highs caused by melting
snow and torrential rain.
finishes budget edits, inserts $321 million tax cut
The Legislature's Republican-controlled finance
committee finished revising Democratic Gov. Tony
Evers' state budget Thursday, wrapping up its work
by pasting a $321 million income tax cut plan into
man accused in death of 2-month-old baby
Authorities say a man beat to death an infant who was in the
arms of a mother who was the intended target of the blows.
who moved will have longer to fix registration
Wisconsin voters who appear to have moved within the state
will have up to two years to update their voter
registration, rather than be deactivated within a month.
firefighter is 2nd to die after Wisconsin triathlon
Authorities say a Wisconsin firefighter is the second man to
die after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swimming
portion of the Half Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon in Madison.
Battalion, 128th Infantry deploying to Afghanistan
About 400 Wisconsin National Guard members from the 1st
Battalion, 128th Infantry will be deployed to Afghanistan.
ID man who died after Wisconsin triathlon
Authorities say a Wisconsin man apparently accidentally
drowned during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman
70.3-mile triathlon in Lake Monona.
Wisconsin city ordinance to fine parents of bullies
A Wisconsin city is considering an ordinance that would
impose fines on the parents of young bullies after a viral
social media post showed handwritten notes that students
sent to a middle school girl urging her to kill herself.
police shoot, wound armed man
Police in Milwaukee have shot and wounded an armed man after
responding to a domestic violence call.
sentenced to 70 years for killing 2 teens
Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for
fatally shooting two teens.
former, current Shopko workers seek severance
More than 700 former and current Shopko workers have signed
a letter seeking severance payments.
Wisconsin community braces for 3 school closures
small, rural district in northern Wisconsin is the latest to
close schools as many grapple with declining enrollment.
elected as UW Regents president
University of Wisconsin Regent Drew Petersen has been
elected to serve as president of the board.
Man in custody in baby's death in Milwaukee
Milwaukee police say a man is in custody in the death of a
Lakes mayors' group endorses plan to fight Asian carp
Mich. A group representing mayors of cities in the Great
Lakes region wants to fortify an Illinois waterway to
prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan.
court affirms right to public data electronically
Wisconsin Appeals Court on Wednesday affirmed the public's
right to receive public records in electronic format.
Senate approves prescription drug step therapy
Wisconsin Senate has passed a bipartisan proposal designed
to make it easier for patients to get needed prescription
drugs even when insurance companies force them to try
less-expensive alternatives first.
shot and wounded in Milwaukee
Police say a 3-year-old child is the victim of gunfire
claims board rejects software company's $14.3m claim
Wisconsin Claims Board has rejected a software company's
demand for $14.3 million for extra work building a new
system to track state employee retirement benefits.
accused in hospital ramp killing ruled incompetent
A judge has ruled the man charged with fatally beating a
nurse practitioner in a Milwaukee hospital parking ramp is
not yet competent for trial.
Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge
spring weather has pushed Lake Erie's water level to its
highest point ever recorded.
Corps awards $17M contract for lock, dam repairs
LA CROSSE The
Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a multimillion dollar
contract to a Wisconsin company to repair five Mississippi
River locks and dams in the region where western Wisconsin
connects to southeastern Minnesota.
man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking
federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more
than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case.
Beloit man agrees to plea deal in roommate's stabbing death
BELOIT - A 73-year-old Beloit man has agreed to a plea deal in the stabbing death of his roommate nearly four years ago.