casino could draw $37 million from other casinos
study found an expansion of the Ho-Chunk casino in northern
Wisconsin could draw $37 million a year from other American
Indian tribes that own casinos in Wisconsin.
man faces re-trial in 1990 murder of woman, 18
FOND DU LAC A
63-year-old Kenosha truck driver will face another trial in
the 1990 murder of an 18-year-old woman. A
judge ruled Monday that Dennis Brantner will be re-tried in
the death of Berit Beck. His first trial ended last summer
with a hung jury.
million lottery ticket expiring in 11 days
Wisconsin lottery officials say a winning Powerball ticket
worth $1 million is days away from expiring. The
ticket was purchased Aug. 6 at Aberg Avenue Mobil on
Madison's east side. The location is also known as Kelley's
Market. The ticket matched the first five numbers, but
missed the Powerball.
sue over conditions at Wisconsin youth prison
group of current and former inmates at Wisconsin's youth
prison filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging as much as 20
percent of the population is held in solitary confinement
and guards needlessly pepper spray prisoners sometimes
using spray designed to stop bears in violation of their
agency highlights climate change, 2 others ignore
two Wisconsin state agencies have scrubbed references to
climate change from their web sites, the Division of
Emergency Management has released new information on global
warming and its effects on the state.
coroner: Skull found on vacant land is decades old
Milwaukee County coroner says a human skull that contractors
discovered during a basement excavation in Wauwatosa is
estimated to be decades old.
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.