student due in court on ricin possession
BAY A University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student accused of
possessing the deadly toxin ricin is expected to make his
first appearance in federal court.
Wisconsin driver turns himself in
Authorities say a wrong-way driver has turned himself in
after sideswiping a minivan on a highway and leaving the
2 men rob Mount Pleasant restaurant
PLEASANT Police say they are searching for two men who
fired two gunshots during a robbery at a busy Mount Pleasant
student named Rhodes scholar
CLAIRE A 21-year-old student at the University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire said he is speechless and humbled after
being named a Rhodes scholar.
Wisconsin derailment due to human error
A two-train collision and derailment last July in
southeastern Wisconsin was caused by human error when the
rear of a freight train was unintentionally backed onto
another rail line, according to reports submitted to federal
crossing Milwaukee street struck, dies
Milwaukee police say a 49-year-old driver is in custody
after allegedly striking and killing a 40-year-old man who
was crossing a street.
gun hunt begins
A Wisconsin tradition is continuing as the state's
nine-day gun deer hunt gets underway. The
season opens as the sun rises Saturday and will run through
board to vote on revisions to invasives list
The state Department of Natural Resources' board could
add scores of organisms to Wisconsin's invasive species list
next month in the first revisions to the catalog since it
was created five years ago.
Man charged in wife's death to undergo mental exam
PLEASANT A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam
for an Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife
with a hatchet-type weapon.
back in Oshkosh investigating
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting
another investigation in Oshkosh, but won't divulge the
family protests tree lighting in park
Supporters and family members of a black man fatally
shot by a white Milwaukee officer have protested a tree
lighting ceremony in the downtown park where he was killed.
Pleasant police say woman beaten has died
PLEASANT Police say a woman who was severely beaten with
a hatchet after trying to hide from her estranged husband in
Mount Pleasant has died of her injuries.
officials: 6 displaced by Milwaukee fire
Milwaukee firefighters say six people have been
displaced by a residential fire.
unemployment rate drops to 5.4 percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate stands at 5.4 percent in
October, dropping slightly from 5.5 percent the previous
of Milwaukee robbery suspect calls police
A 15-year-old Milwaukee boy has been arrested on
suspicion of armed robbery after his mother called police to
report the crime.
mom accused of damaging son's ears
A 26-year-old Fond du Lac woman is charged with felony
child abuse after she was caught on video jamming cotton
swabs into her son's ears, causing them to bleed.
man arrested in daughter's slaying
Kenosha police have arrested a man in connection with
the slaying of his 11-month-old daughter.