chief: No apparent warning before Wisconsin man shot
Wisconsin police chief says a dashcam video appears to show
that officers who fatally shot an armed hostage in December
gave no warning before they fired outside a motorcycle shop.
Wisconsin bureau to handle officer-involved deaths
Wisconsin's Department of Justice is creating a new bureau
to handle officer-involved deaths and other sensitive
starts looking for Prosser replacement on high court
MADISON — Gov.
Scott Walker has started searching for someone to finish out
most of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser's
Express ferry begins 13th season on Lake Michigan
— The ferry connecting Wisconsin and Michigan has received
an overhaul in anticipation of its 13th season.
diagnosed with Elizabethkingia in Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says one of its patients
has been diagnosed with the bloodstream infection
makes weapon from Scrabble part, locks deputy in cell
Authorities say an inmate at a Wisconsin jail locked a
deputy in a cell and made threats with a knife-like weapon
he had apparently whittled from a Scrabble game letter tray.
other animals seized from Milwaukee-area home
ST. FRANCIS —
Authorities say at least a half-dozen snakes and other
animals were seized from a Milwaukee-area home after a snake
bit the animal's owner.
Inc. agrees to change policies violating labor laws
Menard Inc. has agreed to change some practices after the
National Labor Relations Board found it was violating
federal labor law.
leaders to get cultural training
University of Wisconsin-Madison's executives will get
cultural training following a semester marked by students'
calls for a more inclusive college experience for
of Domes in Milwaukee to reopen 2 days before target date
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the Show Dome at
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory will reopen two
days earlier than the target date.
Walker signs bill expanding property owners' rights
MADISON — Gov.
Scott Walker has signed a bill expanding property owner
rights and barring counties from imposing development
Heinz announces timeline for closing Oscar Mayer
Madison's Oscar Mayer plant is now slated to close by March
2017, ending nearly 100 years as a part of the city.
Walker signs bill requiring school CPR training
Wisconsin schools will be required to provide CPR training
in every health course between seventh grade and 12th grade
under a bill Gov. Scott Walker signed Tuesday.
Walker signs drunken driving sobriety proposal
MADISON — Gov.
Scott Walker has signed a bill allowing judges to place
offenders in a sobriety testing program rather than force
them to drive with ignition interlock devices.
refuses to stay Wisconsin right-to-work ruling
MADISON — A
Dane County judge refused Monday to stay his ruling striking
down Wisconsin's right-to-work law, reiterating his position
that the legislation wrongly enables non-union workers to
receive free representation.
says Republican challenger part of national trend
MADISON — House
Speaker Paul Ryan says the fact that he faces a Republican
primary challenger is part of a national trend that happens
when "you stick out your head and lead."
remains identified as West Allis woman
STEVENS POINT —
A woman whose remains were found in a Wisconsin river 18
years ago has finally been identified.
cites paper mill's operator after worker's death
LADYSMITH — The
federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has
cited a Wisconsin paper mill's operator for safety
violations after a worker's death.
companies appear at German tech show
MADISON — Four
Wisconsin companies are exhibiting at a German technology
show this week.