Ryan endorses former aide Steil to replace him
Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed his former aide Bryan Steil
(STYLE) to replace him in Congress. Ryan
told WISN-AM on Monday that he is endorsing now because he
believes it's important for Republicans to unify in the
invites Dems to 'fresh coast' for 2020 convention
Milwaukee is touting itself as America's "fresh
coast" in a bid for the 2020 Democratic National
Legion officer resigns over military service claim
historian for the Wisconsin American Legion resigned after
the organization said he embellished his military service.
National Guard troops head to southern border
two dozen Wisconsin National Guard troops will travel to
Arizona to bolster border security, with more to follow in
the coming weeks, state military officials announced Monday.
manufacturer finds groundwater pollution at plant
manufacturer in northeastern Wisconsin has discovered new
evidence of groundwater pollution near Lake Michigan
involving a chemical that has raised national health
PUC opens hearings on Enbridge Line 3 replacement
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Passions ran high Monday as Minnesota regulators opened
a key hearing on a final decision on Enbridge Energy's
proposal to replace its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil
pipeline across northern Minnesota.
to end compost program after 7 years
Madison is ending its compost collection program because
residents were putting too many non-compostable items in
their carts and the city can't afford its own biodigester.
Milwaukee man arrested for firing pistol inside squad car
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man is accused of firing a gun while he was seated in the back of a squad car.
closes on North American headquarters
Foxconn Technology Group has purchased a downtown Milwaukee
building to house its North American headquarters as it
prepares to build a mammoth manufacturing complex 30 miles
(50 kilometers) to the south.
linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest
Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to
pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern
Tunnel, trench offer options for replacing pipeline
CITY A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath
a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could
be replaced with pipes buried in a tunnel or partially
enclosed in trenches that would pose virtually no risk of
leakage but require years and hundreds of millions of dollars
to build, according to a report released Friday.
gets 35 years for fatal shooting of Milwaukee girl, 9
A man who says he was just driving during the fatal
shooting of a 9-year-old Milwaukee girl has been sentenced to
35 years in prison.
to mail 384k postcards urging voter registration
The state Elections Commission is getting ready to mail
out tens of thousands of postcards urging Wisconsin residents
to register to vote.
killed in Milwaukee motorcycle crash
Sheriff's officials have identified two people who died when
a motorcycle crashed into a wall on the interstate in
sex assault kit tests yield more charges
state Department of Justice's push to analyze untested
sexual assault evidence kits has yielded its third set of
picks 4 people to participate in first elk hunt
state Department of Natural Resources has picked four people
to participate in Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt.
Court reschedules 'Making a Murderer' conference
U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled a conference on whether
to review the conviction of an inmate featured in the
"Making a Murderer" documentary series.
laced with cannabis-derived oil showing up in stores
County's district attorney has asked law enforcement
agencies to be on the lookout for stores that are selling
products with cannabis-derived oil.
accused of trying to help Islamic State denied bond
A Wisconsin woman accused of trying to plan terrorist
attacks on social media leads a lonely life and sought
companionship online, but she never posed a real threat, her
attorney told a judge Friday.
Wisconsin jail recorded attorney-client calls
A former detainee
at a Wisconsin jail filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the
sheriff's office and district attorney's office, alleging
authorities recorded privileged conversations between him
and his attorney, then shared those calls with prosecutors.
tribal officer sentenced in child exploitation case
GREEN BAY A
former Menominee tribal police officer has been sentenced to
15 years in prison for trying to sexually exploit a child.
bond set for 17-year-old girl in Kenosha man's death
is set at $1 million for a 17-year-old Milwaukee girl held
in the death of a Kenosha man whose body was found in his
Bay Packaging announces plans for new $500M paper mill
Officials of Green Bay Packaging say the company is spending
more than $500 million to build a new paper mill in
former UW-Oshkosh officials plead not guilty to misconduct
former University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh top officials have
pleaded not guilty to charges of misconduct in office in
connection with a financial scandal involving some building
Wisconsin deer herd put down due to disease
entire herd of whitetail deer on a farm in southwest
Wisconsin has been euthanized because of chronic wasting
disease, state agriculture officials said.
set Saturday for Milwaukee officer killed in crash
Funeral services are scheduled this weekend for a
23-year-old Milwaukee police officer who died in a squad car
of small plane in Wisconsin kills 4 family members
small plane has crashed in southern Wisconsin, killing four
ID pilot killed in helicopter crash in Wisconsin
Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin pilot
killed when a helicopter hit power lines and plunged into
the Fox River.
police investigate woman's suspicious death
Milwaukee police are investigating a suspicious death.
Police were called to a home on
Milwaukee's north side about a sudden death around 6:30 p.m.
rescued from stranded vehicles in SW Wisconsin flooding
Crews have rescued three people from stranded vehicles after
flash flooding in southwestern Wisconsin.
work continues on Wisconsin trail project
Preliminary work continues on a 500-mile regional trail
network proposed for southeastern Wisconsin.
Store pulls veggie trays after illnesses found in 2 states
MILWAUKEE - A convenience store chain has removed some vegetable trays from its shelves after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota.