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WASHINGTON ISLAND, Wis. — A city official in West Bend died in a hunting accident after apparently shooting himself during the weekend opener of the gun-deer season.The Washington Island Police Department says it appears 65-year-old Steven Hoogester, of West Bend, shot himself in the chest S…

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JANESVILLE, Wis. — U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, according to a statement from the Republican lawmaker, who represents Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district.The congressman said he began experiencing mild symptoms over the weekend and contacted his health car… Read more

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WAUWATOSA, Wis. — A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday.Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the shooting happened during a dispute Friday afternoon between two groups. He said four “innoc… Read more

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — Police said Saturday that they're still searching for a man suspected in a shooting at a Wisconsin mall that injured eight people.“Investigators are working tirelessly to identify and apprehend the suspect from yesterday’s shooting at Mayfair Mall,” the Wauwatosa Police Dep… Read more

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OCONOMOWOC — Susan Marshall’s fourth book starts out on a Monday morning in January 2016. She was excited for the new year until she got a call from her brother in Colorado. Read more

WEST BEND — On Wednesday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved the extension of the current public health emergency to Feb. 10, 2021, which provides the ability for the county to apply for grants, purchase needed supplies and redeploy employees. Read more

WAUKESHA — Waukesha County District Attorney Susan Opper concluded the deadly force used by two Waukesha Police Department officers against a man in the parking lot of ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital was warranted in her June 10 report on the officer- involved death that occurred on April 15. Read more

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WAUKESHA — Since charges were filed against Alderman Aaron Perry on Tuesday, one a felony charge and three misdemeanor charges related to domestic abuse, questions remain as to the future of his holding the District 12 seat. Read more

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WAUKESHA — Nathanael Benton, 23, who faces criminal charges after allegedly shooting two police officers in Delafield on Friday, had his bail set at $1.5 million in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday. Read more

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CEDARBURG — At 6 feet, 8 inches tall and a workout enthusiast, Joshua Terry might have appeared imposing, even intimidating, to those who knew nothing else about him. He was a U.S. Army veteran and loved to play basketball, adding to his tough facade. Read more

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WEST BEND — When the going gets tough for Melania Holder, a West Bend woman who uses a wheelchair, she reminds herself to “keep moving forward.” On Saturday, Holder did just that upon virtually completing the 5K Candy Cane Run/Walk, an event that was part of the Germantown Area Chamber of Co… Read more

DENVER — Colorado's wildlife agency said Thursday it considers a ballot initiative to reintroduce the gray wolf into the state to have passed after a group that opposes the initiative conceded the race and the agency consulted with the office of Gov. Jared Polis. Read more

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WEST BEND — Gas prices locally have slowly crawled upward over the past six months since a steep drop in the spring, but still stand about 50 cents below the average prices a year ago. Read more

WAUKESHA — Various aspects of small-city living in Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin and Menomonee Falls were reviewed in a recent WalletHub study, and all of the Waukesha County municipalities included ranked in the 90th percentile — 99 being the best. Read more

MADISON, Wis. — A 2015 report identified hazardous substances on the site of the Sheboygan Municipal Armory near Lake Michigan, but contamination was only recently reported to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at the request of state environmental regulators. Now, the DNR is dire… Read more

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WAUKESHA - Cold temperatures and a long drive didn't stop Brian Byrne and John Holden from making the trip from Chicago to the Waukesha County Airport on Saturday, Oct. 24 for President Donald Trump¹s campaign rally. Read more

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WAUKESHA – Before President Donald Trump took the stage at Waukesha County Airport Saturday, Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil and Ambassador Richard Grenell warmed up the crowd with speeches of their own. Read more