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  • Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas Play Video

    March 31, 2014 6:49 AM

    The Final Four will not have any upstarts like the past few years. The power programs that did make it will still have plenty to prove in North Texas. Florida, the top overall seed, is back in the Final Four for the first time since winning consecutive titles in 2006-07,... more »
  • LSU, Wisconsin to play at Lambeau Field in 2016

    October 11, 2013 2:58 PM

    GREEN BAY, Wis.- The home of the Green Bay Packers will host its first college football in 33 years and it should be a good one. LSU will matchup against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field in 2016. The Packers officially announced the game on Friday and said the teams will... more »
  • New Orleans' 1st woman firefighter dies in Wis.

    September 1, 2013 12:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Fire Department says its first woman firefighter has died of complications from cancer. A news release says Kathy Wilkerson died Saturday in Eau Claire, Wis. Her age was not stated. The department says funeral arrangements are pending for Wilkerson. She joined the department in... more »
  • Son calls mom "evil monster" who deserves to die in prison

    April 16, 2013 7:39 PM

    SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN- A man whose mother could get 20-years in prison for the death of his baby sister in 1957 says his mom is an "evil monster" and should die in prison. James Klokow says his sister was robbed of her life and his mother never paid the price. Ruby... more »
  • Ole Miss upsets Wisconsin 57-46 in NCAA tourney

    March 22, 2013 2:32 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin 57-46 on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA tournament win since 2002. For the cold-shooting Badgers (23-12), the upset loss snaps a string... more »
  • Wisconsin scientists help search for alien life

    February 13, 2013 6:52 AM

    MADISON, Wis. - Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for alien life forms. But they aren't looking into space. They're studying rocks here on Earth. The rocks are billions of years old. The scientists are looking for information that can be used to guide the search for... more »
  • Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas

    December 4, 2012 2:40 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- A person familiar with the situation says that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas. Bielema will sign a multi-year contract soon, according to the person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the school had not yet made an official announcement.... more »
  • Authorities get crime-fighting tips from Wisconsin Play Video

    October 22, 2012 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore welcomed a team from Wisconsin to explain how they have managed to decrease their homicide rate by 50 percent in crime-ridden areas. Investigators from all local agencies listened as Dr. Mallory O'Brien explained how their system works. ... more »
  • Wis. man bought gun 1 day before spa shooting

    October 22, 2012 4:55 PM

    MILWAUKEE - Police say a Wisconsin man who killed his wife and two other women at a Milwaukee-area spa bought the gun used in the shooting spree two days after a court ordered him to turn in all firearms. Forty-five-year-old Radcliffe F. Haughton was ordered to turn in all weapons... more »
  • Packers entertain Bears tonight

    September 13, 2012 10:54 AM

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - The second week of the NFL season gets under way this evening in Green Bay, Wis., as the Packers entertain arch-rival Chicago. The Packers are coming off a surprising 30-22 loss at home to San Francisco in the first week of the season, while the... more »
  • Wisconsin father, brother charged in fatal fire

    September 12, 2012 12:31 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Prosecutors have charged a southwestern Wisconsin father and his brother with multiple homicide counts in connection with a house fire that left three children dead. Armin Wand III's three sons died in the blaze, which broke out early Friday morning in Argyle, a village of 850 people... more »
  • Wis. dad, friend charged in pit bull attack on son

    September 7, 2012 12:40 PM

    FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Two eastern Wisconsin men accused of hanging a teenage boy by the ankles and ordering a pit bull dog to bite him each face several felony charges including battery and false imprisonment. Fifty-eight-year-old Richard R. Lisko and 43-year-old Joel E. Kennedy were charged Thursday. A... more »
  • Ball makes first public appearance since assault

    August 13, 2012 10:28 AM

    MADISON, Wis. - Montee Ball made his first public appearance since the Wisconsin running back was assaulted Aug. 1 near campus, speaking Sunday at Camp Randall Stadium during the Badgers' media day. Bell made it clear that he didn't have anything to do with a fight before he was... more »
  • Wis. governor commends Sikh community at memorial

    August 10, 2012 3:02 PM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the Sikh community has shown everyone that the best way to respond to hate is with love. Walker addressed hundreds of mourners gathered at a memorial service for the Sikh temple shooting victims at Oak Creek High School is suburban Milwaukee... more »
  • Thousands expected to honor Sikh temple victims

    August 10, 2012 8:37 AM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - Thousands of mourners plan to gather this morning to pay their final respects to the six worshippers gunned down by a white supremacist at their Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. The service will include prayers and hymns and Attorney General Eric Holder will speak.... more »
  • Sikhs allowed to return to temple after shooting

    August 9, 2012 3:35 PM

    MILWAUKEE - Sikhs are returning to a suburban Milwaukee temple for the first time since the shootings that killed six worshippers and left three other people critically wounded. Inderjeet Singh Dhillon is a community leader at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. He says the FBI returned the... more »
  • Chief: Officer shot at Sikh temple still critical

    August 6, 2012 10:45 AM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - The police chief of a Wisconsin city where a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple says the suspect shot the first officer on the scene eight to nine times with a handgun at close range. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards says the suspect ambushed... more »
  • Wisconsin recall battle finally goes to voters

    June 4, 2012 3:12 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - The battle over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's agenda has attracted millions of dollars from out of state, campaign volunteers from across the country and months of concentrated attention from the two major political parties. But on Tuesday, the only voices that matter will be those of voters... more »
  • La. Gov. Jindal campaigns for Wis. Gov. Walker

    May 24, 2012 5:00 PM

    WAUKESHA, Wis. - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says Wisconsin's recall election is being watched around the nation, but it ultimately comes down to whether Wisconsinites choose to retain their strong conservative leader. Jindal was in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha (WAH'-keh-shaw) on Thursday with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a fellow... more »
  • Jindal to Wisconsin

    May 23, 2012 7:45 PM

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be on the road again, this time in Wisconsin and a rally in Milwaukee for fellow Governor Scott Walker. Then he'll join Walker for a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association. Both events are Thursday. The fundraiser will not be open to the public. Walker... more »
  • Police: Man put girl, 4, in dryer

    April 18, 2012 1:07 PM

    Oak Creek, WI - A Wisconsin man accused of abusing his girlfriend's children with a clothes dryer waived his right to a preliminary hearing today. 26-year-old Nicholas Fuchs is facing six felony charges. Authorities say Fuchs abused the children while he was living with their mom at their Oak... more »
  • Union Recall effort High-Stakes

    April 11, 2012 7:39 PM

    Unions in Wisconsin face a make-or-break moment in their campaign to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. If they and their Democratic allies can unseat Walker, it would send a message to other politicians who may try to limit the rights of union members. Unions may also find it easier to... more »
  • Mitt Romney's primary sweep

    April 4, 2012 11:42 AM

    WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney has won 86 delegates by sweeping Republican presidential primaries in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. His chief rival, Rick Santorum, picked up 9 delegates in the Wisconsin primary. Romney now has 658 delegates, putting him on pace to reach the 1,144 delegates needed to... more »
  • Primary elections in several states

    April 3, 2012 10:57 AM

    MILWAUKEE - As voters head to the polls today in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Mitt Romney is giving a subtle push to rival Rick Santorum to leave the GOP race. Romney told reporters that the "right thing" for Republicans is to get a nominee as soon as... more »
  • Man charged after cooking own meal at Denny's

    February 23, 2012 12:26 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - A man who claimed to be the new manager of a Denny's restaurant in Wisconsin then cooked himself a cheeseburger and fries is facing charges. Police say 52-year-old James Summers, wearing a tie and carrying a briefcase, claimed he was sent by Denny's corporate office Tuesday to... more »
  • Miss Wisconsin wins Miss America pageant in Vegas

    January 15, 2012 4:55 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A 23-year-old beauty queen from Kenosha, Wis., has won the Miss America pageant in Las Vegas. Laura Kaeppeler won the pageant Saturday night after strutting in a white bikini and black beaded evening gown, singing opera and answering a question about whether beauty queens should declare their... more »
  • Wisconsin tourism promotion Irks Michigan

    December 7, 2011 7:44 PM

    The use of a mitten in a promotion for tourism in Wisconsin caught the eye of Michigan which is known for its mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula. Lisa Marshall of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism says the image of a knit mitten shaped like the state of Wisconsin went into use in... more »
  • Wisconsin mother, son leave fallen relative to die

    September 7, 2011 12:55 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - A Wisconsin woman and her son are accused of abandoning their 70-year-old relative after she fell to the floor, and authorities say the pair went out for pizza rather than administer aid. The relative died two days later. Prosecutors filed charges Tuesday against the victim's... more »
  • Wisconsin man hides mom's body, collects monthly checks

    August 10, 2011 12:20 PM

    STONE LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Investigators believe a 67-year-old man concealed his mother's decomposing body at their home in rural northwestern Wisconsin for years so he could continue to receive her $1,000 monthly social security checks. Deputies went to the house in Washburn County in June after a postal... more »
  • Feds take Legal Action due to Bacterial Contamination

    June 13, 2011 7:32 PM

    Federal regulators are taking legal action against the Triad Group and H&P Industries of Wisconsin after five recalls of disinfectant wipes and other health care products.The FDA says officials filed a legal injunction against the company and once it takes effect, the court order will stop the company from manufacturing... more »
  • Wisconsin billionaire charged with child sex assault

    March 25, 2011 11:59 AM

    RACINE, Wis. - Billionaire businessman Curtis Johnson has been charged in Wisconsin with having repeated sexual contact with a now 15-year-old girl over several years. The 55-year-old was charged Thursday with sexual assault of a child. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison. ... more »
  • Dozens of protestors removed from Wisconsin capitol

    March 10, 2011 2:14 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin lawmakers are again debating their governor's plan to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers ahead of a vote that's expected to pass the measure. The state Assembly convened Thursday afternoon after being delayed by protests that prompted a temporary lockdown and security... more »
  • Wisconsin governor warns of layoff notices

    February 22, 2011 12:50 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker warned Tuesday that state employees could start receiving layoff notices as early as next week if a bill eliminating most collective bargaining rights isn't passed soon. Walker said in a statement to The Associated Press that the layoffs wouldn't take effect immediately.... more »
  • Wisconsin woman says she was held in NYC as sex slave

    February 16, 2011 10:58 AM

    NEW YORK - Police in New York City say a Wisconsin woman told them she answered an apartment ad she saw on Craigslist and wound up being held captive as a sex slave for more than a week. A 45-year-old man has been arrested on rape charges. The... more »
  • Wisconsin site deemed 'holy' by Catholic leaders

    February 14, 2011 12:31 PM

    CHAMPION, Wis. - The Vatican has named a tiny shrine in a small northeast Wisconsin town as a holy site. The Catholic Church has recognized the chapel in Champion near Green Bay as the location of an official sighting of the Virgin Mary. WTMJ AM says it is... more »
  • Postal worker arrested after delivering mail naked

    December 15, 2010 1:08 PM

    WHITEFISH BAY, Wis. - A Wisconsin postal carrier says he simply wanted to cheer up a woman on his rounds who seemed "stressed out" when he decided to deliver mail in the buff. But upon further review, the worker told police that delivering mail while completely naked probably wasn't... more »
  • Authorities: Wisconsin man shoots TV over Palin dance

    November 17, 2010 1:24 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Authorities say a 67-year-old rural Wisconsin man enraged over Bristol Palin's "Dancing with the Stars" routine blasted his television with a shotgun, leading to an overnight standoff with a SWAT team. A Dane County Sheriff's detective says in court documents that Steven Cowan, of the town... more »
  • Wis. woman finds stolen dress, solves burglaries

    October 16, 2010 12:02 PM

    Wisconsin police say a 25-year-old woman's search for her stolen wedding dress helped solve several other burglaries as well. After a storage unit owner called Alena Gadke of Chippewa Falls on Oct. 8 to tell her of some break-ins, Gadke went there and noticed her wedding dress was gone. Police... more »
  • Governor Moves to Oust Sexting Prosecutor

    September 22, 2010 7:57 PM

    The Governor of Wisconsin says he has the ammunition he needs to remove a county prosecutor accused of abusing his power to seek relationships with women. Calument County D-A Ken Kratz admits he sent racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim and a woman who sought his help getting... more »
  • Motel Beehive of Activity

    August 27, 2010 7:48 PM

    Bees swarmed a bush in the landscaping of a motel in Wausau, Wisconsin causing motel guests to be all abuzz. They told the manager what was going on and he decided you'll catch more bees with honey than with vinegar. You'll catch even more with beekeepers. They came in and... more »
  • Ballot Slogan Fight

    August 5, 2010 8:04 PM

    A federal court threw out a lawsuit over a ballot slogan saying it was filed in the wrong venue. Ieshuh Griffin sued to keep her slogan "NOT the whiteman's bitch" on the ballot in her race as an independent for state Assembly in Wisconsin. Griffin is fighting a decision by... more »
  • Chief Forester fined for shooting Turkey

    June 28, 2010 8:11 PM

    The chief forester in Wisconsin shot a turkey out of season and turned himself in to pay a $263 fine. Paul DeLong says he mistook a tuft of feathers for a beard thinking it was a male bird he could shoot legally. DeLong is head of the Department of Natural... more »
  • Fear the deer

    May 3, 2010 8:21 PM

    A slogan used as a rallying cry for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team turned into a punchline when two deer ran into a bar where customers were watching a Bucks game this weekend. It happened in Menomonie, Wisconsin where "fear the deer" became real. The first deer hit a glass... more »
  • Baton Rouge reacts to prayer day ruling

    April 16, 2010 5:25 PM

    A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional Thursday. U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb says it violates separation of church and state. James Drumgole, pastor of Living Word Church in Baton Rouge, says the judge's ruling won't influence the time he devotes to prayer. ... more »
  • PepsiCo will get day in court

    November 6, 2009 8:41 PM

    PepsiCo will get its day in court afterall and won't have to pay a billion dollar judgement. A judge tossed out the judgement after the soft drink company didn't respond to a lawsuit by two men who claimed PepsiCo stole their idea to sell bottled water. The suit was filed... more »

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