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  • Prom shooting in Wisconsin leaves 3 people injured

    April 24, 2016 3:02 PM

    ANTIGO, Wis. - Authorities have identified a man who they say shot and wounded two students outside of their northern Wisconsin prom as 18-year-old Jakob E. Wagner. Police say Wagner opened fire late Saturday and shot the male and female students with a rifle as they left the high school... more »
  • Cruz win in Wisconsin leaves Trump damaged front-runner

    April 6, 2016 12:45 PM

    NEW YORK - Republican Donald Trump is emerging from Wisconsin as a damaged front-runner following a crushing loss to rival Ted Cruz. It's a significant setback that deepens questions about the businessman's White House qualifications and pushes the GOP contest toward a rare contested convention fight. Democrat Bernie Sanders also... more »
  • Police recommend charge against girl at Trump rally

    March 31, 2016 6:23 PM

    JANESVILLE, Wis. - Investigators are recommending that a 15-year-old girl who was pepper sprayed at a Donald Trump rally be charged with disorderly conduct for punching a man in an altercation captured on video. Police in Janesville are investigating the altercation outside the rally on Tuesday. The girl told police... more »
  • Probe ongoing into pepper spray incident at Trump rally

    March 31, 2016 12:34 PM

    JANESVILLE, Wis. - Police say they're still looking for the man suspected of pepper spraying a 15-year-old girl during an altercation at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Wisconsin. Janesville police said early Thursday that investigators had located the suspect, but police Lt. Keith Lawver later said... more »
  • Teen pepper sprayed as Trump protesters, supporters clash at Wisconsin rally

    March 30, 2016 9:27 AM

    JANESVILLE - Police are looking for a man who pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl as opponents and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clashed outside a Wisconsin rally. The altercation is the latest in a series of confrontations that have marred recent Trump events. Janesville Police Sgt. Aaron Ellis said... more »
  • 5'5" high school junior stuns spectators with monstrous dunk

    February 19, 2016 4:58 PM

    Milwaukee, Wis. - A 5-foot-5 high school junior is making social media waves Friday after he unleashed a truly thunderous dunk over a pair of defenders in a Thursday night game. NY2LA Sports, a college recruiting site, reports the junior guard Melvin Lee attends Riverside University High School in... more »
  • Wisconsin gun shop to pay $1M to settle officers' lawsuit

    December 12, 2015 4:43 PM

    MILWAUKEE - An attorney says a Wisconsin gun shop will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit in which a jury found it negligently sold a gun used to injure two Milwaukee police officers. The settlement eliminates what was expected to be a yearslong appeal of an October verdict in... more »
  • Duke, Wisconsin prepare for title bout

    April 5, 2015 6:24 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Duke and Wisconsin are finally getting their turn in the spotlight. After a season that was dominated by discussions of discussions about Kentucky's pursuit of perfection, it will be the Blue Devils and Badgers meeting for the title on Monday night. Duke ran roughshod through Michigan State... more »
  • Frank the Tank, stenographer central: Welcome to Wisconsin

    April 2, 2015 4:07 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Wisconsin has Frank the Tank and Captain America, plus Nigel Hayes and his adorable obsession for stenography. The fun-loving Badgers might be the most tight-knit team at the Final Four. But once coach Bo Ryan whistles practice into session, it's all business for the Badgers. "The Tank" refers... more »
  • NCAA hoops All-Americans littered with Final Four participants

    March 30, 2015 2:09 PM

    AP - Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one first-team vote. Notre Dame senior Jerian Grant, Kentucky junior Willie Cauley-Stein and Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell rounded out the team that was announced... more »
  • Final Four set with Duke, Michigan State joining Kentucky, Wisconsin next weekend

    March 29, 2015 6:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Duke University capped off a weekend of mostly chalk, as the Blue Devils beat Gonzaga 66-52 to earn the last spot in college basketball's Final Four. The Blue Devils are one of three #1 seeds in the Final Four, joining Midwest #1 Kentucky, West #1 Wisconsin and... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • Adult trial for Wisconsin girls in Slender Man stabbing

    March 13, 2015 2:50 PM

    WAUKESHA, WI - A judge has ordered a trial in adult court for two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing their classmate to please the fantasy horror character Slender Man. Both girls face a count of attempted first-degree attempted homicide. Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren made the decision Friday after... more »
  • Doctor: Girl thought horror character would hurt her family

    February 17, 2015 1:51 PM

    WAUKESHA, WI - An attorney for one of two young Wisconsin girls accused of repeatedly stabbing their classmate to please a fictional horror character is trying to convince a judge the child acted in self-defense. Psychologist Deborah Collins testified during the second day of a preliminary hearing that the defendant... more »
  • A role of the dice

    February 10, 2015 7:49 PM

    MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN- The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin has an offer it hopes Governor Scott Walker can't refuse. It'll pony up $200 million to build Milwaukee's new basketball stadium, taking taxpayers off the hook, if walker approves its casino. The tribe says its a good deal, Menominee bucks for Milwaukee... more »
  • On trip in UK, Scott Walker gets away from university flap

    February 10, 2015 4:37 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Scott Walker may have picked the perfect time to get out of Wisconsin for a few days. The prospective Republican candidate for president is traveling in the United Kingdom this week on a trade mission. The trip turns the governor's focus toward foreign policy and away... more »
  • Jimmy the Groundhog bites Wisconsin mayor

    February 2, 2015 1:42 PM

    SUN PRAIRIE, WI - A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather-predicting critter: Don't get too close. Jimmy, the official groundhog in Sun Prairie, bit the mayor's ear during a Groundhog's Day celebration on Monday. The groundhog's handler was holding the animal next to Mayor... more »
  • Doe attacks man after being shot with arrow

    January 5, 2015 12:07 PM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a deer wounded by an arrow in eastern Wisconsin turned on the bow hunter in an attack that sent the 72-year-old man to a hospital. Fond du Lac County sheriff's officer Jeff Bonack says the hunter was tracking the wounded doe through thick... more »
  • Muschamp gets close look in Auburn's 34-31 loss to Wisconsin

    January 1, 2015 5:40 PM

    TAMPA, Fla. - Incoming Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp got an eyeful in the Tigers' latest loss. Melvin Gordon ran for an Outback Bowl-record 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 25-yard field goal in overtime to give the 18th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers a 34-31 victory over the... more »
  • Dustin Diamond charged in stabbing at Wisconsin bar

    December 26, 2014 2:31 PM

    PORT WASHINGTON, WI - Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar. Diamond was charged Friday with felony second-degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon. He appeared Friday afternoon... more »
  • Gordon sets rush record with 408 yards

    November 15, 2014 6:42 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - Melvin Gordon rushed for a major college-record 408 yards and four touchdowns and No. 22 Wisconsin overcame three early turnovers to take control of the Big Ten West division with a 59-24 win Saturday over No. 11 Nebraska. Gordon eclipsed the single-game mark held since 1999 by... more »
  • Walker survives challenge in Wisconsin

    November 4, 2014 10:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - As Republicans make gains in the House and Senate, one of the potential Republican presidential contenders in 2016 has survived a challenge in Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker was a top target of Democrats, after angering labor groups by enacting a measure reducing the power of public sector unions.... more »
  • #13 LSU rallies for come-from-behind win over #14 Wisconsin

    August 31, 2014 1:22 AM

    HOUSTON - The LSU Tigers extended their FBS record winning streak in regular season non-conference games to 46 by rallying to beat Wisconsin 28-24 on Saturday night. For much of the first three quarters, a win did not seem like a likely outcome. The Tigers, according to head... more »
  • Game day for LSU: What to watch for

    August 30, 2014 11:26 AM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - The long wait is over for Tiger fans across the country, as the Bayou Bengals will take the field for the first time in 241 days. For the Tigers and Badgers, it will be their first game of the College Football playoff era. The Tigers come in... more »
  • Houston stadium will enforce bag policy on LSU fans

    August 27, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will be met by stricter security enforcing a new bag law implemented this year by the NFL at all NFL-affiliated stadiums. Those attending the season opener against Wisconsin will be must follow tighter rules concerning what they can bring into the Houston Texans' NRG... more »
  • The big game on the big stage is where Tigers thrive Play Video

    August 25, 2014 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game week is a welcomed sight for the LSU Tigers, especially when it involves a big game early. In recent years, LSU defeated North Carolina, Oregon, and TCU in primetime neutral-site openers. Each of those years resulted in at least ten wins. It's easy... more »
  • LSU hopes for continued success vs mobile QB's Play Video

    August 22, 2014 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers have a good track record against mobile quarterbacks...which should come in handy in week one vs Wisconsin. The Badgers named their starting quarterback Friday with Tanner McEvoy taking the reigns. While he is 6'6" and 220 pounds, the transfer QB isn't afraid... more »
  • Homes evacuated after train derailment Play Video

    July 21, 2014 2:17 AM

    SLINGER, WI - A fire official says two people are injured and several thousand gallons of diesel fuel have spilled after a train derailment in a small Wisconsin village. Slinger Fire Department Chief Rick Hanke says three engines and 10 railcars derailed Sunday, forcing the evacuation of more than 100... more »
  • Attorney: Girl charged in stabbing is mentally ill

    June 2, 2014 7:37 PM

    MILWAUKEE - An attorney for a Wisconsin girl accused of plotting to kill a friend to curry favor with a fictional online character says he is concerned about her mental health. He also says he will repeat his request for the court to move her from juvenile detention to a... more »
  • 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 »

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