Nevada,other states part of $200K PayPal charity settlement
RENO, Nev. ?The attorneys general of Nevada and 20 other states havereached a $200,000 agreement with PayPal Charitable GivingFund Inc. to settle complaints over its handling ofcharitable contributions through the company's onlinefundraising platform.
TwoRivers officer cleared in fatal shooting
TWO RIVERS ?ATwo Rivers police officer was justified in using deadlyforce when he fatally shot a man during a traffic stop,according to investigators.
AssemblyRepublicans to try to override nurse training veto
MADISON ?Assembly Republicans will try Wednesday to overrideDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a bill that would makeit easier to become a nurse's aide in Wisconsin.
FranklinCollege fires president following Wisconsin arrest
STURGEON BAY ?Franklin College in Indiana has fired its president after hewas arrested in Wisconsin on suspicion of using a computerto facilitate a sex crime and attempted child enticement,the school said Monday.
Oshkoshfather found guilty of causing infant son's death
OSHKOSH ?AnOshkosh father has been convicted of causing his infantson's death.
PublicService Commission member Huebsch resigns
MADISON ?Wisconsin Public Service Commission member Mike Huebsch, aformer speaker of the state Assembly, announced Monday hewas resigning next month and would not finish off his termthat runs for another year.
Wisconsinschool counselor accused of hidden bathroom taping
GREEN BAY ?AGreen Bay high school counselor was charged Monday withsecretly videotaping 15 people in a school bathroom,including one student.
Elk found dead from eating corn in northern Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife.
Wisconsin child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state
MADISON - A child in Wisconsin has died from influenza, marking the state's first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials said Friday.
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to nuclear material count
MADISON - A Wisconsin political activist accused of trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online pleaded guilty Friday to one count of receiving a nuclear material.
Evers approves Wisconsin Guard sex assault ombudsman
MADISON - Gov. Tony Evers on Friday approved a member of the Georgia National Guard to serve as the Wisconsin National Guard's new sexual misconduct ombudsman.
Woman arrested in 2018 death of infant in Fond du Lac
MILWAUKEE - A woman has been arrested in the 2018 death of an infant in Fond du Lac.
Southern, eastern Wisconsin under winter storm warning
MADISON- A winter storm that is expected to hit southern, central and northeastern Wisconsin could bring several inches of snow, icy road conditions and high winds, making weekend travel hazardous, state emergency officials said Friday.
Court:Man properly sentenced despite inaccurate history
MADISON ?AMilwaukee judge relied on inaccurate information about aconvict's criminal history when he sentenced him to 13 yearsin prison, but the mistake was harmless because of the man'smultiple brushes with the law, the Wisconsin Supreme Courtruled Thursday.
Legalfight over estate of man deprived of water in jail
MILWAUKEE ?Alegal battle has developed over the division of themultimillion-dollar estate of a man who died after guards atthe Milwaukee County Jail deprived him of water.
Competencyexam ordered in 1976 murder case in Wisconsin
MARINETTE ?Acompetency exam has been ordered for a man accused ofkilling a couple in a Wisconsin park in 1976.
Report:Driver in Milwaukee crash that killed 4 was on meth
MILWAUKEE ?Thedriver of a speeding car that crashed into a tree inMilwaukee last month, killing himself, a woman and two oftheir children, was under the influence of methamphetamineand going over 90 mph, authorities said Thursday.
US blames Iran for Ukrainian jetliner downing, pledges probe
WASHINGTON ?The U.S. promised 揳ppropriate action?Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied playing a role in the killing of all 176 people on board.
As Iran and US take step back from the brink, Canada grieves
TORONTO ?The worst had passed, it seemed, and the United States and Iran no longer appeared poised at the edge of war.
Kaul:More needs to be done to combat sex trafficking
MADISON?Law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are notconsistently reporting human trafficking cases,leading to incomplete information and is likelyundercounting the number of people who are forcedinto the sex trade, a report released by the stateattorney general on Thursday found.
Familymourning boy who died on Make-A-Wish trip to MOA
SUSSEX ?AWisconsin family is mourning their 11-year-old son who diedon a Make-A-Wish trip to the Mall of America in Minnesotaover New Year's.
Suspectshoots man, steals vehicle with toddler inside
MILWAUKEE ?Milwaukee police are looking for a suspect who shot a driverduring a carjacking and fled with the vehicle and a toddlerin the back seat.
FormerWisconsin official to lead EPA's Chicago office
TRAVERSE CITY,Mich. ?A former Wisconsin official has been appointed tolead a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional officecovering six Midwestern states, EPA Administrator AndrewWheeler said Wednesday.
Eversassigns 'homework' to GOP-controlled Legislature
MADISON?Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, a former teacher andstate superintendent of schools, assigned揾omework?to the Republican-controlledLegislature on Thursday, calling on them to spendmore money on combating homelessness, restrict theuse of water-polluting chemicals and close aloophole that lowers property taxes for large retailstores.
Taxesconsumed smaller percentage of income again in 2019
MADISON ?Wisconsin residents continue to spend less of their incomeon taxes, according to a new report from the WisconsinPolicy Forum.
Remainsfound in Wisconsin in '82 ID'ed as Minnesota man
BARRON ?Remains found in western Wisconsin in 1982 have beenidentified as those of a Minnesota man, authorities saidTuesday.
Wisconsinlegislator's daughter sentenced for woman's death
GREEN BAY ?Thedaughter of a Wisconsin state legislator was found guiltyTuesday of supplying drugs that led to the death of apregnant woman and her baby.
Wildlifegroups host eagle viewings in Illinois, Wisconsin
CRYSTAL LAKE,Ill. ?Wildlife organizations are planning eagle viewingevents in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Doctorfinds Milwaukee acid attack suspect fit for trial
MILWAUKEE ?A 61-year-old Wisconsin man accused of throwing acid ina Latino man抯 face during a racist attack is competent tostand trial, according to a doctor's report released tocourt Monday.
Milwaukeedriver shoots children who threw snowballs at car
MILWAUKEE ?Adriver shot and wounded two children who threw snowballs ata car in Milwaukee, police said.
Waukesha County Courthouse closed due to bomb threat
WAUKESHA ?The Waukesha County Courthouse and Administration Building are closed because of a bomb threat, according to county officials.
Policesearch for suspect in fatal Christmas Eve hit-and-run
MILWAUKEE ?Milwaukee police are searching for a man now charged in afatal hit-and-run on Christmas Eve.
2snowmobile riders die after plunging into Wisconsin lake
RHINELANDER ?Two snowmobile riders died and a third survived after theirmachines plunged into a lake in northern Wisconsin,authorities said Sunday.
Milwaukeepolice investigate baby's death as homicide
MILWAUKEE ?Milwaukee police say they are investigating the death ofa 13-month-old boy who authorities suspect was beaten by themother's ex-boyfriend.
Deltaworkers sue manufacturer Lands' End over uniforms
MADISON ?Hundreds of Delta Air Lines employees have filed a pair ofclass action lawsuits against Wisconsin-based clothingmanufacturer Lands' End, claiming that uniforms they arerequired to wear are causing serious medical problems.
Wisconsincounty official accused of choking farm worker
SHAWANO ?AWisconsin county board member is accused of choking a workerat his farm because the worker and a colleague overslept andmissed the start of their shift.
Manfaces trial in 1994 Wisconsin murder case
MADISON ?Ajudge ordered an Indiana man to stand trial for the 1994death of a woman who was strangled and run over with a carin Madison, Wisconsin.
Wisconsinteacher admits to defecating in park for 2 years
WHITEWATER ?Aretiring Wisconsin English teacher cited for defecating in apublic park for two years told authorities he was 揵eingan idiot?and that he did it for convenience and to bedisrespectful.
Investigatorsplan to move Hawaii helicopter crash wreckage
HONOLULU ?U.S.investigators said Thursday they were waiting for weather toclear so they may send a recovery team to retrieve thewreckage of a tour helicopter that crashed last week into aremote mountain ridge on the Hawaii island of Kauai andkilled seven people.
NYCofficial accused of facilitating child sex crime
NEENAH ?A NewYork City education official was arrested in Wisconsin forallegedly using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime,police say.
Manaccused of killing girlfriend's new love interest
RACINE ?Asuburban Milwaukee man is accused of fatally shooting hisgirlfriend's new love interest at the victim's Racine Countyhome.
Babyinjured in Milwaukee crash dies; death toll rises to 4
A baby boyinjured in a Milwaukee car crash has died, bringing thedeath toll from the weekend crash to four, authorities saidSunday
Kenosha police investigate death of baby boy
KENOSHA - Kenosha police are investigating the death of a baby boy.
Milwaukee police find vehicle, still seek suspect in hit-run
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police have found the vehicle linked to the hit-and-run death of a woman on Christmas Eve but were still looking for the driver.
Wisconsin man facing 11th drunken driving charge
STOUGHTON, Wis. - Authorities say a Wisconsin man is facing his 11th drunken driving charge after a hit-and-run crash on Christmas night.
Man charged with hate crime for Wisconsin Dells assault
LAKE DELTON - A visitor to a Wisconsin Dells resort has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly admitting that he assaulted a man based on his race in a resort bar, authorities said.
Suspect surrenders in Racine County home invasion killing
WIND LAKE, Wis. - A man wanted for fatally shooting a 40-year-old man after a home invasion in southeastern Wisconsin is in custody, authorities said Friday.
Man who killed 3 in Wisconsin crash wants to withdraw plea
A Russian immigrant wants to withdraw his guilty plea to killing three people in a wrong-way crash on a western Wisconsin interstate two years ago.
Man who made 27,000 crosses for shooting victims is retiringUS mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings
AURORA, Ill.- An Illinois man who made more than 27,000 crosses to commemorate victims of mass shootings across the country is retiring.
The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter.
Man arrested in Christmas Eve shooting death in Madison
MADISON - Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection with a Christmas Eve homicide in Madison.