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Woman Robbed Of Car Given As Gift From Dying Grandmother

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee Police are looking for a carjacker who stole an auto just one day after it was given to a 29-year-old woman from her dying grandmother. Charletta Harwell Payne tells WISN TV it happened nine days ago outside her north side Milwaukee apartment. She said she was sitting in her 2002 dark blue More >

No State Charges In Wauwatosa Police Shooting Death

(Wauwatosa, WI) — No state charges will be filed against a suburban Milwaukee police officer who shot and killed an early morning loiterer to death in a park. However, a lawyer for Jay Anderson’s family says the US Attorney’s office has agreed to find out if Wauwatosa officer Joseph Mensah violated the 25-year-old Anderson’s civil More >

Republicans Renew Internal Debate On State Highway Funds

(Madison, WI)  —  With a public hearing scheduled for Tuesday in Madison, Republicans on both sides of the state’s highway funding debate made their cases in more graphic ways Monday. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who says tax and fee hikes may be needed, released a video of a Burlington ambulance ride he took, showing equipment More >

Trial starts in doctor death from Meriter ambulance crash

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jurors in Dane County Circuit Court will decide how much insurance money should be paid to the parents of a doctor who was killed in an ambulance crash. Dr. Stanley Phillips and three other medical workers were heading to Appleton to bring a baby to Meriter Hospital in Madison for surgery More >

Governor Scott Walker visiting troops in Middle East

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is spending the week as part of a delegation of governors visiting U.S. troops in the Middle East. Walker first announced Monday in a message on Twitter that he was overseas visiting troops. His spokesman Tom Evenson later released a statement saying Walker is part of a delegation More >

Wisconsin woman, 78, dies in wrong-way crash in Illinois

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 78-year-old Wisconsin woman has died following a wrong-way crash on Interstate 90 in northern Illinois. Illinois State Police say the woman from Janesville was driving a car eastbound in the westbound lanes of the freeway near the South Beloit Toll Plaza in Winnebago County on Monday when More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING December 5, 2016. 11/29           Robin Palmer, Stoddard, was backing out of a parking stall from the Thirsty Turtle parking lot.  Palmer did not see the vehicle parked next to her, and struck the vehicle belonging to Sara More >

Shilling Declares Victory In State’s 32nd Senate Seat Recount

State Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling has declared victory in the 32nd Senate District race after a recount of the November eighth votes, and her GOP opponent Dan Kapanke conceded. Final results from the Wisconsin Elections Commission Friday showed Shilling, of La Crosse, ended the recount with a 61-vote margin over Kapanke. Shilling had a More >

Nurses Helping Nurses plans Dueling Pianos event

During this busy holiday season, it’s hard to get away – so, Nurses Helping Nurses is bringing the entertainment to you! Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 14 and plan on joining Nurses Helping Nurses, a division of Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation, in welcoming Dueling Pianos!  Performed by Piano Fondue – who also play More >

Canadian Pacific “Holiday Train” Enters Wisconsin

(Undated)  —  For the 18th year, the Canadian Pacific Railroad’s Holiday Train is entering Wisconsin Monday. It features decorated cars and live music, while raising money for local food banks and pantries. Two trains left Canada in late November, and one stayed in that country while the other ventured south from Montreal into the US. More >