State News

Man Wanted For Green Bay Sexual Assault Could Be In Asia

Green Bay police say the suspect from a July 22nd sexual assault in the downtown area may have fled to Asia.  An international manhunt is being conducted for 28-year-old Jimmy Choumemany.  Investigators say the attacker was captured on video surveillance as he rode a bicycle away from an alley.  After the images were posted on More >

2 People On Motorcycle Injured After Hitting Bear

Two people on a motorcycle were seriously injured when they hit a bear on a county road near Tomahawk Monday evening.  The names of the 59-year-old man who was driving the motorcycle and his 46-year-old female passenger weren’t released.  They were flown from a Tomahawk hospital to the trauma center at Aspirus in Wausau after More >

Foxconn Plans For Downtown Eau Claire Criticized

Eau Claire’s part of the huge Foxconn Technology project in Wisconsin is drawing some criticism.  The Taiwan-based electronics giant has bought more than 15-thousand square feet of office space at Haymarket Landing.  An innovation center will be located there to do work on high-definition displays connected to ultra-fast data networks.  The complaints are coming from More >

More Body Parts Found In Mississippi River

D-N-A testing on body parts found in the Mississippi River will determine if they are the remains of a missing 61-year-old man from Pepin.  Dave Sheridan’s empty sailboat was found on Lake Pepin April 29th.  The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office reports two boys found a torso and an attached leg Saturday on the riverbank in More >

$265M Expansion Coming To Children’s Hospital Of Wisconsin

The first major expansion in nine years for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will result in a much-larger emergency department and add a six-story building for doctors’ offices.  The project carries at 265-million dollar price tag.  The addition of a 166-million dollar tower in 2009 made the facility one of the largest children’s hospitals in More >

Manitowoc Police Look For Owner Of Dog Which Bit Child

Manitowoc police are trying to locate the owner of a dog which bit a child in the face Sunday afternoon.  Investigators say the child may require more extensive medical treatment if it can’t be determined that the dog has been vaccinated for rabies.  The incident happened at about 4:30 P-M at Union Park.  Witnesses say More >

Madison-Based Company Called “eBay Of Freight”

A Madison company which uses artificial intelligence and software to help businesses make easier and more efficient shipping decisions is ranked the fastest-growing company in the U-S.  With nearly 99-million dollars in revenue, SwanLeap has quadrupled in value over the last year.  Inc 5000 calls SwanLeap the “eBay of freight.”  C-E-O Brad Hollister says his More >

Former Milwaukee Police Officer Accused Of Witness Intimidation

Investigators say a former Milwaukee police officer had his family members contact at least one victim connected to his sex crime case.  Dominique Heaggan-Brown is accused of witness intimidation.  He pleaded guilty to soliciting prostitution and obtaining someone’s image with consent.  Heaggan-Brown’s brother allegedly called the victim to say he would “contact him in the More >

Racine Caregiver Accused Of Leaving Autistic Woman In Super-Heated Van

Racine County authorities are charging a caregiver with leaving an autistic woman in a super-heated, locked van while she went to a salon.  Burlington police say the temperature in that van reached 109 degrees while 35-year-old Bridget Flynn was having a waxing procedure done.  Witnesses told officers the 26-year-old disabled woman in the van had More >

Wisconsin Governor Proposes 3 Tax Cuts While Hitting Campaign Trail

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker started his re-election campaign by proposing three tax cuts and beginning a television ad campaign.  College graduates, seniors, and working parents would benefit from the tax cuts.  Walker made several stops around Wisconsin the day after the state’s primary elections.  He told an audience in Onalaska the state child tax credit More >