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Kennedy defends GAB at legislative hearing

The head of the state Government Accountability Board was on the hot seat Tuesday at the Capitol, during a day long public hearing on Republican legislation which would dismantle the state’s elections and ethics agency. GAB director Kevin Kennedy defended…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Sheriff says Obregon is in custody

Andrew Obregon is in custody. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth confirmed that a man involved in a chase with law enforcement in the area of Green Bay Road and the Illinois state line was Obregon, and that the search for…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker expects changes to campaign finance bill

As lawmakers fast-track legislation that would overhaul Wisconsin’s campaign finance laws, Governor Scott Walker signaled on Tuesday that he does expect some changes to the bill before it lands on his desk. The bill, introduced last week, would double contribution…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmakers look to lift concealed carry restrictions on Wisconsin campuses

Concealed carry permit holders would be able to have their weapons with them on public college and university campuses in Wisconsin, under a bill being proposed by Republican lawmakers. Under current law, concealed weapons can be carried in university common…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Hearing underway on Wisconsin elections agency overhaul

State lawmakers opened what’s expected to be a highly contentious hearing this morning on legislation that would make major changes to the oversight of Wisconsin election and ethics issues. The bill, introduced last week by majority Republicans, would split the…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Milwaukee Theater selected as site for GOP presidential debate

Milwaukee will be the site for the Republican presidential debate on Tuesday, November 10. The Fox Business Network is hosting the event, and announced Monday they will conduct the event at the Milwaukee Theater. This will be the fourth debate…

posted 2015/10/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Senate committee cancels vote on Wisconsin civil service changes

A legislative committee has cancelled a scheduled vote on controversial legislation that would overhaul Wisconsin’s 110-year-old civil service system. The Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform was expected to vote on the bill Tuesday afternoon at the Capitol. However,…

posted 2015/10/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Kenosha mom crashed twice with kids in car

A 23-year-old Kenosha woman crashed her car twice in Dane County on Monday, injuring her two daughters and herself. According to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Andrea M. Parise was traveling with her 6-year-old and her 18-month-old daughters when she…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bradley sworn in as Wisconsin Supreme Court justice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is officially back up to seven members. Justice Rebecca Bradley was sworn in at about 8:45 Monday morning to serve out the remainder of Justice N. Patrick Crooks‘ term. Crooks passed away suddenly last month, just…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bald eagle hit by car in Lincoln County

For the fifth time this year, a bald eagle has been struck by a vehicle in Lincoln County. Officials say the accident happened last Thursday. The driver of the vehicle said the bird flew into the car and then rolled…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lottery fraud investigation expands to Wisconsin

The insider convicted of tampering with lottery equipment to try to win a $16 million Hot Lotto jackpot five years ago is now accused of helping his brother and his best friend win jackpots from other state lotteries. “It truly…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Packers win, but the streak is over

The Green Bay Packers went head-to-head with one of the top defensive fronts in the NFL and won, pulling out a 24-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams at Lambeau Field. The Packers defense gave up 159 rushing yards to…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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