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2016-07-25

Wisconsin’s DNC delegates mirror Clinton-Sanders divide

Wisconsin’s delegate votes at the DNC could be nearly evenly split between Sanders and Hillary Clinton, mirroring the larger effort to have the party coalesce around its candidate in Philadelphia this week. A Clinton delegate from Milwaukee says there are…

posted 2016/07/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Representative Gwen Moore calls for unity behind Clinton

Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore says “the biggest protest” is voting — and she’s urging Wisconsin Democrats at their party’s national convention to do what they can to get Hillary Clinton elected president. “I feel right at home here in the…

posted 2016/07/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Church band sex assault suspect takes plea deal

A 19-year-old member of a Sheboygan church youth group band has convicted on a child sexual assault charge. Clayton Michener reached a plea deal with prosecutors, and pleaded no contest to one count of sexual assault of a child under…

posted 2016/07/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-24

Blowdown clean-up underway in Chequamegon National Forest

Progress is being made in the clean-up of the severe damage done to the Washburn Ranger District of the Chequamegon National Forest during a wind storm last Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service has sent heavy equipment operators and saw teams…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Charges sought in Fox Valley squad car theft, carjacking

Appleton police are asking prosecutors to charge a man accused of stealing a squad car in Grand Chute and carjacking a woman, and 36-year-old Michael Lawrenz may face additional charges. Sergeant Dave Lund said the incident began Saturday evening at…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin Democrats react to Wasserman Schultz revelations

The goal of Democratic unity at the party’s convention in hit a speed bump with the leak of emails which led to Debbie Wasserman Schultz announcing her resignation as Democratic National Committee Chair. Wasserman Schultz is expected to step down…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Two college football punters die in Wisconsin crash

Two young athletes died in a weekend car crash in Wisconsin. Officials at the University of Nebraska and Michigan State University confirmed Sunday that a current and a former punter for their football teams were killed in a car wreck…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

WISDEMS Laning ready for DNC in Philadelphia

Democrats have their opportunity this to respond to Republicans and their candidate for president. Delegates are convening in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and state Democratic Party Chair Martha Laning says they’r ready to rally around Hillary Clinton.…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-22

Walker appoints attorney Daniel Kelly to Wisconsin Supreme Court

Governor Scott Walker has appointed Daniel Kelly, a Milwaukee attorney, to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kelly will fill the vacancy created by Justice David Prosser, whose retirement is effective July 31. “Daniel Kelly is an exceptionally accomplished trial and appellate…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Gomoll gets life prison term

A judge has sentenced Samson Gomoll to life in prison for killing his girlfriend. Gomoll was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide after shooting and killing Stacey Strange during an argument on September 20 at the Oshkosh apartment the two shared.…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Nelson vetoes board’s eminent domain vote

Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson is vetoing a county board decision to use eminent domain to take property in Appleton’s northeast business park for the sheriff’s department. Nelson said he had a change of heart after hearing more about the…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-21

Power outages across Wisconsin

Nearly 10,000 electric customers throughout Wisconsin were without power this Friday morning, in the wake of the latest round of severe storms. About 6800 homes and businesses are waiting to get their power back after three waves of thunderstorms Thursday…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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