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2016-05-01

Suspect fatally shot by Wausau police officer

One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Wausau over the weekend. Police responded to an apartment complex Saturday night, after receiving a report about a domestic disturbance. The suspect was located after a search of the area, with…

posted 2016/05/01 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-29

Wisconsin drug takeback day is this weekend

A reminder to include a sweep of the medicine cabinet in your spring cleaning plans. Locations around the state will be hosting drug take-back events this Saturday, where people can drop off unwanted or expired prescriptions for safe disposal. Attorney…

posted 2016/04/29 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Madison weary of Mifflin Street blowout

Madison is getting ready for an annual event that’s become increasingly unpopular with police and residents. The Mifflin Street block party is a venerable tradition dating back to protests against the Vietnam War in the late 1960s, but one that…

posted 2016/04/29 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Tourism had $19.3 billion impact on Wisconsin last year

Tourism continues to be a big contributor to the state’s economy, according to a report released Friday by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Over 105 million visits were made to the state last year, up about 12.7 million over the…

posted 2016/04/29 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-28

Arrests made in UW-Madison campus graffiti

Three Dane County men are facing charges, after their arrests in connection with a rash of graffiti at locations on and near the UW-Madison campus. Timothy Arnold of Madison, Frank Horton of Madison and Adam Ritchie of McFarland are all…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Packers go with defensive lineman in first round of draft

With nose tackle B.J. Raji walking away from football for at least a year, the Green Bay Packers were left with a gaping hole on the defensive line. The Packers used the 27th pick in the NFL Draft to select…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ray Cross unguarded at UW Stout forum

Facing a likely vote by the UW Faculty Senate next week, on a resolution expressing lack of confidence in his leadership, University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross went to bat for faculty on Thursday. Speaking at a forum on…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker expects deep pool of Supreme Court candidates

Governor Scott Walker is now taking applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the state Supreme Court, and he’s expecting a lot of competition for the seat. Justice David Prosser announced Wednesday that he will step down from the high…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Feingold staying quiet in Democratic presidential race

When it comes to who he voted for in Wisconsin’s April 5th presidential primary, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold is keeping it to himself. “I didn’t even tell my wife,” Feingold told reporters Thursday, following an appearance at a…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Police: Ashwaubenon mom supplied heroin

A mother, son and his girlfriend were arrested after Ashwaubenon Public Safety officers discovered the trio living in a drug house. Officers responded Wednesday to a call for a man who had overdosed on heroin. They were able to administer…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Dozens of guns seized in Dodge County

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says a very dangerous individual with an extensive criminal history was taken off the streets on Wednesday. At 6:00 a.m, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office searched a home on County J, in the Town of…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Neenah police chief responds to hostage shooting video

At the time of a fatal police shooting in his city last December, Neenah Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson said his officers ordered a man to drop his gun before opening fire on him. Now police dashcam video shows that warning…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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