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2016-02-03

Madison police investigate year’s first homicide

Madison Police are investigating the first homicide shooting of the year. Officers arriving at the parking lot of Metro Market on Cottage Grove Road on the city’s east side at around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday found a 24-year-old woman shot in…

posted 2016/02/03 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin DHS epidemiologist addresses Zika virus concerns

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported  by local health officials in Texas on Tuesday. In a potentially alarming development, the Texas case is believed to have been  contracted through sex,…

posted 2016/02/03 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Advice to snow shovelers: take it easy

If you’re clearing away snow this morning, make sure to take it easy on yourself. “If you aren’t the most active person the world, or have history of heart trouble, make sure you’re talking to your doctor even before you’re…

posted 2016/02/03 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-02-02

Two Wisconsin drivers killed in Minnesota crash

Two Wisconsin residents died early Monday on an icy highway in southeast Minnesota. A car driven by 42-year-old Fay Bailey of La Crosse lost control on a curve, and crossed a median before colliding with an oncoming SUV driven by…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Traffic crashes in Wisconsin killed 28 in January

Traffic deaths in Wisconsin during the month of January were at their second lowest level since the 1940s. Preliminary figures released by the state Department of Transportation show 28 people were killed in traffic crashes last month. Those numbers include…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Tuinstra found guilty in Berlin double murder

A Green Lake County jury Monday found a 34-year-old Berlin man guilty of killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Nicholas Tuinstra was found guilty of two counts of 1st degree intentional homicide and one count of stalking. A pre-sentence…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Harris believes GOP ‘very nervous’ about 18th Senate District race

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) wants to prohibit state legislators from also serving as county executives. The proposal comes as Winnebago County Exec Mark Harris — a Democrat — is gearing up to run for the seat being…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ribble retirement prompts flurry of possible candidates

The surprise announcement over the weekend that U.S. Representative Reid Ribble (R-WI) would not seek another term is already generating a great deal of interest from potential candidates for the seat. At least eight Republicans and one Democrat have publicly…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Plane clips semi while trying to land in Racine County

An airplane was able to land safely, after its landing gear clipped a moving semi truck on Interstate 94 in Racine County. A 65-year old Racine man, piloting a private plane on a sightseeing trip with his wife, tried landing…

posted 2016/02/02 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-01-31

Bill would bar Wisconsin county executives from holding state legislative office

A top Republican in the state Senate wants to prevent county executives from serving in the Legislature. The bill being circulated by Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) would prohibit someone from holding a legislative office at the same time…

posted 2016/01/31 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Gearing up for voter ID in Wisconsin, again

With the first statewide election of the year just two weeks away, state officials are ramping up efforts to make sure the public is once again ready to comply with the state’s voter ID requirement. The law passed by the…

posted 2016/01/31 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Weather pushes blood supplies to critically low levels

Severe winter weather has left blood supplies for many hospitals at critically low levels. Katie Marshall, spokesperson for the Midwest region of the Red Cross, says there’s an “emergency need” for blood donors. “What we’re seeing at this point is…

posted 2016/01/31 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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