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2014-09-12

Governor Walker signs off on new verification plan for photo ID cards

The state Department of Transportation’s plan for helping people who lack a birth certificate obtain a state-issued photo ID is moving forward. Governor Scott Walker on Friday gave approval for the new birth verification process. Under the new system, which…

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Black Creek minister accused of underage sex

A minister at a Brown County church is in jail, awaiting up to three dozen felony charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. A bond hearing was held Thursday for 33-year-old Jerry Fletcher of Neenah, pastor…

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Mary Burke says lawsuit targeting Madison school board lacks substance

The Democratic candidate for governor says there’s not “a lot of substance” to a lawsuit against the Madison school board. The Madison school board is the target of a lawsuit filed by a conservative group, which claims the district violated…

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2014-09-11

Milwaukee teen charged in robbery of elderly Appleton man

Appleton police say they’ve arrested a 17-year-old girl in connection with the armed robbery of an 87-year-old Appleton man. On July 19, police say the Milwaukee girl approached the victim on Appleton’s north side and claimed her friends left her…

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Racine boy charged with attempted homicide

The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a 13-year-old boy with attempted first degree intentional homicide for an attack on an 11-year old girl walking home with friends from school this week. The boy faces up to 60 years…

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Closing loophole that favors deadbeat parents

A proposal in Congress would help fix a federal law that currently allows deadbeat parents to avoid paying child support. Congressman Sean Duffy says the Fair Credit Reporting Act has an unintended consequence that makes it hard for the courts…

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Bow deer hunt begins Saturday

The archery season will be a unique deer hunting season with a set of new regulations in place, and buck-only hunts in most northern counties. Deer hunters may face some adjustments when they head out into the woods this weekend.…

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Fall Ride sees first crash

The Tomahawk Fall Ride has already had its first motorcycle crash for the year. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department deputies say two motorcycles collided Thursday afternoon on Highway 107 near Sugar Maple Road. Investigators say the female operator rear ended another…

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Racine boy charged with attempted homicide

The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a 13-year-old boy with attempted first degree intentional homicide for an attack on an 11-year old girl walking home with friends from school this week. The boy faces up to 60 years…

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Voter ID set for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

A federal appeals court is set hear arguments over Wisconsin’s voter ID law. The panel of federal appeals judges in Chicago will arguemnts over the state’s halted voter identification law on Friday. State Senate Republican leader Scott Fitzgerald says the…

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EAB quarantine adds 4 counties in eastern Wisconsin

Four more counties are now in the state’s quarantine zone for the Emerald Ash Borer, after the beetle was found in Calumet County. Frank Kirschling is the DNR forester for Outagamie County. He says people in Calumet, Outagamie, Manitowoc and…

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Bail increased for former deputy accused of killing wife, sister-in-law

A Dane County court commissioner has doubled the bail for a former sheriff’s deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law. During a court appearance Thursday morning, Bail for 39-year-old Andrew Steele was raised from $1 million to $2 million,…

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