Daily Updates

Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China

WASHINGTON — The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda

4 hrs ago
Military strategist named national security adviser

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national

4 hrs ago
Evacuations ordered in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO — Evacuations were ordered in Central California on Monday and flash flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to

4 hrs ago
Officials release name of another victim in St. Croix County stabbing

HUDSON — St. Croix County sheriff’s office released more information on the weekend stabbing that left a mother dead and her alleged assailant dead of an apparent

14 hrs ago
Rhode Island marks anniversary of club fire that killed 100

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Survivors of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 people, and relatives of those who died, are marking the 14th anniversary of the blaze.

14 hrs ago
Flood fears renewed as California is pounded by storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Downpours swelled creeks and rivers Monday in Northern California, threatening to cause even more flooding in the already soggy region.

14 hrs ago
Judge denies request to stop hearing to remove mayor

GREEN BAY (AP) — A judge has denied a request from Green Bay’s mayor to stop a hearing on his possible removal from office.

15 hrs ago
Proposal: Regulate powdered alcohol like liquid alcohol

MADISON (AP) — Two Democratic state lawmakers have proposed subjecting powdered alcohol to the same regulations as liquid alcohol.

16 hrs ago
Spring road weight limits announced

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Monday announced the seasonal posting of weight limits on area state highways.

16 hrs ago
Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts

17 hrs ago
EC's Hobbs to hold open skate Thursday, Friday

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation is hosting special open skating and Rink Rat hockey sessions Thursday and Friday at Hobbs Ice Center, 915 Menomonie St.

18 hrs ago
Birkie race scaled back due to warming

HAYWARD - In light of the recent above average temperatures, along with continued warm weather conditions and rain forecast for today, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

18 hrs ago
Former Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky.

18 hrs ago
Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies.

18 hrs ago
One dead in Green Bay shooting, another in custody

GREEN BAY (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Green Bay.

18 hrs ago