Daily Updates

Woman, child injured when truck forces crash on I-94

BLACK RIVER FALLS - A truck swerved into an adjacent lane Sunday afternoon on Interstate 94 in Jackson County, causing another vehicle to go out of control and rollover,

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Senate to take up budget, contracts on Tuesday

MADISON (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate will take up the state budget, a 6 percent raise for state troopers and a new compensation plan for thousands of other state workers

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Woman saves children from injury as tornado hits house

WAUPACA (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a mother saved her three young children from injury as a tornado hit their house in Waupaca County.

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Defense says charges in St. Croix stabbing should be dropped

BALSAM LAKE (AP) — An attorney for a Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River says charges against him should be dropped.

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Another diver dies at Lake Wazee

BLACK RIVER FALLS — A 59-year-old Weston man is the second scuba diver to die at the Wazee Lake Recreational Area near Black River Falls over the past two weekends.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with and that he gave the sedative

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Greece to propose new bailout plan at summit

ATHENS — Greece intends to put forward new bailout proposals to its European partners at an emergency summit today, government sources said, as officials sought to

8 hrs ago
Confederate flag closer to coming down in S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove

8 hrs ago
Boston Marathon bomber seeks new trial

BOSTON — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for

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Obama says anti-Islamic State strategy unchanged

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama acknowledged Monday that the Islamic State terrorists have been “particularly effective” at recruiting volunteers to

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GOP split over next move against ACA

WASHINGTON — Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the

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Bucks president asks for public dollars

MADISON — Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin urged Wisconsin lawmakers on Monday to pass legislation that would put taxpayers on the hook for half the cost of a new

8 hrs ago
Heavy rain causes area flooding, road closures (w/video)

Heavy rain is causing problems in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

18 hrs ago
Grizzly bear shatters barrier at Minnesota Zoo

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A grizzly bear exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo is temporarily closed after one of the bears picked up a basketball-sized rock and shattered a

16 hrs ago
Milwaukee Bucks president urges public dollars for new arena

MADISON (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks' president is trying to persuade Wisconsin lawmakers to devote $250 million in tax dollars to a new arena.

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