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2016-05-05

FDA releases new rules for e-cigarettes, vaping devices

The Food and Drug Administration has released new regulations for e-cigarettes and similar devices, and one anti-smoking advocate says the agency took a much stronger stance than many health groups thought they would. The regulations released Thursday would expand the…

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

Steineke: GOP voters have to make tough choice

A top Republican state lawmaker says GOP voters have a tough choice to make, now that Donald Trump is the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) has been a vocal opponent of Trump through much of…

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

Governor Walker approves rules for unemployment drug screening

If you lose your job, you might have to pass a drug test to get unemployment benefits. New rules approved by Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday are designed to carry out the requirement for drug screenings that majority Republican lawmakers…

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

2016-05-04

Charges filed in interstate shooting that killed Illinois woman

The Sauk County district attorney has filed criminal charges against a West Allis man, accused of firing a gun into a vehicle and fatally injuring an Illinois woman. The charges against 20-year-old Zachary T. Hays include one count of First…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Madison man killed in helicopter crash in Manitowoc County

A 61-year-old Madison man is dead, after the helicopter he was piloting crashed in a rural area in Manitowoc County. Manitowoc County Sheriff Rob Hermann said the crash occurred just after ten Wednesday morning in the Town of Maple Grove,…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker will support Trump as the Republican nominee

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is planning to support the Republican presidential nominee, even if it’s Donald Trump. During a stop in West Allis Wednesday, the governor restated that he made promise while he was a candidate in the presidential race…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin drug take-back effort breaks record

The state Department of Justice says last weekend’s statewide drug take-back effort collected a record total of unwanted prescription drugs. Collection sites around Wisconsin brought in 62,618 pounds of prescription drugs during the weekend – a 40 percent increase over…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Some soul-searching for Republicans

There will be some difficult decisions in the months ahead for Republican voters, now that Donald Trump is the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. That prediction from University of Wisconsin Madison political scientist Barry Burden, after Trump’s win in Indiana’s primary…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Bouchet pleads not guilty in drunk driving deaths of Hobart couple

A man accused in a Green Bay drunk driving crash that killed a husband and wife has entered his plea.  Daniel Boucher pleaded not guilty to all 13 counts against him, including two of homicide by intoxicated use of…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin health officials have monitoring plan for Zika virus

The state Department of Health Services says there will be monitoring done this summer to watch for the possible arrival of the Zika virus in Wisconsin. DHS epidemiologist Diep Hoang Johnson says UW-Madison entomologists will work with local health officials…

posted 2016/05/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-03

Illinois woman shot on interstate in Sauk County dies

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Department says a 44-year-old Illinois woman, who was shot in the neck Sunday while riding in a car on Interstate-90/94, has died as a result of her injuries. Tracey Czaczkowski of suburban Chicago was hit by…

posted 2016/05/03 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Menasha Trestle Trail shooting was one year ago

Menasha’s police chief says the Fox Cities community showed a great deal of character over the past year, following a tragic shooting on the Trestle Trail. One year ago today, 27-year-old Sergio Valencia del Toro randomly shot four people on…

posted 2016/05/03 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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