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2016-07-28

Small plane crash at Fond du Lac airport injures two

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department says two men were critically injured when their plane crashed Thursday morning. Sheriff’s Captain Rick Olig says several people at a business near the airport witnessed the crash, which he said happened after…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Dane County crash claims second victim

A three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 14 in in the Dane County Town of Rutland Wednesday morning has claimed another life. According to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, 93-year-old Benjamin Blum of Madison has died at a local hospital. Sheriff’s…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Beloit Airman laid to rest 60 years after Alaska crash

A military funeral was held Thursday in Beloit for a serviceman lost in the crash of a military transport plane in Alaska more than 60 years ago. Airman George Ingram was a crew member of a C-124 Globemaster which crashed…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Avery blames attorneys for conviction

The man prominently featured in the Netflix series Making A Murderer is blaming his former attorneys for his murder conviction. In a letter dated July 18 sent to In Touch Weekly, Steven Avery slams his former defense team of Dean…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Greenleaf Teen charged in traffic crash that killed two

A 17-year-old from northeastern Wisconsin is being charged for causing the deaths of two people in a traffic crash while he was under the influence of marijuana. Devon Robley of Greenleaf appeared in Brown County Circuit Court Wednesday on two…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Lawmaker wants independent review of Green Bay prison conditions

A Democratic state lawmaker is calling for an independent review of working conditions at the Green Bay Correctional Institution. The request from state Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) comes after three incidents at the prison in the past year in…

posted 2016/07/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-27

Pence campaigns in Wisconsin

Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence campaigned in Wisconsin Wednesday night. The Indiana governor took the stage before an enthusiastic crowd at the Waukesha County Expo Center. “I am determined to work with all of you to ensure that Hillary Clinton…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Kind heckled over Trans Pacific Partnership at DNC

At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, a Wisconsin congressman gets heckled on a hot button issue – the Trans Pacific Partnership. It happened as La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind spoke with the media after talking with Wisconsin delegates on…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Appleton learns cost of ‘quiet zone’

Appleton leaders could make safety improvements at railroad crossings, so train engineers wouldn’t have to blow their whistles anymore. A consultant says it would cost between $620,000 and nearly $800,000 to create a “quiet zone.” Public works director Paula Vandehey…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Armed man shot and killed in Lincoln County

A man who was shot and killed by law enforcement in Lincoln County on Tuesday has been identified. Fifty-year-old Scot A. Minard of Eagle River was killed after an exchange of gunfire at the end of a high-speed car chase.…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Appeals court rules Slender Man stabbing suspects will stay in adult court

A state appeals court says two teens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please the fictional horror character “Slender Man” will continue to face charges as adults. The court upheld a circuit judge’s decision not to move Morgan…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin transportation fund faces $939 million shortfall

A newly released memo by one of the co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee shows Wisconsin could face a road funding shortfall of nearly a billion dollars in the next biennium, just to keep current projects going. State Representative…

posted 2016/07/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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