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2016-05-23

U.S. Supreme Court will consider arguments in Wisconsin John Doe probe

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a request by Wisconsin prosecutors to reopen a John Doe probe that targeted Governor Scott Walker’s recall campaign and conservative groups. The nation’s high court on Monday agreed to allows both sides to make…

posted 2016/05/23 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-22

Red flag warning in effect for 12 northern Wisconsin counties

The state Department of Natural Resources says 12 northern Wisconsin are under a “Red Flag Warning” today, due to wildfire concerns. DNR wilfire prevention specialist Catherine Koele says low humidity, gusty winds, and dry fuel mean there’s a high risk…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Two killed in fiery Rock County crash

Two men were killed and a woman injured in a head-on, two-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office reports a white Pontiac Sunfire driven by a 27-year-old Madison man, with a 26-year-old passenger from Fitchburg was traveling north…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Large snake spotted in Grant County

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents near the Village of Dickeyville to be on the lookout for a large snake spotted in the area. Sheriff Nate Dreckman said in a statement that the department received a report at…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Chief: ‘nobody seems to know anything about anything’ in Madison shootings

There was an all too familiar scene in Madison this weekend. Police Chief Mike Koval is amazed no innocent bystanders were hurt in the latest exchange of gunfire, outside a south side restaurant early Sunday morning. “I don’t know how…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Body found in Bellevue being treated as homicide

An investigation is underway after a body was found in the Village of Bellevue Saturday afternoon. According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Department, the body was found near a field on the south side of Hoffman Road around 2 p.m.…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Memorial Day expected to be big travel weekend in Wisconsin

The Memorial Day travel period could be a big one in Wisconsin, and across the country. The results of a survey from AAA show an estimate 38 million Americans plans to take a trip of 50 miles or more during…

posted 2016/05/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-21

Wisconsin business lobby raises concerns about federal overtime change

New federal overtime rules are prompting a wave of concern from Wisconsin’s largest business lobbying organization. The rules unveiled this week essentially double the threshold for when businesses have to pay employees overtime – from earnings of $23,660 a year…

posted 2016/05/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-20

Woman charged in crash that killed her two children

A 24-year-old Neillsville woman is facing felony charges in connection with a car crash that killed her children earlier this year. Aurelia Perez Amador was driving without a valid license on April 2nd on Granton Road and was involved in…

posted 2016/05/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Fallen law enforcement officers honored at Wisconsin Capitol

A parade of squad cars from around the state circled the Capitol Friday, as four officers killed in the line of duty had their names added to Wisconsin’s Law Enforcement Memorial. State Trooper Trevor Casper was killed in a shoot-out…

posted 2016/05/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Sheboygan runaway found safe

Sheboygan police are calling off the search for a missing 9-year-old girl after she was found safe. Lieutenant Bill Williams said they found Michelle McKinney just before 11:00 am on Friday. “She made it to Milwaukee where she was located…

posted 2016/05/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker rebuffs criticism that Republicans have limited local control (AUDIO)

The governor is defending against criticism that Republicans have restricted local control over the last five years. A Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo released this week shows the Republican-controlled Legislature has passed 128 measures since 2011 that either place unfunded mandates…

posted 2016/05/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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