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2016-04-28

Neenah police chief responds to hostage shooting video

At the time of a fatal police shooting in his city last December, Neenah Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson said his officers ordered a man to drop his gun before opening fire on him. Now police dashcam video shows that warning…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin high school graduation rate holds steady

Wisconsin continues to outpace the national average when it comes to its high school graduation rate, although figures released by the state show Black and African-American students continue to lag behind their peers when it comes to earning a high…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin lawmaker says he will reintroduce transgender bathroom bill (AUDIO)

A Wisconsin lawmaker says he will revive a push next session to restrict the use of school bathrooms and changing facilities by transgender students – and could look to expand the focus of the legislation. The bill from state Representative…

posted 2016/04/28 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-27

State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser announces retirement

State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser has announced he will retire July 31, after serving on the high court for nearly 18 years. Prosser sent a letter to the governor Wednesday announcing his intentions. In it, he writes that it…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Winnebago County investigators find 75 pounds of marijuana in RV

A drug arrest in Oshkosh earlier this month led to a much larger find, with investigators locating more than 75 pounds of marijuana inside an RV parked in a storage shed. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department said it started with…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Three gunshot victims found dead in Wisconsin Rapids

Wisconsin Rapids police are investigating the deaths of three people. Police say there are three people dead in the home, a 36-year-old man and a young boy and girl, ages three and four. Police told WSAU that they received a…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Milwaukee mom fatally shot by toddler

A 26-year-old Milwaukee woman was killed Tuesday by her 2-year-old child, who found a loaded gun in the back seat of the car Patrice Price was driving. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Price was shot once in the…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker signs bill requiring CPR training in schools

  Wisconsin schools are now required to teach CPR and other life-saving techniques in health classes, under a bill signed into law Tuesday by the governor. The measure, signed during a ceremony at a Wausau high school, makes lifesaving skills…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-26

Steinke slams UW-Madison faculty ‘hissy fit’

A state legislative leader is critical of UW-Madison faculty members who want a vote of no confidence on UW System leadership. “This faculty group seems to be having a hissy fit over some pretty minor charges, which bring us in…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Madison man arrested in death of 2-year-old girl

The death of a toddler is Madison’s fourth homicide of the year. The boyfriend of the 2-year-old’s mother is being charged with first degree reckless homicide in the death of the child, according to Madison Police Department. Police said 25-year-old…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

GAB agrees to request funding for Voter ID awareness efforts

The state Government Accountability Board is asking lawmakers for money to help raise public awareness about Wisconsin’s Voter ID requirement. The Board on Tuesday voted 4-2 in favor of asking the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee for $250,000 to help fund…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Oshkosh police find baby in room with meth lab

A ten-month-old child has been placed in protective custody with human services officials in Winnebago County, after being found in a hotel room which Oshkosh police said also contained a methamphetamine lab. Police were called to the hotel at around…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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