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2016-07-19

Federal injunction allows Wisconsin voters to cast ballot without photo ID

Wisconsin residents who have been unable to get a photo ID for voting will be able to cast a ballot this November. A preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman on Tuesday will allow anyone without a valid…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Netflix plans second season of ‘Making a Murderer’

The Netflix documentary that focused on the murder trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey is coming back for a second season. “Making a Murderer” received attention around the globe, after the first 10-episode series came out last December. The…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

“Black Lives Matter’ banner stolen from Appleton congregation

Just days after being replaced, a “Black Lives Matter” banner has been stolen from outside an Appleton church. The latest theft marks the third time the banner has been stolen from the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Calumet Street.…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Democratic mayors criticize Johnson for speaking at RNC

After insisting for weeks that he would not attend the Republican National Convention, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson is now set to speak in Cleveland on Tuesday night. Wisconsin mayors criticized the decision in a conference call set up the state…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wausau officer cleared in fatal shooting

The results of an investigation into a fatal police shooting in Wausau indicate that the victim was fully aware of the consequences of his actions and expected to be killed. Marathon County District Attorney Kenneth Heimerman has decided that Wausau…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Sheboygan drowning victims identified

The Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department has identified two men who drowned, after they were swept off a pier into Lake Michigan by a wave earlier this week. The Department says 22-year-old Adam LaLuzerne of Sturgeon Bay and 21-year-old Kurt Ahonen…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Republican legislative leaders moving to back Trump (VIDEO)

Republican leaders in the state Legislature are starting to show more support for presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, although at least one says he’s not quite there yet. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) has been publicly supporting Trump since…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Clarke tells RNC delegates ‘Blue Lives Matter’

In the wake of recent fatal attacks on police officers across the country, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke took to the stage at the Republican National Convention Monday night to declare that “Blue Lives Matter,” and that Donald Trump is…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Driver dies in Bayfield County road washout

A woman who drove around road closure signs died after crashing her vehicle into a washout on Highway 63 in Bayfield County on Monday. According to the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office, after passing signs at Raymond Avenue in Grand View…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Governor Walker focusing on 2018, not 2020 (AUDIO)

Governor Scott Walker is not ruling out another run for the White House at some point in the future. However, the Republican says he will not consider seeking the nomination again in 2020 if he’s still serving as the governor…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin home sales, prices continue to climb

Home sales and prices continue to rise across Wisconsin. The Wisconsin REALTORS Association reports the state’s housing market is the strongest it’s been since before the recession of the late 2000s. Home sales over the first six months of this…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-17

Dane County Sheriff tickets two drivers who crashed while playing ‘Pokemon Go’

The Dane County Sheriff’s office says the popular Pokemon Go mobile game played a role in separate single-vehicle crashes over the weekend. Both crashes happened early Saturday morning in Verona and involved Madison-area men in their mid-20s. The Sheriff’s office…

posted 2016/07/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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