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2014-10-07

Former Rothschild police officer accused of sexual assault

A former Rothschild police officer has resigned, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman last week. Officials say 22-year-old Corey Yolitz is facing charges of second degree sexual assault and burglary, after he gave a 21-year-old woman a ride home…

posted 2014/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

First lady to stump in Madison

The first lady of the United States is in Wisconsin today. Michelle Obama is in Madison lending her support to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke for another “grassroots campaign event.” Mrs. Obama was in Milwaukee just last week urging eligible…

posted 2014/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

“On-again-off-again” gay marriage is back on

Governor Scott Walker concedes the fight against gay marriage in Wisconsin is over. The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to consider an appeal of the same-sex marriage ban in Wisconsin — and four other states. As for the hundreds of couples…

posted 2014/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-10-06

Federal appeals court upholds Wisconsin voter ID law

The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled Wisconsin’s Voter ID law is constitutional and does not violate the federal Voting Rights Act. Monday’s decision comes about a month after a three judge panel in Chicago lifted a lower…

posted 2014/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-10-05

Plaintiffs in Wisconsin gay marriage lawsuit celebrate decision (VIDEO)

Many of the eight same sex couples behind the lawsuit against Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban were shocked by the abrupt end to the case Monday morning. The U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal of a lower court decision that overturned…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Van Hollen says office met its ‘obligation’ to defend Wisconsin gay marriage ban

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says his office defended the state’s gay marriage ban in court, and now the state has an “obligation to comply with those court decisions.” Van Hollen’s office had appealed a lower court decision that…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Gay marriage opponent says legal battle far from over (AUDIO)

Despite a setback from the U.S. Supreme Court, a longtime advocate of Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban believes the debate is far from being settled. The nation’s high court on Monday denied a request to hear appeals of lower court decisions…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

US Supreme Court denies appeal for Wisconsin gay marriage ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in a case challenging Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban, clearing the way for same sex couples in the state to once again wed. The court turned down a request to hear arguments on…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Suspicious canvassers prompt warning in Marathon County

Marathon County deputies say they’ve been getting reports of suspicious people claiming to be with political parties canvassing neighborhoods. Patrol Lieutenant Bill Millhausen says the people either claim to be taking a survey and ask for personal information, or are…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Celebrity endorsements in political campaigns

How much impact does star power have on election campaigns? First lady Michelle Obama stumps for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke this week — the second time in eight days, but don’t expect this high-profile endorsement to change anyone’s mind…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Rare moose sighting reported in Eau Claire County

Residents of the Eau Claire County region have reported a number of rare moose sightings in the past week. The latest was Sunday in the town of Union, drawing a crowd of people with cameras along I-94 in Elk Mound.…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wife of Bart Starr says Packers great continues recovery

The wife of former Packers great Bart Starr is updating his condition after two strokes and a mild heart attack last month. Cherry Starr issued a statement through Packers.com confirming an ischemic stroke on September 2nd, followed by a hemorrhagic…

posted 2014/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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