Posted Sunday, July 29, 2012 --- 8:45 a.m.
Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:
GRAND MARSH, Wis. (AP) — Enbridge Energy Partners says one of its pipelines has leaked about 1,200 barrels of oil in Wisconsin. The company said yesterday that the leak happened Friday afternoon near Grand Marsh. It says it was alerted by a pressure drop in the line, which was immediately shut down. Crews were sent to the site of the leak. Enbridge says the oil was contained in a field.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County sheriff's office is investigating after a 57-year-old patient died at the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Staff had discovered the man unresponsive in his room just after 3 a.m. yesterday. Sheriff's detectives as well as Wauwatosa Fire Department medical personnel were called to the mental health facility. The man's name has not been released.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin charity named after the late comedian Chris Farley has shut down after more than a decade of helping others fight substance abuse. Farley's brother, Tom Farley, announced Tuesday that The Chris Farley Foundation would immediately cease operations. The charity was founded in 1998 after former "Saturday Night Live" performer died of an overdose.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Medical College of Wisconsin has a $1 million grant to study the use of genetically-modified stem cells to treat chronic pain. The grant comes from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The study involves modifying the stem cells of rats derived from their own bone marrow.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.