Posted: 10/18/2006 - A state statute forces Wisconsin bus drivers to use yellow rather than red safety lights to alert drivers when kids are crossing city streets. Baraboo is in the process of adopting an ordinance that will exempt them from the rule, which bus drivers say will keep kids safer.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - A University of Wisconsin-Madison instructor says he won't require students to buy an essay that likens President Bush to Adolf Hitler. Kevin Barrett has come under scrutiny for saying the US government orchestrated the September 11th attacks.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - Governor Doyle is going after Spanish-speaking voters in his latest TV ad. It features Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton speaking in Spanish to promote the governor and criticize his Republican opponent, Mark Green.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - A Wisconsin state appeals court said on Wednesday a high school teacher's practice of having students wear goggles that simulate the effects of alcohol was an accident waiting to happen.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - The union at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber plant near Madison says morale and solidarity of its members remain high as a strike nears its second week.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - The Cedarburg teachers union is suing the school district over a teacher who was fired for looking at porn on his work computer.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - The vote on a new justice center in Green Lake County was a close one. Supervisors on Tuesday night rejected the $22 million project on a vote of 11 to 10.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - A Janesville couple is charged with neglecting their 44 Siberian husky dogs. A criminal complaint says Jerry Talley told a Rock County sheriff's deputy that conditions in his home had gotten so filthy that he slept outside in a tent when the weather was good.
Posted: 10/18/2006 - The University of Wisconsin has a message for Waukee schools in Iowa, change the ``W.'' Wisconsin, which owns the rights to the trademarked ``W,'' says the Waukee Warriors' purple and gold ``W'' is too similar.
Posted: 10/17/2006 - La Crosse residents say the city must do more to prevent drunken people from drowning in area rivers. They deluged the city's alcohol oversight committee on Tuesday with suggestions for preventing additional deaths.
Posted: 10/17/2006 - Federal marshals say a homicide fugitive wanted in Oshkosh may be on the run in Milwaukee. Marshals are searching for 54-year-old James Shields. He's charged with the fatal stabbing of his upstairs neighbor, 57-year-old Charles Rayner, last July.
Posted: 10/17/2006 - A watchdog group is accusing the Catholic Diocese of Madison of failing to disclose its attempts to influence the gay marriage referendum in the upcoming election.
Posted: 10/17/2006 - Criminal charges are expected soon against a 15-year-old accused in a fatal shooting outside a Green Bay nightclub. Carl Morgan is being held in the Brown County Jail on $250,000 bail.