Posted: 12/29/2006 - A second person injured when a pickup truck hit a couple arguing has died. Milwaukee police say 20-year-old Richard Allen of Milwaukee died late yesterday.
Updated: 12/30/2006 - The search for the body of an Appleton native on a remote peak in China has been called off until spring. The "Mountain Madness" travel adventure company in Seattle says winter conditions make it unsafe to continue looking for the body of company owner Christine Boskoff.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - If it feels like more of your income is going toward paying taxes, it's because it is. A new report shows that the percentage of personal income devoted to paying taxes increased in Wisconsin for the third year in a row.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - A Franklin, Wisconsin man beat out 300 entries from 14 states to be named the "World Champion Liar for 2006" by the Burlington Liars Club.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - Most circuit judges didn't use sick leave last year. A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis of state records found that 207 of 235 judges, or about 88%, recorded no sick leave last year.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - A dairy with more than 3,000 cattle has agreed to pay nearly $60,000 in fines and other costs involving alleged violations of its wastewater management permit causing manure spills into Fischer Creek, a Lake Michigan subsidiary.
Posted: 12/29/2006 - Goodyear's stock is getting a bounce after workers nationwide voted to end their nearly 3-month strike. At noon, shares of the Akron-based tire company were up 2.5% on the New York Stock Exchange.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - More than 5,700 La Crosse area residents were without power this morning -- because of a mischievous squirrel.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - Wisconsin police must record interviews with anyone arrested for a serious crime starting Monday or risk a judge warning juries they didn't go by the book.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - The state Department of Justice has dropped a case against a Kewaunee County landowner who ran into trouble when he started building a storage shed on environmentally sensitive land he owns.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - The suspended Bayfield County DA will face an arraignment next month on 2 felonies charged against him. Craig Haukaas will face arraignment in January on charges of felony misconduct in office and conspiracy to entice a defendant to commit bail jumping.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - A pickup truck struck and killed a 19-year-old woman as she stood in the street arguing with a man in Milwaukee.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - The state's outgoing attorney general says Wisconsin's new ban on gay marriage doesn't mean employers have to stop providing benefits to same-sex couples.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - A former congressman from northern Wisconsin described the late former president Gerald Ford as a patriot, a straight shooter, a family man and a great president.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - Union members at two Goodyear plants have ratified a new contract that could end a 12-week-old strike. A United Steelworkers official in Union City, Tennessee, says members who work at the local Goodyear factory approved the deal this morning with 64% voting in favor.
Posted: 12/28/2006 - Governor Jim Doyle has agreed to pay $300 as part of a settlement reached with the state Ethics Board. He accepted 5 tickets from a lobbyist and attended a Green Bay Packers game against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.