Posted: 11/15/2006 - A state appeals court in Madison has ruled that a woman accused of helping hang another woman off a railroad trestle will stay in prison.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation wants to increase annual registration fees from $55 to $80 for cars and raise the cost of getting a driver's license from $24 to $34. Truck registration fees also would increase, depending on the size of the vehicle, up to 65%.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Bail is set at $750,000 cash for a Ripon man accused of bludgeoning his wife. 44-year-old Kevin Moore is charged with 1st-degree intentional homicide in the death of Dawn Moore.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - The rightful owner of $1,900 found at a city scrap heap in Neenah has been located. It turns out the money belonged to a highway worker who was struck and killed last March by a semi-truck in Winnebago County.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Tommy Thompson is a former governor of Wisconsin. Will he be a future president of the United States? Thompson says he's considering the possibility of running for the White House in 2008.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Interim Dean of Students Lori Berquam sent an e-mail to UW-Madison students last week blasting the amendment's passage as a strike against equality and a shameful aberration of the state's progressive tradition.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - 3 people have been hurt in an explosion and fire at a fireworks manufacturer in Waukesha County. Sheriff's Detective Steve Pederson says one of the buildings at the Bartolotta Fireworks property exploded and caught fire.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - For decades several hundred middle-aged men have been gathering in Monona 4 times a year for drinks, food, cards and a strip show. That show came to a screeching halt when police showed up at the meeting Monday because they did not have a permit for adult entertainment.
Posted: 11/15/2006 - Another day of talks is expected between Goodyear and the union for thousands of striking workers in the US and Canada. Negotiations resumed in Cincinnati on Tuesday, nearly 6 weeks after discussions broke down and workers walked out.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - Contract concessions that Harley-Davidson demanded in order to proceed with a $120 million plant expansion project in the Milwaukee area have been approved in a vote on Tuesday by union members at the motorcycle manufacturer.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - A Wisconsin research group has filed a complaint against Wal-Mart Stores Incorporated, accusing the retailing giant of misleading consumers by labeling nonorganic food as organic.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - Republican Representative Mike Huebsch of West Salem will serve as speaker of the state Assembly for the next two years. Huebsch was elected by the Republican caucus on Tuesday.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - Law enforcement and dairy farmers will meet Tuesday night to talk about a rash of calf thefts in La Crosse, Jackson, Monroe and Trempealeau counties.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - With a weakened hold over the state Assembly, two Republicans are seeking the position of speaker. The vote to be taken by secret ballot Tuesday will determine who will guide the 99-member body for the next two years.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - A Spencer man accused of murdering his wife by shoving part of a plate down her throat has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental defect or disease.
Posted: 11/14/2006 - A serial car thief is being blamed for a crash in which he and a newly hired Seattle police officer died. The officer who died has been identified as 30-year-old Elizabeth Mary Nowak, who previously worked as a police officer in Racine, Wisconsin.