Posted: 01/26/2007 - A proposal with bipartisan support would require all girls entering 6th grade in Wisconsin to be vaccinated for a virus that leads to cervical cancer.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - Starting Monday, Milwaukee Public School officials are officially cracking down on cell phones in schools. Students have been calling in family and friends as reinforcements for fights, resulting in brawls outside and inside schools.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - Bail is set at $250,000 for a 34-year-old Oshkosh man facing 9 counts in an incident at a home there Monday night. The criminal complaint says the man broke down the front door of a woman's home and assaulted a male baby sitter with a pair of scissors and a steak knife.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is escalating a legal battle with one of its former deans. State lawyers representing the university have filed suit seeking to recoup at least $10,000 Lee Jones allegedly spent for personal uses.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - UW-Milwaukee will open a center this spring to help military veterans who've lost limbs in the service. Congresswoman Gwen Moore helped secure funding for the $2.5 million center.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - A former Racine County Jail inmate has filed a $6 million claim against the county, saying jailers failed to give him his medication to prevent seizures.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - The stepbrother of the 13-year-old girl allegedly kept in isolation for months in her attic bedroom told an investigator his mother also hit the girl with a wooden spoon when she misbehaved.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - A coalition of hunters and farmers is warning people about the dangers of the rising wolf population in Wisconsin. They plan to buy TV air time at select locations throughout the state to get message out.
Posted: 01/26/2007 - Professional sharpshooters are being used in the Kettle Moraine State Forest for the first time because chronic wasting disease is discovered in deer there.
Updated: 01/26/2007 - Baraboo High School has banned a popular student cheer. Students and fans have been chanting U.S.A during games but the chant has nothing to do with patriotism. Students are really using it as an abbreviation that has a foul meaning, causing some cheer controversy.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - It was an early morning dip in the lake for one driver in Iowa County. A tow was definitely needed early this morning after a pick-up truck that was driving on Black Hawk Lake near Dodgeville went through the ice.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - The idea of offering same-sex classes for public school students is getting a boost in Milwaukee. The School Board tonight approved a committee report that calls for going ahead with plans to open a school with all same-sex classes.
Updated: 01/26/2007 - Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz says he'll ask voters to decide whether to move forward with a plan to install a streetcar system.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - The company whose two cargo planes collided and burned on a taxiway at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee is blaming air traffic control for the accident.
Updated: 01/26/2007 - Traffic accidents are now the number one killer of teenagers in America and a new study finds distractions like cells phones and noisy friends may be big factors in the crashes. A new study relased by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Companies finds distractions are leading to more deadly crashes among teens.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - A rural Elkhart Lake man was the shooter in what authorities are calling an attempted homicide-suicide at his home this week. That's the word today from Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department Captain David Adams.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - Republicans in the state Assembly say they are focused on cutting taxes and making health care more affordable. GOP leaders say they won't push hot-button social issues such as legalizing concealed weapons and reinstating the death penalty.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - Wisconsin's revenue secretary is issuing an apology 9 days into his new job. Secretary Ervin told an Assembly committee on personal privacy today that printing Social Security numbers on the outside of tax forms mailed to taxpayers was a "very unfortunate mistake."
Posted: 01/25/2007 - A snowmobiler has died in a Door County crash. The sheriff's department says the driver was the only one on the snowmobile when it veered off a road in the Township of Gardner and hit a tree yesterday.
Posted: 01/25/2007 - Wisconsin lawmakers today proposed requiring schools to teach students about the history of the Hmong people. A group of 10 Assembly Democrats are reviving a proposal that failed in the previous session.