Posted: 01/24/2007 - A Milwaukee man accused of fatally shooting a Panama City, Florida, beach police officer is mentally fit to stand trial. A judge's ruling says Robert Bailey isn't mentally retarded or incompetent.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - Fire investigators say the blaze that took the life of an Appleton woman and injured her daughter was caused by careless smoking. The incident took place Monday night at a 13-unit condominium complex where the victims lived.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - An environmental group is accusing the Wisconsin Department of Commerce of lax efforts to stop runoff from construction sites. The group says the department has not referred a single case for prosecution to the Department of Justice since 1994.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - The Elmbrook School Board has scheduled an April 3rd referendum seeking $99.3 million to upgrade the district's two high schools.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - Sheboygan police say a 13-year-old girl reports she was accosted by a man while walking along a sidewalk on the city's north side. But they say she was able to break free from the attacker yesterday afternoon.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - A shuttered Latrobe, Pennsylvania, brewery that once produced Rolling Rock beer is edging closer to reopening. Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell announced state grants and loans totaling more than $4.5 million to help the brewery's new owner City Brewing Company.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - Governor Doyle says he's launching a broad attack on tobacco to make Wisconsin the nation's health care leader. He said today he wants to ban smoking in all public places, including restaurants, bars and workplaces.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - The federal government has given a preliminary go-ahead for a new American Indian casino in Kenosha. Terrance Virden is the regional director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
Posted: 01/24/2007 - As a Senate committee begins considering a nonbinding resolution disapproving of President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq, Senator Russ Feingold calls the proposal too weak.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - A recent study reported many fewer deaths from cancer - including breast cancer. But one local expert still hopes women will pay close attention after a second study on how tissue plays a role in your risk.
Updated: 01/24/2007 - Sun Prairie School officials say they're concerned about an illustration in a local paper. In a Wisconsin State Journal article published today about a new discipline policy, an illustration shows a student with a backpack on in handcuffs.
Updated: 01/24/2007 - New details in the Janesville triple murder investigation reveal there may have been a relationship between the suspect and one of the victims.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - Friends and family of a 23-year-old Wisconsin college student killed over the weekend gathered to mourn in Stevens Point this afternoon ... around the same time an Onalaska man was in court in La Crosse on a murder charge.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - A child's 911 call sent officers to a Sheboygan County farmhouse where they found a man shot to death and his girlfriend seriously wounded by gunfire that woke her 3 children.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - More than 2 months after the November election, the state Supreme Court today says it will take up a case filed by losing gubernatorial candidate Mark Green.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - Discount carrier AirTran Holdings Incorporated is seeking a court order to force Midwest Air Group Inc- to release its shareholder list. The move marks AirTran's latest effort in its hostile bid for the regional carrier based in Milwaukee.
Posted: 01/23/2007 - A state appeals court says a Marathon County judge erred when he dismissed felony charges against two dairy farmers, accusing them of theft by fraud by misrepresenting the quality of milk they sold to a cheese plant.