Wisconsin Headlines For Friday Morning

Posted: Friday, December 28, 2012 -- 7:15 a.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Investigators say an Iraq War veteran who's accused of killing his wife while she worked as a Milwaukee-area police officer told authorities that he shot her in the head so she wouldn't suffer before she died. Thirty-year-old Benjamin Sebena is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the Christmas Eve death of his wife, Jennifer.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's recall elections were high profile this year, but they weren't the only ones. A recall expert says at least 168 officials faced recall elections this year in 20 states and Washington, D.C. That's up 11 percent from the previous year.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Two Wisconsin residents are claiming their $1 million lottery prizes. Wausau resident Kathryn McGowan and Milwaukee resident David Landgraf each won big jackpots. Each is getting a lump sum payout of almost $673,000 after taxes.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin transportation officials say car buyers should be on the lookout for vehicles that were damaged in Superstorm Sandy. The storm caused water damage to tens of thousands of vehicles that could soon start showing up on used-car lots across the country as their owners complete insurance settlements.

Copyright 2012: Associated Press

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