Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 --- 7:55 a.m.
Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:
WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is mourning a 2008 graduate who was killed in Friday's Colorado movie theater shootings. Twenty-seven-year-old John Larimer was a Navy cryptologist based at Buckley Air Force Base. He grew up in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake, Illinois.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A petroleum pipeline between Milwaukee and Green Bay that was shut down because of a gasoline leak has been repaired and restarted. West Shore Pipe Line Company said early yesterday that the pipeline was restarted about 8 p.m. Saturday. The pipeline was shut down after the leak was detected Tuesday near Jackson. The pipeline interruption had prompted an emergency proclamation from Governor Scott Walker on Saturday to ensure gasoline deliveries.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department says a plane crashed while arriving at EAA's Airventure in Oshkosh. The department says a descending plane hit some parked trucks on the airport grounds just before 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The pilot and his passenger were transferred to an area hospital. The Experimental Aircraft Association's convention runs in Oshkosh through Sunday.
TOWN OF BOVINA, Wis. (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of an experimental aircraft in the Town of Bovina in northeastern Wisconsin. The Outagamie County Sheriff's Department says it received the report of the crash around 3 p.m. Saturday. The name of the hospitalized pilot, who was the only person on board, was not immediately released.
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