Sunday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2012 --- 9:05 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting deaths that occurred in a span of 10 hours. At least one suspect remains on the loose. Police say the shootings began Friday about 5 p.m. That's when police say an 18-year-old tried to rob a man and was killed in a subsequent shootout.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is coming back to Wisconsin next week, underscoring how important Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes have become in this presidential campaign. President Barack Obama's campaign says Biden will be in Wisconsin on Friday. No other details were immediately released. It'll be Biden's fifth trip to Wisconsin this year.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The national Democratic and Republican parties are spending millions in Wisconsin to influence two congressional races. The Center for Responsive Politics says the parties have combined to spend $3.4 million in the two congressional districts that cover northern Wisconsin. The heaviest spending has been in the 7th District where Republican Representative Sean Duffy faces a challenge from former state senator Patrick Kreitlow.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A Manitowoc woman whose mother died at a hospital this month says six jeweled rings disappeared from her mom's fingers in the hours after her death. Ann Stradal says she can't understand how someone could steal from a dead person. Her mother, Jean Stradal, died October 11th at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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