Posted: 9:05 PM High winds and heavy rain have stuck parts of western Wisconsin, knocking down trees and interrupting power.
Posted: 6:23 PM A bipartisan group of lawmakers have changed their original proposal for a venture capital fund for Wisconsin startups to remove oversight from Gov. Scott Walker's troubled job-creation agency.
Posted: 5:50 PM Supporters of Stevens Point-based Skyward are celebrating a vote by the Legislature's budget committee that would benefit the information system company.
Updated: 5:47 PM UPDATE: More studies and public hearings would be required before Wisconsin could take any further action to implement academic standards under action taken by the Legislature's budget committee.
Updated: 4:33 PM UPDATE: The Legislature's budget committee has approved having every high school junior in Wisconsin take the ACT college entrance exam.
Updated: 1:44 PM UPDATE: Benefits paid to unemployed people in Wisconsin would be reduced by $37 million over the next two years under a Republican-backed plan approved by the Legislature's budget-writing committee.
Updated: 11:54 AM UPDATE: A state legislative panel is scheduled to hear a couple of bills on Wednesday that would make it harder and more expensive to get an abortion in Wisconsin.
Posted: 11:46 AM Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to create a new statewide board to authorize those creating charter schools has hit a major roadblock in the state Legislature.
Updated: 11:41 AM UPDATE: A roughly $13 million plan to boost walleye production in Wisconsin supported by Gov. Scott Walker has won approval by the Legislature's budget-writing committee.
Posted: 11:29 AM The Legislature's budget-writing committee has toughened the requirements affecting teachers and university faculty who retire and then want to go back to work.
Posted: 10:47 AM An assisted living company is giving up control of most of its properties after racking up $100,000 in state fines related to deaths and injuries of residents.
Updated: 5:56 PM UPDATE: The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bipartisan bill that would give veterans priority over other students when they register for University of Wisconsin System and state technical college classes.
Posted: 10:40 AM At least one Wisconsin health insurance company says it won't participate in the new federal insurance exchanges in development as part of the Affordable Care Act, and others are keeping their plans quiet.
Posted: 9:42 AM RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Charges have been filed in Racine County against a man accused of skipping out on work release from the Walworth County Jail, stalking his ex-girlfriend and threatening to kill their children.
Posted: 5:38 AM A public arts project started by Gibson Guitars is expanding this summer in Waukesha.
Updated: 6:00 PM UPDATE: A semitrailer carrying a forklift with a 30-foot boom arm hit the Wisconsin Avenue bridge on U.S. Highway 45 -- dislodging concrete that then struck three vehicles.
Updated: 5:51 PM Sanders "Sandy" Hook, a former publisher at the La Crosse Tribune and other Lee Enterprises publications, has died.
Posted: 5:40 PM The state Justice Department has decided to close its Superior field office to save money.
Posted: 5:36 PM The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 43 and killed.
Updated: 2:29 PM UPDATE: Rep. Dale Kooyenga says his proposed $751 million income tax plan is a "strong step" toward improving Wisconsin's tax system.
Posted: 11:47 AM UPDATE: Federal agents have closed their investigation and no federal civil rights charges will be filed in the case of a Milwaukee man who died while gasping for air in the back of a police car.
Posted: 11:01 AM Gov. Scott Walker has reappointed Milwaukee city official Preston Cole to the board that sets policy for the state Department of Natural Resources.
Posted: 10:59 AM New complaints about the odor coming from a Green Bay area plant that processes animal fats and food waste has some Brown County supervisors pushing harder to punish the owners if the matter isn't addressed soon.
Posted: 10:55 AM A new analysis of Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal shows that state support for public K-12 education would drop slightly as a percentage of their overall budget over the next two years.