New Richmond - A New Richmond High School janitor has been charged with sexually assaulting a boy in the early 2000s.
A business improvement district proposed for Wauwatosa's East Tosa commercial area has died. The Common Council's Community Development Committee this week dropped the proposed district after the owners of at least 40% of the district's assessed commercial property value signed petitions opposing it, according to a WauwatosaNow.com article by reporter Rory Linnane.
New today from PolitiFact Wisconsin:
A graphic showing a protester calling for pay equity that was used as a fundraising plea by the state chamber of commerce has been removed from its website.
But like his predecessor, Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his cabinet have spent about $250,000 a year to travel on state planes.
A $3.9 million federal grant will enable the Milwaukee Health Department to remove lead-based paint hazards from 700 residences in the next three years.
Green Bay - The Packers might just face Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater after all.
The move came one day after Julia Pierson's appearance before lawmakers in a hearing focused on the security lapses.
The decrease was the result of a sharp drop in violent occupational deaths. Last year, violent, work-related fatalities dropped to 11 from 27 the previous year.
The world of social media has produced yet more evidence of green and gold dominance, Cheesehead charisma, Pack attack-arama. Consider it the “In Your Facebook Factor.”
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “12 Years a Slave” is expected to attend the local premiere of “Jimi: All Is by My Side” at the Milwaukee Film Festival.
It's the first Thursday of the month, which means you can visit the Milwaukee Art Museum for free. It's opening day for Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums and your last chance to see Postcards from America: Milwaukee (for free) before the installation closes Oct.
Nearly 2 inches of rain is possible in Milwaukee overnight and through Thursday.
The advertising campaign — which focus on taxes, abortion, education and gun rights — was launched earlier this year with the hope of getting more minorities to vote Republican this fall.
Grants from the state and Milwaukee County will help Milwaukee expand its coverage area to 11 square miles on the north and south sides. The system allows police to locate where shots are fired.
Charles J. Jones, 45, of Milwaukee, is accused of reckless driving. Dennis E. Meyer, 54, of Milwaukee, was killed.
UW-Green Bay and UW-Stevens Point are among the campuses showing a decline, while the overall UW System enrollment is holding steady this fall.
The three most popular PolitiFact Wisconsin items in September were each rated True.
Green Bay --- The Green Bay Packers took a gamble with cornerback Jumal Rolle and appear to have lost on that gamble.
At least two Oshkosh residents have been hit by a scam in which a burglar pretends to be a power company employee.
Superior - Police have arrested five suspects in the fatal shooting of a young man at his home.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama is delivering an economic address Thursday at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, a pitch the White House has long been planning to frame the midterm campaign's closing arguments.
Shively, who retired in 1992 after covering the state Legislature for 25 years for the Milwaukee Sentinel, died Tuesday of cancer at his Cambridge home. He was 83.
A journalism group is questioning the decision by White House press minders to restrict reporters' access to attendees at a Milwaukee event with first lady Michelle Obama and gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.
The group 1000 Friends of Wisconsin noted that the total miles driven in Wisconsin was lower in 2013 than in 2003, yet transportation officials often predict traffic will increase when new roads are built.
Madison restaurateur Tim Thompson has filed an application for a restaurant for the space at 1110 N. Old World 3rd St.
John Chisholm wants the FBI to look at the level of force used by the Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Dontre Hamilton.
Madison – Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany has proposed for at least two years that leagues need to do more for athletes.The Big Ten on Wednesday announced it has submitted a formal proposal to the NCAA to enhance the benefits for athletes as part of the NCAA’s new autonomy governance structure.According to the league office:The Big Ten will work to implement the following proposals through individual institutional action, conference-wide action or under the NCAA autonomy governance structure.
The state’s castle doctrine does not protect a man who shot at two intruders who were no longer in his apartment.
The outdoor and action sports division of VF Corp. is expanding its facility in Outagamie County, a $2.7 million project that is expected to add up to 70 new jobs in the Appleton area.