The parents of the new minority leader of the state Senate were among the victims of a mass murder at the fast-food restaurant they owned in suburban Palatine, Ill., more than 20 years ago.
Firefighters rescued two unconscious young children from a house choked by smoke and flames and an adult was forced to leap from the second story shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday.
Wes Edens and Marc Lasry originally were said to have committed $100 million to replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center. That figure is at least $150 million.
An off-duty bouncer at a Madison bar has severe injuries after he was beaten by two customers.
How often are we ever on the same page as our loved ones, even in the very best of relationships? That question dominates this two-actor song cycle being staged by All In Productions, making its debut.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recognize its historic right to the Crimean peninsula.
The graduate student was publicly targeted by a tenured professor for her response to a student who wanted to argue against gay marriage in her ethics class.
Interstate 43 has been blocked for as Dondre Hamilton demonstrators stood on the freeway at the Marquette Interchange.
The order affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Coal ash has figured into worries over elevated levels of molybdenum in private wells in areas of southeastern Wisconsin where coal ash is used.
Now age 20, Kayla and Bill Robertson were two months from their birth when their dad, Milwaukee police officer William Robertson, was killed by a sniper.
Madison — The attorney for the state's ethics and elections board on Saturday said he will soon file court papers disputing claims that the agency had violated Wisconsin laws in pursing a campaign finance investigation of Gov.
The Milwaukee School Board has approved building additions at two popular public Montessori schools, and a third campus for one of its charter schools.
Demonstrators rallied outside the Milwaukee County Jail Saturday afternoon, waiting for the protesters arrested Friday to be released.
Dubbed “The Sweet Scientists,” graduate students Amy DeJong and Maya Warren take home the reality show’s $1 million prize.
Authorities believe the driver may have had a “medical event” before crashing into a tree.
Monday is the public debut of Ale Asylum Riverhouse, the restaurant taking the place of Molly Cool’s Seafood Tavern at 1110 N. Old World 3rd St.
The conservative Wisconsin Club for Growth and its director contend staff at the Government Accountability Board have continued the investigation with board approval.
As Commissioner Emeritus, Bud Selig will be available to advise his replacement, Rob Manfred, when asked as well as assist with special projects.
Stephanie Walker, the fourth chief financial officer in three and a half years at the Wisconsin Economic Developmment Corporation, is leaving in mid-January.
Larry Beightol, the Packers’ line coach from 1999-2005, says the unit’s play this season has been nearly as strong as it was in 2003, when Chad Clifton, Mark Tauscher, Mike Wahle, Marco Rivera and Mike Flanagan had opposing coaches worried.
A Milwaukee man who allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl as she walked to school last week has been charged with kidnapping and first-degree sexual assault of a child.
NEW YORK (AP) - An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically injuring a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.
A powerful body of research shows that the “vocabulary gap” is one of the keys to understanding the success gap in education.
Police are investigating the death of the 18-year-old Madison resident, which happened outside an apartment complex inhabited by many college students.
There’s a chance of drizzle, snow and freezing rain in Milwaukee this weekend, with a high temperature near 34 degrees Saturday and 39 degrees Sunday.
Work begins at 10 p.m. Friday on the second stage of construction on the I-794 Lake Freeway/Hoan Bridge project, which is expected to be completed by 8 a.m. Saturday.
The $52 million factory for Pratt Industries, of Conyers, Ga., is expected to create 140 new jobs and should be operating fully by January 2016.
In January, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in downtown Oconomowoc will celebrate its 150th anniversary. The celebration will be year-round.
The 570-employee Fox Valley company, which operates a large mill in the village of Combined Locks, will continue operations with no substantial changes planned for the immediate future.