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Wis. Family Reunites With Cat Lost 5 Years Ago

A southern Wisconsin family who had lost hope of ever seeing their cat after he ran off five years ago has been reunited with the gray tabby. A Racine woman turned Sammie into the local Wisconsin Humane Society after being concerned the declawed kitty that’d been hanging around her home for months would not survive the cold weather.

11/07/2013

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Milwaukee To Fight Road Ice With Cheese Brine

Milwaukee has literally been down this road before. What could the city’s Department of Public Works mix with rock salt to deice its streets in the winter?

09/12/2013

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Wis. Man To Testify In Neighbor’s Shooting Death

A Milwaukee man convicted of homicide this week will testify in the mental illness phase of his trial, against the advice of his attorney.

07/18/2013

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Judge Won’t Lift Block On Wis. Abortion Law

A federal judge has refused to lift a temporary stay on a crucial section of a new Wisconsin abortion law. The language requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

07/17/2013

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Video Appears To Show Wis. Man, 76, Shooting Teen

A surveillance video aired in a Milwaukee trial appears to show a 76-year-old man confronting his 13-year-old neighbor on the sidewalk, pointing a gun at him and firing at least twice.

07/16/2013

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Remote Mich. Village Abuzz Over Shipwreck Search

Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau’s comings and goings usually don’t create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home.

06/17/2013

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Midwest Could See Strong Windstorms From Derecho

The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. Derecho windstorms occur once every year or two across the central and northeastern U.S. in a band from Texas to New England. They pack hazardous winds of at least 75 mph or more and maintain their intensity for hours as they sweep across vast distances.

06/11/2013

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Mauer Leads Twins To 8-6 Win Over Brewers

Joe Mauer had two hits, two RBIs and one of Minnesota’s four home runs to help the Twins beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Thursday night.

05/30/2013

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Escobar Has Sac Fly In 14th To Lift Twins

Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning to score Hicks on Tuesday night, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, who got six hits from Jean Segura.

05/29/2013

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Byron Buxton’s Promising, But Don’t Forget Adam Brett Walker

The Twins’ future could be the focus soon if this team continues to place last-place baseball. And down in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there is some hope.

05/21/2013

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Boy Dies After Pit Bull Attack In Wisconsin

Authorities say a young boy has died after he was attacked by a couple of pit bulls in southeastern Wisconsin.

03/06/2013

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1 Dies As Winter Storm Dumps On SE Wisconsin

Authorities say a man died while a winter storm dumped heavy snow on eastern Wisconsin.

02/27/2013

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John Hines’ Guest Describes Jeffrey Dahmer Documentary Release

Milwaukee Police Detective Patrick Kennedy joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News to discuss a new documentary
on the bizarre story surrounding the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer.

02/15/2013

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Low Payout Limits Can Hinder Wrongfully Convicted

An innocent Texas man was convicted of rape and robbery and served 30 years in prison before his conviction was overturned. The state paid him $2.4 million in compensation plus annuities of $13,000 per month.

02/03/2013

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Report: Wis. Temple Shooter Had No Drugs In System

A white supremacist with a history of alcohol problems had no drugs in his system when he walked into a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee this summer and fatally shot six people before killing himself, according to a toxicology report released Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Milwaukee Election Officials Didn’t Check List

More than 200 people who registered to vote at the polls in Milwaukee on the first day of in-person early voting were not checked against a list of felons ineligible to vote. The mistake was discovered Monday, the first day of in-person early voting in the state.

10/23/2012

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Police Find Fire, Chaos At Wis. Spa Where 7 Shot, 3 Killed

A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife’s tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and shot seven women, three fatally, before killing himself, a police chief said.

10/21/2012

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Clinton, Michelle Obama Make Early Voting Push In Wis.

Former President Bill Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama traveled across Wisconsin on Friday, as both Democrats and Republicans made a push to get supporters to the polls with the start of early in-person voting next week.

10/19/2012

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Wis. Police Release Video Of Temple Gunman

A white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last month chased down the first police officer on the scene, pumping round after round into him as he lay wounded behind a parked car, video released Monday showed.

09/10/2012

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Wis. Sikh Temple Member Killed In Apparent Robbery

Members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin are dealing with another tragic loss, nearly two weeks after a gunman killed six people at their place of worship in Oak Creek.

08/17/2012

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Good Question: Are We More Violent Than Before?

From the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. to Sunday’s temple attack outside Milwaukee, Wis. — two mass shootings in two weeks have raised a lot of Good Questions.

08/06/2012

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Patient Dies At Wis. Mental Health Facility

The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office is investigating after a 57-year-old patient died at the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division.

07/28/2012

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Suspect Arrested In Wis. Service Dog Hit-And-Run

Waukesha police have arrested a man suspected in a hit-and-run that killed a service dog.

06/15/2012

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Wisconsin’s Walker Raises $30M In Face Of Recall

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $30 million since he took office, including a remarkable $5.8 million in the last five weeks reported to Wisconsin regulators Tuesday.

05/29/2012

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2 Wis. Drivers Face Tentative 6th-OWI Charges

Two Wisconsin drivers face tentative charges of sixth-offense drunken driving after separate incidents in Janesville and Milwaukee.

05/28/2012

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