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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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Clock Ticks Down To Walker-Barrett Showdown

In just ten days, Wisconsin voters will decide if Governor Scott Walker stays in office or is replaced.

05/26/2012

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Police: Wis. Man Tried To Give Baby To Passing Drivers

Milwaukee police say a man was arrested after he was seen running in traffic — trying to hand a baby to passing motorists.

05/24/2012

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Milwaukee Mayor Will Try Again To Beat Walker

The Democrats’ hope for ousting Scott Walker is a low-key, well-liked Milwaukee mayor whose last brush with fame came when he interceded in a fight outside the Wisconsin State Fair and got badly beaten with a tire iron.

05/09/2012

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Animal Shelter Opens Due To Wis. Cat With 26 Toes

A Milwaukee area shelter saved by a cat with 26 toes is opening at its new location.

04/27/2012

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Planned Parenthood Suspends Pill Abortions In Wis.

Planned Parenthood plans to end nonsurgical abortions at its Wisconsin clinics. The organization’s leaders say Planned Parenthood will continue to provide surgical abortions at its clinics in Madison, Milwaukee and the Appleton area.

04/20/2012

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Wisconsin Cheese Auctioned For $8,400

The low-fat Dutch Gouda that won a world cheese championship in Madison last month has been auctioned off for $350 per pound.

04/13/2012

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Santorum To Campaign In Wisconsin Ahead Of Primary

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum plans several stops in Wisconsin ahead of the state’s presidential primary.

03/22/2012

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Wis. Fan Earns $10,000 For Half-Court Shot

One Milwaukee Bucks fan pockets $10,000 for making an unlikely shot.

03/15/2012

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Charity To Refuse Dahmer Tour Money

A business offering walking tours of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s haunts in Milwaukee plans to donate some proceeds to a charity that supports the parents of murder victims, but that group said Tuesday it wants no part of it.

03/06/2012

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Some Upset About Dahmer Walking Tour In Wis.

A marketing group in Wisconsin wants to give walking tours of the bar where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer met and hung out with some of his victims.

03/02/2012

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Train Kills 11-Year-Old Boy In Wis. Suburb

An 11-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a freight train on his way to school in a Milwaukee suburb.

02/27/2012

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New Mental Exam Set For Wis. Fetal-Abduction Case

The defense team for a Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman in October and trying to steal her unborn baby wants a fresh mental exam for their client.

12/16/2011

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Prison Scuffle For Wis. Fetal-Abduction Suspect

The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office says an inmate accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her unborn baby has assaulted a prison guard.

11/15/2011

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Man Who Survived Dahmer Due In Court Friday

The man who led police to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer 20 years ago is due back in court on a charge stemming from the death of a man who was thrown off a bridge into the Milwaukee River.

10/28/2011

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Wis. Police Officer Shoots Self In Foot

A Milwaukee police officer is recovering after shooting himself in the foot.

10/22/2011

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Milwaukee Anti-Wall Street Protest Draws Hundreds

Joining an internationally growing movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Milwaukee on Saturday decrying corporate greed and demanding stricter regulation over the U.S.’s banking industry.

10/15/2011

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Milwaukee Infant Dies After Sleeping In Adult Bed

Milwaukee County authorities say a 4-month-old girl has died after being found wedged between a wall and the mattress of an adult bed.

10/14/2011

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Slain Woman’s Family Haunted By Ride With Stranger

Days after someone killed his pregnant sister-in-law and sliced the fetus from her womb, Josue Garcia says his family remains haunted by a single question: Why would Maritza Ramirez-Cruz get into the car of a woman she didn’t know?

10/12/2011

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Documents: Wis. Woman Hatched Plan To Steal Baby

Desperate to give her boyfriend a son but unable to conceive, Annette Morales-Rodriguez faked a pregnancy for months, court documents say, then began trolling Milwaukee’s streets for pregnant women in hopes of stealing an unborn baby.

10/11/2011

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Mother Who Had Fetus Removed ‘By Force’ Identified

A Milwaukee woman abducted a young pregnant mother and removed her fetus just days before the baby was due, killing both of them, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after she tried to pass the baby off as her own.

10/10/2011

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Wis. Cops: Pregnant Woman’s Baby Taken ‘By Force’

Milwaukee police say a pregnant 23-year-old woman was found dead in a basement and her baby torn from her womb “by force.”

10/08/2011

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Wis. Humane Society Suspends Dog Adoptions

The Wisconsin Humane Society has temporarily suspended dog adoptions after discovering a puppy has a potentially deadly virus.

09/28/2011

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