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Bail Upped To $125K For Man Accused Of St. Croix River Stabbing

A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River was in court again Thursday to face accusations he violated the terms of his original bond.

10 hours ago

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Woman Says Punch Led To Dustin Diamond’s Wis. Bar Brawl

A woman has testified that TV actor Dustin Diamond pulled a knife in a Wisconsin barroom brawl right after she punched his girlfriend in the face. The 38-year-old Diamond, who starred in the 1990s show “Saved by the Bell,” is accused of stabbing a man during the fight in a Port Washington bar on Christmas Day.

11 hours ago

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Public Hearing Tuesday On 20-Week Abortion Ban In Wis.

A public hearing has been set on a fast-tracked Republican proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

05/27/2015

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Wisconsin Man Dies After Deer Crashes Through Windshield

Authorities say a northwestern Wisconsin man has died after a deer struck by another vehicle crashed through the windshield of the truck he was riding in.

05/27/2015

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Defense In Slender Man Case Say Adult Charges Unwarranted

Attorneys for one of two Wisconsin girls charged in adult court with trying to kill a friend to please a fictional horror character will argue her case belongs in juvenile court.

05/26/2015

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Authorities Say Suspected Drunken Driver Waved At Officer

Authorities say a suspected drunken driver who’d been headed the wrong way waved at an officer as he re-entered the highway after going into the ditch.

05/25/2015

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3 Inmates Charged In Escape From Wis. Correctional Facility

Charges have been made against the three inmates who escaped from a New Richmond, Wis. correctional facility earlier this month. Jesse Jamal Fairley, 26, Kyle John Peterson, 19, and Andre Lee Vance, 21, have each been charged with one count of escaping criminal arrest.

05/25/2015

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Duluth Man Arrested For Drunk Driving With Child In Car In Wis.

A 37-year-old Duluth man was arrested Sunday afternoon for operating a vehicle while under the influence with a child in the car in northwestern Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

05/24/2015

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Conservationists Spot Endangered Piping Plovers In Duluth

Conservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.

05/24/2015

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Former Deputy Committed In Slaying Of Wife, Sister-In-Law

A judge has committed a former Dane County sheriff’s deputy with Lou Gehrig’s disease to a mental health institution after a jury earlier found he was not legally responsible for killing his wife and sister-in-law.

05/22/2015

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Gov. Scott Walker Signs 70 MPH Speed Limit Bill

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that allows state transportation officials to raise the speed limit to 70 mph on some Wisconsin roads

05/20/2015

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Records Suggest Walker Copied In On Letter About Donor Loan

Records suggest that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker received a letter acknowledging that his flagship job creation agency would give a $500,000 loan to a campaign donor’s construction company, raising questions about his statements that he wasn’t aware of the deal.

05/19/2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s Ban On Common Core Up For Vote

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal prohibiting the state superintendent from forcing local school districts to adopt Common Core academic standards is up for a vote in the Legislature’s budget committee.

05/19/2015

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Man Accused In St. Croix River Stabbing Back In Court

A Minnesota man accused in a fatal stabbing along the St. Croix River is back in court, accused of violating terms of his bond.

05/19/2015

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State Patrol: 2 Hurt After Motorcycle Hits Deer In Western Wis.

Two people were hurt Sunday night after a motorcycle collided with a deer in western Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

05/17/2015

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Man Accused In Fatal Fishing Dispute Charged With Jumping Bail

The man who is accused of stabbing a Wisconsin fisherman along the St. Croix River in April has been arrested for jumping bail. According to Polk County records, 19-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall was charged Thursday with two felony counts of jumping bail.

05/15/2015

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In Madison, Police Protests Stay Peaceful

When a white police officer killed an unarmed biracial teen in Wisconsin’s capital city, the shooting quickly heightened tensions and stirred up protests.

05/14/2015

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Wisconsin’s Capital Faces Test After Shooting Decision

Some of the Madison Police Department’s toughest critics peacefully protested in the hours after a prosecutor said he wouldn’t charge a white officer who killed an unarmed biracial man. But the city faced another test Wednesday as activists called for a widespread walkout.

05/13/2015

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Prosecutor: No Charges Against White Police Officer

A Wisconsin prosecutor has decided not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed biracial man in Madison.

05/12/2015

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Family, Community Mourns Wis. Man Killed In Fishing Altercation

On April 14th, Peter Kelly of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin was fatally stabbed after an altercation with a group of men along the St. Croix River. He leaves behind a wife and 5 children.

05/11/2015

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Things To Know About Police Shooting In Madison

A prosecutor is set to announce Tuesday whether a white police officer will face charges for killing a young unarmed biracial man in Madison. Here’s a few things to know about the case:

05/11/2015

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Police: 3rd Escaped Wis. Inmate Captured In Minneapolis

The third and final inmate who escaped from a New Richmond, Wisconsin correctional facility was captured Saturday morning in Minneapolis. Police say Jesse Jamal Fairly, 26, escaped from the St. Croix Correctional Faculty Wednesday night with Andre Lee Vance and Kyle Peterson.

05/09/2015

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Flags Ordered Lowered For Wis. EMT Who Died Trying To Save Mom

Gov. Scott Walker ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for an emergency medical technician who died while trying to save his mother from a northwestern Wisconsin fire. Sixty-two-year-old Dennis Swenson went into a Town of Bell home to try to save his 95-year-old mother, Dorothy Swenson, from a fire May 1, but both ended up dying.

05/09/2015

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2nd Escaped New Richmond Inmate Captured In Madison

A second of three escaped inmates is in police custody Friday afternoon, according to the New Richmond Police Department.

05/08/2015

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Wis. Police: Intoxicated Man Tried To Reheat Pizza On Dashboard

Police in southeastern Wisconsin say they arrested a man twice in one night for driving while impaired, and in the second bust officers found the 25-year-old was trying to reheat pizza slices on his dashboard.

05/07/2015

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