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Wis.’s Castle Doctrine Doesn’t Apply Outside Dwelling

A state appeals court has ruled that Wisconsin’s castle doctrine law doesn’t apply outside a dwelling.

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Woman Accuses Wisconsin Billionaire Of Assault

A second woman has accused Racine billionaire Samuel Curtis Johnson III of sexual assault.

09/29/2014

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In Wis., 55 Died As A Result Of Domestic Violence In 2013

A new report sheds light on the life and death consequences of domestic violence in Wisconsin. The organization End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a study that shows 55 people died as a result of domestic violence in 2013.

09/29/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Campaigning In Minnesota, Wisconsin

Republican Jeff Johnson’s campaign for governor is about to get a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, who is also chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be in Minnesota on Oct. 13 to campaign for Johnson.

09/29/2014

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Man Killed After Tire Flies Through Windshield In Wis.

A passenger in a car was killed after a tire flew off an oncoming vehicle and through the windshield of the victim’s car on the interstate in Dane County. The State Patrol says the fatal accident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Monday on Interstate 39/90 near Madison’s Beltline interchange.

09/29/2014

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Police: Wis. Teen Dies In ‘Car Surfing’ Accident

An 18-year-old western Wisconsin man is dead after authorities say he fell while “car surfing” early Saturday morning, according to the La Crosse Police Department. The fatal car accident occurred in the early morning hours Saturday, between midnight and 2 a.m., in the area of East Avenue, south of Losey Boulevard in La Crosse.

09/28/2014

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Mother Of Stabbing Victim, 12, Talks About Ordeal

The mother of a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times says her daughter’s will to live is the reason she found the strength to crawl out of the woods to get help following the attack. Stacie Leutner and her husband have been talking with ABC’s David Muir about their daughter and her ordeal last May following a sleepover with two classmates.

09/26/2014

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8 Confirmed Infectious Disease Cases For Wis. School District

A western Wisconsin school district investigating an outbreak of an infectious disease says there’ve been eight confirmed cases of Campylobacter infection in its students.

09/25/2014

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Guy On A Bike: Skull-N-Bones Gravel Challenge Review

Besides a daily bicycle commute to and from WCCO-TV, I like to get out and ride for fun. For the past few years I have been participating in gravel century rides in the area. (A ‘century’ is just bicycle jargon for 100 miles.) The popularity of gravel rides and races has just exploded in the past few years, thanks in no small part to the hugely popular Almanzo 100. Chris Locke decided to seize upon the popularity of these rides by creating the Skull-N-Bones Gravel Challenge in Bruce, WI.

09/23/2014

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Wis. Liberal Group Complains Voters Can’t Get ID

A liberal group plans to file a brief in the legal battle over Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law alleging state offices aren’t open enough to produce enough IDs for would-be voters ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

09/22/2014

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Large Freighter Runs Aground, Gets Stuck In Duluth

The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth.

09/21/2014

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Civil Rights Group Files Gay Marriage Lawsuit In Wis.

A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of gay couples who married in June after a judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage.

09/17/2014

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Judge Halts Proceedings In Child Stabbing Case

A judge halted court proceedings Monday for one of two 12-year-old girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictional character called Slender Man while the girl undergoes a competency evaluation.

09/16/2014

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Kenosha Casino Not A Done Deal But Jobseekers Still Sought

Gov. Scott Walker still hasn’t decided whether to approve a proposed off-reservation casino in Kenosha, but that hasn’t stopped the team leading the project from launching a website for prospective job seekers.

09/13/2014

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Prosecutors: Former Deputy Planned Homicides

Prosecutors say a former Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy plotted to kill his wife and sister-in-law for days. Former Dane County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Steele faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the Aug. 22 shooting deaths of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol.

09/11/2014

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