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.
The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kenosha police say a 40-pound tortoise worth about $4,000 has been recovered after its owner reported it stolen. Police say the pet tortoise was eating grass on the front lawn of a house when it was taken on Monday.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.
Jake Leinenkugel announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as president of the craft brewery started by his great-great-grandfather and will be succeeded by his younger brother Dick Leinenkugel, who formerly led economic development efforts in Wisconsin.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. Van Hollen, a Republican, filed the request Tuesday. It’s unclear when the high court might respond.
Wisconsin’s state budget will be nearly $1.8 billion in the red by mid-2017 based on a new estimate Monday, providing Democrats with more fodder to argue that Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans in control of the Legislature have mismanaged the state’s finances.
A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution.
A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution, in another in a series of courtroom wins for gay-marriage advocates. The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says the Islamic State extremists reported to have beheaded a second American journalist are evil barbarians who must be defeated. The Islamic State group released a video Tuesday that appears to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff.