New Gov. Walker Commission Focuses On Gov't EfficiencyA new bipartisan commission created by Gov. Scott Walker to make government more efficient is meeting for the first time. Walker created the commission on government reform, efficiency and performance by executive order earlier this week.
Wis. Judge Allows Chippewa Tribe To Hunt Deer At NightA federal judge has ruled Chippewa tribes can hunt deer at night beginning next month across most of northern Wisconsin, a decision that restores a tribal right lost after the bands gave the land to the government in the 19th century.
Jury Rules Apple Infringed On UW Tech PatentA federal jury has found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent was invalid and no infringement took place.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Wisconsin FieldA Minnesota pilot and his passenger walked away from an emergency landing Saturday morning. The small plane from Montevideo started having engine problems near Madison, Wisconsin.
Sources: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker To Bow Out Of Presidential RaceAfter a rough showing in a recent debate and dropping poll numbers, Gov. Scott Walker is placing his 2016 bid for the White House on hold.
Funeral For Family Of 5 Found Dead Set For SundayThe funeral for the family of five found dead in their Lake Minnetonka home will be held this Sunday in Eden Prairie.
Walker Administration Assigns Armed Guards To DOJ OfficesGov. Scott Walker's administration plans to post armed security guards at the entrances to the state Department of Justice's Madison headquarters. The guards will go on duty beginning Sept. 1. A guard has been stationed at a desk at the main lobby entrance but doesn't carry a weapon.
Family Files Lawsuit In Biracial Man's DeathThe family of a biracial man who died at the hands of a Madison police officer earlier this year has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
Police: Wis. Man Arrested After Leaving 4 Dogs, 7 Cats In Hot SUVA 64-year-old man has been arrested in a Madison store parking lot after police say he left four dogs and seven cats in a hot vehicle.
2 Adults Found Dead In Lac Qui Parle County Residence Authorities are investigating the discovery of two bodies at a residence in Lac qui Parle County. Sheriff's officials say the bodies of two adults were found by deputies doing a welfare check at the rural Madison residence Wednesday.
After Tennessee Shootings, Armed Citizens Guard RecruitersGun-toting citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last week's killing of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan Retiring After 2015-16 SeasonWisconsin coach Bo Ryan plans to retire after next season, looking to pass the torch after molding the Badgers into a national power during his 14 seasons in Madison. Ryan made the surprising announcement on Monday
Chief: Wisconsin Officer Cleared of Killing Tony Robinson Will PatrolA white Wisconsin police officer was exonerated Wednesday by an internal investigation of his fatal shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a move that follows prosecutors declining to file charges and clears the way for him to get his job back. The Madison Police Department issued a summary of its finding that Officer Matt Kenny did not violate its deadly force policies in the March 6 shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.
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.
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.