Wisconsin Father Convicted Of Homicide In Son's DeathForty-three-year-old Kayle Fleischauer was convicted Thursday in the April 2018 death of his 19-year-old son, Chase.
Wisconsin Finance Committee OKs Tax Cuts, Finishes BudgetThe committee finished its work Thursday by inserting a GOP tax cut plan into the budget on a 12-4 party line vote.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Reinstates Most Of GOP's Lame Duck LawsThe high court also is weighing another lawsuit contending Republicans passed the lame-duck measures during an illegal floor session.
Second Athlete Dies In Swim Portion Of Wisconsin Ironman TriathlonAn engineer with Madison's Fire Department died Tuesday after being rescued from the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon on Sunday. Todd Mahoney was the second athlete rescued from Lake Monona, the city of Madison said in an update.
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Says Taxes Won't Go Up OverallRepublicans who control the Legislature are expected to pare down the spending request from Evers. The big question is which projects will be prioritized.
Wisconsin Voters Who Moved Will Have Longer To Fix RegistrationVoters who appear to have moved will still receive a postcard, likely in late August, saying that state records indicate they have moved.
Kayle Fleischauer Denies Fatally Shooting His 19-Year-Old SonA Wisconsin father accused of killing his son from Minnesota has taken the witness stand and denied fatally shooting the teenager.
Proposed Wisconsin City Ordinance To Fine Parents Of BulliesA Wisconsin city is considering an ordinance that would impose fines on the parents of young bullies. The Wisconsin Rapids Tribune reports that the proposed ordinance comes after a social media post went viral showing notes other children sent to a seventh-grade student of Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School urging her to kill herself.
Wisconsin Sees Spike In Interest In Wind Energy ProductionWisconsin is seeing growing interest in wind energy as production costs decline and utilities look toward renewable energy.
Gov. Evers Orders LGBT Pride Flag To Fly Over Wisconsin CapitolEvers said this "sends a clear an unequivocal message that Wisconsin is a welcoming and inclusive place where everyone can live without fear of prosecution, judgment, or discrimination."
Which Has More Lakes: Minnesota Or Wisconsin?Since the tourism slogan was created in the 1920s, Minnesota has been known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. However, Politifact Wisconsin recently pointed out the state's new tourism chief claimed the Badger State has 5,000 more than that.
Beloit Man Agrees To Plea Deal In Roommate's Stabbing DeathA 73-year-old Beloit man has agreed to a plea deal in the stabbing death of his roommate nearly four years ago.
Wisconsin Sees Honey Production Drop In 2018Federal data shows Wisconsin's honey production fell by nearly a quarter last year. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the National Agricultural Statistics Service found the state produced 2.3 million pounds of honey in 2018, which is 23% less than 2017.
Wisconsin Man Gets 7 Years Over Ponzi SchemeSixty-eight-year-old James Nickels earlier pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Prosecutors say Nickels convinced family, friend and neighbors to invest in his sham business.
Jake Patterson Moved To State PrisonEarlier this month, Jake Patterson was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole for kidnapping Jayme Closs after killing both her parents.