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Wisconsin State Troopers stop car going 119 MPH
WINDSOR -- It took road spikes, but eventually Wisconsin State Troopers were able to stop a car traveling at 119 MPH. According to our partners at WISC-TV , the U.S. Marshals Office reached out to the Wisconsin State Patrol that a wanted man out of Maryland was in their area at 3:05 p.m. Thursday.
Richmond man charged in road rage situation
Police on Thursday filed charges against a man who was captured on video pointing again at another driver during an apparent road rage situation in Richmond on Tuesday. The McHenry County State's Attorney's Office said Thursday morning that it was speaking with Richmond police regarding details of t
Evaluation: Plan for Foxconn area in Racine County ‘will widely protect’ against flooding
RACINE COUNTY — In a win for Foxconn, a state planning agency has found that Foxconn-related construction and roads should not cause any increased flooding once they are in place. The current plans also reportedly comply with Mount Pleasant codes, with one small exception, according to an evaluation
Wisconsin lawmakers to consider legalizing marijuana
Will today be the day Wisconsin begins to go up in smoke? One Wisconsin state lawmaker will announce today plans to introduce legislation to fully legalize marijuana in the state. Rep. Melissa Sargent, a Madison democrat, wants to follow the lead of Colorado and other states and legalize the recreat
Racine County Residents Have Fresh Questions About Foxconn
People who live near the Foxconn project in Racine County peppered local officials with questions at a meeting Monday night in Mount Pleasant. Part of the focus was Monday's announcement that Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou will reduce his role at the company.
The Most Dangerous Thing about Marijuana in Wisconsin is that it is Illegal
MADISON – Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) released the following statement to announce the introduction of LRB-0154 to fully legalize marijuana in the state of Wisconsin:
Wisconsin Could Face a Mining Disaster
On January 25, 2019, a 28-story high tailings dam in Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil failed, releasing almost 3 billion gallons of sludgy mine waste. The spill flooded nearby homes, submerging cars and buses under a river of reddish-brown sludge. The death toll so far has risen to 228 with an est
Mom, burglar exchange fire during home break-in
BURLINGTON, N.C. — A mom and her 10-year-old son were asleep in their North Carolina home when she woke up to the sound of someone breaking in through the kitchen window, police report.
'Amazing' $5.9 Million French Chateau For Sale In Wisconsin
HOBART, WI -- Believe it or not this home is actually magnificent new construction. This luxury Wisconsin property is a spacious, quality constructed, stone French Chateau 2-story walkout home with 7 bedrooms, 8 full baths, 3 half baths, resting on approximately 4 acres of secluded estate setting.
How to ‘Win with Hypnosis’
Getting our brains to cooperate with us and operate in peak performance has long been a focus for everyone, from yogis to pharmaceutical companies. Milwaukee’s Caryn Bird claims the best way to harness your brain power is with hypnosis, which she practices in her business, Win with Hypnosis, based i
Attorneys to give closing arguments in McHenry murder, home invasion trial
Attorneys will give closing arguments Monday in the trial of a man who police said pushed his way into a McHenry house where a 52-year-old resident was shot and killed during a 2017 home invasion.
Wisconsin's governor really hates the Foxconn deal. He wants to renegotiate
New York (CNN Business) — Tony Evers, the Democratic governor of Wisconsin, says he doesn't think Foxconn will ever add 13,000 jobs in his state. And he says it's time to drop the lush incentive deal his predecessor used to lure the Taiwanese electronics company to Wisconsin.
Racine man charged after waving gun near St. Catherine’s School
A Racine man stands accused of waving a gun around and pointing it at people while he was a passenger in a car on Wednesday afternoon about 1,000 feet from St. Catherine’s High School.
Wisconsin Department of Transportation announces 277 total traffic stops on 'Blue Day'
MILWAUKEE -- In order to enhance highway safety, Wisconsin State Patrol had a heavy presence on I-94 on "Blue Day." In total, officers made 277 traffic stops and conducted 66 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) inspections during Tuesday’s “Blue Day” initiative in eight southeast Wisconsin counties.
Suspect in crash that killed 3 in Kenosha County pleads not guilty; trial set for July
KENOSHA — Timothy Vandervere, who has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and three counts of knowingly operating a vehicle while revoked, causing death, and two other felonies after a crash killed three family members and injured a fourth in Kenosha County, is scheduled to go to tri
Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. -- The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in his home state of Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a Las Vegas sportsbook. Adducci cashed in on 14-1 odds that Woods would capture the
Flooding Closures throughout Central Wisconsin
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- Several roads are closed on Thursday due to flooding from recent heavy rains. Most road closures due to flooding are in Marathon County with select spots in Portage County.
Bed Bath & Beyond Closings: Will Wisconsin Locations Be Affected?
WISCONSIN -- Struggling housewares retailer Bed Bath & Beyond will close about 40 stores this year in the U.S. while opening 15 "lab" stores offering more home decor and food products, the company announced this week.
Wisconsin officials seek man accused of stealing water ski boats, Craigslist scam
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WIFR) -- The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help to identify a suspect associated with stealing Beaverland Must-Skis water ski boats.
Wisconsin DOJ creates Division of Forensic Sciences
The Wisconsin Department of Justice has reorganized its resources to create the Division of Forensic Sciences. The new division was announced Thursday after it was approved by Gov. Tony Evers.