January 1, 2013 8:35 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Stepfan Taylor rushed for 89 yards and an early touchdown, Kevin Hogan passed for 123 yards, and No. 8 Stanford's dominant defense shut out Wisconsin in the second half of a 20-14 victory in the 99th Rose Bowl on Tuesday night. Usua Amanam made the decisive... more »
November 10, 2012 1:08 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Four days after the election, President Barack Obama can finally claim victory in Florida. The state finished counting its votes Saturday. Obama was declared the, giving him a 332 to 206 final margin in the Electoral College. Florida officials said Obama had 50 percent of... more »
November 4, 2012 12:44 AM
Just in case anyone had forgotten about Joe Howe, the senior netminder served up a big reminder for the Colorado College faithful on Saturday.
Howe, who has backstopped 42 victories over the course of his four seasons, made 33 saves and recorded his seventh career shutout as CC completed... more »
October 21, 2012 4:12 PM
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin authorities have released a photograph and the name of a suspect in the shooting at a spa near a Milwaukee area mall. Brookfield Police Lt. John Beth said at a news conference Sunday afternoon that Radcliffe Franklin Haughton is suspected of shooting multiple people at... more »
September 5, 2012 7:47 PM
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin authorities say a homeowner who accused an 18-year-old man of theft bound the teen by the ankles, hung him upside-down and commanded a pit bull attack him while the teen's father watched. The homeowner and father are due in court Thursday in Fond... more »
August 12, 2012 12:56 PM
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - Sikh worshippers in Wisconsin are holding a ceremony involving a flag pole before their first Sunday prayer service since a white supremacist shot and killed six people at their temple. About 100 people are gathered in the parking lot of the temple in Oak Creek,... more »
August 11, 2012 10:43 AM
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Appearing for the first time as Mitt Romney's running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is attacking President Barack Obama for what he calls a "record of failure."
With the political world watching, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney misspoke while introducing his running mate.
Romney... more »
August 6, 2012 3:53 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Sikh temple gunman pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Denver in 1999 but Wade Page never completed his sentence. According to records, Page had a blood alcohol more than 1 1/2 times over the legal limit when he hit a sign at an apartment... more »
August 5, 2012 1:44 PM
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - A police dispatcher in Wisconsin says there has been a shooting at a Sikh temple outside of Milwaukee. Oak Creek Police Department dispatcher Stephanie Uljanec says the shooting took place Sunday morning at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin but she doesn't know how many people... more »
April 8, 2012 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Political fights and court battles are brewing around the country over using public dollars to make it easier for parents to afford private schools for their kids. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently won passage of legislation that expands statewide a voucher program in New Orleans as part... more »
March 22, 2012 5:29 PM
CLINTONVILLE, Wis. (AP) - Federal geologists say a minor earthquake occurred this week near the Wisconsin city where researchers have been investigating a series of unexplained booming sounds. The U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the 1.5 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday just after midnight in the eastern Wisconsin city of Clintonville.... more »
February 15, 2012 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Raw sprouts from the sandwich chain Jimmy John's have been linked to an outbreak of foodborne illness - again. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that 12 cases of E. coli poisoning in five states are linked to raw clover sprouts eaten at... more »
January 13, 2012 6:10 PM
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Demonstrators calling for the recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker learned there really is such a thing as too much cowbell.
Oshkosh police arrested a 26-year-old Appleton man on Thursday after he kept playing a cowbell and shaking it in an officer's face when he... more »
November 19, 2011 11:50 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado College scored three times in the first period and coasted to a 4-1 win over Wisconsin on Saturday. Jeff Collett had a goal and an assist for the Tigers (7-2-0, 5-2-0), who downed the Badgers 4-2 on Friday to sweep the two-game series. Scott... more »
March 21, 2011 7:23 PM
He's the hiker with a hammer. Over the weekend, a man vacationing here from Wisconsin took it upon himself to make some improvements to the incline trail in Manitou Springs.
Eric Mathison says he had been looking forward to hiking the incline since hearing about it from his brother... more »
March 14, 2011 12:08 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Stephen Schultz scored a power-play goal midway through the third period as Colorado College rallied to beat Wisconsin 2-1 Sunday in the clinching game of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. The Tigers (21-17-3) advance to next weekend's WCHA Final Five. They won the last... more »
March 13, 2011 12:48 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Jaden Schwartz scored at 5:48 of overtime Saturday to give Colorado College a 4-3 win over Wisconsin in their best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series. Game three is Sunday with the winner advancing to the WCHA Final Five. Schwartz scored his first goal in... more »
March 5, 2011 11:44 PM
There was no comeback in the cards for Colorado College on Saturday.
After giving up their ninth shorthanded goal of the season early in the second period, the Tigers tried in vain to play catch-up while suffering a 3-1 loss to the University of Wisconsin in their regular-season finale... more »
March 5, 2011 12:19 AM
Demonstrating more of the grit it has attained step by step over the course of a roller-coaster season, Colorado College got the mission accomplished in dramatic fashion on Friday.
The Tigers roared from behind with a pair of goals late in the third period, wrapping up a home-ice playoff... more »
February 26, 2011 2:44 PM
A Wisconsin judge has delayed the trial of a man charged with theft and property damage to a building owned by Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl.
The Appleton Post Crescent reports that Aaron Marheine, 34, was the owner of an Appleton nightclub housed in a building owned by Karl.... more »
February 17, 2011 6:27 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's Republican governor says he's confident Democrats who skipped town to avoid voting on a bill removing union rights will return within a day or two, calling the boycott a "stunt."
Democrats who left the state on Thursday before the Senate session started say they... more »
January 1, 2011 11:00 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Wisconsin turned to its powerful running game when the game was on the line, marching down the field and into the end zone on the legs of John Clay and Montee Ball. Needing two more points to tie, the Badgers went to the air and had... more »
January 1, 2011 5:50 PM
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) - A Colorado National Guard officer has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a Wisconsin hospital of firing him because of an overseas deployment.
The lawsuit says David Merritt was a major in the National Guard and an emergency-room doctor at Black River Memorial Hospital... more »
January 1, 2011 1:39 AM
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - When the TCU Horned Frogs stepped off the team bus and got their first look at the Rose Bowl's impeccably manicured grass last weekend, any lingering thoughts of disrespect and disappointment evaporated. Unbeaten TCU might be the third wheel in the BCS title dance, but the... more »
December 2, 2010 7:01 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A 23-year-old Russian man accused of running a network responsible for sending a large percentage of the world's spam e-mails will appear in a Wisconsin courtroom to hear charges against him.
Oleg Y. Nikolaenko will be arraigned Friday in federal court in Milwaukee. He is charged... more »
November 29, 2010 8:07 PM
23 students and a teacher were released unharmed after being held by an armed student all afternoon in a high school classroom in Marinette, Wisconsin.
Police say the guman shot himself when they broke into the classroom. No word yet on his condition or why he took hostages.
October 18, 2010 12:34 PM
Attorneys for and against closing Chicago-area shipping locks to stop the spread of Asian carp are making their final pitches to a federal judge.
Oral arguments Monday are the last step before Judge Robert Dow decides the issue.
Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say the action would... more »
September 28, 2010 8:42 AM
A 14-mile levee system partially breached by floodwaters in southcentral Wisconsin is holding.
Columbia County Emergency Management director Pat Beghin says Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources workers monitored the levee overnight and will continue those efforts Tuesday. Beghin says about 25 homes remain occupied in Blackhawk Park, a neighborhood... more »
September 27, 2010 8:32 AM
Some residents in the central Wisconsin town of Portage have fled their homes after a levee started to fail.
Water from the rain-swollen Wisconsin River flooded the only road in and out of one neighborhood, threatening to leave people stranded in their houses.
It wasn't clear how many... more »
September 24, 2010 8:07 AM
More flooding could be on the way for parts of the upper Midwest.
Rain was expected to continue in parts of western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota early Friday. Some towns are reeling from flash floods sparked by downpours that struck early Thursday morning and continued throughout the day in... more »
September 23, 2010 10:29 AM
A powerful storm system passing through the upper Midwest has flooded a small Wisconsin community's downtown and has forced mandatory evacuations.
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says deputies are working to evacuate homes in downtown Arcadia, which sits along the swollen Trempealeau river.
Mayor John Kimmel has declared... more »
August 27, 2010 8:24 AM
A longtime Colorado hunting outfitter and a hunting guide indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver are accused of putting out hundreds of pounds of salt to lure deer and elk for their clients.
State and federal authorities say Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh of Meeker and Brian Douglas Kunz... more »
August 17, 2010 2:28 PM
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A driver who tried to change his sweaty clothes while driving through a Milwaukee suburb has been stopped by police but let off with a warning.
Police say that when they pulled the 54-year-old over in Brookfield Aug. 13, he complained he was uncomfortable in... more »
August 16, 2010 8:54 AM
President Barack Obama is touching nearly every region of the country to stir up cash and attention for Democrats, launching a three-day trip.
Obama will spend the heart of his Monday in Wisconsin, raising money for gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett and other Wisconsin Democrats.
He will cap his... more »
August 12, 2010 8:19 AM
Federal prosecutors believe a single drug organization is behind several marijuana farms that were raided by authorities in a national forest in northeast Wisconsin.
Eight men were charged Wednesday after agents raided growing plots in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Investigators say they also found a house transformed into a... more »
July 29, 2010 11:02 AM
The main worry for some young mail carriers in southern Wisconsin is neither dogs nor extreme weather. It's plunging into a lake. A never-stopping boat delivers mail to dozens of mansions on Lake Geneva during the summer. Teenage carriers are hired to jump off the boat, put the mail in... more »
July 23, 2010 8:17 AM
Powerful thunderstorms are causing widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and blocking roads, and two people have been struck by lightning.
Heavy rains pounded the region Thursday, with parts of Milwaukee seeing up to 7.5 inches of rain in just two hours. The National Weather Service... more »
July 19, 2010 12:12 PM
Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close... more »
July 9, 2010 10:49 AM
A small plane has crashed into a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park, injuring two people from Wisconsin. Officials say a 54-year-old man and his 18-year-old daughter suffered only minor injuries in the crash Thursday night.
Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says both were conscious and moving about when... more »
June 11, 2010 3:29 PM
A judge has sentenced a Wisconsin inmate to 27 months in prison for helping his cellmate commit suicide last year.
Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Bissonnette said he questioned whether 20-year-old Adam Peterson could have succeeded in hanging himself without Joshua Walters' help. Walters was sentenced to 27... more »
April 21, 2010 9:28 AM
A Wisconsin woman who went into labor on the way to a hospital got some help from the mother of a bride at a nearby wedding party. Ben Sherwood of New Berlin was driving his wife Kimberly to the hospital Saturday when she told him they wouldn't make it. They... more »
April 10, 2010 10:02 PM
DETROIT (AP) - Cam Atkinson scored twice, John Muse made 20 saves and Boston College won the NCAA hockey championship for the second time in three years with a 5-0 victory against Wisconsin on Saturday night. The Eagles scored four times in the third period, with Atkinson and Chris Kreider... more »
February 3, 2010 9:44 AM
Finally, there's some good news for the nation's milk producers.
For most dairy farmers, the price they received for milk last year was less than what it cost to produce it. One dairyman in Skaneateles, N.Y., says he lost $700,000 last year.
But prices appear to be rebounding... more »
January 19, 2010 4:08 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes.
The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the... more »