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June 19, 2018 11:12 PM Wisconsin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest

PORT EDWARDS, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin sailor who died at Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest more than 75 years after his death. The sailor was Navy Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class John Schoonover of Port Edwards, Wisconsin. He was among 429 crewmen who died aboard the USS Oklahoma after Japanese torpedoes capsized the ship on Dec. 7, 1941. Schoonover was 39. He was among 3

June 18, 2018 9:46 PM Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday on redistricting lawsuits in Wisconsin and Maryland comes as several states already are considering changes to the criteria and processes that will be used to draw legislative districts after the 2020 Census. In most places, the state legislature and governor are responsible for redistricting U.S. House and state legislative 3

June 18, 2018 3:18 PM PICTURED: Two sisters stab each other in a knife fight over child care in front of five small kids

Two sisters from Wisconsin are accused of stabbing each other during a fight over child care, which was allegedly sparked by a man and witnessed by five young children. The Madison Police Department says officers were dispatched to a home on Wakefield Street at 12.10pm on Saturday after one woman reported she had been stabbed. The officers arrived to find two 'uncooperative'

June 18, 2018 2:57 PM Supreme Court punts big decision on partisan manipulation of congressional districts as justices sidestep ruling on gerrymandering – for now

The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against Wisconsin Democrats who challenged legislative districts that gave Republicans a huge edge in the state legislature

March 12, 2018 6:02 AM Nine-year-old Milwaukee girl is 'accidentally shot dead by her underage brother'

A nine-year-old girl from Wisconsin has died after her brother accidentally shot her, according to state authorities. Miyanna D. Jelks was shot inside her Milwakee home shortly after noon on Saturday and was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Her brother, a minor, was taken to the Milwaukee County Children's Court Center, police said. Their parents 12

February 27, 2018 2:43 AM Flu shot doesn't cause influenza epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) - You can't get the flu from a flu shot. And public health officials aren't blaming the vaccine for causing this season's nasty epidemic. Some "natural" health websites have misrepresented remarks of a Wisconsin county public health nurse, Anna Treague, who was trying to explain to a local newspaper why this year's influenza vaccine was not as effective 7

February 13, 2018 4:23 PM Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate's parents donate to his rival

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Nicholson is in a primary battle against Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir, with the winner advancing to take on Baldwin in the fall. Federal records show that Nicholson's 6

December 27, 2017 11:54 AM Fishermen surprised by a 15-foot Great White SHARK circling their boat in South Carolina

Five fishermen got an early Christmas surprise when a massive 15-foot Great White shark circled their boat off the coast of South Carolina. The Wisconsin natives were on a chartered fishing expedition on Hilton Head Island when the enormous fish made an appearance. The owner of Outcast Fishing only expected to catch and release smaller fish such as sea bass or redfish 7

December 17, 2017 10:47 PM Wisconsin firefighter's heartwarming dual proposal to his girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter during a town parade

A Wisconsin firefighter warmed many hearts on a cold wintry Wisconsin evening when he proposed to his girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter during a street parade. Matt Poliak, of the Menomonie fire department, was marching in the town's Winter Daze Parade on December 14, Fox News reports. He beckoned to his girlfriend, Grace Johnson, and her daughter 7

December 3, 2017 6:31 PM AP Top 25: 'Bama over Ohio State in last regular-season poll

In the final Top 25 of the regular season, the Crimson Tide was No. 4 and the Buckeyes were No. 5. The poll was released about an hour before the College Football Playoff pairings were being revealed. Which team gets the final spot in the final four caused a debate between the Crimson Tide and Buckeyes. In the AP media poll, Alabama received 1,307 points 1