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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 11

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 5

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 5

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

November 21, 2017 3:00 PM The Latest: Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers has told The Associated Press that he hasn't settled any sexual harassment complaints with any staff members. FILE- In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Buzzfeed, a news website, is reporting that Conyers 10

November 20, 2017 10:58 PM The buck stops here: Homeowner comes to a deer's rescue after its antlers got stuck in a hammock in her back yard

But this deer's experience with the swing could not have been more stressful. The confused animal was walking through a backyard in DePere, Wisconsin, when he somehow got his antlers tangled in the ropes. At first, he started violently thrashing his head from side to side in a bid to get free. But eventually he seems to concede defeat, before a human 7

November 16, 2017 4:50 PM Melania Trump to accept White House Christmas tree on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) - Christmas is coming to Donald Trump's White House a bit early this year. Melania Trump is set to accept the official White House Christmas tree on Monday. First ladies typically receive the tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but the Trumps are expected to spend the holiday at their home in Palm Beach, Florida. Jim and Diane Chapman 3

November 8, 2017 12:35 AM No change in top 4 of CFP rankings; Georgia, 'Bama 1-2

Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson held their spots in the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, and unbeaten Miami moved up three spots to No. 7 before its showdown with the Fighting Irish. Oklahoma remained fifth and TCU moved up to sixth in the rankings released Tuesday. The Sooners and Horned Frogs play a key Big 12 game on Saturday 9