- Local unemployment rates drop in Wisconsin cities, counties Updated: May-25-16 2:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Unemployment rates dropped last month in all of Wisconsin's largest cities and in most counties.
- Madison police say father killed daughter, then himself Updated: May-25-16 6:52 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Madison police say the deaths of a teenager and her father appears to be a murder-suicide.
- Wisconsin's Hayes to return for senior season Updated: May-24-16 10:10 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes says he'll be back for his senior season with the Badgers.
- Court puts ruling striking down right-to-work on hold Updated: May-24-16 9:35 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin appeals court late Tuesday granted an emergency request to put on hold a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law.
- Attorney argues redistricting plan clearly hurts Democrats Updated: May-24-16 4:40 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A GOP plan that reworked the Wisconsin Assembly's district lines was one of the worst examples of partisan gerrymandering in American history, an attorney challenging the new boundaries argued Tuesday.
- Clerks defend GOP-backed changes to Wisconsin election law Updated: May-24-16 4:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Election clerks from predominantly white suburbs of Milwaukee testified Tuesday in support of new state voting laws, including a photo ID requirement, that critics have challenged as discriminatory against racial minorities, the poor and young people.
- Authorities ID 2 killed in fiery Rock County crash Updated: May-23-16 7:44 pm
UNION TOWNSHIP, Wisconsin - Authorities have identified the two people who died in a fiery crash in Rock County.
- Dog thrown from car during joy ride in Wisconsin Updated: May-22-16 1:51 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Police say a dog was thrown from a car as the driver was doing doughnuts in Madison.
- DNR board to consider easement on 7,000 acres Updated: May-22-16 10:21 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Department of Natural Resources' board is set to consider buying an easement on about 7,000 acres of northwestern Wisconsin forest.
- Federal judge to hear evidence in redistricting lawsuit Updated: May-22-16 10:14 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal judge will launch a three-day trial this week to decide whether legislative district boundaries that Wisconsin Republicans drew four years ago amount to an unconstitutional attempt to consolidate power.
- Thousands more trail cameras coming to Wisconsin Updated: May-21-16 5:20 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin scientists have launched an ambitious new plan to catalog wild animals using thousands of trail cameras, a project that could help answer just how many deer and other creatures roam the state.
- Homicide charge filed in gas station shooting near Madison Updated: May-21-16 4:13 pm
TOWN OF MADISON, Wisconsin - There are new details about a deadly encounter at a gas station near Madison.
- AnchorBank cuts fall hardest in Madison Updated: May-20-16 7:56 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The new owner of AnchorBank is cutting 140 employees, nearly all of them at Madison locations.
- Bank merger will cost 138 jobs in Madison Updated: May-19-16 5:32 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Old National Bancorp's merger with Anchor Bancorp will cost scores of Madison employees their jobs.
- UW community proposes training, dialogue on race Updated: May-19-16 1:51 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are proposing everything from mandatory diversity classes to a board game to address issues of race and discrimination on campus.
- Correction: Fraternity-Racial Slurs story Updated: May-19-16 1:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - In a story May 18 about the suspension of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Wisconsin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that university documents did not say how a fraternity member was disciplined by the fraternity for an alleged assault of a black member. According to the documents, the member was suspended for the next three social events, was required to serve as a sober monitor for the three events after that, and was barred from a December formal.
- Higginbotham won't seek re-election to appeals court Updated: May-18-16 7:33 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Judge Paul Higginbotham, the first African-American to serve as a Wisconsin appellate court judge, says he won't seek re-election to the Madison-based 4th District Court of Appeals.
- Feingold says Johnson trying to fool voters on Trump Updated: May-18-16 5:48 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democrat Russ Feingold accused Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Wednesday of trying to fool voters with Washington double-speak when he says that he supports but does not endorse Donald Trump for president.
- Cold snap damages wine grape crops in Minnesota, Wisconsin Updated: May-17-16 5:41 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Vintners in southern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota are reeling from a weekend cold snap that ruined huge swaths of their grapes.
- Report: 24 Madison restaurants, hotels owe $700K in back pay Updated: May-13-16 10:04 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered 24 Madison-area restaurants and hotels to pay 275 employees more than $724,000 in back pay following an investigation into hours and wage violations.
- Madison-area authorities seek help with fatal shootings Updated: May-13-16 9:06 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Madison-area law enforcement officials are asking for the public's help in solving three fatal shootings in the past three weeks that they say are linked.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison gives rare posthumous degree Updated: May-13-16 1:56 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison will award a posthumous degree Friday for just the second time in the school's 168-year history to a student who faced enormous obstacles on his way to a doctorate.
- UW-Milwaukee faculty express no confidence in system leaders Updated: May-11-16 5:47 pm
MILWAUKEE - Nearly 300 faculty members packed a classroom at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where they unanimously passed a resolution expressing no confidence in the UW System leaders who weakened protections for tenure.
- Police: Man fatally shot at Madison gas station Updated: May-11-16 2:40 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Police say a man has been fatally shot at a gas station in Madison.
- UW System president: Tenure shouldn't guarantee lifetime job Updated: May-10-16 11:49 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin System president praised the decision to remove faculty tenure protections from state law in a recently released email to another university official.