December 20, 2014 - 8:43am
Photo: Chuck Quirmbach/WPR
Supporters of Dontre Hamilton’s family have another march scheduled for Saturday afternoon following the arrest of more than 70 demonstrators on Friday evening for disrupting traffic on the Interstate 43 freeway in downtown Milwaukee.
December 19, 2014 - 11:42pm
Three Republican lawmakers say the state should delay building a new headquarters in Madison for the Department of Transportation. A transportation funding shortfall has Republicans like Rep. Rob Hutton of Brookfield asking this question about the nearly $200 million Hill Farms office project: “Why now and, potentially, why at all?”...
December 19, 2014 - 8:16pm
One Salvation Army official says the traditional Red Kettle Campaign may be going "the way of the dinosaur." Photo: 19melissa68 (CC-BY-NC).
With fewer people carrying cash these days, the Salvation Army is using smartphone technology to solicit donations.
December 19, 2014 - 6:56pm
A prayer group from Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope gathers to remember the two people shot to death in Milwaukee this past week. | Photo: Chuck Quirmbach/WPR
Wisconsin's gun homicide total for the year stands at 108, after a killing in Milwaukee this week.
December 19, 2014 - 6:42pm
A new report shows the effects the upcoming closure of a Minneapolis-area Mississippi River lock will have on the area.
December 19, 2014 - 6:26pm
While outgoing Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the biggest law enforcement challenge his successor will face is curbing heroin and prescription drug addiction in the state, he also says enforcing marijuana laws is likely to become a growing problem.
December 19, 2014 - 6:19pm
A group of Madison-based companies who self-fund employee health care are trying to steer workers to certain doctors and hospitals with the goal of lowering costs and improving quality.
December 19, 2014 - 6:08pm
An environmental group says new federal rules for coal ash from power plants are generally good news for Wisconsin.
December 19, 2014 - 4:42pm
University of Wisconsin-Superior announced on Friday that it’s suspending five academic programs.
December 19, 2014 - 2:29pm
After last winter’s polar vortex caused major problems for utility providers in the Midwest, rail delays are now pushing back coal deliveries and complicating things even further. Federal regulators are now examining the situation, as some utilities begin conserving coal inventories and limiting output at a number of plants.