December 15, 2014 - 9:30am
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More than 500 University of Wisconsin-Madison students marched into the undergraduate library on Sunday night and held a silent "die-in" to raise awareness about the recent incidents around the country of police officers shooting young black men.
December 15, 2014 - 8:00am
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Protests continued in Milwaukee during the weekend as demonstrators gained more support from longtime leaders of the African-American community in the effort to get charges filed against a police officer pertaining to the shooting death of Dontre Hamilton.
December 15, 2014 - 7:30am
Bills pending in Congress would provide $80 million to fight heroin and prescription painkiller addiction, but a district attorney from western Wisconsin says much more is needed to address the problem in rural counties like his.
December 15, 2014 - 7:17am
Iron County is one step closer to having a zoning ordinance that would permit mining -- with a public forum on the plan set for next Tuesday.
December 12, 2014 - 8:13pm
A new audit shows Wisconsin's elections agency, the Government Accountability Board, was sometimes slow to carry out its duties and didn't always report to the state Legislature when it should have.
December 12, 2014 - 6:56pm
The number of gun-related killings in Wisconsin for the year currently stands at 106 killings after two fatal shootings in Milwaukee and another in Racine this week. Meanwhile, Milwaukee's police chief said his city is inundated with illegal guns. Police say Tracolli Surveyor, a 17-year-old African-American boy, was shot to...
December 12, 2014 - 6:32pm
A Wisconsin business group is asking Congress to change copyright inheritance rules to make it easier for same-sex couples to pass on intellectual property rights.
December 12, 2014 - 6:24pm
When most people see a doctor, they're usually in the same room. But that's changing as more patients get medical treatment through video teleconferencing. Advances in computer technology is changing medicine, and states like Wisconsin are looking at policies to both accommodate and regulate this practice.
December 12, 2014 - 5:11pm
Immigration supporters held a news conference on Friday outside the Milwaukee office of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to urge reforms to the nation's immigration system. Some people helped by President Barack Obama's recent executive order to reduce deportations criticized Johnson for suggesting funding for the president's plan be cut, and...
December 12, 2014 - 9:22am
A retired, central Wisconsin elementary school principal has found a new calling late in life and travels half way around the world to realize it. Jim Harris is now a bomb removal expert.