April 18, 2014 - 4:18pm
A federal appeals court has upheld Wisconsin's “Act 10,” which restricts the right of public unions to to collectively bargain. The attorney for labor unions in the case says the ruling sends a troubling message.
April 18, 2014 - 4:04pm
Federal aid has not been given to help with frozen pipes since the 1990s. Photo: Ben Rogers (CC-BY-NC)
State officials are looking into requesting federal disaster assistance to help local governments pay for a rash of burst water mains during the severe winter.
April 18, 2014 - 3:56pm
A virus affecting pigs continues to sweep across the country, and the national piglet death toll continues to climb into the millions.
April 18, 2014 - 3:07pm
Locations located farther south, like Two Rivers, above, did not come as close to breaking records as northern communities did. Photo: Lester Public Library (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Spooner, Phelps, and Washington Island ended up with record-breaking snowfall totals for the season following this week's winter storm.
April 18, 2014 - 1:38pm
WPR's tally of gun-related homicides in the state is up to 27. Photo: England (CC-BY-NC-SA)
WPR's count of gun-related homicides in Wisconsin now stands at 27 after five fatal shootings in the past week.
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
A forestry crew in Green Bay removes an ash tree because of concerns about the emerald ash borer. Photo: Patty Murray/WPR.
As spring arrives, city foresters have turned their attention to fighting the emerald ash borer by injecting trees with insecticides, or even cutting the trees down.
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
Above, a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle. Photo: Grippenn (CC-BY-SA)
About two-dozen Wisconsin law enforcement agencies will soon receive Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles from the U.S. Army – large, bulletproof mobile shields that have been used to protect troops in the Middle East from roadside bombs.
April 17, 2014 - 6:56pm
The NAACP has released a 50-state report on energy policies, looking at things like renewable portfolio standards, energy efficiency, and hiring and minority business requirements in the energy sector
April 17, 2014 - 6:41pm
The former chief financial officer at Lakewoods Resort in Cable was sentenced in Madison on Thursday to three years in prison for fraud.
April 17, 2014 - 6:07pm
Above, the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Milwaukee. Photo: Sulfur (CC-BY-SA)
Clergy abuse victims are in federal bankruptcy court arguing with the Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese over what the church is revealing in an asset disclosure document.