Friday, September 5, 2014, 7:00pm
Two more gun murders in Wisconsin in the past week have pushed the total number of gun homicides in the state for the year to 83.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 7:45pm
Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke says she’ll provide up to $25 million in funding for a proposed arts and events facility in downtown Eau Claire if elected, meaning that no matter who’s elected in November, the project will have support in the executive office.
Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:00am
The West Side took a break from a series of election forums to give an update on the Confluence project. Host Rich Kremer was joined by Eau Claire Leader Telegram Reporter Andrew Dowd, who gave a quick synopsis of the way the project has evolved over the past few years. Then Kremer was joined by UW...
Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:30pm
Four more fatal shootings in Milwaukee this past week, plus two more in Fitchburg, have brought the statewide total for gun homicides to 79 for the year.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 6:45pm
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has decided not to include funding for Eau Claire's proposed performing arts center in its budget, but it may vote on a resolution on Thursday to let the Department of Administration work with the UW to fund the project.
Friday, August 8, 2014, 7:45pm
Voters next Tuesday in Milwaukee County will face a choice on whether to keep the incumbent sheriff, a well-known gun advocate, in office.
Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30pm
Three more shooting deaths in Milwaukee over the past week have pushed the statewide gun homicide toll to 64 so far this year.
Friday, July 18, 2014, 9:45pm
Two more shooting victims died this week in Milwaukee. The death of 10-year-old girl and 20-year-old man brings the statewide gun homicide total to 56 for the year.
Monday, July 14, 2014, 3:00pm
A candlelight vigil is scheduled on Monday night for Sierra Guyton, a 10 year-old girl who died on Sunday from injuries sustained after being hit by gun crossfire while playing on a Milwaukee school playground.
Friday, July 11, 2014, 7:45pm
A deadly shooting in Milwaukee this past week has pushed the statewide gun homicide total for the year to 54.
Friday, July 4, 2014, 2:15pm
Three gun homicides were reported in Wisconsin over the past week, bringing the statewide total for the year to 53.
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 6:00pm
More police departments are putting officers on bicycles as a way to try to fight or prevent crime. The Milwaukee Police Department is following suit — both to prevent crime, and also in the hope that bike patrol officers can help combat some of the gun violence in the city.
Friday, June 27, 2014, 6:30pm
As the halfway mark for the year 2014 is nearly here, the tally of gun-related homicides in Wisconsin currently stands at 50. However, there appears to be one constant in these numbers and that's the criminal records of both the perpetrators and victims.
Friday, June 20, 2014, 9:00am
In 2010, Gov. Scott Walker told voters that if elected, he'd help Wisconsin add 250,000 private sector jobs in his first term. Based on the numbers released so far, it's a promise the governor won't be able to keep. Part of what made Walker's 250,000 jobs pledge memorable is the ambitious size of...
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:00am
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 8:00am
In his 2010 campaign for governor, Scott Walker made a “Brown Bag Promise” to voters to run state government more like the way they run their own lives. It was a vague promise, but Walker included enough specifics so that four years later, it's possible to measure how he did.
Friday, June 13, 2014, 1:15pm
As the state's gun homicide total for the year reaches 46, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn is asking Gov. Scott Walker to show courage on the idea of additional penalties for illegally carrying a firearm.
Friday, June 6, 2014, 6:00pm
Editor's Note: This article is part of a Wisconsin Public Radio year-long series tracking all gun-related homicides in Wisconsin. Three shooting deaths over the last seven days have pushed this year's statewide toll of gun homicides to 44. The three people shot to death include: Joseph...
Thursday, June 5, 2014, 10:00am
The state of Wisconsin needs to do a better job planning for the future of caregiving for the elderly. That’s according to the director of La Crosse County’s Aging Unit. “I’m embarrassed to say, I don’t think we’ve (Wisconsin) done a good job planning and I would...
Friday, May 30, 2014, 5:45pm
Three deadly shootings of African-American men in Milwaukee this week have pushed the statewide gun homicide total for the year to 41.