- Prosecutors ask Supreme Court to overturn halt of John Doe Updated: Apr-28-16 5:59 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin prosecutors have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state Supreme Court decision that shut down an investigation of alleged coordination between Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups.
- New Wisconsin bureau to handle officer-involved deaths Updated: Apr-28-16 4:51 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's Department of Justice is creating a new bureau to handle officer-involved deaths and other sensitive investigations.
- Feingold refuses to say if he voted for Clinton Updated: Apr-28-16 4:30 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold refused to say Thursday whether he voted for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary earlier this month, but he suggested that Sanders should start thinking about dropping out of the race.
- Inmate makes weapon from Scrabble part, locks deputy in cell Updated: Apr-28-16 9:44 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Authorities say an inmate at a Wisconsin jail locked a deputy in a cell and made threats with a knife-like weapon he had apparently whittled from a Scrabble game letter tray.
- UW-Madison leaders to get cultural training Updated: Apr-27-16 2:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison's executives will get cultural training following a semester marked by students' calls for a more inclusive college experience for minorities.
- Madison man charged in girl's death; child abuse alleged Updated: Apr-26-16 4:49 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Madison man is charged in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter earlier this month.
- Kraft Heinz announces timeline for closing Oscar Mayer Updated: Apr-26-16 4:44 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Madison's Oscar Mayer plant is now slated to close by March 2017, ending nearly 100 years as a part of the city.
- Man accused of killing mother competent for trial Updated: Apr-26-16 8:25 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Sun Prairie man accused of killing his mother with a sword has been ruled competent to stand trial.
- UW faculty preps no-confidence vote in Cross, regents Updated: Apr-25-16 3:20 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison Faculty Senate is preparing to take a no-confidence vote on UW System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents for changing the school's tenure policy.
- Records: DOJ investigator resigned amid harassment probe Updated: Apr-22-16 6:06 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A high-level state Justice Department supervisor resigned last fall amid an internal investigation into allegations he sexually harassed female co-workers, documents the agency released Friday show.
- Police: Evidence doesn't support sex assault allegation Updated: Apr-22-16 5:47 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison Police say a woman who reported she was sexually assaulted may have been reliving an experience from years earlier.
- Lawsuit: UW adviser hid link to crash from victim's daughter Updated: Apr-22-16 11:16 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - The daughter of a jogger killed in a drunken crash is suing a University of Wisconsin-Madison adviser who counseled her, alleging that he never told her he had texted with the driver who hit her mother before the crash and used their relationship to learn about the case.
- Arrest of black student sparks University of Wisconsin rally Updated: Apr-21-16 4:51 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Hundreds of demonstrators were rallying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to protest the arrest of a black student accused of spraying provocative graffiti messages around campus.
- University of Wisconsin police search for man with knife Updated: Apr-21-16 1:19 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin students were warned to avoid part of the campus in Madison after reports that a man with a knife grabbed two women, who were able to flee unharmed.
- Judge sets hearing on right-to-work stay request Updated: Apr-20-16 5:19 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A judge in Madison has set a hearing on state attorneys' request to say his ruling striking down Wisconsin's right-to-work law. Right-to-work laws prohibit businesses and unions from reaching agreements that require all workers, not just union members, to pay union dues. Three unions filed a lawsuit last year challenging Wisconsin's law as an illegal taking of union services since unions must represent all employees in a workplace even if workers don't pay dues.
- Unemployment fell or held steady in largest Wisconsin cities Updated: Apr-20-16 1:46 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Unemployment rates dropped or held steady in Wisconsin's largest cities last month.
- Anti-drunken driving activist challenges Rep. Robb Kahl Updated: Apr-20-16 1:41 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Jimmy Anderson lost his parents, his brother and his ability to move from the chest down when a drunken driver hit their car in California in 2010.
- Madison police investigate man's shooting death outside pub Updated: Apr-19-16 4:01 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Madison police say a 30-year-old man has died from gunfire outside a bar and restaurant near West Towne Mall.
- Health officials: Zika unlikely in Wisconsin this summer Updated: Apr-17-16 5:18 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - State health officials say people are unlikely to contract the Zika virus from mosquitoes in Wisconsin this summer, but they can't rule it out.
- Girl, 2, dies after being critically injured in Madison Updated: Apr-16-16 4:21 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Madison police say a 2-year-old girl has died after she was critically injured in an apartment.
- University police apologize for making arrest during class Updated: Apr-15-16 4:10 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The police chief at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is apologizing after an officer interrupted a class to question a student about incidents of graffiti on campus.
- Correction: CWD-Deer Disease story Updated: Apr-15-16 11:56 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - In a story April 14 about chronic wasting disease, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Wisconsin state lawmaker. He is Rep. Chris Danou, not Chris Danour.
- Court rules errors don't preclude unemployment benefits Updated: Apr-14-16 2:09 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Employees cannot be denied unemployment benefits in Wisconsin for inadvertent errors, even if the worker has been repeatedly warned about such errors, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.
- Wisconsin promises to seek stay of right-to-work ruling Updated: Apr-11-16 6:50 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - State attorneys will seek an immediate stay of a ruling striking down Wisconsin's Republican-authored right-to-work law as soon as a judge signs off on a formal order solidifying the decision, Attorney General Brad Schimel promised Monday.
- Historic collection of Shakespeare's plays coming to Madison Updated: Apr-10-16 12:08 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A nearly 400-year-old collection of William Shakespeare's plays will be on display this fall in Madison.