KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Two Wisconsin brothers were charged Thursday in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who picked up a loaded handgun when one of the men left the weapon on a bed and went to...
Correction: Boy Fatally Shot-Wisconsin story
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — In a story June 18 about a 5-year-old Wisconsin boy who was left at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the child's...
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Two family members who dropped a 5-year-old boy off at a Wisconsin hospital and left him there with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound were arrested Wednesday, police...
5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee.
Police say the boy died Tuesday afternoon on the city's west side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the...
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Kenosha are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was dropped off at a hospital after he was shot.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting outside a restaurant in Pleasant Prairie.
Kenosha police responded to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen shortly before 9 p.m....
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — More than 100 people gathered Friday along a chain-link fence outside a badly damaged Illinois silicone factory to remember four men who died in an explosion at the...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of another victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant that left four workers dead.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials identified two more victims of a deadly northern Illinois explosion as crews continued searching for a fourth worker whose body hasn't been recovered.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Tip McGuire has won a special election for a vacant Wisconsin Assembly seat in the Kenosha area.
McGuire defeated Republican Mark Stalker based on unofficial...
ADA, former board member face off in Assembly election
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Voters in southeastern Wisconsin are deciding who will be their new representative in the state Assembly.
Democrat Tip McGuire and Republican Mark Stalker are vying to...
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man charged in a crash that killed three family members, including a doctor, a nurse and a dentist, has pleaded not guilty in Wisconsin.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man accused of killing two brothers after a fight at a Twin Lakes bar in November 2017.
The Kenosha News reports that Nathan Kivi was found guilty...
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man has been charged in the deaths of three family members from Kenosha, including a doctor, a nurse and a dentist.
BRISTOL, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have identified the three relatives killed and a fourth injured in a suspected drunken driving crash in Kenosha County.
Officials suspect arson in Kenosha dog track fire
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Officials believe a fire at a former dog track in Kenosha was intentionally set.
About 100 firefighters responded to the former Dairyland Greyhound Park Tuesday night....
McGuire wins Democratic primary in Assembly race
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Tip McGuire has won a three-person Democratic primary for an open Wisconsin Assembly seat in Kenosha and Racine...
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Hawthorn Hollow program examines maple sugaring
SOMERS, Wis. (AP) — Recipe for a fine day in early spring: a walk in a nature preserve capped off with a cup of maple syrup over shaved ice.
This was what about 60 adults and children got to...
Wisconsin superintendent bans sexist cheerleading awards
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The superintendent of a Wisconsin high school district has outlawed cheerleading awards that objectify students' bodies and ordered mandatory staff training on discrimination and...
Death of 2-year-old investigated in Kenosha
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha police are investigating the death of a toddler.
First responders were called to a residence about 7 p.m. Wednesday where the 2-year-old had become...
Defendant in bike trail assaults seeks to change pleas
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A defendant who had pleaded guilty to assaulting women on a Kenosha County bike trail told a judge he wanted to withdraw the pleas moments before he was to be...
ROCK RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have identified two people killed when their snowmobiles collided on a trail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Wisconsin man indicted for causing Illinois trooper’s death
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been indicted for allegedly causing the death of an Illinois state trooper who was helping victims in a multiple-vehicle highway crash.
Cheerleading coaches banned from competition over gag awards
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The coaches of a Wisconsin cheerleading squad have been banned from a state competition following complaints about a banquet that included gag awards for team members' breasts...
Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school is ending cheerleading awards given annually to girls with the largest breasts or buttocks — dubbed "Big Booty" and "Big Boobie" — after the American...
Kenosha native celebrated for 32 years of engine rebuilding
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Despite juggling a busy career as a business owner, college professor and race car driver, Kenosha's Tony Pontillo is convinced he hasn't worked a day in his life.
"I'm that lucky person whose career is also my hobby," Pontillo said to Kenosha News. "I don't have any problem getting up for work in the morning."
Evers calls special election for Kenosha-area Assembly seat
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers has called a special election for April 30 to fill a vacant Assembly seat in Kenosha.
The vacancy was created when Democratic Rep. Peter Barca resigned after Evers picked him to serve as Revenue Department secretary. The seat is in a Democratic area and the only announced candidates to replace Barca are both Democrats.
Snap-On: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) _ Snap-On Inc. (SNA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $175 million.
On a per-share basis, the Kenosha, Wisconsin-based company said it had net income of $3.09. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $3.03 per share.
The results matched Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $3.03 per share.
Winter Dance Party rocked Kenosha before deadly plane crash
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Ten days before the music died, rock 'n' roll was alive and well in Kenosha.
Teen heartthrob Buddy Holly joined rising stars Dion and the Belmonts, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson for the second stop of the infamous Winter Dance Party tour on Jan. 24, 1959, at the Eagles Ballroom.
Man taken into custody in death of Illinois state trooper
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have announced an arrest in the case of a trooper who was struck and killed by a vehicle along Interstate 294 in suburban Chicago during a snowstorm.
Trooper Christopher Lambert on Jan. 12 was headed home when he pulled over and got out of his squad car to respond to a three-vehicle crash.
Authorities say Lambert positioned his squad car to protect the three cars before he was struck by another vehicle.
Players compete in chess tournament at Southwest Library
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Mike Souter of Racine is the kind of guy who strikes up friendly conversations with strangers.
So when he was shopping at Walmart recently, he asked the pharmacist what he does for fun.
"He said he plays chess. And I said, 'I play chess too,'" Souter said to Kenosha News.
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Pedestrian killed in Kenosha County identified
SOMERS, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff's officials have identified the man who was struck and killed while walking along a Kenosha County highway.
Authorities say 51-year-old Jeffrey Etlicher, of Union Grove, died early Saturday when he was hit by a car near Somers. Investigators say Etlicher was walking in the northbound lane and wearing dark clothing when he was struck.
The 31-year-old Kenosha woman driving the car is cooperating with the investigation.
State rep officially resigns to join Evers cabinet
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State Rep. Peter Barca has officially resigned from the Legislature to join Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet.
Evers picked Barca, a Kenosha Democrat, to lead the state Department of Revenue last week. He was sworn into the Assembly on Monday and then turned in his resignation letter later that day.
Kenosha man accused of striking bicyclist, leaving scene
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Police are recommending charges of hit-and-run causing death against a 71-year-old man accused of striking a bicyclist and driving away in Racine County.
Eighteen-year-old Teren Cagle, of Racine, died after he was struck Monday night while biking on Highway 32 in Mount Pleasant. Cagle was transported to Froedtert Hospital in suburban Milwaukee where he later died.
Comet named after Wisconsin astronomer to pass by Earth
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A comet named after a Wisconsin astronomer will soon streak past Earth and be the brightest comet of the year.
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will fly by Earth in the next week, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported . It will be one of the closest comet flybys since the 1950s, but will look like a dim blur of glowing gray light.
Wisconsin reaches new deal with Potawatomi, ending dispute
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker's administration announced a deal Tuesday to end a long-running dispute with the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe, an agreement that cuts the state's liability by half if a casino opens near the tribe's existing facility in Milwaukee.
The deal would reduce from $500 million to $250 million how much the state would have to refund the Potawatomi if a casino opens within 30 to 50 miles of the Milwaukee casino and the existing facility loses money as a result.