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A mother of two in Cudahy is accused of helping terrorists. The FBI says 54 year-old Waheba Isa Dais hacked into Facebook and Twitter to recruit for ISIS, and encourage acts of terrorism. Facebook contacted authorities when she posted instructions on how to make an explosive bomb vest. Dias is originally from ...
Jun 15, 2018
Two men are facing charges after being caught skimming credit cards in Fond du Lac. (Raymond Neupert) Police say the men are Romanian immigrants, and that they may be part of a larger criminal group that engages in widespread credit card fraud. The men were arrested on Sunday with nearly 140 phony credit cards an...
Jun 15, 2018
Attorney General Brad Schimel has announced more school safety grants. In the Dells Wednesday for the announcement, Schimel said the grant submissions from 20 districts and private schools had several things in common. “We got the grants from these districts in very quickly, we were able to start processing them ...
Jun 14, 2018
Green Bay Packaging is planning to invest more than half-a-billion dollars to build what it says will be the first new paper mill in Wisconsin in 30 years. Management says their current 71-year-old facility is outdated and inefficient. The new mill will be built on the same site as the current mill and is expected t...
Jun 13, 2018
Voters have decided a pair of closely watched special elections for the Wisconsin legislature. Assembly Republicans fended off – for now – concerns of a “blue wave,” as Town of Lodi Supervisor Jon Plumer defeated Lodi Common Council member Ann Groves Lloyd, with 53 percent of the vote ...
Jun 13, 2018
Voters head to the polls on Tuesday, in two Wisconsin legislative districts. Special elections in state Senate District 1 in northeast Wisconsin and Assembly District 42 in south central Wisconsin will fill the seats vacated by Senator Frank Lasee and Representative Keith Ripp, both of whom resigned to take jobs with t...
Jun 12, 2018
A Wisconsin advocate says that addressing rising suicide rates will require a coordinated effort. Recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show 49 states including Wisconsin saw an increase in suicide. Shel Gross is Director of Public Policy for Mental Health America of Wisconsin. “Many people ...
Jun 12, 2018
Former University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Richard Wells and Vice Chancellor Thomas Sonnleitner pleaded not guilty in Winnebago County Court Monday morning to all counts of misconduct in office. The two are charged with five criminal counts alleging they improperly managed university funds for five devel...
Jun 12, 2018
Residents in the Village of Weston are no closer to discovering what triggered a 30 working-day suspension for Administrator Daniel Guild after another closed-door meeting on Thursday. According to the posted agenda, the meeting centered around “discussion of performance evaluation of Village Administrator and...
Jun 11, 2018
President Donald Trump will be back in Wisconsin this month. Stormy Daniels is in the state this weekend. The president, last here a year ago in Waukesha, reportedly plans to attend the June 29th Foxconn groundbreaking ceremony later this month, and a luncheon fundraiser. The cost to attend that fundraiser starts at $2...
Jun 11, 2018
Milwaukee’s police chief says he didn’t actually review newly released footage of Sterling Brown’s arrest. Chief Alfonso Morales told reporters on Wednesday that he did not expect the raw video to be made public. “I wasn’t expecting any of that to come out. I didn’t see half th...
Jun 08, 2018
The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association will not host debates for Wisconsin’s primary election for governor and U.S. Senate. Thursday’s cancellation announcement followed criticism over handling of the Democratic debate for governor, in which only four of 10 candidates were slated to participate. The W...
Jun 08, 2018
Senator Ron Johnson is joining a bipartisan effort to try and return control of trade tariffs to Congress. The bill is sponsored by Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, and would allow Congress to review all tariff agreements made over the past two years. “For too long Congress has ceded important po...
Jun 08, 2018
A federal highway grant has fallen short of what was requested. Last fall, the state of Wisconsin applied for $246 million, from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant program. That would have been enough to pay for half the remaining costs of the big Interstat...
Jun 07, 2018
Tax season is over, but scammers are still out to make a quick buck at your expense. One common tactic this time of year is to email or call people and claim that their 2017 taxes were never filed or never paid. IRS spokesman Christopher Miller reminds people that the IRS will always make contact with you through...
Jun 07, 2018
As schools let out and families start to look to summer vacations, you need to be more aware on Wisconsin roads. Randy Romanski with the State Patrol says people should expect more traffic on the roads in general over the summer as families take trips and as new teen drivers hit the streets. “Motorists should ...
Jun 07, 2018
Senator Tammy Baldwin is looking to bring federal spending back to American companies. Baldwin is adding Buy American language to an upcoming water infrastructure bill, and says these provisions should actually be in more federal spending plans. “Seems like we’ve made a commitment in some parts of federa...
Jun 06, 2018
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has overruled an appeals court and granted the owners of a proposed dairy operation in the Central Wisconsin town of Saratoga the right to use over 6300 acres of land despite a town zoning ordinance The case of Golden Sands Dairy LLC vs the Town of Saratoga was announced Tuesday morning. ...
Jun 06, 2018
The Green Bay school board wants to take a formal stance against putting armed guards in its schools. Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith proposed the idea in February, a week after the Parkland school shooting. “As board members and as a school district, we are stewards of taxpayer dollars and it’s our ...
Jun 06, 2018
A Crandon woman is caught trying to flee to Mexico after skipping a sentencing hearing. Police in Laredo, Texas say they caught 53-year-old Patricia Kirker trying to cross over into Mexico over the weekend. She had been scheduled for a sentencing hearing on multiple drug convictions last week, but never showed up...
Jun 05, 2018