Wisconsin

Winter weather

US storm’s toll up to 6 dead as system heads east

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The death toll has risen to six from winter storms in the nation’s midsection.

12/26/2012

Suzy Favor Hamilton (AP Photo)

Seeking an outlet, Olympian turned to double life

(AP) – The Big Ten isn’t talking about the future of the Suzy Favor Athlete of the Year Award, named after three-time Olympian who revealed this week she lived a double life as an escort in Las Vegas.

12/21/2012

Singer Taylor Swift

Man arrested at Tenn. home tied to Taylor Swift

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A man took a bus from Wisconsin to Nashville, climbed a fence at a home linked to singer Taylor Swift on Friday and told police he was there to surprise a woman on her birthday.

12/14/2012

n this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 photo, Karen Mallet stands in front of her Alexander Calder print in her Shorewood, Wis., home. Mallet bought the print for $12.34 at a Goodwill thrift store in Milwaukee. It turned out to be a lithograph by the American artist Alexander Calder worth $9,000. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

$9K artwork bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Holiday bargain-hunters may want to head to Goodwill. A picture that sold for around $12 at a thrift store in Milwaukee turned out to be a print by American artist Alexander Calder worth $9,000.

12/02/2012

Ryan says he will return to Congress

Paul Ryan says he will return to Congress (AP photo) BOSTON (AP) – Paul Ryan says he is returning to Congress. The failed Republican vice presidential nominee said Wednesday that he will be seated when […]

11/07/2012

Springsteen: 'A world that challenges hopefulness'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Rocker Bruce Springsteen joined President Barack Obama at a rally in Wisconsin, playing the anthem “Land of Hope and Dreams.” He said Monday that after Obama ran on an optimistic message […]

11/05/2012

Suspected gunman's wife among 3 dead at Wis. spa

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) – Officials say one of the people killed in yesterday’s shootings at a Wisconsin spa was the estranged wife of the suspected gunman. Authorities say Radcliffe Franklin Haughton killed three women, including […]

10/22/2012

Spa shooting suspect shot self

  BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A police chief says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus says 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin […]

10/21/2012

NOAA: Warm winter in West, but East? Who knows

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal meteorologists are forecasting a milder and drier winter for much of the western United States, but say they are stumped about what will happen in the East. The National Oceanic and […]

10/18/2012

Obama embraces economic record in new commercial

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – As President Barack Obama prepares for tomorrow night’s debate with Mitt Romney, his campaign is embracing the economic record that Republicans have targeted as his biggest weakness. A new ad that […]

10/15/2012

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