Wis

MADISON, Wis | ‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis — A sequel to the popular “Making a Murderer” documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first “Making a Murderer” recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. Avery and Dassey are serving life … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | ‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Wide right, times two. Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Minnesota Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie with the Green Bay Packers after rallying from a late 13-point deficit on Sunday. The rookie’s final attempt went to the … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

MADISON, Wis | $30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis  — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that’s where the puppies come in. Students returning to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this summer were greeted by therapy dogs for petting. Those lured by the chance to … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | $30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

OSHKOSH, Wis. | Wisconsin pilot flees officers, later crashes into cornfield

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Authorities say they were trying to arrest a Wisconsin man on a domestic abuse-related charge when he fled in an airplane before crashing into a cornfield. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says officers went to Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh on Friday night to try to arrest the 47-year-old for violating a … Continue reading OSHKOSH, Wis. | Wisconsin pilot flees officers, later crashes into cornfield

MADISON, Wis | Schoolteacher upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

MADISON, Wis — A schoolteacher who campaigned on improving education defeated a longtime Democratic state lawmaker in Tuesday’s primary to take his seat representing the northern swath of Milwaukee County. Lakeisha Myers upset state Rep. Fred Kessler by 23 percentage points in the 12th Assembly District. Myers will be unopposed in November. Kessler, 78, had … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Schoolteacher upsets longtime Wisconsin state lawmaker

MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

MADISON, Wis — Democrats fought to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest on Tuesday as the 2018 primary season roared through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump’s appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend longtime political trends this fall and beyond. At the same time, accusations of domestic violence involving the … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

MADISON, Wis | Trump’s Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

MADISON, Wis — President Donald Trump’s call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead of Tuesday’s primary where Trump allegiance has been a central focus. Trump on Sunday tweeted it was “great” that “many” Harley owners … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Trump’s Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Rodgers frustrated with effort from some younger Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Aaron Rodgers expressed disappointment with the effort from some of the Green Bay Packers’ younger players after a frustrating period at practice. It appears that some of the rookie wideouts are the focus of his displeasure. Rodgers was running the scout team during one practice session on Tuesday, a sign that he … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Rodgers frustrated with effort from some younger Packers