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Racine man pulled over for speeding allegedly had drugs, weapons, thousands in cash

Warren E. Solomon was arrested pending charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of a firearm by a felon, maintaining a drug trafficking place and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Read more

Sparta man charged with sexually assaulted girl while they swam at resort

A Sparta man faces criminal charges after police say he sexually assaulted a child under the age of 16. Read more

Racine man allegedly fires gun from porch to scare off ex-roommate

Keith Eugene Banks, 57, has been charged with three felonies for second-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession with intent to deliver 1-5 grams of cocaine and one misdemeanor for intentionally pointing a firearm at another person. Read more


Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

Growing primary care practice an hour north of Madison, WI has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. Read more


Security solutions to keep your Southern Wisconsin family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

No breach of agreement in explosives case, judge says, and orders sentencing in May

Sentencing for Brian Campbell, whose apartment was found to be a makeshift chemical laboratory last year, will go ahead in May with a state sentencing memorandum still intact, a judge ruled Friday. Read more

Mount Pleasant police: Man suspected of passing counterfeit money expects pizza delivery, instead gets arrested

Raymond K. Prideaux, 35, whose address is listed on the 2300 block of Harriet Street in Racine, was charged Thursday for two misdemeanors: obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct. Read more

Dogs might not be allowed in City-County Building after all

Instead of utilizing the agreed upon groundwork for introducing pets to the city's work environment, the ordinance would codify that pet dogs would not be allowed in city buildings. Read more

Mondovi nurse charged with stealing medication at nursing homes

Dana A. Wheeler, 36, of Mondovi, was charged in Chippewa County Court with four counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and two counts of misdemeanor theft. Read more

Wisconsin Republicans propose $3.75 million for homelessness initiatives

Lawmakers introduced the proposals Thursday, shortly after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced that he will lead the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness, replacing former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Read more

Madison's first racial equity coordinator the subject of repeated workplace discipline

Pettaway complains of not having the support and resources needed to complete her job, and claims to have been disrespected and marginalized. Read more

Community meeting to be held after alleged altercation at Madison's Whitehorse Middle School

An "action-oriented" meeting will be held Saturday morning following allegations that a school employee pushed, punched and pulled the hair out of an African-American student last week. Read more


Wisconsin sports

Milton selects Rodney Wedig as football coach

Wedig stepped down as Beloit Memorial's coach after this past season.  Read more

Business briefing

Foxconn exec: 'We're building the airplane while we're flying'

That is the analogy Bill Mitchell, Foxconn's vice president of business operations, used Thursday to describe the Foxconn Technology Group's Wisconsin plans.  Read more

Entertainment and leisure

'Fighting with My Family' will put your heart in a choke hold

“Fighting with My Family” is a movie about Paige, the wrestler who became the youngest Divas Champion in WWE history after an upset victory over AJ Lee in her post-NXT main roster debut on “Raw.” I have no idea what any of that means. But I still had a great time watching “Fighting with My Family.” Read more

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