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Blinken Mideast visit highlights US limitations in region

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 4:17pm
JERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrapped up a two-day visit to Israel and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday with no visible signs of progress toward halting one of the deadliest outbreaks of Israeli-Palestinian violence in years.

Prosecutors file charges in set shooting by Alec Baldwin

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 3:45pm
SANTA FE, N.M. — Actor Alec Baldwin and a weapons specialist have been formally charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set, according to court documents filed by prosecutors Tuesday.

What winter? NYC goes without any measurable snowfall so far

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 3:45pm
NEW YORK — It’s winter, so where’s the snow? It’s not covering the ground in New York City.

'Good chance' for bipartisan fix to PFAS problem, GOP chair says

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 3:45pm
Gov. Tony Evers has requested more than $100 million in increased spending on testing and other resources directed toward PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Hands on Wisconsin: Scorpion police unit terrorized community

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 3:35pm
Poorly-named Scorpion unit doesn't belong in a modern police force, in the latest cartoon from Phil Hands.

In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 2:15pm
WASHINGTON — Exposed to the beating sun and hot dry air, more than 10% of the water carried by the Colorado River evaporates, leaks or spills as the 1,450-mile powerhouse of the West flows through the region’s dams, reservoirs and…

Former Wisconsin defensive back promotes flag football near Buffalo

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 1:25pm
The Badgers' newest College Football Hall of Fame inductee has said flag is the "future for the game of football" while leading an effort to get it into the Olympics.

Garage fire in village of Brooklyn does $250,000 damage, authorities say

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 12:20pm
A garage fire Sunday in the village of Brooklyn did an estimated $250,000 damage, authorities reported.

Waunakee standout becomes third Wisconsin football commit for 2024

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 12:05pm
The Waunakee tight end, a WFCA large school all-state selection last year, looks to stay in state with his verbal commitment to the Badgers.

'There were angels around me,' Madison woman says after ice angler rescues her from lake

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 11:50am
Lisa Keenan had fallen through a weak spot in the Spring Harbor ice and likely would have died had it not been for ice fisherman Pat Klingelhoets' quick actions.

Driver hits accelerator instead of brake, crashes into Far West Side store wall, Madison police say

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:55am
A driver hit the accelerator instead of the brake and crashed into the wall of a Far West Side store on Monday morning, Madison police reported.

Justice Department seeks Tesla automated driving documents

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:45am
The U.S. Justice Department has requested documents from Tesla related to its Autopilot and “Full Self-Driving” features, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.

Salary details for 5 Wisconsin football assistant coaches

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:45am
The Badgers' salary pool for assistant coaches is on track to surpass last season's total after five coaches' contracts were released Tuesday.

Tire deflation devices used to stop driver fleeing traffic stop, Portage police say

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:35am
Tire deflation devices were used to stop a driver fleeing a traffic stop on Monday, Portage police reported.

Last year's Wisconsin governor's race shattered spending records

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:15am
Spending in last year's gubernatorial election topped out at 77% higher than the almost $93.1 million spent in the 2018 governor's race.

Here's what Wisconsin is paying Jim Leonhard after his departure from football staff

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 10:03am
Former Badgers defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard gets to decide what's in the "best interest of his family" as part of a separation agreement. Here's what's included.

Man dropped at hospital with stab wound, Madison police say

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 9:35am
A man was dropped at a hospital with a stab wound on Thursday afternoon, Madison police reported on Tuesday.

Authorities identify driver who died in crash into back of a semi on I-39/90 near Janesville

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 7:55am
Authorities have identified the driver who died in a crash into the back of a semi on I-39/90 near Janesville on Friday night.

What Wisconsin football receivers can expect in the Phil Longo offense

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 7:15am
The Badgers heavily recruited wide receivers in the transfer portal because of what the Air Raid offense needs. Here is how Longo views the position.

How should Dane County address its housing crisis? A resident survey may hold the key.

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 7:05am
Dane County residents can anonymously take the survey, which is available in English, Spanish and Hmong, online or by mail.