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High school sports highlights: Middleton's Easton Zempel saves the day at WBCA All-Star Classic

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:30pm
Standouts from Middleton, Sun Prairie and Evansville all played significant roles in an All-Star Game victory on Friday in Oshkosh.

Oregon's 'Tin Man' is home to a new art center

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 7:30pm
The artist-run nonprofit 14 South Artists will host an open house Saturday in the historic building it now calls home.

Flight school helicopter finds body of man reported missing on Mississippi river, authorities say

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 7:15pm
Alan Hartig had been reported missing earlier this week after he was last seen trying to stop his pontoon from drifting down the river.

Abortion law in Wisconsin, from 1848 to today

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 7:00pm
While Wisconsin's 1849 ban on abortions has gone unenforced since Roe v. Wade, legislators have added new restrictions in the following decades.

Coaches name Oregon's Zoey Pagels state player of the year for girls soccer

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 6:30pm
Pagels, a senior forward, helped lead the Panthers to the WIAA Division 2 state championship. Pagels, Sauk Prairie's Katelyn Fishnick, Waunakee's Riley Miller and Oregon's Payton Lang were selected first-team All-State.

19-year-old shot in Janesville park, gunman flees, authorities say

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 6:30pm
The man was treated at a local hospital after being shot in Bond Park Thursday night.

Two charged in Dane County with kidnapping man who was later shot to death near Portage

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 5:53pm
The two, along with a third person, were earlier charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the death of Manuel Martinez near Portage.

Hundreds rally in Downtown Madison to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 5:45pm
Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling paves the way for Wisconsin's 1849 near-total abortion ban to take effect.

Prosecutors: Notebook detailed Deforest man's plan to rape and kill woman and her family

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 5:00pm
The notebook was turned over to police this week by the man's parents.

Madison police won't arrest those seeking abortions or abortion providers

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 3:45pm
In municipalities, the police chief has the authority to change the department's standard operating procedures and orders to officers.

Dr. Zorba Paster: Try this simple test to see if you're at greater risk of dying

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 3:30pm
The proportion of deaths among those who failed the test was significantly higher: 17.5% vs. 4.5%.

Madison bishop: 'We give thanks and praise to God' for abortion ruling

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 3:00pm
Donald Hying called the lifting of the constitutional protection to an abortion "the fruit of almost 50 years of prayer, activism, intervention, sacrifice and love."

Dane County takes a stand: District Attorney won't prosecute abortion cases

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 2:35pm
District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said voters "need to elect someone else" if they want Dane County to prosecute abortion providers now that Wisconsin's 19th century abortion law has taken effect.

In-person visits allowed again at Dane County Jail

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 2:30pm
In-person visits are being allowed again at the Dane County Jail, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.

Hands on Wisconsin: End of Roe means fewer rights for women

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 1:30pm
The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in the latest cartoon from Phil Hands.

Wisconsin anti-abortion rights groups thrilled but eager to see criminal ban enforced, expanded

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 1:00pm
Some anti-abortion rights groups, like Pro-Life Wisconsin, want to alter a provision in the state's near-complete abortion ban that allows abortions for when it's necessary to save the mother's life.

EXPLAINER: How Waukesha parade crash insanity plea will work

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:45pm
Here's a look at how insanity pleas work in the Wisconsin justice system and what Darrell Brooks Jr.'s attorneys would have to prove for him to avoid prison.

Hearing set for teen boy charged with killing, raping 10-year-old girl in Chippewa County woods

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:15pm
A 14-year-old boy accused of killing and raping a 10-year-old girl in Chippewa County woods will find out in September whether he will stand trial.

Here's what you need to know about the future of abortion in Wisconsin

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, ending the federally protected right to an abortion.