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October 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee police union to hold no-confidence vote in chief
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Police Association will hold a no-confidence vote on Police Chief Ed Flynn next week. Union officials say officer morale was broken when Officer Christopher Manney was fired. Flynn fired Manney, saying he had started a fight which led to a fatal shooting...
October 25, 2014 - 6:15am
October 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: TSA agents become ill from odor at MSP
MINNEAPOLIS - Seven TSA agents at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been taken to the hospital complaining of feeling ill as a result of smoke odor at checkpoint two in the Lindbergh Terminal. Airport spokeswoman Amanda Greene Guentzel says electricians and the...
October 17, 2014 - 3:18pm
October 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prosecutors in Peterson case want different judge
CONROE, Tex. -- The first order of business in a Texas courtroom handling Adrian Peterson's child abuse accusations was for the state's lawyers to ask the judge to remove himself from the case. Prosecutors claim he referred to the Minnesota Vikings' lead attorney Rusty Hardin...
October 8, 2014 - 4:06pm
October 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather puts farmers behind on harvest
Wisconsin farmers are behind schedule in their crop harvest, thanks to the fickle weather we've had this year. The cold-and-wet spring was...
October 7, 2014 - 4:39pm
October 3, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsin man rescued from burning vehicle near Kimball
KIMBALL, Minn. - The life of a southeast Wisconsin man was apparently saved when a passing driver pulled him from a burning vehicle near Kimball yesterday -- but a 37-year-old Saint Cloud woman in the other vehicle died from her injuries. The Minnesota State Patrol says a mini-van...
October 3, 2014 - 4:30pm
September 10, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ag Secretary urging BNSF to keep rail system improvement pledge
Insufficent railroad infrastructure in the Upper Midwest could impact shipping this year's bountiful harvest of corn and soybeans, and might keep much of the grain in the bins for quite a while in the future. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says it's up to rail companies...
September 10, 2014 - 4:18pm
September 5, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Expert warns of possible data breach at Goodwill
The same source that revealed the Target data breach last year is warning bargain shoppers that their financial information may be at risk. KrebsOnSecurity says banks across the country are tracking what appears to be a series of credit card breaches involving Goodwill locations...
September 5, 2014 - 4:18pm
August 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shots fired at HCMC
MINNEAPOLIS -- The search continues to find the person who fired several bullets toward the emergency room entrance at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Police say the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon following an argument between two groups of people in the...
August 27, 2014 - 9:32am
August 26, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul man injured after being hit by train
ST. PAUL - A man is expected to recover after being hit by a Green Line light-rail train yesterday afternoon. He was hit just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of University Avenue and Chatsworth Street in St. Paul. Police say a preliminary investigation shows the man was illegally...
August 26, 2014 - 9:07am
August 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsin hikers rescued from Alaska wilderness
ANCHORAGE, Alas. - Three hikers, including at least two from Wisconsin, were rescued while on a pilgrimage to a famous abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness. Forty-five year old Thomas Young of Horicon, 29-year-old Matthew Peot of Milwaukee, and Kenneth Young -- whose hometown...
August 15, 2014 - 8:48am
August 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wanted ex-cult leader located in Washington state
ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police say a cult leader charged with raping underage girls in Pine County has been spotted in Washington state. A nationwide manhunt is under way for 52-year-old Victor Barnard, who's facing 59 felony counts of criminal sexual misconduct in Minnesota. The...
August 14, 2014 - 12:42pm
August 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Computer files only small part of John Doe investigation
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee County officials say the 15 gigabytes of computer files released Friday are only a small part of what was seized during an investigation of the county executive’s office. Governor Scott Walker held the position then, but he has never been charged with any...
August 9, 2014 - 7:47am
August 5, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rushmore woman killed in accident
KENNETH, Minn. -- A Rushmore woman is dead after her pickup rear-ended a dump truck Monday afternoon near Kenneth in southwestern Minnesota. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says there was a controlled burn in the area and smoke was crossing the roadway when 26-year-old Ashley...
August 5, 2014 - 1:18pm
August 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cargill closes Milwaukee beef plant, 600 lose jobs
MILWAUKEE - The closing of the Cargill meat packaging plant in Milwaukee leaves 600 workers looking for a job. Others are forced into early retirement. The company blames a national beef shortage. Of Cargill’s 13 operations in Wisconsin, only two were beef packaging facilities....
August 2, 2014 - 10:40am
July 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Governor's race still tied according to MU poll
Governor Scott Walker and his main Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat in the state's largest independent poll. The Marquette University Law School poll released this afternoon gives the Republican incumbent a one-point edge. That's well within the poll's...
July 23, 2014 - 8:03pm