Wisconsin

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 2020-11-25 04:13 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

'I was not sentenced to death': As COVID-19 surges, inmates call for safer procedures...

MADISON, Wis. — It's a chilly afternoon in mid-November outside the governor's mansion in Madison, but Eugene Crisler's young daughter isn't deterred. Her older sister rests in the car, but she remains with her father as he fulfills ...

 2020-11-25 04:07 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Looking to get a COVID-19 test? How to determine the best option for you...

MADISON, Wis. The need for testing is climbing right along with the increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Wisconsin. The best option for testing depends on a few factors. Health systems offer testing for those with symptomsIf you do h...

 2020-11-25 03:45 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Green Bay schools delay winter sports while other districts move forward...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- High schools all across the region are beginning their winter sports seasons. All have implemented safety precautions due to the pandemic. But it's been a while since some Green Bay Public School athletes have competed. After pushi...

 2020-11-25 03:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

St. Mary's Hospital staff raise almost $10K to feed local families this Thanksgiving...

MADISON, Wis. — A lot of events have been cancelled this year, but SSM Health employees at St. Mary's Hospital wouldn't let their Thanksgiving tradition be one of them. For years, healthcare workers at St. Mary's would bring in food for ...

 2020-11-25 02:07 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Green Bay man sentenced to 18 years for death of infant son...

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A Green Bay man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the death of his 23-day-old son. Jeremiah Thomas pleaded no contest in September to a reduced charge of reckless homicide. Police say rescue crews found the child unrespon...

 2020-11-25 02:02 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Negative COVID-19 results aren't free passes to gather on holidays, health experts say...

MADISON, Wis. Some people saw the days leading up to Thanksgiving as their last chance to confirm it's okay to see family this year. A negative test isn't a free pass to gather for the holiday, according to health experts. "Saturday was extrem...

 2020-11-25 01:24 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Businesses hold out hope for fans to return to the stands at Lambeau Field...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) --Green Bay Packers fans could be one step closer to taking a seat in the stands. On Monday, the Packers announced they will allow a 'limited group' to watch the game at Lambeau. The Packers will be welcoming about 500 team employ...

 2020-11-25 01:05 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Families adjust Thanksgiving plans as health officials continue stay-at-home plea...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Health officials say we're not out of the woods, yet, even with a decrease in the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases. Upcoming gatherings could threaten that progress. "It's going to be very low-key -- no extended fami...

 2020-11-25 00:28 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

SC congressman hoping Biden administration can bring Americans together...

WLAX/WEUX | As President-elect Joe Biden begins to reveal his Cabinet picks, Democrats are sharing hopes that the new administration can bring the country together....

 2020-11-25 00:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

West Bend city official dies in weekend hunting accident...

WASHINGTON ISLAND, Wis. — A city official in West Bend died in a hunting accident after apparently shooting himself during the weekend opener of the gun-deer season. The Washington Island Police Department says authorities got a report Sunday evenin...

 2020-11-24 23:48 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Green Bay police: Avoid W. Mason St. at Hinkle St....

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay police are asking people to avoid an intersection on the city's west side as they investigate a car vs. pedestrian crash. Police have the westbound portion of W. Main Street at Hinkle Street shut down for an "undeterm...

 2020-11-24 23:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Wisconsin nursing homes see spike in COVID-19-related deaths...

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin nursing homes have seen a spike in COVID-19-related deaths, with nearly 300 reported during a recent four-week span. Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show 294 residents died of the virus between Oct. 12 ...

 2020-11-24 22:51 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Biden's first Cabinet picks diverse, historic...

WLAX/WEUX | President-elect Joe Biden introduced his choices for key Cabinet positions, expanding his list of diverse and historic nominees for key roles....

 2020-11-24 22:50 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Lawmakers push to pass COVID-19 relief bill before the end of the year...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The clock is ticking for Congress to pass another COVID-19 relief bill. "This is not and should not be a partisan issue," Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) said. Lawmakers from both parties say it would be a tremen...

 2020-11-24 22:25 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Walker appointed judge in Fond du Lac County...

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- A private attorney will become Fond du Lac County's newest judge. Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday that he appointed Tricia Walker to the bench. She replaces judge Gary Sharpe, who is retiring. "Tricia Walker has dedicated h...

 2020-11-24 22:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Manitowoc cheer coach sentenced to prison for sexting teen...

MANITOWOC (WLUK) A cheerleading coach who sexted a teen and tried to arrange a meeting for sex was sentenced Tuesday to seven years, six months in prison. Eric Fisher previously pleaded no contest to five counts, including soliciting an intimate represent...

 2020-11-24 22:13 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Conservative group files lawsuit in WI Supreme Court to prevent certification of election...

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans have filed an emergency petition in the state Supreme Court in an attempt to prevent election results from being certified. The Wisconsin Voters Alliance filed the lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Commiss...

 2020-11-24 22:12 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Ashwaubenon school surprises families with Thanksgiving dinner supplies...

ASHWAUBENON (WLUK) --Parkview Middle School staff in Ashwaubenon are making a difference for some of their school's families. They partnered with the Festival Foods in Bellevue to provide ingredients for Thanksgiving dinners to 10 of the students'...

 2020-11-24 22:10 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Record-breaking number of COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin, nearly 300 more hospitalizations...

MADISON, Wis. — COVID-19 was a factor in nearly 100 more deaths throughout Wisconsin, according to state and county health officials. At least 3,174* Wisconsinites have died of coronavirus complications, with a record-breaking 95 new deaths reported...

 2020-11-24 22:06 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Health and Human Services looking at mid-December for COVID-19 vaccine distributions to states...

WLAX/WEUX | Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says the department is preparing to deliver vaccines to states as early as Dec. 11....

 2020-11-24 22:05 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Biden becomes first presidential candidate to reach 80 million votes...

WLAX/WEUX | The Biden-Harris ticket has 80,033,996 votes with as many more still to tally, according to a running count by the non-partisan Cook Report. Each additional vote adds to the highest general election total in history....

 2020-11-24 22:00 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

MPD releases surveillance photos, looks to identify men in connection to theft...

MADISON, Wis. — The Madison Police Department is hoping to identify two men wanted in connection with several theft investigations. Officers released several surveillance photos of the men following a theft at Menards on Nov. 17. The men are suspect...

 2020-11-24 21:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Green Bay Metro Fire encouraging holiday safety with wreath program...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Metro Fire Department is once again looking to educate the public on fire safety this holiday season through wreaths. The department will hang holiday wreaths on its stations as part its "Holiday Wreath Program," ...

 2020-11-24 21:48 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Keep the mask: A vaccine won't end the US crisis right away...

WLAX/WEUX | Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S. and Americans can once again go to the ...

 2020-11-24 21:39 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Local New Year's gatherings canceled...

(WLUK) -- New Year's Eve gatherings at area community centers, including YMCAs and the Kroc Community Center, have been canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Other community centers that will not host gatherings are the Boys & Girls Club, the C...

 2020-11-24 21:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

$100B year propels Elon Musk past Bill Gates to become the world's second wealthiest person...

WLAX/WEUX | After seeing the birth of his son, learning Tesla will join the S&P 500 and watching his Dragon rocket propel astronauts to the International Space Station, he...

 2020-11-24 21:23 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Before embarking on your holiday journey, read these TSA travel tips...

WLAX/WEUX | SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Before boarding that cross-country flight with a 5 oz. a container of liquid cranberry sauce or placing that perfectly wrapped gift in your carry-on, you're going to want to read these tips provided by the Transportation S...

 2020-11-24 20:39 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

How Those Thanksgiving Favorites Add Up from Farm to Table...

WLAX/WEUX | I'm Betsy Jibben with today's AgDay Minute. New research claims workers at meat processing factories accelerated the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. through late July. The study was published by the National Academy of Sciences. The aut...

 2020-11-24 20:25 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wisconsin nursing homes see spike in COVID-19-related deaths...

WLAX/WEUX | MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin nursing homes have seen a spike in COVID-19-related deaths, with nearly 300 reported to the federal government during a recent four-week period, as the virus continues to spread in the state. Data from the Cent...

 2020-11-24 20:09 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

DNR: Opening weekend deer harvest up 2.3% from 2019...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters killed slightly more deer during opening weekend of Wisconsin's traditional nine-day gun season than last year, state wildlife officials said Tuesday. The Department of Natural Resources released data tha...

 2020-11-24 20:01 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Jupiter, Saturn to form closest 'great conjunction' in 800 years...

WLAX/WEUX | The world will soon see a planetary phenomenon that hasn...

 2020-11-24 19:58 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Can you repeat that? Hearing trouble becomes more obvious with masks...

WLAX/WEUX | DALLAS (AP) — As nurse Teri Wheat made her rounds at a Texas maternity ward, she began to realize she was having a hard time understanding the new mothers who were wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic. So she got her hearing tes...

 2020-11-24 19:48 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Off-duty Madison police officer injured in fatal Sun Prairie crash...

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Madison police confirmed Tuesday that an off-duty police officer was injured in a fatal Sun Prairie crash that involved two cars and two pedestrians Monday night. One person was killed in the crash, according to Sun Prairie polic...

 2020-11-24 19:38 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

No charges filed in Milwaukee veterans hospital shooting...

MILWAUKEE — The U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs says federal police who shot a 35-year-old man near the entrance to a Milwaukee veterans hospital in July will not be charged in the death. Joseph Denton Jr. was shot in the torso and foot by VA h...

 2020-11-24 19:32 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Milwaukee County could complete recount as soon as Wednesday...

MADISON, Wis. — A Milwaukee County spokesman says the recounting of the presidential election results in that county could be completed as soon as Wednesday and no later than Friday. The recount got off to a slow start as elections officials address...

 2020-11-24 19:31 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Weather a factor in fatal Jefferson County crash, authorities say...

OAKLAND, Wis. — Authorities believe weather played a role in a fatal crash that took place Tuesday morning in Jefferson County. The crash happened around 8:30 a. m. on Highway 12, near Oestreich Lane, in the town of Oakland, according to a release f...

 2020-11-24 19:29 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

City of Madison deploys 32 snow plows for first significant snowfall of season...

MADISON, Wis. — Madison Streets Division crews deployed 32 plow trucks Tuesday morning to clear the roads of snow following the season's first significant snowfall. Trucks began plowing and salting on the city's salt route when the snow bega...

 2020-11-24 19:12 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Rodgers gives thanks to local children's hospital and food pantry...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is making a difference this holiday season. With help from food delivery service, Postmates, and Nectar in Green Bay, he delivered meals to staff and patients at HSHS St. Vincent Children'...

 2020-11-24 18:48 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

First Santa Claus Appleton parade moved to Wednesday...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Turns out Santa Claus doesn't like rain. Due to inclement weather expected Tuesday night, the first weekly Santa Claus route in Appleton has been rescheduled to Wednesday from 5:30 p. m. to 8 p. m. The Santa appearances are in lieu ...

 2020-11-24 18:40 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Restaurants workers out of jobs again as virus surges anew...

WLAX/WEUX | Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work again as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and drinking establishments to combat the nationwide surge in coronavirus infections that is overwhelming hospitals and dashing ...

 2020-11-24 17:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Nearly 400 uncounted ballots found in Wisconsin recount...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly 400 absentee ballots cast in Milwaukee that were not opened on Election Day were discovered as part of a recount Tuesday, a mistake the city's top elections official attributed to human error. Democrat Joe...

 2020-11-24 17:57 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Country artist Hal Ketchum dies from complications of dementia...

WLAX/WEUX | Beloved American country artist Hal Ketchum has died, according to a post from his wife Andrea on his Facebook page....

 2020-11-24 17:56 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Court rules convicted murder and sex offender must continue commitment...

(WLUK) A convicted murderer and registered sex offender has lost his bid to be released from his commitment as a sexually violent person. Roy O'Neal, 63, was convicted in 1975 of second-degree murder and rape for attacking a 17-year-old girl. In 1996,...

 2020-11-24 17:56 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Eau Claire County Humane Association Pets of the Week: Fig...

WLAX/WEUX | Fig is a gorgeous male mini rex rabbit! Apply online today or call for more information! https://www.eccha.org/adopt/adopt_other_pets.phtml...

 2020-11-24 17:39 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

How your state cooks Thanksgiving turkey: roast, deep-fry, smoke...

WLAX/WEUX | BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The overwhelming majority of people across the U.S. plan to roast a turkey this Thanksgiving holiday. Southerners however, will turn to the tradition of deep-frying their bird while only a select number of st...

 2020-11-24 17:09 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Milwaukee County could complete recount as soon as Wednesday...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County could complete the recounting of its presidential election results as soon as Wednesday and no later than Friday, a county spokesman said Tuesday. The recount got off to a slow start last week as ele...

 2020-11-24 17:00 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Missing duck hunter's body found in Manitowoc River...

MANITOWOC COUNTY (WLUK) -- The body of a missing hunter has been pulled from the Manitowoc River. Crews had been searching for Joshua Lueptow since Oct. 29. According to the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office, a private search-and-rescue organization u...

 2020-11-24 16:54 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote...

WLAX/WEUX | Pennsylvania has certified the results of the Nov. 3 election, determining Democrat Joe Biden as the winner in the state....

 2020-11-24 16:54 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Dow passes 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition...

WLAX/WEUX | The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect ...

 2020-11-24 16:53 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Fantasy Football Leader Breakdown: Week 11...

WLAX/WEUX | LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) Week 11 is wrapped up, and there were tons of players that left a huge impact on fantasy rosters. Welcome back to Fantasy Football Leader Breakdown, where the top three quarterbacks, running backs, wide r...

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