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 2020-08-12 12:37 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Pregnant woman fatally hit by car while walking on California sidewalk with husband...

WLAX/WEUX | A pregnant woman was killed after being struck by a car while walking on a California sidewalk Tuesday, officials said....

 2020-08-12 12:13 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate...

WLAX/WEUX | How did Joe Biden decide on California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate, making her the first Black woman to serve on a major party presidential ticket?...

 2020-08-12 03:25 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Local NAACP chapter celebrates historic VP pick...

MADISON, Wis. — Greg Jones said when he first heard the news that presidential candidate Joe Biden had chosen Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, he cried. His tears quickly turned to cheers. Jones, the president of the NAACP Dane County branch,...

 2020-08-12 02:29 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Second stimulus checks: Why $1,200 payments aren't expected in August...

WLAX/WEUX | Though it...

 2020-08-12 02:23 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Politicians and voters react to Joe Biden's VP pick of Kamala Harris...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Biden's announcement came in the middle of a big election day across the U. S. Five states held their partisan primary elections today, including Wisconsin. Politicians and voters in Wisconsin's partisan primary have a range of...

 2020-08-12 02:17 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

King wins 6th Congressional District Democratic race...

(WLUK) -- Jessica King has won the nomination for the U. S. House of Representatives 6th Congressional District Democratic race, according to the Associated Press. King received approximately 17,696 votes, or 80 per cent of votes, as of 8:40 p. m. , with ...

 2020-08-12 00:38 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

US lawmakers introduce bill to encourage preventive health care...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Lawmakers want Americans to seek out preventive health care. "Hospitals were actually laying off people because people were afraid to go to the hospital," Virginia Sen. Mark Warner said. Warner and South Ca...

 2020-08-12 00:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Feds offer $460 million in public transportation grants...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — All across the country, public transit systems continue to see few, if any, riders because of the pandemic. But even as many trains and buses remain largely empty, the U.S. Department of Transportation is dol...

 2020-08-11 23:50 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Coronavirus recovery: Lawmakers on both sides of aisle pushing help for small businesses...

WLAX/WEUX | Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are debating another round of small business loans to help keep them afloat during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-11 23:26 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

House passes bill to establish Latino museum on the National Mall...

WLAX/WEUX | In July, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would establish a National Museum of the American Latino in the nation...

 2020-08-11 23:14 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Long lines from April elections don't carry over to August for Green Bay voters...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay voters seemed to have a much different experience at the polls Tuesday compared to what in-person voters experienced for the spring election. People were able to vote in a matter of minutes at the former Sears building on the...

 2020-08-11 22:52 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Madison woman scammed out of $15,000 through phone trick...

MADISON, Wis. — Scammers stole $15,000 from a Madison woman, tricking her into believing her grandson was in legal trouble. According to Madison police, the 80-year-old woman received a call from someone claiming to be her grandson and his attorney....

 2020-08-11 22:39 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

UW System administration announces layoffs, other cuts...

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin System administration will lay off an untold number of employees over the next two years as part of $10 million in cuts announced by interim President Tommy Thompson. The layoffs Thompson announced Tuesday aff...

 2020-08-11 22:16 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

State health officials confirm 61 new hospitalizations, 5.3% of tests come back postive...

MADISON, Wis. — Dozens of more people in Wisconsin have been hospitalized due to COVID-19, according to the state Department of Health Services. DHS officials said 61 new hospitalizations were confirmed Tuesday, but more than 2,500 hospital beds rem...

 2020-08-11 21:35 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Kamala Harris: Who is Joe Biden's running mate?...

WLAX/WEUX | Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday. But who is Harris? Here...

 2020-08-11 21:33 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Lower Menominee River taken off most-polluted list...

MARINETTE (WLUK) -- After decades of cleanup and millions and millions of dollars spent, the Lower Menominee River is no longer one of the most polluted spots on the Great Lakes. The waterway was officially taken off the list in a ceremony Tuesday morning...

 2020-08-11 21:27 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Pres. Trump to hold Tuesday briefing...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON (Nexstar/AP) President Donald Trump will hold a news conference Tuesday evening. The briefing is tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Eastern and can be watched live right here. President Donald Trump's move to defer Social Secur...

 2020-08-11 21:19 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Biden's VP Pick: What Republicans have to say about Kamala Harris...

WLAX/WEUX | As you might imagine, it didn...

 2020-08-11 21:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Wisconsin State Fair sells over 10,000 cream puffs in Appleton...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- A sweet, state fair staple delivered right to your car. The Wisconsin State Fair may be canceled, but its famous cream puffs are not. Tess Kerksen, Wisconsin State Fair Public Relations Manager says, "We decided to take traveling cr...

 2020-08-11 21:14 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate...

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. It's a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party's presidential ticket for the first time in history...

 2020-08-11 20:47 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Photo Gallery: Meet Biden's VP choice Kamala Harris...

WLAX/WEUX | Born in Oakland to a Jamaican father and Indian mother, Senator Kamala Harris won her first election in 2003 when she became San Francisco's district attorney. In the role, she created a reentry program for low-level drug offenders and cra...

 2020-08-11 20:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Plans for downtown Green Bay grocery store, housing on track...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Plans to bring a grocery store and housing to a vacant downtown Green Bay property are still on track. Green Bay's Redevelopment Authority recommended approval of a term sheet Tuesday for a 20,000-square-foot Maurer's Market gr...

 2020-08-11 20:21 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate...

WLAX/WEUX | WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — With fewer than 100 days until the presidential election, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that California Sen. Kamala Harris will be his running mate. "I have the great honor to annou...

 2020-08-11 19:35 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Likely tornado with 80 mph winds caused damage in Walworth County, NWS says...

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — The National Weather Service said it was likely a weak tornado that caused damage in Walworth County on Monday afternoon. NWS in Milwaukee said Tuesday morning that a storm survey crew found damage consistent with an EF-0 tornado...

 2020-08-11 19:29 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Madison-area coffee shop sues over local mask order...

MADISON, Wis. — A coffee shop in a Madison suburb that declared itself a "mask-free zone" is suing local officials over an ordinance requiring the wearing of face coverings inside businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Helbachs Co...

 2020-08-11 19:24 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Majority in Wisconsin support masks, worry about virus...

MADISON, Wis. — A new Marquette University Law School polls shows a wide majority of Wisconsin residents support requiring masks to be worn in all public places as concern about the coronavirus rises. The poll released Tuesday was conducted just day...

 2020-08-11 19:17 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Big 10 cancels fall football season, other conferences could follow...

WLAX/WEUX | The Big 10 is the first Power Five conference to announce it will cancel fall football and eye a potential spring season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-11 19:16 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

1 suffers life-threatening injury in Madison shooting; home, vehicle also hit by bullets...

MADISON, Wis. — One person suffered life-threatening injuries following a shooting on Madison's east side, according to a release by the city's police department. The shooting happened on E. Washington Ave. near Lexington Ave. around 11:45 a...

 2020-08-11 18:33 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Hazmat team called to Beaver Dam facility...

BEAVER DAM (WLUK) -- A company in Beaver Dam was evacuated after a formaldehyde leak. Crews were called to the Animart facility on Green Valley Rd. just before 9 a. m. Tuesday. The chemical was leaking from a damaged 275-gallon tote container inside the f...

 2020-08-11 17:17 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

The Latest: DWD releases recent unemployment data...

(WLUK) -- The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Northeast Wisconsin: 12:30 p. m. The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) reported there were 14,119 initial applications filed the week ending August 8. Of those new applications, 1,402 application...

 2020-08-11 15:04 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

La Crescent Animal Rescue Pet of the Week: Lady...

WLAX/WEUX | Meet Lady, a wonderfully sweet Tortoiseshell kitty. Lady is 6 years young and loves attention. She is pretty independent but is coming out of her shell in her foster home...she even sleeps with one of the kids at night. If you like a cuddle ki...

 2020-08-11 14:42 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

FVTC official resigns over controversial comments...

GRAND CHUTE (WLUK) -- Fox Valley Technical College's manager of media relations has resigned after controversial social media posts he made were brought to light. The college said Chris Jossart resigned effective Monday. "Our institution remains c...

 2020-08-11 14:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Newsfeed Now: President Trump pulled from briefing; A look at the future of college football...

WLAX/WEUX | Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (KARK/NEXSTAR) Pr...

 2020-08-11 13:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'People showed up looking for a fight' Fort Collins Chief to announce more charges in weekend brawl...

WLAX/WEUX | FORT COLLINS, Colo. (KDVR) — Fort Collins Police Chief Jeff Swodoba spent the weekend looking at viral videos of a dozen men brawling in a ditch about a block away from his station's headquarters. "These weren't kids after a ...

 2020-08-11 13:51 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

The statue of Hiawatha being removed from Riverside park...

WLAX/WEUX | La Crosse, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-In June, the mayor of La Crosse called for the removal of a city landmark, the Statue of Hiawatha in Riverside Park. This was supposed to be the day the statue was removed. First News at Nine's Hayley Spitler ex...

 2020-08-11 13:48 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Missing girl in Winter found alive...

WLAX/WEUX | Winter, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-A three-year-old girl from sawyer county missing for more than 24 hours has been found. According to Abigail Ladwig's aunt, Abby was located alive earlier this evening after she went missing around 6:45 last night ...

 2020-08-11 13:48 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Missing girl in Winter, WI found alive...

WLAX/WEUX | Winter, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX)-A three-year-old girl from sawyer county missing for more than 24 hours has been found. According to Abigail Ladwig's aunt, Abby was located alive earlier this evening after she went missing around 6:45 last night ...

 2020-08-11 13:43 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on going back to school...

WLAX/WEUX | Parents have weighed in on reopening schools. Teachers have weighed in. Public health experts, too, along with cities, states and President Donald Trump. But what about the kids themselves?...

 2020-08-11 12:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Menasha Lock study needs more round gobies...

(WLUK) A study to determine a possible method for preventing round gobies from entering and overpopulating Lake Winnebago has an ironic problem: not enough round gobies. The Menasha lock, which connects Lake Winnebago and Little Lake Butte des Morts, has ...

 2020-08-11 12:09 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

What voters can expect at the polls in Green Bay...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Wisconsin voters are participating in the primary election. Tuesday's vote will be the state's second election during the coronavirus pandemic. FOX 11's Maggie LaMere spends the morning outside of polling locations in Green...

 2020-08-11 12:07 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Big Ten presidents expected to meet today to decide on football season, per ESPN report...

WLAX/WEUX | COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) The presidents of the Big Ten universities are expected to meet Tuesday morning to decide on their college football seasons, a report from ESPN states. ESPN says their conference source says the presidents will consider p...

 2020-08-11 11:33 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

WisDOT seeking input on WIS 21 project in Waushara County...

WAUSHARA COUNTY (WLUK) -- The Wisconsin Department of Transpiration wants to know what drivers think about a road project in Waushara County. The WIS 21 project contains proposed improvements between Coloma and Wautoma, including shoulder work, lowering a...

 2020-08-11 03:08 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Platteville says goodbye to 'That Tree'...

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. There's a tree that stands alone in a field in Platteville, but over the past eight years, that tree has never truly been alone. One day many years ago, Mark Hirsch, a photographer, picked up his iPhone and started a project, taking ...

 2020-08-11 02:52 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Online classes hit some Green Bay families harder than others. Here's how you can help...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Starting the school year online comes with changes for thousands of Green Bay parents. For some, it's exploring daycare options. For others, it's trusting their teens to be home alone while they work. For Jonathan Spaulding, it...

 2020-08-11 01:42 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center releases 2021 lineup...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- The arts will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center next year. The PAC announced the lineup and dates for its 2021 season for its "Arts Alive," Spotlight, and Broadway series in an online livestream Monday night. Among...

 2020-08-11 01:31 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Back to school: Lawmakers debate safest options for students, teachers as schools prepare to reopen...

WLAX/WEUX | As more teachers and students return to the classroom, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are debating if it's safe to go back to in-person learning in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-11 00:59 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Human remains found in Waupaca County; investigation ongoing...

TOWNSHIP OF LIND (WLUK) -- The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office says human remains were found in the Township of Lind Sunday afternoon. The sheriff's office says it received a complaint around 4:15 p. m. that human remains were believed to have bee...

 2020-08-11 00:34 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Poll shows perception of Trump's coronavirus, protest responses helping Biden's lead in WI...

MADISON, Wis. — A poll out Monday from the University of Wisconsin's Election Research Center shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump. The research center director made things clear off the bat: this is a snapshot of...

 2020-08-10 23:22 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a U. S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon. He returned minutes later, saying there was a "shooting&#...

 2020-08-10 22:19 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Appleton on the hunt for hidden tennis balls...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Many Appleton residents are searching around parks for tennis balls. "We are out here looking for tennis ball for the Appleton Parks and Rec," says one Appleton family. Appleton Parks and Recreation Programmer Jeffrey Brazzale s...

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