INDIANAPOLIS - Ted Cruz is ending his campaign for president, putting Donald Trump on a glide path to claim the Republican Party's nomination.
The conservative firebrand and Texas senator had tried to cast himself as the only viable alternative to the billionaire businessman. But his campaign said he was to announce his decision to drop out of the race after losing to Trump in Tuesday's Indiana primary.
EAGLE RIVER - After four decades in the business, you might think Leo and Mary Kay Horant would be leaning toward retirement. But Leo would tell you his greenhouse is his vacation spot.
"This is my happy place," Horant said Tuesday morning. "I'll work 12 hours a day."
Never was that more apparent than eight months ago. Fire ripped through the Eagle River couple's home and garden center on Highway 70 August 17, 2015. The Horants' "Gardener's Gate" greenhouse near Pick 'n Save became something of a lifeboat.
WISCONSIN - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says lab tests show that a child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia is not connected to the strain that has caused an outbreak of the bloodstream infection in Wisconsin.
MADISON - Federal authorities say an Illinois woman has died after being shot during an apparent drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while she was traveling home with her husband and children.
DEFOREST, WI - Authorities say a manhunt for a suspect in a fatal shooting in West Allis ended with a chase and shootout on a Wisconsin highway.
West Allis police say a 42-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday morning at an apartment complex. Several hours later, a drive-by shooting was reported on Interstate 90/94 near DeForest. That incident led to traffic closures.
DETROIT - A few hundred Detroit teachers are picketing outside the district headquarters, protesting the possibility that some will not receive paychecks during the summer months if Detroit Public Schools runs out of money.
The district's state-appointed transition manager Steven Rhodes says 45,628 of approximately 46,000 students were forced to miss classes Monday as 1,562 teachers called in sick. The mass sick-out has forced the district to close 94 of its 97 schools.
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