39-year-old Mark Spietz is accused of breaking into and stealing items from the home where Ashlee Martinson is believed to have killed her mother and stepfather in early March of 2017. We'll bring you details from Oneida County court where Spietz's trial is taking place.
We'll bring you local reaction to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission's vote in favor of allowing members to make political donations.
And the Northwoods United Way hopes to encourage natural working leaders to bring working skills into their community. We'll take you to Leaderfest in Harshaw where the goal was to help people grow professionally and personally.
We'll bring you the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
MADISON - Recently the Wisconsin Ethics Commission made a decision that some don't find to be to ethical.
Rhinelander's Tim Vocke, former judge and former member of Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board, does not agree with the state's decision to allow board members to make donations to political campaigns.
Vocke said, "there's no benefit except to the power structure," and he continued by saying, "and when you're dealing with ethics in the government arena, I don't think you have any business belonging to any party and certainly not supporting political candidates."
MADISON - Unemployment fell in most of Wisconsin's largest cities and counties last month.
New data the state Department of Workforce Development released Wednesday shows unemployment dropped in 30 of the state's 32 largest cities from June to July. Mount Pleasant and Racine were the only two cities that showed an increase. Racine had the highest unemployment of any city at 7.2 percent, up from 6.9 percent in June.
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's new Wisconsin women coalition includes some of the most powerful politicians in the state, and two who were caught up in a highly publicized investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's county office.
The unveiling of the statewide group Wednesday comes as polls show Trump trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton overall in Wisconsin and among women.
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