UPDATE: Senate committee approves Right-to-carry gun bill, heads to full Senate Submitted: 09/19/2017

MADISON - A Wisconsin Senate committee has passed a bill that would allow for the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit.

The Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee voted 3-2 along party lines Tuesday to pass the measure. It now heads to the full Senate, which could take it up next month.

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Appeals court upholds Wisconsin right-to-work law Submitted: 09/19/2017

MADISON - A Wisconsin appeals court has upheld the state's right-to-work law, reversing a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking it down.

The 3rd District Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with Governor Scott Walker and rejected the challenge brought by three unions.

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$1 million bond set for man in wife's death, house explosion Submitted: 09/19/2017

MADISON - Bond is set at $1 million for a Wisconsin man who authorities say killed his wife and tried to cover it up by blowing up their house.

Steven Pirus appeared in Dane County Circuit Court on Tuesday, four days after his wife's body was found in the rubble of their Madison home. Prosecutors say they expect to charge him this week with first-degree intentional homicide.

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Gov. Walker signs $3 billion Foxconn incentives bill Submitted: 09/18/2017

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker has signed a $3 billion incentive package designed to lure a Foxconn Technology Group flat-screen plant to southeastern Wisconsin.

Walker signed the bill Monday afternoon during a packed ceremony at a technical college in Sturtevant in Racine County, the most likely location for the plant.

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Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marine Submitted: 09/18/2017

MILWAUKEE - A photographer from Wisconsin believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine.

Dickey Chapelle was 47 when she was killed by shrapnel from an exploding landmine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II.

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Paul Ryan discusses tax reform with Harley-Davidson leaders Submitted: 09/18/2017

MENOMONEE FALLS - House Speaker Paul Ryan is talking tax reform with Harley-Davidson company officials at factory outside of Milwaukee.

Ryan toured the factory in Menomonee Falls on Monday and then held a round table discussion with company leaders. Ryan says he wants to talk with company officials about how his plans can help Harley-Davidson.

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No charges against police in Milwaukee man's shooting death Submitted: 09/18/2017

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee County's district attorney has cleared two West Allis police officers and a federal drug agent in the shooting death of a Milwaukee man last March.

DA John Chisholm concluded the officers were justified in using deadly force when 32-year-old Jermaine Claybrooks was shot on Milwaukee's north side.

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Madison police believe man blew up home to cover up killing his wife Submitted: 09/17/2017

MADISON - Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime.

Authorities arrested 59-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison Saturday night. He is jailed on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson, and recklessly endangering safety.

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Prosecutor: Slender Man attack cold, calculated Submitted: 09/15/2017

WAUKESHA - Prosecutors say a Wisconsin girl accused of helping stab a classmate to appease online horror character Slender Man participated in a cold and calculated attack.

According to investigators, Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser stabbed Payton Leutner in a suburban Milwaukee park in 2014, nearly killing her. All three were 12 at the time.

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Body recovered from rubble of exploded Madison house Submitted: 09/15/2017

MADISON - Fire officials say a body has been recovered from the rubble of a Madison house that exploded earlier this week.

Fire Chief Steven Davis said Friday the body was found about 9 a.m. Firefighters had been searching the debris of the house that exploded and caught fire Wednesday. Officials said earlier one of the home's two owners could not be located.

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