Investigators to brief Wisconsin Guard leader on sex probe Submitted: 12/05/2019

MADISON - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says federal investigators plan to brief the Wisconsin National Guard's top commander on a review of the Guard's sexual assault investigation protocols this weekend.

The governor says in a letter to legislative leaders that officials from the National Guard's Office of Complex Investigations plan to meet with Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar on Saturday.

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Resident concerned about pellet gun-fire Submitted: 12/05/2019

MADISON - With two school shootings just this week, gun-involved violence incidents are increasing among young people in the state.

One Wisconsin woman has been under-siege from pellet gun fire.

"Back in my day, kids toilet papered houses," Madison resident Tanya Reed told a reporter. "I mean, they didn't shoot peoples windows out."

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NTSB blames lack of training in Minneapolis school explosion Submitted: 12/04/2019

MINNEAPOLIS - Federal investigators have concluded that a deadly explosion at a Minneapolis school in 2017 happened because a pipe-fitting crew lacked proper training and wasn't fully authorized to move a gas meter.

The National Transportation Safety Board released its report Monday on the explosion at Minnehaha Academy that killed two people and injured nine more.

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19 people stuck in cabin in UP Submitted: 12/04/2019

SPALDING TOWNSHIP, MI - Nineteen people stuck in blizzard conditions were rescued earlier this week in Michigan's U.P. They were stranded in a remote cabin after a weekend storm dumped two feet of snow on the area.

"We got a call from 911 dispatch and they had informed us that there was a family on the north end of the county that was in need," Darrell Cass of the Menominee County Road Commission told the media.

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School Shooting in Oshkosh Submitted: 12/03/2019


UPDATE 1:25 p.m.

A 16-year-old student at Oshkosh West High School stabbed a school resource officer before the officer shot the student.

Oshkosh Police Chief Dean Smith says the teenager entered the officer's office at the school on Tuesday morning, produced a weapon and stabbed the officer. Smith described the student's weapon as an edged weapon but did not elaborate.

The officer shot the student once. The officer and student have been treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The officer is a current police officer with the Oshkosh Police Department.

Smith says the investigation is ongoing.

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Kaul puts pressure on Republicans to act on rape test bill Submitted: 12/03/2019

MADISON - Wisconsin Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul and advocates for sexual assault victims is calling on Republicans to take action on a bill designed to prevent future backlogs in the testing of evidence collected following a sexual assault.

The proposal would set new timelines and protocols for nurses, victims and members of law enforcement. It was developed by lawmakers, victims' rights advocates, members of law enforcement and others after years of discussion amid criticism of the state's backlog.

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US citizen born in Wisconsin faces new terrorism charges Submitted: 12/03/2019

SAN DIEGO - A U.S. citizen on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List has been charged with additional crimes involving ties to Somalia's al-Shabaab rebel group, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday.

Jehad Serwan Mostafa, 37, a former San Diego resident, was indicted on similar charges in 2009.

Without providing specifics, the new counts accuse him of having key roles in al-Shabaab activities and providing material support from 2008 to 2017.

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UPDATE: WPS reports nearly 25,000 outages following overnight snow storm Submitted: 11/30/2019

UPDATE 12/1/2019: This story has been update to reflect the latest outage totals as of 1 p.m.

The latest WPS outages map shows nearly 25,000 customers are currently without power.

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Opening weekend of gun deer season yields significantly lower harvest than 2018 Submitted: 11/29/2019

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NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN - Recently released harvest figures from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) show hunters across the state had some difficulty managing a growing deer herd.

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Shooter identified in Washburn Co. hunting incident Submitted: 11/26/2019

WASHBURN CO. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources identified the shooter who injured a hunter during the opening weekend of gun deer season.

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