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Weather service confirms severe storms produced 10 tornadoes in Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha counties last week

All are categorized as EF0 or EF1, and winds from the strongest tornado reached 105 mph.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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2-year-old boy suffers fatal gunshot wound Sunday afternoon on South 9th Street in apparent accident

Police believe children got a hold of a gun and accidentally fired it, striking the 2-year-old boy. Police have arrested a 26-year-old man.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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8th annual Puerto Rican Family Festival on Milwaukee’s south side

8th annual Puerto Rican Family Festival on Milwaukee’s south side featured food vendors, live entertainment, and a a car show.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice overseeing election review says integrity concerns warrant ‘very thorough examination’

Michael Gableman, a former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice, said he wants to investigate certain issues to build voters’ confidence in the electoral process.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee man who purported to recover stolen cars jailed in connection with shooting that paralyzed teen

The man jailed in connection to the shooting had not been formally charged with a crime, as of Saturday.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Aunt talks about her niece, who was shot and injured late Tuesday

Myshell Prescott talks about her niece Toniah Williams, who was shot and injured late Tuesday, July 27, 2021.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Two people in small plane crash in Hartford taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries

The crash occurred Saturday morning in a corn field just west of the Hartford Municipal Airport.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Fishing for a cause: local fishermen donate their freshly-caught fish to Hunger Task Force

The 21st Annual Johnson Pump Brew City Salmon Tournament occurred Saturday, July 30, 2021, at McKinley Marina in Milwaukee.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Green Bay Packers Foundation awards grants to four Milwaukee nonprofits

The Packers Foundation has awarded more than $6.5 million in grants since 2013.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘Deeply concerned’: A key congressional panel backs changes to prevent sexual assault in the National Guard

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s support is the latest action following a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/Cap Times investigation.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Court and housing officials brace for a wave of evictions now that moratorium is over

The Census Bureau found that about 21% of the Wisconsin renters it surveyed had slight or no confidence in their ability to pay next month’s rent.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Dozens of Wisconsin parent groups reject lockdowns and required masking in an open letter to Gov. Tony Evers

Following newly revised CDC guidance, parents from school districts across the state said they’d no longer submit to restrictions of their freedom.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Wisconsin, other states failed to meet federal rules for clearing unemployment appeals, a new report says

The Legislative Audit Bureau released a report Friday citing Wisconsin’s failure to clear 80% of unemployment appeals within 45 days.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘A win win win win win for Milwaukee County’: Board of Supervisors enacts a pay raise for lifeguards

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors enacted a pay raise for lifeguards to help combat the labor shortage.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Green Bay Packers Foundations awards grants to four Milwaukee nonprofits

The Packers Foundation has awarded more than $6.5 million in grants since 2013.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Milwaukee College Prep stays with Milwaukee Public Schools to avoid losing stimulus funds

Despite disagreements, officials with Milwaukee Public Schools and the charter school approved a new five-year contract.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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So-called ‘forever chemicals’ are polluting waterways. But regulating them is proving to be a long journey.

Regulating PFAS as a pollutant family would be an environmental win in the long run, but it could take years to happen.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘Never in my wildest dreams’: Hmong Wisconsinites rejoice over gymnast Suni Lee’s Olympic gold-medal victory

A wave of pride swept through Hmong Wisconsinites when Suni Lee, the first Hmong-American Olympic gymnast, won gold Thursday in the women’s all-around.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘What we are seeing is a disease that is uber infectious’: State officials urge people to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 delta variant

State officials say again that the best solution in the fight against COVID-19, specifically the delta variant, is vaccination.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Ron Johnson criticizes new CDC guidance, questions effectiveness of masks despite research showing they reduce COVID spread

Johnson, who has not been vaccinated, questioned whether masks work. Public health officials view masks as an important part of preventing the spread of COVID-19.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘It packed a good punch’: Several possible tornadoes touched down overnight in Jefferson and Waukesha counties, forecasters say

Meteorologist Mark Gehring said that the National Weather Service will be sending out crews to assess damage throughout the day on Thursday.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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James Kostusak’s death from a fall was ruled ‘undetermined.’ His family blames his widow and is challenging her inheritance

Did he fall? Was he pushed? Struck in the head with a baseball bat? Family presses homicide suspicion in probate court as police await more evidence.        Top Featured Tags: – Wisconsin NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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