Latest Wisconsin News

Brewers' Woodruff leaves in 4th inning against Diamondbacks

Jul. 21, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff has left his start against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth inning with an abdominal injury. Woodruff grimaced after throwing a second strike to Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Tim Locasto on Sunday and Milwaukee's trainer...

Utilities still restoring power in eastern Wisconsin

Jul. 21, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Utility crews have restored power to more than 138,000 customers following destructive thunderstorms that struck eastern Wisconsin this weekend. But We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service say around 127,000 customers were still without power as of around midday Sunday. The Green Bay...

Wisconsin abbey names 22 priests accused of sexual abuse

Jul. 21, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — St. Norbert Abbey in Wisconsin has released the names of 22 priests who faced "credible" allegations of sexually abusing minors. The abbey says an independent review deemed more than 40 allegations credible. About half came from the 1960s, and 12 Norbertine priests faced multiple...

2 teenage girls crash into Madison squad car during chase

Jul. 21, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say they've arrested two teenage girls after a report of shots fired led to a chase and a crash into a squad car. Officers responded to the shots fired around 12:45 p.m. Saturday. They found nobody injured or any damage, but found a shell casing and evidence that a...

Report: 11 Wisconsin hospitals stopped delivering babies

Jul. 21, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Eleven rural hospitals in Wisconsin stopped routinely delivering babies in the past 10 years, a report shows. The closures were due to the challenge of a low number of both on-call providers and number of deliveries, the report by the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health said. The report...

Severe weather damages trees, buildings in Wisconsin

Jul. 20, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy rain and fierce winds downed trees, damaged buildings and left tens of thousands of people without power in Wisconsin on Saturday as a heat warning remained in effect for parts of the state. Two injuries were reported in Trempealeau County. And We Energies said it could be days...

The Latest: 2 storm-related injuries reported

Jul. 20, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on storms that moved through Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Storms that swept through Wisconsin on Saturday are being blamed for two injuries in Trempealeau County, and authorities are investigating whether the storm was a factor in two deaths. The...

3 people die in Wisconsin crash; officials probe stop sign

Jul. 20, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (AP) — Three people are dead after a crash in western Wisconsin and authorities are investigating whether a fallen stop sign may be a factor. The crash happened Friday night when a Minnesota man who was heading north on County Road T drove into the intersection at state Highway 64 east...

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers

Jul. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks fell into an early hole against a team ahead of them in the NL wild-card standings. Once they cycled through the third inning, the hits kept coming. Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle by consecutive batters in Arizona's history,...

Wisconsin camp reunites incarcerated mothers with their kids

Jul. 20, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bridget Davis eagerly waved one hand in the air and wiped a tear from her eye with the other one as a yellow school bus pulled up in front of Taycheedah Correctional Institution. Her son Lawson was on the bus, and the last time she saw him was more than a year ago, when she dropped him off...