Latest Wisconsin News

Baldwin raises twice as much as Vukmir over quarter

Oct. 16, 2018 10:28 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has outraised her Republican opponent state Sen. Leah Vukmir more than 2-to-1 for the most recent reporting period. While outpacing Vukmir in fundraising, Baldwin has also had a consistent lead in polls leading up to the Nov. 6 election. Filings with...

Miami police: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin girl

Oct. 16, 2018 9:52 AM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A girl resembling a missing teenager whose parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home has been spotted at a gas station in south Florida, police said. Authorities have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since around 1 a.m. Monday, when sheriff's deputies responding...

Sanders headlining 2 Wisconsin Democratic rallies next week

Oct. 16, 2018 9:32 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming to Wisconsin to headline a pair of rallies featuring candidates for top offices in the state. Sanders was to hold rallies Monday in Milwaukee and Kenosha. The independent senator from Vermont is traveling the country trying to rally liberal voters...

Mason Crosby's emotional week ends on high note for Packers

Oct. 16, 2018 1:57 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field. It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker. Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night. "This week was a grind,...

Niners give Packers 2nd chance late after flag on Sherman

Oct. 16, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers turned the ball over three times but still had a chance to hold off the Green Bay Packers. Then an illegal contact penalty on cornerback Richard Sherman with 43 seconds left wiped out a sack of Aaron Rodgers on third-and-15. No way were the Green Bay Packers...

Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Oct. 16, 2018 12:47 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A pick, a beneficial penalty and a game-winning kick. Quite a final minute for the Green Bay Packers. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers...

Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

Oct. 15, 2018 9:41 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home. Deputies went to the home in Barron after dispatchers received a 911 call from an unknown person at around 1 a.m. Monday, Barron County Sheriff...

No. 23 Wisconsin still has hope in Big Ten despite struggles

Oct. 15, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Their playoffs hopes are all but gone. The defense is banged up. The offense struggled in a blowout loss to Michigan. At least one big goal is still in play for No. 23 Wisconsin: the Badgers still control their destiny to win the Big Ten West and get to the conference title game. The...

The Latest: Authorities release names of Wisconsin victims

Oct. 15, 2018 7:54 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Wisconsin teenager who disappeared after her parents were found dead in their home (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Authorities have released the names of a man and woman who were found dead in their western Wisconsin home. The Barron County Sheriff's...

Bucks acquire Meeks from Wizards, teams swap 2nd-rounders

Oct. 15, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired suspended guard Jodie Meeks, a future second-round draft pick and cash from the Wizards, sending a future second-round pick back to Washington. The NBA suspended Meeks in April for 25 games for a violation of the league's drug program. He has 19 games left...