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Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

Apr. 22, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded has guilty to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information on making explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) entered her plea Monday but the agreement was finalized last month. She...

Free-agent pickups ease pressure on Packers at draft

Apr. 22, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Having signed four potential starters in free agency, the Green Bay Packers enter this week's draft looking to add the missing ingredients to a team that has missed the playoffs the last two seasons. "With some of the things that we've done, I think where our team sits today, I'm not...

Madison police seek to limit number of late-night bars

Apr. 22, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police want to reduce fights and criminal activity at campus-area bars by limiting the number of establishments that allow customers in after 1:30 a.m. City police last year restricted seven bars near the University of Wisconsin from letting people in after 1:30 a.m. on Friday...

Republicans trump Evers' charging station plan

Apr. 22, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Republicans worked Monday to trump Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to spend $10 million on electric vehicle charging stations in the state budget, announcing their own bill to set up the stations. Republicans and Evers have been stealing each other's ideas for months in a...

Pilot survives after losing control of Cessna during landing

Apr. 22, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

REEDSBURG, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin police say the pilot of a Cessna 180 suffered no injuries after losing control of the plane after landing, leaving the aircraft with its nose pointed down on the runway. Reedsburg police said Monday the crash happened at 2:52 p.m. Saturday at the Reedsburg Municipal...

Judge delays hearing for couple suspected in baby's death

Apr. 22, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is delaying a hearing for a couple suspected in the death of their newborn child until an autopsy is completed. Twenty-two-year-old Marylinn Feher and 19-year-old Allen Rice were scheduled in court Monday in Wisconsin Rapids for their first appearance when...

Link suspected in poisonings of Wisconsin pets, wild animals

Apr. 22, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say the same poison appears to have killed three family dogs and several wild animals since December in northern Wisconsin. State officials say the dog deaths happened in Bayfield, Marinette and Florence counties. Investigators are conducting lab tests to determine the type...

Wisconsin veteran's puppy rescue leads to shelter donations

Apr. 22, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

CRANDON, Wis. (AP) — Tegan Griffith noticed something odd in the ditch as she drove along a gravel road on her way to work in Rhinelander on a recent Tuesday morning. She slammed on the brakes and saw a little beagle-looking puppy, all paws and ears. At first the pup tried to run away from her. But...

Racine seeks makeover of downtown, Monument Square

Apr. 22, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — The city of Racine is looking into revamping downtown and Monument Square in an effort to make the area more inviting for residents and visitors. In a request for proposals that was released last month, city officials state they are seeking a multidisciplinary urban design team to do a...

Bellinger robs Yelich, homers off Hader, Dodgers top Brewers

Apr. 21, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger saved a run with his glove and nailed down a series-clinching win for the Los Angeles Dodgers with his bat. After the game, he focused on food. "We are going to eat some pizza here in a minute," Bellinger said when asked what he enjoyed most about the day. "Pretty hungry,...