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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:15:18 -0500

FRANKLIN — Dozens of Milwaukee students took a break from the books to head to the farm. “We’re going to be able to get active and not be like in the classroom sitting or in the house like watching TV and playing video games,” said 4th grader Laura Martinez. The 4th graders from Vieau Elementary School took […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:09:50 -0500

RACINE — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office Metro Drug Unit executed a search warrant and arrested two suspects accused of running a drug house in Racine. On Wednesday, May 27th authorities went to a house located at 2800 Spring Street with intent to execute a search warrant. Upon arrival, authorities detained 22-year-old William Mueller and 18-year-old Kali […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:05:24 -0500

CALEDONIA — 63-year-old Douglas Karasch of Caledonia faces several charges for allegedly threatening his 80-year-old mother. According to the criminal complaint, police were dispatched to Karasch’s home, which he shares with his mother, on Friday, May 15th. When an officer arrived on the scene, the mother was crying near the back patio door. She indicated Karasch “was drinking in the […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:32:25 -0500

GLENDALE — Police officers are paid to protect and serve the community. Now, the community can help provide the very thing that protects them. Sgt. Chris Eichhorn of the Glendale Police Department cannot imagine not wearing a bullet-resistive vest.  It’s a necessary part of a job that can be unpredictable. Even the K-9 officer has […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:25:19 -0500

MILWAUKEE — Smoker or not, chances are you know someone with lung cancer. It’s the leading cancer killer among men and women. In Milwaukee, there is a new effort to get people informed about all types of lung disease. Lynnette Chadwick nearly died of a lung disease many don’t know they have. “I started not […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:16:22 -0500

WAUKESHA — A brand-new type of racing is coming to the Milwaukee area and this new track is inside a location you wouldn’t expect. To the average passerby, this is just another former electronics store, now vacant. But step inside and you’ll see it’s about to be reborn. “A lot of the retail that has gone […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:15:14 -0500

PORT WASHINGTON — A testy day of testimony at the trial for former “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond. He’s accused of stabbing a person at a Port Washington bar Christmas night. Day two of Dustin Diamond’s trial was quite a show in the courtroom with some tense exchanges between the attorney and, at […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:10:37 -0500

MILWAUKEE — A computer crash affecting some criminal cases in the city of Milwaukee? It depends on who you ask. Thursday afternoon, May 28th Milwaukee alderman grilled the police chief about the problem and what’s being done about it. So far seven criminal cases are affected by a computer server crash. The police department says […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:07:49 -0500

MILWAUKEE — People from close to 40 countries took an oath to become American citizens Thursday, May 28th in Milwaukee. Among them, a very proud woman who once fled the Congo, and found for more than 10 years for this day. Regina Bakala stands among 69 strangers about to take a giant step together — […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:03:38 -0500

MILWAUKEE — We are getting a clearer picture of who would pay for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks — and potentially how. Workers collected soil samples Thursday on the proposed site of a new arena — just north of the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Officials say they’re close to funding a plan for […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:20:57 -0500

MILWAUKEE — From Summerfest to Wisconsin State Fair, festival season is big in Milwaukee. That means there’s no time to slack on your summer style. Fashion Expert Jordan Dechambre joined the Studio A team to help you look your best at any fest.

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:06:32 -0500

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The gumbo at Blue 44 must be pretty good. Like $2,000 good. A regular patron at the Washington, D.C., restaurant left a $2,000 tip on a $93.23 tab on Monday night. “I looked and adjusted my glasses; that’s a lot of zeroes,” said owner Christofer Nardelli, on his reaction when first seeing the […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:02:53 -0500

MADISON — A new analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau says a Republican-approved expansion of the private-school voucher program could divert up to $800 million from public schools over the next decade. The estimate was prepared at the request of Assembly Democratic Minority Leader Peter Barca who released it publicly on Thursday. The Republican-controlled […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 21:01:21 -0500

MADISON — A new report says Gov. Scott Walker’s budget plan to eliminate about 30 Department of Natural Resources scientists and educators could cost the agency dozens more positions. A memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau produced on Tuesday notes that if the DNR creates lay-off groups consisting of scientists and educators, state law […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 20:14:52 -0500

MILWAUKEE — UnitedHealthcare will award The Hospitality Center at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church a $15,000 grant to provide food and supplies needed to continue to serve the homeless population in Racine and the surrounding area. Recently, The Hospitality Center nearly closed due to limited funding. Thanks to UnitedHealthcare, the grant will be awarded on Friday, […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 19:53:31 -0500

WAUKESHA COUNTY — After more than eight weeks, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha (HAWS) is ready to adopt out nearly all of the more than 300 chinchillas in the shelter’s care since the animals were seized on March 29th from a home in Waukesha. Authorities were called to a home for a welfare […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 18:33:00 -0500

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department was dispatched to a furniture business near 17th and St. Paul for a report of bricks falling from a building. A FOX6 News viewer shared video of the aftermath. Officials say nobody was hurt — and the fire department has sealed off the area. They say the bricks falling […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:46:09 -0500

KENOSHA — A contractor doing some roof work at Kenosha Steel Castings was injured on Thursday morning, May 28th. Officials say the contractor was on the roof doing reconstruction following a fire at the business a few months back. He was moving metal pieces when he struck a high voltage line. The contractor suffered significant […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:34:03 -0500

NEW YORK — Low-income households that benefit from the so-called “Obama phone” program could get free broadband service. The phone service has been in place since the Reagan administration but has become politicized in recent years, due partly to the offering becoming known as “Obama phones.” The technical name of the program is “Lifeline.” Talk […]

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:22:46 -0500

NEW YORK — If you use Facebook Messenger on an Android phone you might want to check your settings. The app tracks and sends your location to everyone you chat with — by default. You can turn off location tracking and sharing by clicking the compass icon above the Like button in your chat threads. […]

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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:36:56 -0500


New York Times

Jurors dissecting accused theater shooter's state of mind
USA TODAY
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' heart and mind are being laid bare before the world. Prosecutors earlier this week introduced Holmes' personal notebook into evidence, one in which he detailed plans to attack a suburban Denver movie theater but ...
Jurors hear from ​Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, in his own wordsCBS News
The Latest: Doctor Testifies About Research on James HolmesNew York Times
Aurora Theater Shooter Trial: Psychiatrist Testifies James Holmes Was Sane ...People Magazine
ABC News -The Week Magazine -The Denver Channel
all 347 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:27:01 -0500


SFGate

Virginia panel issues proposals to fight campus sex assaults
SFGate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Late last year, the University of Virginia became the epicenter in the debate over campus sexual assaults, sparked by a sensational national magazine story — later discredited — that claimed to give an account of a gang rape at a ...
"This time is different." Report focuses on campus assaultDaily Press
Governor's Task Force to Combat Campus Sexual Violence Presents 21 ...WSET
Virginia task force shares ideas on sexual-assault preventionThe Virginian-Pilot
WRIC
all 51 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:24:31 -0500


Fox News

Feds indict ex-House Speaker Hastert for allegedly hiding payments to apparent ...
Fox News
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., is seen in this photo. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey). Federal prosecutors indicted former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert Thursday on charges he allegedly hid payments he made to an apparent blackmailer ...
How a Scandal Made Dennis Hastert the Speaker of the HouseTIME
Former Speaker of US House of Representatives Dennis Hastert IndictedNBCNews.com
Why Dennis Hastert got indicted by the fedsWashington Post (blog)
USA TODAY -Miami Herald -Fox Business
all 358 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:22:52 -0500


Mashable

Cool things about the National Spelling Bee finalists
USA TODAY
They came, they spelled, they conquered. But who are the kids with the strongest spelling game in the nation? Sure, you know where they're from, how old they are and what words they've formed correctly under lights, cameras and excruciating parental ...
Daily News-backed spellers miss Scripps National Spelling Bee finals by just ...New York Daily News
Oregon uses Google as spellcheck less than any other stateOregonLive.com
Memorable words from National Spelling Bee semifinalsMiami Herald
The Guardian -Christian Science Monitor -Mashable
all 363 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:22:36 -0500


Los Angeles Times

1 killed as Chula Vista gunman remains barricaded but releases hostages
Los Angeles Times
A gunman remained barricaded inside a Chula Vista apartment late Thursday afternoon after killing a neighbor and engaging in a standoff with the SWAT squad, police said. lRelated Suspected carjacker surrenders in standoff with hostages at Antioch gas ...
Police: Man in California Standoff Shot, Killed NeighborNew York Times
California man suspected of killing neighbor holes up with familyReuters
Pedestrian killed in Chula VistaU-T San Diego
NBC 7 San Diego
all 112 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:21:16 -0500


Reuters

Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 16
Reuters
AUSTIN, Texas Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 16 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. The National Weather ...
Texas' Swollen Rivers Lead to Fears of More FloodsNBCNews.com
Latest on Flooding: Brazos River Recedes ... For NowNew York Times
Latest on flooding: River may isolate neighborhoodsWashington Post
Chron.com -Huffington Post -Salon
all 5,737 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:16:31 -0500


CBS News

Baltimore's crime spike raises both police and civilian fear
CBS News
BALTIMORE -- The city of Baltimore has seen a sharp spike in violence since the protests and looting after Freddie Gray died last month of injuries suffered in police custody. Murders are up. But arrests are down. Many wonder when this cycle will end.
Baltimore boy, 8, fatally shot in head as city's bloody month of May reaches 38 ...New York Daily News
'Sales are next to nothing': Merchants worry crime crisis could cast pall over ...Fox News
Can officers charged in Freddie Gray's death get a fair trial in Baltimore?Los Angeles Times
Baltimore Sun -Washington Post -Newsweek
all 414 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:57:39 -0500


Fox News

Muhammad on the Metro? AFDI's Pamela Geller on her plan for cartoon WMATA ...
Washington Post
UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority suspended “all issue-oriented” ads on the D.C. Metro system through the end of 2015. Here is AFDI founder Pamela Geller's response: “WMATA has submitted to the ...
DC Metro Bans 'Issue' Ads After Pamela Geller Submits 'Draw Muhammad ...Huffington Post
Metro votes to ban issue advertisingW*USA 9
DC Metro system suspends 'issue' ads after Muhammad cartoon plannedMarketWatch
Hot Air
all 59 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:45:04 -0500


Wall Street Journal

Suspect in Downtown Los Angeles Arson Case Pleads Not Guilty
ABC News
A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges alleging he set a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged nearby office towers in downtown Los Angeles, prosecutors said. Dawud Abdulwali, 56, of Los Angeles, was ...
Man charged with arson in massive downtown Los Angeles apartment fireReuters

all 267 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:38:13 -0500


Washington Post

UNC takes on its past, renaming hall that has long honored a KKK leader
Washington Post
The University of North Carolina will rename a building on campus that has long honored a former trustee who was a Ku Klux Klan leader, school officials announced Thursday. Similar debates about buildings are playing out at other colleges, as leaders and ...
University of North Carolina to remove Ku Klux Klan leader's name from buildingReuters
Three UNC Trustees Voted Against Renaming Building That Commemorates ...Slate Magazine (blog)
UNC-Chapel Hill Decides It Shouldn't Have A Building Named For A KKK LeaderHuffington Post
Durham Herald Sun -WBTV
all 148 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:36:56 -0500


New York Times

Jurors dissecting accused theater shooter's state of mind
USA TODAY
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' heart and mind are being laid bare before the world. Prosecutors earlier this week introduced Holmes' personal notebook into evidence, one in which he detailed plans to attack a suburban Denver movie theater but ...
Jurors hear from ​Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, in his own wordsCBS News
The Latest: Doctor Testifies About Research on James HolmesNew York Times
Aurora Theater Shooter Trial: Psychiatrist Testifies James Holmes Was Sane ...People Magazine
ABC News -The Week Magazine -The Denver Channel
all 347 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:27:01 -0500


SFGate

Virginia panel issues proposals to fight campus sex assaults
SFGate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Late last year, the University of Virginia became the epicenter in the debate over campus sexual assaults, sparked by a sensational national magazine story — later discredited — that claimed to give an account of a gang rape at a ...
"This time is different." Report focuses on campus assaultDaily Press
Governor's Task Force to Combat Campus Sexual Violence Presents 21 ...WSET
Virginia task force shares ideas on sexual-assault preventionThe Virginian-Pilot
WRIC
all 51 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:24:31 -0500


Fox News

Feds indict ex-House Speaker Hastert for allegedly hiding payments to apparent ...
Fox News
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., is seen in this photo. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey). Federal prosecutors indicted former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert Thursday on charges he allegedly hid payments he made to an apparent blackmailer ...
How a Scandal Made Dennis Hastert the Speaker of the HouseTIME
Former Speaker of US House of Representatives Dennis Hastert IndictedNBCNews.com
Why Dennis Hastert got indicted by the fedsWashington Post (blog)
USA TODAY -Miami Herald -Fox Business
all 358 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:22:52 -0500


Mashable

Cool things about the National Spelling Bee finalists
USA TODAY
They came, they spelled, they conquered. But who are the kids with the strongest spelling game in the nation? Sure, you know where they're from, how old they are and what words they've formed correctly under lights, cameras and excruciating parental ...
Daily News-backed spellers miss Scripps National Spelling Bee finals by just ...New York Daily News
Oregon uses Google as spellcheck less than any other stateOregonLive.com
Memorable words from National Spelling Bee semifinalsMiami Herald
The Guardian -Christian Science Monitor -Mashable
all 363 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:22:36 -0500


Los Angeles Times

1 killed as Chula Vista gunman remains barricaded but releases hostages
Los Angeles Times
A gunman remained barricaded inside a Chula Vista apartment late Thursday afternoon after killing a neighbor and engaging in a standoff with the SWAT squad, police said. lRelated Suspected carjacker surrenders in standoff with hostages at Antioch gas ...
Police: Man in California Standoff Shot, Killed NeighborNew York Times
California man suspected of killing neighbor holes up with familyReuters
Pedestrian killed in Chula VistaU-T San Diego
NBC 7 San Diego
all 112 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:21:16 -0500


Reuters

Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 16
Reuters
AUSTIN, Texas Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 16 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. The National Weather ...
Texas' Swollen Rivers Lead to Fears of More FloodsNBCNews.com
Latest on Flooding: Brazos River Recedes ... For NowNew York Times
Latest on flooding: River may isolate neighborhoodsWashington Post
Chron.com -Huffington Post -Salon
all 5,737 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:16:31 -0500


CBS News

Baltimore's crime spike raises both police and civilian fear
CBS News
BALTIMORE -- The city of Baltimore has seen a sharp spike in violence since the protests and looting after Freddie Gray died last month of injuries suffered in police custody. Murders are up. But arrests are down. Many wonder when this cycle will end.
Baltimore boy, 8, fatally shot in head as city's bloody month of May reaches 38 ...New York Daily News
'Sales are next to nothing': Merchants worry crime crisis could cast pall over ...Fox News
Can officers charged in Freddie Gray's death get a fair trial in Baltimore?Los Angeles Times
Baltimore Sun -Washington Post -Newsweek
all 414 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:57:39 -0500


Fox News

Muhammad on the Metro? AFDI's Pamela Geller on her plan for cartoon WMATA ...
Washington Post
UPDATE: On Thursday afternoon, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority suspended “all issue-oriented” ads on the D.C. Metro system through the end of 2015. Here is AFDI founder Pamela Geller's response: “WMATA has submitted to the ...
DC Metro Bans 'Issue' Ads After Pamela Geller Submits 'Draw Muhammad ...Huffington Post
Metro votes to ban issue advertisingW*USA 9
DC Metro system suspends 'issue' ads after Muhammad cartoon plannedMarketWatch
Hot Air
all 59 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:45:04 -0500


Wall Street Journal

Suspect in Downtown Los Angeles Arson Case Pleads Not Guilty
ABC News
A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges alleging he set a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged nearby office towers in downtown Los Angeles, prosecutors said. Dawud Abdulwali, 56, of Los Angeles, was ...
Man charged with arson in massive downtown Los Angeles apartment fireReuters

all 267 news articles »

Thu, 28 May 2015 17:38:13 -0500


Washington Post

UNC takes on its past, renaming hall that has long honored a KKK leader
Washington Post
The University of North Carolina will rename a building on campus that has long honored a former trustee who was a Ku Klux Klan leader, school officials announced Thursday. Similar debates about buildings are playing out at other colleges, as leaders and ...
University of North Carolina to remove Ku Klux Klan leader's name from buildingReuters
Three UNC Trustees Voted Against Renaming Building That Commemorates ...Slate Magazine (blog)
UNC-Chapel Hill Decides It Shouldn't Have A Building Named For A KKK LeaderHuffington Post
Durham Herald Sun -WBTV
all 148 news articles »

  

 

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