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House and Senate committees heard testimony on Monday, regarding the opiate painkiller scandal at the Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center. Members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs are looking into the practices at the Tomah VA, allegations of over-prescribing opiates to veterans, and retaliatory behavior toward whistleblowers […]

Prosecutors in Fond du Lac County have charged a Kenosha man with first degree murder in the death of an 18-year-old woman nearly 25 years ago. Police arrested 61-year-old Dennis Brantner Friday for the death of 18-year-old Berit Beck of Sturtevant, whose body was found in a ditch outside of Waupun in the summer of […]

As some cities in Wisconsin grapple with how to handle the growing popularity of rideshare services, state lawmakers are proposing statewide standards for the emerging companies. The bill introduced at the Capitol on Monday would require rideshare services, which typically connect drivers and customers through mobile phone applications, to apply for a state license and pay an […]

Wisconsin Badger senior Frank Kaminsky followed up his pre-season All-America status by being named first team All-America by the Associated Press today (Monday). Kaminsky was the only one of five All-Americans to earn unanimous selection.  The Lisle, Illinois, native joins Alando Tucker (2007) as the only AP first-team All-Americans at Wisconsin. Combined with first-team nods by […]

The Green Bay Packers liked what they got from Letroy Guion so much that they’re willing to give the defensive tackle a second chance. The Packers signed Guion to a one-year contract, a deal first reported by ESPN.com’s Rob Demovsky. Guion was arrested back in February on felony marijuana and firearm possession charges, but they were […]