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Man hit by dumbbell while walking dog along roadside in Wisconsin

An unidentified driver hit a man with a dumbbell while he was walking his dog on Thursday in Wisconsin. According to an incident report from Madison Police Department spokesperson Stephanie Fryer, the man was walking his dog against traffic on the side of the road. The victim was carrying a flashlight when a driver pulled […]

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Wisconsin Republican lawmakers pass bill allowing some high school students to bring guns to campus

The US state of Wisconsin passed a new gun right measure lowering the state’s concealed carry age requirement from 21 to 18, effectively allowing high school students to carry firearms on school grounds. The decision was approved by the state assembly part of an ongoing Second Amendment push by the lower chamber’s GOP majority. “If […]

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Wisconsin: At least 34 rescued from large chunk of floating ice in Green Bay

At least 34 people were rescued on Saturday after being stranded on a large chunk of floating ice off the shore of Point Comfort on Green Bay, according to officials. At about 10:15am local time Brown County Sheriff’s Office in Wisconsin received a report that a large chunk of ice had broken from the shoreline […]

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Wisconsin: 1 dead, 3 injured in overnight shooting in Kenosha

One person is dead and three others were injured in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin early New Year’s Day. Police responded to reports of gunshots being fired “in the parking lot of a local establishment” around 4:00am, the Kenosha Police Department said in a news release. When officers arrived, they discovered vehicles fleeing the scene […]

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Wisconsin: Hundreds of people gather in Waukesha for candlelight vigil

Hundreds of people gathered for a candlelight vigil in Waukesha, Wisconsin to remember those who lost their lives after being ploughed on Sunday’s Christmas parade. Darrell Edward Brooks Jr, 39, killed five people, aged between 52 and 81, and injured 48 others, including young children, in Waukesha. Waukesha police also said the incident was not […]

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Wisconsin: Driver who ploughed into crowd to be charged with homicide

Wisconsin officials seek to charge a driver who ploughed into a Christmas parade on Sunday with five counts of intentional homicide. Darrell Edward Brooks Jr, 39, killed five people, aged between 52 and 81, and injured 48 others, including young children, in Waukesha. Police say he was fleeing a domestic dispute when he mowed into […]

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United States: Car ploughs into Waukesha parade in Wisconsin; 5 dead, more than 40 injured

At least five people have been killed and more than 40 injured after a car ploughed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin, police say. School bands and a dance troupe of grannies were among those marching through the city of Waukesha when a red SUV came speeding down the road. It […]

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Ryder Cup: United States beat Europe 19-9 to reclaim trophy

The United States, led by a new generation of golfers, reclaimed the Ryder Cup on Sunday. The home team thrashed holders Europe 19-9 to herald what could be an era of domination by the Americans at the biennial competition. With half the 12-man US team comprised of rookies there were concerns as to whether the […]

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North America’s oldest polar bear in human care euthanized due to old age, she was 36

The oldest polar bear in human care in North America died Friday, according to the Milwaukee County Zoo in Wisconsin. Snow Lilly “was humanely euthanized yesterday due to declining health,” the zoo announced Saturday on Facebook. She was 36 years old. The median life expectancy for a polar in human care is 23.4 years, according […]

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Tom Felton: Harry Potter star collapses during celebrity match ahead of the Ryder Cup

Harry Potter star Tom Felton was carried off a Wisconsin golf course after he collapsed during a celebrity match ahead of the Ryder Cup. The actor, who turned 34 on Wednesday, experienced a “medical incident” and was sent to a “local hospital for treatment”, the PGA of America said. Pictures showed him conscious while being […]

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Milwaukee school fears kids would get ‘spoiled’ if they are fed free meals

A suburban Milwaukee school district is meeting to possibly reconsider opting out of a federally funded free meal program. The move met with widespread criticism from parents after school board members said they were concerned participating students would “become spoiled.” The Waukesha school board has planned a special meeting on Monday to further discuss its […]

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Wisconsin woman accidentally shoots friend while using laser sight to play with cat

A Wisconsin woman accidentally shot a friend while using the laser sight on a handgun to play with a cat, authorities said. A criminal complaint charging the 19-year-old woman with negligent use of a weapon said she was visiting a Kenosha apartment on Tuesday afternoon where a 21-year-old man had brought a handgun. The woman, […]