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COVID-19 claims 15 people in life of one Milwaukee woman

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The first person Kimberly Montgomery lost to COVID-19 was her aunt. She had trouble breathing, so her daughter dropped her off at the emergency room. It was the last time her daughter...

Wisconsin mother meets baby delivered during COVID-19 coma

Nearly three months after Kelsey Townsend gave birth to her fourth child, the 32-year-old Wisconsin woman was finally face to face with her. Lucy, now bright-eyed and alert, flashed ...

'Crazy' beekeepers determined to make it in tough times

IOLA, Wis. (AP) — They wrote it right into their business plan -– an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a busi...

Milwaukee misses Democratic convention: 'It is a gut punch'

Downtown Milwaukee restaurant owner Omar Shaikh envisioned overflowing crowds, packed dining rooms and a big payday when the Democratic National Convention came to town. Shaikh, chai...

For Ellison, Floyd case brings pressure -- and opportunity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Keith Ellison has been a civil rights activist, a defense attorney, a cable-TV favorite, a rabble-rouser in Congress, a party operator and an occasional provocateur on Twitter. ...

Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

Before he died after being pinned for minutes beneath a Minneapolis police officer's knee, George Floyd was suffering the same fate as millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic: out of wor...

Trump-backed Tiffany wins Wisconsin congressional race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Tom Tiffany, a state senator endorsed by President Donald Trump, easily won a special congressional election Tuesday in a heavily conservative, rural Wisconsin district...

Wisconsin voters forced to choose between health, democracy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — If Wisconsin was a test case for voting in the age of coronavirus, it did not go well for many voters. Thousands were forced to congregate for hours in long line...

Dr. Fauci's face will soon be on a bobblehead

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The United States' top infectious disease specialist is getting his own bobblehead. The creation from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee f...

Gas is cheap, but for many motorists there's nowhere to go

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. gasoline prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, and they are almost sure to go lower as oil prices plunge. Price-tracking services put the natio...

Friends, family remember victims of brewery shooting

A Packers fan and avid fisherman. A Navy veteran who worked on submarines. A grandpa of two who always waved to his neighbors. A father of two small kids. An electrician who played in the golf league ...

Neighbors: Brewery gunman a 'gentleman'; no motive yet known

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee electrician who police identified Thursday as the man who fatally shot five co-workers at one of the nation's largest breweries enjoyed building guns, according to neighbo...

Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking own life

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said. The ass...

Ex-prisoners who can vote sought for Wisconsin 2020 election

MILWAUKEE (AP) — When Quentin Blackburn was sent to prison for his first felony conviction in the 1990s, the consequences were clear: he could no longer vote or possess a firearm. It wasn’t until last...

Researchers find genetic link in rare reaction to pet germ

WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs due to a germ that rarely affects people. Capnocytophaga (cap-noh-seye-TOE'-fah-gah) is found in the saliva of c...