Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Sheriff: Man kills one at gas station, is slain in shootout

FRANKSVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A man filling up his car at a Wisconsin gas station was shot and killed by another man on Tuesday, with the suspect fleeing the scene and dying soon after in a shootout with a...

Black community has new option for health care: the church

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Every Sunday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Joseph Jackson Jr. praises the Lord before his congregation. But since last fall he’s been praising something else his B...

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...

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...

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...

New Milwaukee zoo exhibit to improve standards for elephants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ruth loves popcorn. But she has to work for it, by blowing air with her trunk through a white pipe attached to a barrel above her head to push it out. "Excellent sen...

More research labs are retiring monkeys when studies finish

WESTFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus m...

Milwaukee museum features thousands of bobbleheads

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new museum in Milwaukee may well hold the largest collection of bobbleheads anyone has ever seen, displaying more than 6,500 figures of athletes, mascots, celebrities, animals, cart...

Minnesota snow sculptors test limits with Trump piece

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota team won't be at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship this week after two of its proposed pieces — including one depicting President Donald Trump — were d...

Some police dogs now have cameras, too

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police dogs have always helped their human counterparts through their eyes and nose, and now some of the dogs are getting their own backup — cameras that transmit live video. ...

Tilt! Old-school pinball is no longer old-school

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) — The old-school arcade game of pinball is resurging in popularity. The International Flipper Pinball Association says interest has skyrocketed over the ...

Colleges, high schools use "Hamilton" to enhance teaching

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 2,000 students got into the hottest show in Chicago for free — "Hamilton: An American Musical " — as part of their acceptance to Northwestern University. It'...

Researchers say happiness turns dairy cows into cash cows

SAUK CITY, Wis. (AP) — Dairy farmers, take note: The key to turning your dairy cow into a cash cow is udder happiness. Give her a bigger stall, increase air circulation and provide s...