Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will visit Wisconsin on Friday, one of two Midwest stops as he warms up his re-election engine. Wisconsin has emerged as a vital testing grou...

Wisconsin GOP: Rewrite constitution to limit governor's veto

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans want to rewrite the state constitution to prohibit the governor from using his veto pen to increase spending without legislative approval, marking another sk...

Fuel makers launch ad criticizing Trump ethanol mandates

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An association representing oil refineries launched a television ad in four swing states Monday criticizing President Donald Trump's moves to expand the use of ethanol in gasoline...

Wisconsin Legislature to send abortion bills to governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature was poised Wednesday to send four anti-abortion bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has vowed to veto all of them. ...

Jayme Closs: Abductor 'tried to steal me'

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs said Friday she wanted to see the man who kidnapped her and killed her parents "locked up forever," saying "he tried to steal me. And he didn't care ...

Wisconsin National Guard tracks 52 sexual assault complaints

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin National Guard received 52 reports of sexual assault between 2013 and 2017, with more than half related to military service, Guard officials said during a roundtable...

Trump meets with Illinois congressman who deployed to border

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with an Illinois congressman who was deployed last month to the U.S.-Mexico border with his Air National Guard unit. Republican Rep. ...

Wisconsin's Evers argues for order blocking lame-duck law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has joined a coalition of labor unions in asking a judge to suspend a lame-duck law passed by the Republican-dominated Legislature that limits...

Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn plant impact

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin's new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to...

A look at key moments in Foxconn's plan for Wisconsin plant

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Taiwanese company Foxconn Technology Group shifted its stated plans yet again on Friday for a massive Wisconsin technology campus. Here's a look at key moments in the development ...

Kidnap suspect's lawyers: Confession problematic for defense

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents acknowledged Wednesday that they're starting the case at a disadvantage after thei...

Complaint: Kidnapping suspect kept Wisconsin girl under bed

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — For nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper's bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified...

Suspect in Wisconsin killings, kidnapping due in court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents is due to make his first court appearance. Twenty-one-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson i...

Drunken driving fight begins again in beer-soaked Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A handful of Wisconsin Republicans are hoping new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will help them finally criminalize first-offense drunken driving. Wisconsin is the o...

Wisconsin town rejoices after missing teen found alive

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away, by a woman who stumbled across t...