A boy who has pleaded no contest in the bludgeoning death of his great-grandmother has testified that his friend used a hammer to repeatedly strike the woman at her Sheboygan Falls home.
A former Chicago firefighter who was convicted in the 1994 slaying of his wife has received more than $55,000 a year in pension payments from behind bars, according to a televised report.
A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior has filed new papers with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources outlining a bulk sampling plan and notifying the agency it plans to seek a mining permit.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says the state budget will not be amended to change criteria affecting who can enroll in the voucher school program in Racine.
Archaeologists say a wooden beam found embedded in the floor of Lake Michigan wasn't attached to a larger vessel, but that it could be a detached piece of wreckage from a ship that disappeared while exploring the Great Lakes in the 17th Century.
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