Jul 31, 2014 — The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.
Jun 19, 2014 — The governor, who was the subject of a 2012 recall vote, is said to have coordinated fundraising with outside conservative groups in violation of state law.
Jun 3, 2014 — Two girls charged in the near-fatal assault tell investigators they were inspired by a fictional online character known as Slender Man.
Mar 4, 2014 — The EU wants the U.S. to prohibit food makers from using names with historical ties to Europe. That means cheeses like Parmesan and Brie sold in the U.S. may have to find new names.
Dec 6, 2013 — Politics in Minnesota and Wisconsin historically have been pretty similar, but that's no longer the case. Wisconsin is now advancing conservative policies and lending a Midwestern face to the Republican Party, while Minnesota's agenda has been among the most liberal.
Nov 19, 2013 — The state's Republican governor, Scott Walker, rejected federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage. But Wisconsin is also bringing more people into Medicaid while moving others to private insurance on the health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
Sep 12, 2013 — At least two waterspouts are seen Thursday afternoon on Lake Michigan, near the Wisconsin border.
Jul 18, 2013 — Officials in Sheboygan, Wis., scrambled to contain a deadly, drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. An outbreak there serves as a reminder that the contagious disease still poses a threat in the U.S. Treating just nine cases will take months and cost millions of dollars.
Jul 5, 2013 — The bill, passed by the Legislature in June, requires women seeking abortions to get an ultrasound. It also says that clinics that provide abortions should be within 30 miles of a hospital. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin says the four clinics that provide abortions in the state are at risk with the new law.
Apr 24, 2013 — Wisconsin's incarceration rate for black men is nearly twice the national average, according to a new study.