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Peak turtle-crossing time brings caution from advocates 6/26/2016 2:50 am UTC
It’s turtle mating season and the Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program is raising awareness about the number of deaths that will occur as turtles cross Wisconsin roadways this summer.
MKE Fellows advances first class of promising future leaders 6/26/2016 2:50 am UTC
Six have graduated from a small, praiseworthy program called MKE Fellows, led by John Daniels, chairman emeritus of the Quarles & Brady law firm, and other leading African-American business figures
Journal Sentinel wins national Edward R. Murrow Award for 'Unsolved' project 6/26/2016 2:24 am UTC
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for its multimedia Unsolved series, which explored the 40-year-old cold-case murder of 14-year-old John Zera.
No matter the frailty or dementia, everyone here has a purpose 6/26/2016 1:09 am UTC
Sister Edna Lonergan’s credo for adults in her care: “It doesn’t matter what degree of dementia they have. It doesn’t matter what age they are. Everyone needs a sense of purpose.”
After 12 years, thanks to my co-workers — and to all of you 6/26/2016 1:02 am UTC
Here’s an early Valentine to the 956 co-workers who bring you your Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and our community newspapers every day.
Human trafficking tough fight for state, attorney general says 6/26/2016 12:07 am UTC
The effort to combat human trafficking is one of the hardest fights facing Wisconsin, state Attorney General Brad Schimel says.
Menasha man is steward of Vietnam vets' graves 6/25/2016 11:42 pm UTC
These are not guys that Steve Conto ever knew. He has visited, pampered and carefully plotted the graves of more than 1,000 Wisconsin service members killed in Vietnam.
'Professional plaintiff' uses credit law to threaten companies, win $230,000 in settlements 6/25/2016 10:26 pm UTC
So far, Cory Groshek of Green Bay has threatened to sue at least 46 companies that performed a background check on him. About 20 companies paid relatively small settlements to cut off the threat, c
Wisconsin GOP delegates wary of 'Dump Trump' convention maneuver 6/25/2016 8:49 pm UTC
Wisconsin’s GOP delegates aren’t enthusiastic about Donald Trump, but most offer little support for changing convention rules to derail his presidential nomination.
Family, friends of man killed by Wauwatosa officer want answers 6/25/2016 8:08 pm UTC
The family and friends of Jay Anderson, who was shot and killed by a Wauwatosa police officer last week, are calling for a comprehensive investigation into his death.
Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. calls on city to hire 400 new police officers 6/25/2016 4:29 am UTC
The Milwaukee County sheriff also wants the funding to hire 200 additional sheriff’s deputies.
U.S. appeals court overturns conviction in Falls bank robbery 6/25/2016 3:16 am UTC
A federal appeals court has reversed the conviction of a Milwaukee man serving 25 years for robbery because Wisconsin judges denied him his right to represent himself at his trial.
Ron Johnson confident of victory, despite polls 6/25/2016 3:15 am UTC
“I’m going to continue to come out here and keep talking to folks and convey what my ideas are to as many people as possible,” Johnson said.
Prison inmates on hunger strike being force-fed 6/25/2016 3:14 am UTC
Three prisoners being force-fed are among those on hunger strikes statewide to protest solitary confinement.
Tosa man with gun trove to plead guilty of illegal dealing 6/25/2016 2:56 am UTC
A Wauwatosa man has agreed to plead guilty in federal court to dealing firearms without a license and in the process will get rid of nearly 400 guns he had in his home.
Financial markets plunge, Cameron to resign after U.K. votes to exit bloc 6/25/2016 2:42 am UTC
The U.K.’s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves through the country and around the world Friday, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and e
Brexit impact will be felt in Wisconsin 6/25/2016 1:46 am UTC
The vote by British citizens to leave the European Union is likely to have an economic impact in Wisconsin. The UK is the fourth-largest recipient of exports from Wisconsin.
Former Uber driver sues company, saying he is owed overtime, tips 6/25/2016 12:08 am UTC
A former driver for Uber has sued the giant ride-hailing company in federal court, seeking unpaid overtime, tips and other payment on behalf of all current and former drivers in Wisconsin.
Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes 6/24/2016 7:02 pm UTC
When the Thiensville Police Department arrived at Donald Derosier’s doorstep June 16, they weren’t expecting much. But they found boxes of items stacked ceiling high with valuable jewelry and keeps
Pain doctor, 'OxyCzar' assistant indicted over 'pill mill' 6/24/2016 4:43 pm UTC
Steven Kotsonis, a doctor who is still practicing, is charged with 21 counts, including conspiracy and illegally providing drugs to patients. His assistant, Susan Moyer, is charged in 10 similar co



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