Breaking in WI

A veteran assistant public defender who supervises other lawyers in the State Public Defender’s Milwaukee office was arrested Feb. 5 in Racine County when police served a drug search warrant at his home.

The FBI’s greater involvement opens up the possibility that authorities could be probing violations of federal law at the prison, where state court documents show that investigators have been looking into a range of potential crimes,

Milwaukee beat 19 other cities across the nation participating in the White House’s Healthy Communities Challenge, winning a promise from President Barack Obama to visit the city.

Five start-ups will participate in gener8tor’s 12-week training program in Madison

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to await word on their children.

Letroy Guion, filling in for the injured B.J. Raji in 2014, made 32 tackles and recorded 3.5 sacks in a performance that warranted a commitment from the Packers.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza or double cheeseburgers under legislation the House approved on Friday.

When the Golden Eagles (16-9, 5-7) and Bluejays (16-9, 7-5) meet at 7 p.m. Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, there will be a lot more on the line than last year.

Washington County sheriff’s deputies issued citation to two people at Sunburst Ski Hill without having a lift ticket.

Brown Deer police have identified the driver and passenger who died in a crash Thursday.

Green Bay — After securing defensive end Mike Daniels with a hefty contract extension in mid-December, the Green Bay Packers made another move to solidify the future of their defensive line.

According to a plan drawn up by Green Bay Packers officials, UW will receive 40,000 tickets, LSU will receive 20,000 and the Packers will be in control of the remaining tickets, most of which will be premium seats.

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Someone call the fire department. It's about to get hot at the White House.

Gov. Scott Walker will sign legislation Friday overhauling the state’s century-old merit hiring process, gaining the first legislative priority he set after calling off his presidential bid last year.

Officials in the Dane County community of Monona are considering wiping out fines for possession of small amounts of marijuana, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

Leo E. Cowan, 47, admitted that he threw gasoline on the woman at the PDQ store at 4112 Milwaukee St. in the Town of Blooming Grove on Sept. 29 and then tried to ignite the gasoline with a cigarette lighter.

Shawn Witt, 29, entered a no contest plea to second-degree intentional homicide Feb. 11 in Waukesha County Circuit Court. He is scheduled to be sentenced for his crime on April 18.

Milwaukee Tool had a good night at Brookfield City Hall Monday.

The past week has been a good one for legislation proposed by Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc).

Nine students from Jinan, China came to Kettle Moraine High School prepared to share their Chinese culture with American students from Feb. 1 — 5, but as they finished their week at Kettle Moraine they take back what they learned about high school and family life in Wisconsin.