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“Jeeves Takes a Bow,” third in a trilogy of Wodehouse adaptations staged by Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, is easily the silliest — as well as the most predictable and, ultimately, least interesting.

Wisconsin’s largest state teachers union is hosting a rally Saturday afternoon in Milwaukee to call for more resources for schools and less testing time for students.

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found Friday in Lake Pacawa in Plover in Portage County, authorities said.

Police say the woman’s car was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic shortly before 10 p.m. Friday when it collided with another car, seriously injuring the man driving the other car.

Balsam Lake — A Minnesota teenager has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the fatal stabbing of a Wisconsin fisherman at Interstate State Park.

Madison — Analysts say Wisconsin's roads fund should end the 2015-2017 budget in better shape than Gov. Scott Walker anticipated.

In an era of tight school budgets, high-stakes testing and changing news consumption habits, the once time-honored tradition of offering students the chance to be newspaper reporters has joined the list of school activities becoming obsolete for today’s students.

Longtime neighborhood restaurant Mama's Italian Cuisine, 7718 W. Burleigh St., will close for good after service Sunday, an employee said.

After telling two family-planning organizations last year that they owed a total of $3.5 million for overbilling Medicaid, a state agency has lowered the amount by 93%.

A sunny, breezy Saturday is expected to be followed by a rainy Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Sullivan.

A crime warning was issued Friday to University of Wisconsin-Madison students after campus police were notified of an attempted sexual assault of a student at a residence hall.

A 14-year-old girl arrested Friday when Milwaukee police stopped a stolen car linked to an armed robbery was also riding in a stolen SUV involved in a crash that killed a retired couple in February.

Three people were wounded Friday in two separate shootings on Milwaukee’s north and northwest sides.

Jason Kidd, just two years removed from a Hall of Fame-worthy playing career, engineered the second-biggest turnaround in Bucks history. Just one year after going an NBA-worst 15-67, the Bucks earned the No. 6 playoff seeding in the Eastern Conference.

Jeb Bush and Scott Walker have been first or second in most of the early New Hampshire surveys. But for now, Bush is spending a lot of time dealing with the question of having another Bush in the running.

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery.


New city, same result. Unable yet again to get their anemic offense going, the Brewers dropped their third consecutive game, this time by a 6-3 score to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on Friday.

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki, who was ordained a bishop by and served under Cardinal Francis George, called him “a great servant” and “tremendous shepherd.”

Beginning Monday Whitnall Ave. between E. Holt Ave. and E. Ohio Ave. will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for the reconstruction of the bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.