Breaking in WI

A wind-blown fire possibly touched off by a wind-toppled barbecue grill destroyed a Waukesha duplex and damaged two other homes on Sunday evening, according to the Waukesha Fire Department.

Midway through the back nine at the Brown Deer Park Golf Course on Sunday, the last thing Annie Park was thinking about was winning the inaugural PHC Classic.

The state of Wisconsin had regulations governing float tanks from at least June 2014 until this spring, when it changed course and lifted the rules.

Egg-shaped chambers the size of a Smart car are coming to the city as Float Milwaukee rides a wave of businesses bringing back this decades-old relaxation technique.

The final day of the Chicago music festival also featured a mandatory evacuation due to the threat of bad weather and a performance by Florence and the Machine.

On the campaign trail, he speaks about shifting power from the federal government to state and local officials, but as governor, his actions haven’t always favored that approach.

The budget signed by Gov. Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter schools from hurting the report cards of hosting districts.

Dave Ruhl, Class of 1995, joined the U.S. Forest Service as a firefighter in 2001.

Gwen Jorgensen, a Waukesha native and former swimmer and standout runner at the University of Wisconsin, punched her ticket for the 2016 Olympic Games on Sunday by winning the ITU World Olympic Qualification triathlon.

Officials of La Pointe Iron Co., one of the owners of the property that Gogebic Taconite unsuccessfully sought to develop as a massive open pit mine, met with local representatives in Hurley to discuss reviving mining plans.

The mercury has reached at least 80 degrees, though many days it was well above that, every day since July 17, according to the National Weather Service office in Sullivan.

Thunderstorms rolled through much of southern and southeastern Wisconsin Sunday night bringing wind gusts, large hail and minor flooding.

Sub-Zero Group, makers of Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, chose last month to expand its Fitchburg facility over a planned site in Kentucky.

At an event on the south side, Common Ground called for a change in city ordinance to prevent cars from driving around city school buses picking up and dropping off students.

Matt Kenseth, the 2002 NASCAR champion from Cambridge, Wis., stretched his fuel and zipped past the fading leaders in the final thrilling laps Sunday in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.

About 100,000 people were forced to leave Grant Park Sunday afternoon during the third day of the Chicago music festival.

The small SUV spun out into an embankment and went airborne, then rolled several times before coming to rest on its roof, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said.

A street fight on N. Oakland Ave. early Sunday led to a shooting, with two hurt, two arrested and a gun pointed at a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee officer, authorities said.

Medical reporter John Fauber talks about the latest in his Risk/Reward series, our features desk fills you in on the State Fair, and Packers beat reporter Michael Cohen lets us know how the team is looking.

Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.