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<p>A federal judge on Friday authorized a psychologist chosen by the U.S. government to examine John Hinckley, who shot President Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt, in order to determine whether he deserves unconditional freedom.</p>

Stacker explores the number of Confederate memorials in the states.

"I know he's frustrated," Blackwater founder Prince said of the president. "He gave the Pentagon what they wanted. And they haven't delivered."

An elderly woman got her wish to "put my feet in the water one more time" at Pensacola Beach in Florida, thanks to a Good Samaritan who heeded her call and a lifeguard who helped make it happen.&nbsp;

Following a mass string of K2 overdoses Wednesday, the city was seeing more cases arise Thursday.

When life hands you lemons - well, don't even bother. Sixth-grader Jamaria Crump already has you beat.

Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.

The clergy sex abuse allegations in Pennsylvania have prompted robust feedback from survivors, the state attorney general's office says.

See what the stars wore on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet 20 years ago.

Star Tracks: Friday, August 17, 2018

Done deal. Evan and Staci Felker have finalized their divorce four months after he started dating Miranda Lambert, Us Weekly can confirm.

Even Sansa Stark sheds tears. Sophie Turner was spotted crying during her recent New York City outing with her fiancé, Joe Jonas, and just revealed the reason behind the tears.

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In her first interview since being let go from the ABC medical drama, the actress talks with THR about how the Emmy nomination for shortform series 'B-Team' is opening new doors as Drew plots her next chapter.

With original shows like "Stranger Things" and "American Vandal," Netflix has hit the mark with both critics and audiences.

John Legend, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong'o and Meryl Streep are just a few of the celebs who have made sure they get the best education possible with a higher degree or through a top-notch college.

The best images of sports figures and their partners.

Josh Gordon made the surprising announcement last month that he is leaving the Cleveland Browns temporarily despite reports that he has not failed a drug test or violated any NFL rules, and there has been speculation that his leave of absence could have to do with an ongoing child support case.&nbsp;

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is raising expectations ahead of his team’s season-opening tilt against Alabama.

A San Diego Padres fan became the latest miscreant whose ill-advised decision to storm the field of play resulted in getting absolutely laid out by ballpark security.

A police crackdown on petty crime in the run-up to the Asian Games in Indonesia has claimed dozens of lives, Amnesty International said Friday, criticising what it said was an "unnecessary and excessive" campaign.

Even from the dugout, Carlos Gomez plays the field.

Lane Kiffin is probably a bigger troll than any head coach in college football, and LSU fans are his latest target.



Shares of Tesla took a hit in early trading Friday after reports that CEO Elon Musk will meet with Securities and Exchange Commission officials next week.

With freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year.

This could be a major shift for corporate America.

The United States was home to 46 million senior citizens as of 2016 — about 15% of the total population.

<p>Stocks ended higher Friday after a report said President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping hope to discuss U.S.-China trade in November.</p>

According to recent FBI statistics, burglary is on the decline in America. Nevertheless, in 2016 victims of robbery and other property crimes (excluding arson) collectively suffered $15.6 billion in losses. That’s why homeowners planning to relocate should thoroughly research crime rates in the towns they're considering. To get started, make note of the 20 most burglary-prone places in the country, compiled from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program data for 2016.

Local Wisconsin News

Four people have been rescued from vehicles in the Watertown area because of flooding, fire officials confirmed.

Parts of Watertown reported Heavy rain fuels flood warning in Southeast Wisconsin

After heavy rainfall for much of Thursday evening and Friday morning, parts of southeast Wisconsin are saturated.

Rain totals since Thursday morning range from 1-3 inches, with isola...

Roads are closed in Marshall after heavy rains caused flooding there, according to officials with the Marshall Volunteer Fire Department.

A first look at some of the flooding in Mar...

Health officials said this year's first human case of West Nile virus in Wisconsin has been reported.

The case involves a Dane County resident who has been confirmed to be infected ...

A Madison family honored the life of their 5-year-old boy who was hit and killed in a "freak" car accident by holding a backpack giveaway Thursday, according to Madison police.

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Sauk County officials are asking people to avoid the 1200 block of Sauk Avenue in Baraboo while they manage a minor hazardous material incident.

The call reporting a spill of about ...

The car of a Marshfield teen who was reported missing and without medication he needs was last spotted in Wilson Friday, officials said.

The Marshfield Police Department said 17-yea...



The final of dozens of themed Bucky Badger statues was revealed Friday morning in downtown Madison.

The Crazylegs Bucky was unveiled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Police De...

Crews responded to a fatal crash on Interstate 39 that affected traffic Friday morning.

Wisconsin State Patrol said a 20-year-old passenger in a car was killed in a three-vehicle wr...



A flash flood warning has been issued Eastern Dane County, Southern Dodge County, and most of Jefferson County until 12:15 p.m.

For the past several hours, heavy rain has fallen over...

Livability.com named Madison as the No. 1 surprisingly bike-friendly cities in the United States.

According to Livability, big cities like Portland often get the most attention when ...

Two Swiss brothers are reintroducing a style of vehicle popular in the 1950s and 60s that became an icon for cheap and simple mobility on European roads, Reuters reported.

Oliver and...