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Firefighter Robert Alexander always followed in his father’s footsteps — even in death. 

President Trump was abandoned by executives, contradicted by military leaders and shunned by Republicans outraged by his defense of white nationalists.

<p>President Trump early Thursday attacked Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) over his criticism of Trump's response to the violence at the Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally, warning that "The people of South Carolina will remember!"</p>

Pauline Hanson got a furious rebuke from Australian Attorney-General George Brandis for appearing in parliament dressed in a burqa in an attempt to get the garment banned.

<p>Mayor Greg Stanton isn't happy that President Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in the city but supports his right to do it, reports the CBS affiliate there, KPHO-TV.</p>

<p>Four in ten Americans now support the impeachment of President Donald Trump — a ten point jump in the last six months — according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI).</p>

The email, forwarded to journalists, cites “no difference” between Robert E. Lee and George Washington. It claims Black Lives Matter is infiltrated by terrorists.

President Donald Trump is heading to Arizona next week, setting the stage for a battle with two of his most vociferous GOP critics - Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake.&nbsp;

These stars are crossing into new hair-itory (we couldn’t resist). Check out Vanessa Hudgens new bangs, Sarah Hyland's brunette color and more exciting hair changes

The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2017

<p>With the CMT fest airing on ABC on August 16, we take a look at how some country icons have changed ​over time.<br></p><p></p>

The model is as gorgeous as ever

Kim Kardashian's anxiety about marrying Kris Humphries was more serious than we thought, plus more celebrity news for Aug. 16, 2017.

Even the God of Thunder gets starstruck. Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor in the Marvel movies, is opening up about the first time he met his superhero colleague, Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt, in the September issue of ELLE.

With bubbly personalities and a love of performing, it's no surprise that celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Halle Berry used to be the cheer squads.

Bump Watch!

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch says that while he respect NFL players that refuse to stand for the national anthem, he thinks the practice also causes possible disagreement between players.

The former Packers tight end looks to have second thoughts after harshly judging two high-profile NFL players for protesting during the national anthem.

Since turning the big 40 earlier in August, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has not lost a step. In fact, things are quite the opposite for Brady who had this to say when asked about training as a 40-year-old player. “No. I think it’s a lot easier now for me than it’s ever been,” he said, per Phil Perry of CSN New England. “I feel like my routine is better than it’s ever been. When you’re younger you don’t know what to do. After 17 years, going into my 18th year, I know what to do.” He makes a point about having years of experience. But, at the same time it almost seems...

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Enough with umpires trying to be the face of MLB games. It's not about them.

Sources close to LeBron James are strongly denying a report that surfaced Wednesday stating that the star forward is certain to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers when his contract expires.

We're not exactly sure who the guy throwing the pitch is—it seems the Red Sox were commemorating the 1967 American League championship team—but we're 100 percent positive that he is an absolute liability with a baseball in his hand.&nbsp;

National anthem protests have once again become a major topic with the NFL preseason underway, but Dez Bryant has no interest in sharing his thoughts about them.&nbsp;

During his campaign for president, Donald Trump boasted of business prowess, vowing to bring in top executives to help him revive the economy and to personally lobby corporate chiefs to keep jobs in the U.S.

AMC Entertainment (AMC) is threatening legal action over MoviePass' new subscription price, saying that it is 'unsustainable .'

A $1 million retirement is a nice round number to shoot for. With the right planning it’s potentially doable, even on a minimum-wage salary.

Amazon is adding to its exhaustive list of delivery options with a new service called Instant Pickup.

<p></p><p>U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday, as political turbulence coming from the White House capped gains in global trading.</p>

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a six-month low last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that could encourage the Federal Reserve to lay out a plan to start unwinding its massive bond portfolio.

Local Wisconsin News

A city alderman in Kenosha is accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend for more than four years.

Authorities allege John Ruffolo harassed the woman between February 2013 and July 2017 d...



In anticipation of a violent summer, city officials approved $25,000 to directly aid victims and their families in June. So far, $7,000 of that funding has been used as police investigate ...

The Adams County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating a 69-year-old woman who was last seen Wednesday morning.

Diana M. Hauser was last seen around 11 a.m. in the 1300 blo...

The Walworth County Food Pantry, once at risk of closing, will now stay open.

The Drescher family has been running the pantry for eight years, but last month they announced they were...

A rule requiring fire sprinkler systems be put in new apartment buildings has been deemed unenforceable by the state. This comes just six months after the Department of Safety and Professi...

A 50-year-old Racine man who authorities say strangled his neighbor with an electric cord will spend the rest of his life in prison.

A judge Tuesday sentenced Harry Fumich to life in...

Statues featuring Confederate figures are coming down throughout the South, causing controversy. Unlike areas in the South, Wisconsin's memories are heavily focused on the contributions of...

The Beloit Fire Department responds to roughly 6,000 calls a year, but as the calls continue to increase, the department's staffing is decreasing.

The department had 61 firefighters ...

When a total solar eclipse occurs on Monday, Tom Seaton plans to shoot 700 photographs of the event. It will mark the end of a 38-year wait to capture images of an eclipse that were lost ...

Two men who were involved in a disturbance at a bar over the weekend were arrested a short time later after trying to flee from officers, according to a release.

Jared D. Gorski, 26,...

The first total solar eclipse to cross the entire continental United States since 1918 will start Monday morning, creating a shortage of proper eyewear to watch the event.

Viewing th...

La Crosse police have identified a convicted felon as the armed carjacker who was fatally shot by officers.

Authorities say 54-year-old Roger Burzinski of Green Bay stole a Chevy Tra...

A Madison man was arrested over the weekend for inappropriate activities in a restaurant restroom, police said.

Officers were called just before 10 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of R...

Oregon police are looking for information about man who asked an 8-year-old boy, who was playing in his backyard, to get into his car last week, officials said.

The boy was playing i...