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The University of Wisconsin Madison’s cap on out-of-state student enrollment has been dropped through 2020, thanks to a vote by the UW-System Board of Regents on Friday.

Officials will offer more details Friday morning during a 10 a.m. news conference about a ‘suspicious loud noise’ that Franklin police responded to earlier in the morning.

The break occurred at 9th and Michigan avenues, according to Cathy Price, a teacher at the school at 3600 S. Chicago Ave.

Initial investigation shows that the man, Zarek B. Kniffen, of Fond du Lac was on the tracks just before 9 p.m. and was hit by the southbound train.

Walker on Friday announced his decision on a replacement for Justice N. Patrick Crooks, setting up an all but certain boost for the conservative in this spring's election.

Milwaukee police reportedly are investigating a shooting in which two people were sent to a hospital early Friday.

The issue of high-capacity wells serving large farms is one of the most contentious before state lawmakers, drawing passion from vegetable growers, trout anglers and owners of lakefront homes.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three others, authorities said.

OSLO, Norway (AP) - A coalition of Tunisian workers, business owners, rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for intervening at a crucial time to push the North African country that sparked the Arab Spring revolutions toward democracy and away from civil war.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that he could appoint a new justice to fill a vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the end of this week.

The media company, which is buying the parent company of the Journal Sentinel, is positioning itself as an acquirer of newspapers, and has the financial means to carry through on those intentions.

The Verizon Wireless store at 1921 Silvernail Road in Waukesha was robbed Thursday by two men, one who was armed with a handgun, according to police.

Village of Pewaukee — A longtime Brookfield restaurant is moving to Pewaukee.

After reaching the mid 70s Thursday, temperatures in Milwaukee are not expected to surpass the upper 50s Friday but are expected to bounce right back up into the mid 70s by Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Sullivan.

The family of U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris celebrates the life of the Homestead High graduate who was killed last week in Afghanistan.

A Milwaukee man who fatally stabbed another man in an apartment fabricated a story that the two had been attacked by an intruder after lying next to the victim as the man took his last breaths.

With the number of homicides in Milwaukee climbing to the highest level in a decade, the mayor is calling for more help from the federal government and Congress.

Despite reports of explosions earlier on Friday morning, Oct. 9, at Kayla’s playground, the ribbon cutting ceremony is still scheduled for 5:30 p.m. — more security may be present at the playground.

The first year of the first mosque in Waukesha County is quickly nearing its twilight.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.