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  1. "Card skimming" cases on rise in WI, Appleton Police cracking down on card theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC26

    Appleton Police are cracking down on "card skimming," as more people are falling victim to credit and debit card theft in Wisconsin. Many of the latest card skimming cases are occurring in the Milwaukee suburbs.


  2. State settles unused trains lawsuit for nearly $10 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NBC26

    Talgo has built a manufacturing plant at the former Tower Automotive property on Milwaukee's north side. The employment was projected to reach 125 by 2011.


  3. DNR confirms 2 cougar sightings in northern WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NBC26

    Trail cameras captured the animal -- or animals -- on July 9th about six miles and 20 hours apart in the northern Wisconsin county. Landowners separately turned in the images to the DNR.


  4. Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss John Doe search lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | NBC26

    Milwaukee prosecutors have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they violated one of Republican Gov. Scott Walker's former aide's rights when they had police search her home. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm launched a John Doe probe in 2010 looking into Walker's aides and associates when he was Milwaukee County executive.


  5. DNR confirms 2 cougar sightings in northern WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | NBC26

    Trail cameras captured the animal -- or animals -- on July 9 about six miles and 20 hours apart in the northern Wisconsin county. Landowners separately turned in the images to the DNR.


  6. Records tie Walker's office to bill gutting open records lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | NBC26

    Newly released documents show Gov. Scott Walker's office was involved in drafting a state budget amendment that would have overhauled Wisconsin's open records law and kept some government materials secret. Walker, who is seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, has acknowledged his office played a role in developing the proposal but, in the wake of fierce bipartisan backlash, called it a "huge mistake."


  7. Assembly may vote next week on Bucks arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | NBC26

    It looks as if we may know by the end of July whether the entire state legislature has approved public financing to assist in building a $500 million new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. According to Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke , that legislative body will get together on July 28 in Madison and potentially vote on the plan.


  8. Senate close to public funding deal on Bucks arena planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | NBC26

    The initial plan has up to $80 million in funding coming from the state over the next 20 years. The remaining public funding would include a $47 million city contribution of a TID district and parking structure, up to $80 million from Milwaukee County in outstanding debt collections and the remainder from food, beverage, rental car and hotel tax collections.


  9. Wisconsin-based company building ships bound for Far EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | NBC26

    Ships built at Wisconsin-based Marinette Marine Corp. are playing a crucial role in a strategic and volatile region in the Far East. The company's ships used by the U.S. Navy have been involved in power struggles between Asian countries in disputed waters near the South China Sea, HTR Media reported.


  10. True Gruett: Hilbert track star shatters expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | NBC26

    Long before Hilbert's Maria Gruett became a three-time state qualifier in the 100 meter dash she won a much bigger race. "We thought 'Wow, we're going to lose this baby.


  11. Heroin suspected in recent deaths in Milwaukee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | NBC26

    The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office says it has investigated 16 probable heroin-related deaths in the past week. Twelve of the deaths occurred in Milwaukee County, and four happened in neighboring counties.


  12. Road Construction Halted for July 4th WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | NBC26

    The Wisconsin DOT says that construction on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended for the 4th of July weekend. Officials say that most construction in work zones will stop around noon on Friday, July 3. Construction is expected to start again on Monday, July 6. Officials say that even with the construction being put on hold, motorists may still come across narrow lanes and lane shifts.


  13. Fiscal Bureau: Cheaper to keep Bucks, if you don't work for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NBC26

    The Legislative Fiscal Bureau released details on their review of the current Milwaukee Bucks arena proposal which seems to be going to the Wisconsin State Legislature. The numbers reveal that the actual government burden in building the arena will be higher than the loss of state taxpayer revenue due to NBA players no longer playing in Milwaukee, thereby paying the state of Wisconsin .


  14. Democrats want to remove marriage definition in constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NBC26

    Wisconsin Democrats on Monday called for the elimination of nullified language in the state's constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Lawmakers held a news conference to introduce the resolution after the U.S. Supreme Court decision Friday legalizing gay marriage nationwide.


  15. Wisconsin agency seeks to educate public about invasive wormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NBC26

    An invasive worm that's turned up in several parts of the state since being seen for the first time in Madison in 2013 is the target of a new public education campaign by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The agency wants to get the word out on how the public can identify jumping worms and suggest tips to slow their spread.


  16. Psychiatrist: Girl accused in stabbing needs interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NBC26

    A psychiatrist has testified that a Wisconsin girl accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictitious horror character has schizophrenia that is getting worse and that intervention is the best way to mitigate the symptoms. The 13-year-old girl's attorney wants her case moved to the juvenile system where, he argues, she can get more appropriate care.


  17. Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | NBC26

    Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they're close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team. The goal is to announce a deal Wednesday, said Rep. John Nygren, co-chairman of the Legislature's budget-writing committee.


  18. Brewers players mark Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | NBC26

    June 22, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; The American Flag flies prior to the game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. May 26, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brandon Kintzler pitches in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Miller Park.


  19. Family of man killed at Fort Hood to get his Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | NBC26

    The family of a nurse practitioner from Wisconsin killed in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting is set to receive his Purple Heart. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the family of Russell Seager will get the honor Friday at the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee.


  20. Wisconsin Supreme Court releases Walker-related filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | NBC26

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to supporters during an election night appearance at the Waukesha County Republican Victory Center in Waukesha, Wis. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.


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