Aug 07, 2022 News

GOP seeking power over elections in Wisconsin, Minnesota

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's secretary of state has no role in elections, but that could change if Republicans are able to flip the seat this year and pass a law that would empower the office with far more responsibilities.All…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Still no progress on statute of limitations reform for sex abuse victims

Three years ago, the Rev. Geoffrey Drew was arrested on nine counts of child rapeand local parents still see no efforts to protect their children.At the time, Drew was the pastor of St. Ignatius of Loyola in Green Township, which…

Aug 07, 2022 News

‘I work just 5 hours a week’

I never was the entrepreneurial type. But after losing my job as an audio engineer in 2009, I had to get creative to make ends meet.Thirteen years later, at age 39, I've built two online businesses that earn me a…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Sex offender’s victims wonder if he was involved in Sarah Cherry’s killing

August 7—David Guffey, a convicted sex offender who lived up the road from Sarah Cherry, has never been publicly linked to her murder. But police questioned him at one point, and his victims believe he could have been involved.New DNA…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Four victims identified in Butler Twp. shooting; FBI manhunt continues: What we know today

August 7—Police today continue to investigate the shooting of four people in a Butler Twp. neighborhood on Friday as they look for the man named a person of interest in the case.Here's what we know today: — Police cruisers and…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Senate Democrats form pact to protect climate, tax bill from changes

A group of Senate Democrats is planning to vote down all proposed amendments to their ambitious climate, taxes and health care bill during Saturday's marathon session, hoping to preserve the bill's chances of passing. Sen. Cory Booker (DN.J.) told The…

Aug 07, 2022 News

US Senate Democrats fend off amendments to $430 billion climate and drug bill

By Richard CowanWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Senate on Sunday repelled attempts to amend a $430 billion measure sought by President Joe Biden, as Democrats forged ahead with their bill to control climate change and cut prescription drug costs for…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Neighbor charged with 10 felonies in connection to four murders in small Nebraska town | Crime-and-courts

The 42-year-old man suspected of killing four of his neighbors in the small northeast Nebraska town of Laurel has been charged with 10 felonies — including four counts of first-degree murder — for his alleged role in the crimes that…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Dems buckle up for GOP attempts to scuttle climate, tax and health care bill

Senate Democrats steeled themselves for a long Saturday night of GOP sabotage attempts as they continue their long slog to pass their signature health care, climate and tax bill.The unlimited amendment "vote-a-rama" marks the final episode of a painstaking drama…

Aug 07, 2022 News

Family says police didn’t listen to witness account of prelude to discovery of Buckland man’s body

August 7—Fred Lee RallyAbout 50 people marched to Anchorage Police Department headquarters Friday to demand police reopen the case of a 41-year-old man from Buckland who was found dead on Kincaid Beach in June, naked and with visible injuries.Police maintain…