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  • Naperville coach accused of sexually abusing player at sleepover

    Naperville coach accused of sexually abusing player at sleepover
    A Naperville volunteer youth basketball coach has been charged with having inappropriate contact with one of her players at a sleepover, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Bail was set Friday at $100,000 for Shakyla Wilson, 22, of Naperville, who...
  • Budget cuts planned at University of Wisconsin campuses

    Chancellors at the University of Wisconsin's Eau Claire and Whitewater campuses are making cost-cutting plans to deal with a proposed $300 million reduction in state funding for the UW System, even though the Legislature has yet to consider the cuts...
  • Assembly leader wants smaller UW cut, less autonomy

    Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he'd like to see a smaller cut to the University of Wisconsin System's budget and less autonomy. Gov. Scott Walker's state budget would cut $300 million from the system but detach it from state oversight. System...
  • Drug overdose scourge takes dark turn with fentanyl deaths

    MILWAUKEE The victim lay dead in the hallway of a north side Milwaukee home, looking like life left suddenly, as if by a bullet or knife wound. The killer, however, was on the kitchen counter: white powder, spoon, needles. Jason Politick's death Feb. 9...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    STEVEN FORLEITER has joined The Provident Bank, as vice president and relationship manager for the asset based lending team. In this position, Forleiter is responsible for asset based lending business development in the Pennsylvania market. Forleiter...
  • Child advocates: Halt production of 'creepy' interactive Barbie doll

    WASHINGTON Child advocates want toymaker Mattel to pull the plug on a new interactive Barbie doll that records children's voices and uploads them to a cloud server. The Hello Barbie doll expected to arrive in stores this fall uses WiFi to hold two-way...
  • Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide

    Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality....
  • Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide

    Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide
    Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality....
  • Wisconsin students stage walkout, rally at Capitol over police shooting

    MADISON, Wis. Students from University of Wisconsin-Madison and local high schools staged a walkout Monday morning and marched to the state Capitol, where about 1,500 protested the death of Tony Robinson, 19, who was shot and killed by a Madison police...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Democrats denounce GOP move aimed at undermining nuclear talks with Iran Democrats in the White House and Congress accused 47 GOP senators of undermining President Barack Obama in international talks to curb Iran's nuclear program, saying that trying...
  • Yaniv Sadka gets teens involved in the fight against cancer

    By Suzanne Kurtz Sloan Yaniv Sadka met many kids while coaching his Los Angeles youth lacrosse league. But during the summer of 2011, one 13-year-old boy stood out. "Benny became like my third brother," said Sadka, 19. "We would do brotherly things like...