Wisconsin

January 11, 2019 - 7:37 pm
A man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove around looking for her, authorities said. Jayme Closs, 13, was skinny, disheveled and wearing shoes...
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Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP
January 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
A northwestern Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive in a rural town about an hour from her home, authorities said Thursday. The Barron County Sheriff's Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs, 13, has been located and that a...
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Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP
October 17, 2018 - 9:11 pm
A missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said Wednesday as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts. Investigators have been searching for Jayme Closs, 13, since deputies responding to a 911 call early...
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Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP
September 19, 2018 - 9:31 pm
A heavily armed man opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company Wednesday, seriously wounding three people before being fatally shot by police as employees ran from the building or hid inside, according to investigators. Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke said officers shot the...
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John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP
July 11, 2018 - 9:18 pm
A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and leveled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter owned, authorities said Wednesday. The blast in downtown Sun Prairie on Tuesday evening also injured at least 11 other people and left...
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Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP
July 11, 2018 - 7:25 am
Raw video: A gas leak detonated in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin causing massive damage to surrounding area. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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June 13, 2018 - 7:43 am
The Wisconsin mother chased down the bus after learning her daughter was in a fight inside. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2017 - 8:41 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors will ask for 25 years in prison for a lottery computer programmer who's admitting to rigging jackpots in multiple states. A plea agreement released Monday shows former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton has agreed to plead guilty to...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 8:58 pm
ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says its preliminary damage rating for a tornado that destroyed a trailer park and killed a man in northwestern Wisconsin is a strong EF2. The enhanced F-scale runs from EF0 to EF5. An EF2 or higher is considered a significant tornado. The weather...
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