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WGTD June 22, 2017

The Taiwanese company that's planning to build a large plant in the U.S. hopes to make a decision on where to put it next month. That's what the C-E-O of Foxconn said at a shareholders meeting Thursday. Wisconsin is in competition with several other states, including... Read More June 22, 2017

7th Circuit Affirms 'Making A Murderer' Confession Was Coerced

(AP)---A three-judge federal appeals panel has affirmed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was coerced into confessing and should be released from... Read More

WGTD June 20, 2017

Updated 6-22 to reflect identity of crash victim

Somers--The science fiction novel "Station Eleven" will be the subject of a 'Big Read' event to be hosted by UW-Parkside. The school won a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, one of just... Read More

WGTD June 20, 2017

Pleasant Prairie police are investigating a possible murder/suicide that happened last night. According to a press release---Pleasant Prairie Police responded to an apartment in the 8600 block of 82nd Street---just before 10:30 Monday night---for a report of a possible... Read More

WGTD June 19, 2017

The two victims of Saturday's fatal one-car accident near Erie and South Streets in Racine have now been identified. The driver has been identified as Amber N. Hetland.  The passenger has been identified as Haley N. Montee.  Police say both were in critical condition... Read More

WGTD June 19, 2017

For the second time in four months---car thieves targeted a Kenosha car dealership. The Kenosha Police Department issued a press release indicating that early last Friday morning---deputies responded to the Kenosha Nissan Dealership at 8550 120th Avenue in the Village of... Read More June 17, 2017

Proposal Would Require Districts To Renew Referendums Every 5 Years

(WPR)---Wisconsin school districts would no longer be allowed to use recurring referendums to pay for ongoing expenses such as salaries, transportation and maintenance under a... Read More

WGTD June 17, 2017

Even if Foxconn settles on Kenosha for a site for a new plant, plenty of questions would need to be answered before Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser would sign off on the deal.

Speaking on Saturday’s Community Matters, Kreuser confirmed that the Taiwanese... Read More