November 10, 2017

Grandparents: Teen was home with flu before deputy fired

A Wisconsin eighth-grader fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy on a Native American reservation came home from school with the flu the morning of the shooting but it's unclear why he left the home, his grandparents said Friday.
November 10, 2017

Sponsor of lowering drinking age downplays bar ownership

The lead sponsor of a bill to lower Wisconsin's drinking age downplayed the fact that his wife owns a campground that has a bar advertised as the "local cheers joint," saying Friday that concerns his family would financially benefit from the law change were laughable.
November 10, 2017

Dems ride Trump backlash, aiming to drain statehouse swamps

President Donald Trump said he would "drain the swamp" in Washington. Progressives are hoping to make good on that vow, leveraging anti-Trump feeling to limit corporate influence in statehouses around the country.
November 10, 2017

Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company's CEO said.
November 10, 2017

NC officials will take action after recent chemical spill

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality says a spill resulting in an increase of toxic chemical levels in a river hadn't been reported by a chemical company until regulators approached.
November 10, 2017

Poultry producer accused of polluting Delaware groundwater

Delaware state regulators say a poultry producer polluted the groundwater near a processing plant and must supply bottled water to area residents whose wells may be contaminated.
November 10, 2017

Wisconsin Gov. Walker, Foxconn leader sign plant contract

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou have signed off on a $3 billion contract for the Taiwanese company to build a massive display-screen factory in southeast Wisconsin.
November 10, 2017

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
November 10, 2017

Young mayor dies at age 23, hours after resigning post

A Pennsylvania mayor has died at age 23, hours after resigning his post.
November 10, 2017

Lawyer says body cam video shows LAPD officer planting drugs

Los Angeles police launched an internal investigation Friday after an attorney released body camera video that he says shows an officer planting cocaine in his client's wallet during an arrest.
November 10, 2017

Democratic firefighter expected to join governor's race

The president of the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Wisconsin is expected to launch his candidacy for governor on Monday.
November 10, 2017

Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits

A Marine Corps drill instructor was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for choking, punching or otherwise tormenting recruits, especially three Muslims — one of whom ultimately killed himself by leaping down a stairwell.
November 10, 2017

New York to boost scheduling protections for hourly workers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new regulations Friday that seek to crack down on employers keeping hourly workers "on call," available to be called in at a moment's notice.
November 10, 2017

House Speaker: Change laws after nuclear plant failure

The South Carolina House speaker is proposing six laws aimed at protecting consumers from the consequences of a failed project to build two nuclear reactors.
November 10, 2017

Tax split between House, Senate poses a big challenge

The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time to get legislation to President Donald Trump by Christmas.
November 10, 2017

The Latest: Police show video of chase, deadly I-95 shooting

The Latest on a deadly police shooting on a busy highway in Rhode Island (all times local):
November 10, 2017

Conservationists push for stricter poaching laws in Missouri

Conservationists and lawmakers dissatisfied with Missouri's anti-poaching laws believe the current fines and penalties do little to prevent the act.
November 10, 2017

State Chamber of Commerce sues over Minneapolis minimum wage

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is suing the city of Minneapolis over its ordinance to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024.
November 10, 2017

TVA boosts pay of nation's highest-paid federal employee

The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising the pay of its CEO after the utility lowered its carbon emissions, injury rates and costs.
November 10, 2017

The Latest: Abusive drill instructor sentenced to 10 years

The Latest on a Marine drill instructor accused of abusing recruits (all times local):