An alleged drug suspect threw cash out of a car window on the Blatnik Bridge in Superior Thursday morning, bringing all Duluth-bound traffic to a brief standstill while officers picked up the bills. The suspect is being held at the St. Louis County Jail pending formal charges.
Drivers in the Twin Ports will soon see a curbside fundraiser next week. Fill the Boot kicks off again. The Duluth and Superior Fire Departments are raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners has voted to replace Tim Scannell as county attorney, following his conviction on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to a commissioner, the board acted on a statute that says the office should be declared vacant. Assistant County Attorney Molly Hicken was appointed in the interim.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld as constitutional a 2009 law creating a domestic partner registry that provides limited benefits to same-sex couples. Thursday's ruling keeps the registry active but is likely to be overshadowed by a pending gay marriage case.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.
A woman whose son died after he jumped in front of a car believes more could have been done to prevent his death. Her attorney says litigation is likely.
Duluth police officers have arrested a man in the death of his 14-month-old daughter. 29-year-old Christopher Dennis Peterson has been charged with unintentional second-degree murder.
A Hibbing motorcyclist was seriously injured Wednesday evening when he struck the back of a car on Highway 37.