One small-town Minnesota school district is taking a unique approach to keeping students safe: The police are moving in.
Neil Heslin is set to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in support of legislation by Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California to ban assault weapons. Heslin says he's gotten involved because of his boy, 6, who was one of 20 first-graders and six staffers who were fatally shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
School is a place we'd all like to think is perfectly safe. But as we've seen, that can change in an instant. More>>
How often are guns used in violent crimes in Wisconsin? More>>
Recent mass shootings across the country—including here in Wisconsin—have shocked the country. These events have re-ignited a heated debate about guns. How much of a role should guns play in society? And should access to them be limited? More>>
The number of aggravated assaults in Wisconsin dropped by almost 1,000 from 2007 to 2011, according to the Wisconsin Justice Information Center. More>>
Every day we hear about violence and the impact it has. But how often violence happens depends on the area. More>>
Gov. Scott Walker is proposing about $11 million to pay for two domestic abuse shelters. More>>
ATHENS (WAOW) – An early morning barn fire Wednesday killed 50 cattle, including 40 milk cows, Athens Fire Chief Ronald Livack said.More >>
Snow at times into early Tuesday then a wintry mix. Much colder by Thursday.