TOWN OF MENASHA, Wis. (AP) - An armed robbery suspect has been taken into custody in Winnebago County after a police shooting outside a gas station. Town of Menasha police say the man robbed a PDW store yesterday afternoon, then was confronted about a block away outside a Citgo station. Authorities say an officer fired two shots at the 24-year-old man, who had a handgun. No one was injured.
TOWN OF WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine what caused an explosion that leveled a house in Eau Claire County. The blast yesterday shook the neighborhood, but Town of Washington fire official Mark Porter says no one was injured. Authorities say five other houses sustained damage.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin lawmakers are set to consider Governor Scott Walker's plan to take DNA from anyone arrested for a felony and anyone convicted of a crime. Wisconsin currently collects DNA only from convicted felons and sex offenders. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee is expected to review the proposal on Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Governor Scott Walker's proposal to more than double the amount of time a public employee must stay retired before being hired for another job will be considered by a legislative panel. The Joint Finance Committee is scheduled to discuss the plan tomorrow. School districts and others opposed the move lengthening the required break from 30 to 75 days.
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