FOX 11 Investigates Follow Up: Baldwin introduces VA prescription legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is pushing new legislation to put in place stronger reforms in the Veterans Affairs system to combat the overuse of prescription pain medication. Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, is offering up the Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act, named after the 35-year-old Marine veteran who died last August at the Tomah […]
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70 mph speed limit signs expected to be posted this week

Wisconsin’s maximum speed limit will be bumped up this week. The state Department of Transportation says, weather permitting, county highway crews will be posting 70 mph speed limit signs along some stretches of interstates on Tuesday and Wednesday. About 470 of the signs will be installed along about 810 miles of interstate; a recent engineering […]
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Deputies: Distracted driver led to I-41 semi rollover

TOWN OF WRIGHTSTOWN – Brown County officials say distracted driving is to blame for a hazardous material spill on Interstate 41 early Monday morning. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., the driver – a 53-year-old man from Appleton – was northbound on I-41 near Apple Creek Road when he became distracted, causing the truck and tanker to […]
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DOJ records show lab manager fired, agents suspended

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Department of Justice fired a crime victim technician last year for giving a grant applicant an unfair advantage and punished agents for a variety of reasons, including losing evidence, speaking with a suspect’s family and launching an unauthorized drug investigation, records show. An Associated Press obtained DOJ’s 2014 discipline […]
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2015 Bellin Run is underway

UPDATE: 8:48 Allen Kiprono is the top finisher of the 2015 Bellin Run. He won last year’s race. And it’s his 4th victory in the last 5 years. Risper Gesabwa won her 4th consecutive Bellin Run for the women. ______________________________________________________________________ GREEN BAY – More than 16,00 runners are traveling through Green Bay and Allouez for […]
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Morning before race, Bellin Run registration tops 15,800

GREEN BAY – Time is running out to register for the Bellin Run. Organizers said 15,884 people had registered for the run as of Friday morning. That included around 7,000 Corporate Challenge program participants and close to 1,900 Kids for Running program participants. Online registration is closed, but runners may still register in person at […]
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