An Iowa principal critically injured in a school shooting put himself at extra risk by trying to protect students from the teenage gunman.
A 17-year-old opened fire at a small-town Iowa high school before classes resumed on the first day after the winter break, killing a sixth-grader and wounding five others Thursday as students barricaded in offices, ducked into classrooms and fled in panic.
Illinois communities McDonough, Pingree Grove, Urbana and Warrenville are seeking a second census count.
Someone in Michigan won an $842.4 million Powerball jackpot on the first day of 2024, the first time it has been won on New Year’s Day since the game’s start in 1992.
The HeartMate 3 requires constant attention and care from patients, who must keep the external parts of the device dry at all times and avoid jumping and contact sports. Patients must also ensure that it always has an external source of power, which is supplied through a cord attached to the pump that exits the body through a surgical opening.
Former University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow says the school's governing board fired him because members were uncomfortable with him and his wife producing and appearing in pornographic videos.
Joe Gow was fired from his position as chancellor of UW-La Crosse effective immediately, the university announced Wednesday night.
Herb Kohl, a former Democratic U.S. senator from Wisconsin and former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, has died. He was 88.
Record-breaking warm temperatures made for a rare snowless winter holiday week in much of the upper Midwest.
A judge has cut short the probation for an Indiana state legislator who pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges after police say he crashed his pickup truck through an interstate highway guardrail and drove away.
The ruling comes less than a year before the 2024 election in a battleground state where four of the six past presidential elections have been decided by fewer than 23,000 votes, and Republicans have built large majorities in the Legislature under maps they drew over a decade ago.
Sheboygan County District Attorney Joel Urmanski on Tuesday appealed the ruling from a Dane County judge that said there is no state ban on abortions. The appeal was expected and the case is likely to ultimately be decided by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
The high court put off a decision on whether to halt enforcement of the rule Wednesday, allowing it to stay in effect at least until after it hears arguments during its February session.
Archaeologists believe the ship may be the 122-foot-long George L. Newman. The ship was hauling lumber from Little Suamico on the evening of Oct. 8, 1871, when it became enveloped in thick smoke from the Peshtigo Fire and ran aground on the southeast point of Green Island.
Attorneys for a pregnant woman in Kentucky who filed a lawsuit demanding the right to an abortion say she's learned her embryo no longer has cardiac activity.
Ten Republicans who posed as fake electors for former President Donald Trump in Wisconsin and filed paperwork falsely saying he had won the battleground state have settled a civil lawsuit.
A vehicle wanted in connection with a homicide in Chicago crashed into a school bus during a police chase in Milwaukee on Wednesday, sending multiple people to area hospitals.
An Indiana county judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state accusing TikTok of deceiving its users about the level of inappropriate content for children on its platform and the security of its consumers’ personal information.
Federal labor inspectors have levied fines against two construction companies in connection with a worker’s death at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, earlier this year.
A Wisconsin judge dismissed a felony charge against a school board candidate who had posted a photograph on Facebook of a ballot with his name filled in.
Ohio’s new constitutional projections for abortion access and other reproductive rights are supposed to take effect Dec. 7, a month after voters resoundingly passed them
Wild turkeys were a 20th-century conservation triumph. But over the last 10 or 15 years, wild turkeys have fallen into significant decline throughout the South and Midwest.
A man accused of firebombing an anti-abortion office in Wisconsin last year has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of damaging property with explosives.
The train with 200 passengers crashed into the empty car and a tow truck Thursday night near New Buffalo, about 70 miles east of Chicago.
While Vivek Ramaswamy is packing his schedule with stops across Iowa, including multiple events on Tuesday and Wednesday, he has failed to move up in the 2024 Republican primary race and is increasingly at risk of becoming an afterthought.
Conservative justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court questioned why it was being asked Tuesday to overturn Republican-drawn legislative maps in a redistricting case that Democrats hope will result in new, more favorable legislative maps for elections in 2024.
Although tourism quiets down after the fall colors peak along the Lake Superior shore, there are good reasons to visit in winter.
Ohio voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that ensures access to abortion and other forms of reproductive health care.
Republicans in the Wisconsin state Senate are proposing tweaks to their plan to help fund repairs at the Milwaukee Brewers stadium that would scale back the state’s contribution and impose a surcharge on non-baseball event tickets.
Judge Robert K. Adrian said he felt that the four-year mandatory prison sentence was too much.