Author: Associated Press

Stocks jump on Wall Street following surprise May job gains

Stocks are climbing early Friday after the government delivered a big positive surprise on the job market. Instead of another month of slashing jobs, employers added to their payrolls last month. The report gave another shot of adrenaline to Wall…

Father arrested in deaths of children, ages 3 and 5

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WLUK-TV) — The father of two young children found dead in Kaukauna in February has been arrested in their deaths. Police say Matthew Beyer, of Manitowoc, is in custody on possible charges of two counts of first-degree intentional…

Autopsy report shows Floyd tested positive for coronavirus

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, has been released and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for coronavirus. The 20-page…

Wisconsin prisons increase COVID-19 testing, quarantines

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — All prisoners and staff in Wisconsin’s 36 adult prisons will be tested for COVID-19 under the state Department of Corrections’ plan to resume more normal operations. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Thursday that the procedures include…

Legal fight over Wisconsin redistricting begins

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans want to keep any legal battle over Wisconsin redistricting in the state Supreme Court, starting the legal fight over the redrawing of political boundary lines a full year before any new maps are created. Former…

Murder charge upgraded in Floyd case, 3 other cops charged

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time are leveling charges against three other officers. Bystander video showing Floyd’s May 25…